Starting on Time
Each deferment is approved for a predetermined length of time, as indicated on your approval letter. At most, deferment can last up to seven semesters, including summers. It's very important that you make the necessary preparations to start your first semester on time. Failure to do so can result in a loss in your admission status—meaning you might have to reapply.
As students end deferment, it is important that they complete the Deferment Checklist, which covers signing up for a mandatory session of New Student Orientation, registering for classes, applying for housing (if applicable), and finalizing their financial aid. Deferment contacts who have been selected to assist their students can assist with these steps, as long as the student has completed the Consent to Release Form.