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Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho
Bruce M. Pitman Center
709 Deakin Street
Rm 117 
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6326

Fax: 208-885-9119

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 Fall
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.

Fall 2021

Online

  • March 27
  • April 24
  • May 18

On campus

  • May 21, 28
  • June 4, 11, 18, 25
  • July 9, 16, 23, 30

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.

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Your advisor will be an important resource as you plan your academic future. You will have to meet with your academic advisor each semester before registering for classes. Use our helpful tool to find out who your advisor is.

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If you are at one of our centers, you can find more advising info here:

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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It's tough being in a new place. Get connected with student groups, university organizations and events going on in Moscow and at the university through 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.

U of I recommends vaccinations and/or screenings for certain vaccine-preventable diseases. Check with Student Health Services to view the complete list of recommendation and fast facts about benefits, risks and info about accessing vaccines.

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U of I requires all full-time students to have active and continuous health insurance. If you have your own health insurance, great! That means you can request a waiver of this requirement. If not, Student Health Services can help you get covered with SHIP to protect you if you become ill or injured.

Students who are only taking online courses are not required to have health insurance. 

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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. Move in for new students is August 18-19, 2021.

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

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Be aware of these important dates and deadlines:

  1. June – Review your financial aid awards on VandalWeb. Accept scholarships you have been offered. If you are borrowing student loans, complete the master promissory note and entrance counseling online. IMPORTANT NOTE: Parents who wish to borrow a parent PLUS loan must submit an application and complete the online process for parent borrowers.
    Explore payment options and finalize your plan on how you will pay for college before school starts in August. Contact Student Financial Aid Services with any questions about your financial aid options.
  2. Mid-July – 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: health insurance may be waived if you are covered under another policy and submit the health insurance waiver form on VandalWeb before the first day of classes. 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. You can get a head start on making payments towards your student account balance by setting up a payment plan.
  3. Aug. 18 – 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 accoun. Financial aid awards are first applied to university charges. Residual funds are then released to students for books, living expenses, etc.
  4. Aug. 23 – 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. Aug. 23 – (first day of classes) – Pay your bill. All semester tuition, 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. Health insurance charges must be waived on VandalWeb by submitting the health insurance waiver. If you are unable to pay your balance in full, you are encouraged to set up a monthly payment plan through VandalWeb. Full payment or payment plan enrollment is required by the first day of the semester to avoid late fees. 
  6. Sept. 3 – Financial aid will be adjusted at 5 p.m. to reflect the number of credits for which you are enrolled. Loans require half-time enrollment (6 credits). Most scholarships, work study, Perkins and SEOG require full-time enrollment (12 credits). Check your account.

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!

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!

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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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Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho
Bruce M. Pitman Center
709 Deakin Street
Rm 117 
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Phone: 208-885-6326

Fax: 208-885-9119

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 Fall
1776 Science Center Dr. Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83840