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Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho
Bruce M. Pitman Center
709 Deakin Avenue
Rm 135 
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 4253 
Moscow, ID 83844-4253

Phone: 208-885-6163

Email: admissions@uidaho.edu

Web: Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Boise
322 E. Front St
Boise, ID 83702

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene
1031 N Academic Way
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Physical Address:
University of Idaho, Idaho Falls
1776 Science Center Dr.
Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83840

To-Do List

Congratulations! You are well on your way to your first class at the University of Idaho. There are just a few things to do before you can start. To help make your time here more productive and successful we've set up a to-do list to help you with those few things. Check back often to stay on track.

Spring 2021

Setting up your Vandal accounts as soon as possible ensures that you will receive crucial information on important updates about financial aid, billing, housing, registration, deadlines and more.

Check your VandalWeb and VandalMail accounts frequently to make sure you don't miss important information.

VandalWeb allows you access to your transcripts, student account, add/drop class forms, registration and many other important items that are vital to your success at the University of Idaho.

VandalMail is the official email used by your professors, academic advisor and the different university departments to communicate important dates and information with you.

Duo Multifactor Authentication (MFA) provides extra protection for your account. You will be directed to enroll in Duo MFA when you set up your account.

If you have any questions or trouble along the way, you can contact ITS at 208-885-HELP(4357) or support@uidaho.edu.

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The FAFSA opens on October 1 for those planning on attending U of I the following year. The University of Idaho has a December 1 priority application date. Applicants who are admitted and submit their FAFSA by this date are assured full consideration for all scholarships and financial aid available and will receive their financial aid package before January 1. But don't worry. After December 1, the University will continue to admit students, award scholarships to qualified students, and process FAFSA applications on a rolling basis as they are received.

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As a new Vandal, you’ve got a whole world of fascinating ideas available to you, and we recognize you’ll need some guidance on what courses to choose – especially as you’re getting started. Over the course of your Vandal career, your academic advisor will help you understand the general core requirements, balance your course-load, and make personal and professional connections within the Vandal community.

As you're thinking about your first semester, please consult the How to Register page for detailed instructions on how to prepare for your initial advising conversation. Once you’ve got all your documents ready (e.g. ACT/SAT scores, core classes to take and the appropriate math and English courses), please use the advisor finder tool to connect with the advising contact in your department. If you’ve decided to change your major or are unsure what major you indicated on your application for admission, please call the Admissions Office at 208-885-6326.

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All first-year students are required to live on campus, as on-campus living is proven to help you succeed while going to college. When you confirm your living plan, you'll also confirm your dining plan option.

Our beautiful residential campus offers many great living options to choose from including the residence halls and Greek houses.

Resident Halls open Sunday, Jan. 10. Students living in a fraternity or sorority facility should check with chapter leadership on when that facility will open.

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Visit the Moscow campus and see all that the University of Idaho has to offer!

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If you'll be attending classes at one of our centers, you can also come visit!

Get acquainted with campus, meet new friends and learn vital information about campus life and student activities.  

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All students participating in in-person delivery and/or living in residence halls in Moscow will need to be tested for COVID-19. Sign up for a test now. In addition to being tested in Moscow, we will also accept test results from other healthcare providers as long as the testing was conducted Jan. 6-13. More information about testing for the Spring Semester is available on the university Coronavirus webpage.

Please note that you can attend Vandal Welcome prior to being tested but you must be tested before attending classes.

Testing requirements at the University of Idaho centers may be different. Watch your email for information specific to the center you are attending. If you have questions, contact your Student Services representative.

  • Boise - COVID-19 testing is not required to attend in-person classes, but we encourage anyone who has been exposed or is showing symptoms to talk to their doctor about being tested.
  • Coeur d'Alene - COVID-19 testing is not required to attend in-person classes. You can travel to Moscow for free testing. If you have been exposed or are symptomatic, call your healthcare provider or Panhandle Health.
  • Idaho Falls - COVID-19 testing will be required for all students attending classes during Spring Semester. Watch your VandalMail for details. For questions contact Alice Allen at alicew@uidaho.edu or 208-757-5452, or Dr. Lee Ostrom at ostrom@uidaho.edu or 208-757-5427. 

Its tough being in a new place. Get connected with student groups, university organizations and events going on in Moscow and at the university thru social media.

Instagram

 Share your experiences and learn about #UIdaho through pictures on Instagram.



Facebook

 Stay up to date on the experiences you've had at #UIdaho through Facebook.



Twitter

 Get the latest information about #UIdaho on Twitter.



YouTube

 Experience the action at the University of Idaho, follow the UIdaho YouTube channel.


Interested in following a certain group on campus? Find their Facebook or other social media options on the University of Idaho Social Media Directory. 

The U of I campus and Moscow are both easy to navigate and welcoming to students. Figure out where you need to go for classes and for fun!

Quick Action Links:

Not on the Moscow campus? Learn more about the center facilities and their communities

Be aware of these important dates and deadlines:

  1. December – Review your financial aid awards on VandalWeb. If you have a student loan, complete the master promissory note and entrance counseling online.
  2. Early January – You will receive your university bill that includes charges for tuition and fees, residence hall and meal plan charges for on-campus housing and health insurance. Note: A Health Insurance Form may be submitted in VandalWeb if you are covered under another policy. Financial aid and scholarship awards that have been accepted on VandalWeb will be included if you are enrolled half-time (6 credits undergraduate/5 credits graduate) for Stafford loans and full-time (12 credits undergraduate/9 credits graduate) for scholarships and grants. In order for loans to be included on your billing statement, you must complete entrance counseling, the master promissory note, and (for certain PLUS borrowers) credit counseling at studentaid.gov.
  3. Jan. 4 – Be sure to authorize direct deposit on VandalWeb by this date so that the earliest disbursement of financial aid residual funds can be deposited into your checking or savings account. Financial aid awards are first applied to university charges. Residual funds are then released to students for books, living expenses, etc.
  4. Jan. 11 – Residual funds will be deposited into your bank on or near this estimated date. Watch your VandalMail for a notice from Student Accounts to let you know the funds have been sent for direct deposit.
  5. Jan. 13 – (first day of classes) – All semester tuition and fees, residence hall and meal plan charges for on-campus housing, and health insurance must be paid at the Student Accounts Office, on VandalWeb, or through the mail. Monthly payment plans are available through Student Accounts.
  6. Jan. 25 – Financial aid will be locked at 5 p.m. to reflect the number of credits in which you are currently enrolled. Loans require half-time enrollment (6 credits). Most scholarships, work study, Perkins and SEOG require full-time enrollment (12 credits).

Fall 2021

Online OnCampus
March 27 June 11
April 24 June 25
May 18 July 9

The UIdaho Bound event will help you get a sense of what to expect and what it's like to be part of the Vandal family. You can register for classes, finalize housing, meet your new classmates and get answers about the next steps to becoming a Vandal.

Quick Action Links:

Setting up your Vandal accounts as soon as possible ensures that you will receive crucial information on important updates about financial aid, billing, housing, registration, deadlines and more.

Check your VandalWeb and VandalMail accounts frequently to make sure you don't miss important information.

VandalWeb allows you access to your transcripts, student account, add/drop class forms, registration and many other important items that are vital to your success at the University of Idaho.

VandalMail is the official email used by your professors, academic advisor and the different university departments to communicate important dates and information with you.

Duo Multifactor Authentication (MFA) provides extra protection for your account. You will be directed to enroll in Duo MFA when you set up your account.

If you have any questions or trouble along the way, you can contact ITS at 208-885-HELP(4357) or support@uidaho.edu.

Quick Action Links:

The FAFSA opens on October 1 for those planning on attending U of I the following year. The University of Idaho has a December 1 priority application date. Applicants who are admitted and submit their FAFSA by this date are assured full consideration for all scholarships and financial aid available and will receive their financial aid package before January 1. But don't worry. After December 1, the University will continue to admit students, award scholarships to qualified students, and process FAFSA applications on a rolling basis as they are received.

Quick Action Links:

Its tough being in a new place. Get connected with student groups, university organizations and events going on in Moscow and at the university thru social media.

Instagram

Share your experiences and learn about #UIdaho through pictures on Instagram.



Facebook

Stay up to date on the experiences you've had at #UIdaho through Facebook.



Twitter

Get the latest information about #UIdaho on Twitter.



YouTube

Experience the action at the University of Idaho, follow the UIdaho YouTube channel.


Interested in following a certain group on campus? Find their Facebook or other social media options on the University of Idaho Social Media Directory.

All first-year students in Moscow are required to live on campus, as on-campus living is proven to help you succeed while going to college. When you confirm your living plan, you'll also confirm your dining plan option.

Our beautiful residential campus offers many great living options to choose from including the residence halls and fraternity or sorority houses.

Quick Action Links

Visit the Moscow campus and see all that the University of Idaho has to offer!

Quick Action Links:

If you'll be attending classes at one of our centers, you can also come visit!

The U of I campus and Moscow are both easy to navigate and welcoming to students. Figure out where you need to go for classes and for fun!

Quick Action Links:

Not on the Moscow campus? Learn more about the center facilities and their communities

¹ Recommended, but not required, for U of I students statewide

² Recommended for students in Moscow

³ Required for students in Moscow only

All other items are required for all students.

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From scholarships to student work study, learn what's available.

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Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho
Bruce M. Pitman Center
709 Deakin Avenue
Rm 135 
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 4253 
Moscow, ID 83844-4253

Phone: 208-885-6163

Email: admissions@uidaho.edu

Web: Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Boise
322 E. Front St
Boise, ID 83702

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene
1031 N Academic Way
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Physical Address:
University of Idaho, Idaho Falls
1776 Science Center Dr.
Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83840