Admitted Freshmen

Admitted freshmen

Congratulations! You're in! You might be asking yourself, "what's next?" This page is your guide to taking the next steps toward enrolling at the U.

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  • Create a Campus Information Services (CIS) Account

    Using the university ID (uNID) included in your admissions letter and default password (which is your birthdate in MMDDYY format) log-in to Here is where you will register for classes, pay tuition, apply for housing, view grades, and more.

  • Log on to Your University Email Account (UMail)

    Using your new university ID (uNID), log-in to your UMail account at Here you can create an alias or forward your email to an existing account. Please note all official university communication will be sent to your UMail account.

  • Confirm Your Intent to Enroll

    To save your spot at the U, confirm your intent to enroll and pay the non-refundable $300 enrollment deposit. Don't worry - the deposit counts toward your first-semester tuition. If the deposit is a financial burden you may be eligible for an Enrollment Deposit Extension. Visit for more information on the Enrollment Deposit, as well as extension requests. International students requiring a student visa to study at the U are not required to pay the Enrollment Deposit but still need to confirm their intent to enroll.

    *Note: You can accept your scholarship(s) (if applicable) when you confirm your intent to enroll.

    Confirm Intent to Enroll / Pay Deposit

  • Register for New Student Orientation

    Once you've confirmed your intent to enroll, sign up to attend a mandatory New Student Orientation session where you'll prepare for school, meet with an academic advisor, and register for classes. To find out more, please visit the Office of Orientation and Transition website

  • Submit a Housing Application (Optional)

    Apply early, as housing fills up quickly and spaces are not guaranteed. Those interested in on-campus housing can learn more about living on campus and how to apply by visiting,

  • Learn About and Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships

    Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for grants, loans, and work-study. Visit to learn more. Visit to apply for on-campus scholarship opportunities. Deadlines and requirements will vary.

    You can find your financial aid offer in your CIS account.

  • Submit Your Final Transcripts

    Admitted students must submit final high school and/or college transcripts to the Office of Admissions as soon as they are available. Students who fail to submit these transcripts may be prevented from registering for courses and/or receiving financial aid.

    *Transfer and special credit: Transcripts are automatically reviewed for transferable credit (usually takes 4-6 weeks). If you've sent your AP or CLEP scores electronically, the credit will be added to your record. If you wish to add International Baccalaureate, a Language Proficiency test, or receive credit for U.S. military training, visit for details.

  • Start Classes

    For semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

  • Pay Tuition and Fees

    Tuition and student fees are typically due during the second week of the semester. Save yourself from long lines and pay online through the CIS portal.