Take care of business — get to Indiana University .
Pay your enrollment deposit.
Apply for on-campus housing.
Complete and return the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You will need to do this each year you are in school.
Make your reservation for New Student Orientation.
Prepare for the financial aspect of being a student
Complete the required MoneySmarts online course. Available after April 26 and will be linked here.
Become familiar with the costs of enrolling in classes at IU by using the Tuition Estimator provided by the Office of the Bursar.
Parents or someone else helping out with your bills? Set them up as an "Authorized Payer" to have access to your statements, be able to make payments, and more.
Avoid late fees, understand how and when you will see your electronic billing statement, review IU billing and payment procedures.
Learn Financial Aid 101 and review the timeline of applying for aid each year by clicking on this link.
Sign up to receive your IRS Form 1098-T Tuition Statement online. Must do so by December 31. See instructions here.
Authorize your parent or guardian to access items such as your IRS Form 1098-T (Tuition Statement), your grades, your transcripts, Financial Aid Summary and more. See complete details here.
Submit an electronic W-9S, regarding educational tax credits, in OneStart. Must do so by December 31. See more information here.
Prepare for your New Student Orientation Program
Make your travel and lodging plans. Information is included in your confirmation, which you can also review here in your FY(Me) pages.
Open and read all emails from FYE – we will send you information as it becomes pertinent.
Review all details in your NSO Confirmation Packet.
Read the required article included in your Confirmation Packet. Bring this with you and be prepared to discuss.
Review the University Division New Student website and complete your Academic Planning Worksheet. Print and bring to NSO with you. (link will be available after April 26)
Taking a Chemistry course at IU? You need to take the Online Chemistry Placement Exam. Review information and see practice exams here: http://www.chem.indiana.edu/undergraduate/entry-exams/index.asp
Take your required Foreign Language Placement Exam online PRIOR TO your New Student Orientation program. Neglecting to do so could affect your ability to register for courses. (link will be available after April 26)
Follow IU FYE on Twitter for program, travel and IU updates (optional).
Other "To Do" items
Sign-up for an IUBeginnings adventure (optional).
Review and sign your housing and meal contract once they are available. Watch for information at "My Housing" on the RPS website.
Read through the "Move In Guide" on the RPS website. Know what you can, can't, should and shouldn't bring with you if you're moving on campus.
Plan your arrival in the fall. The official opening day is Wednesday, August 15th. Review move in options on the RPS website.
RSVP for the August 15th Freshman Induction Ceremony – invite your parents. It's a campus tradition – make The Indiana Promise, sing "Hail to Old IU" and hear from President McRobbie. The 45 minute ceremony is the only place you can get your official IU pin and is followed by the Induction Picnic for all new students and their parents/family. RSVPs will be taken after New Student Orientation starts.
Explore the University Information Technology Services website and run the Get Connected software on your computer before arriving on campus.
Like IU FYE on Facebook. (optional) You will get updates and news about NSO, FYE and IU events all year.
Check your IU email address for updates from the university. Important information is communicated to you through this account, including your housing assignment and Bursar bills.
Follow directions at this link to upload your immunization records. You will not be able to register for your second semester until you complete this step.
Complete your Health Information needs. Please visit IU Health Center's website and review the information there for new IU students and parents. Save time by setting up your patient portal account now and completing your Health History Questionnaire.
Sign up for Football & Men's Basketball Season Tickets (optional)
Concerned about emergencies and other big news affecting campus? Sign up to receive alerts via IU Notify.
Welcome to the IU family! Be sure to let us know if we can assist you in other ways.