You are strongly encouraged to take care of your enrollment steps as early as possible as the spring semester begins early in January. Ideally, you should have all your steps completed before the end of the fall semester.
Apply for Admission
Complete an Application for Admission.
Complete your application file (application fee, transcripts and scores):
•If you did not submit your application fee with your admission application, you can pay on My ASU. You can also mail a check or money order to ASU or call Undergraduate Admissions (480-965-7788) and pay with a debit or credit card (Visa or Mastercard).
•Ask each high school and college you have attended to send your official transcripts directly to ASU. Hand-delivered transcripts are not official.
•If your ACT or SAT score does not appear on your high school transcript, ask ACT www.act.org or the College Board (SAT) www.collegeboard.com to send your scores directly to ASU.
•If you are concurrently enrolled in high school and college courses, or if you are dually enrolled in college courses taught on your high school campus, you must request official transcripts from both your high school and the college offering the dual credit to be sent to ASU. ASU will not award college credit that appears only on high school transcripts.
•Upon graduation from high school or completion of your current college semester, request that a final transcript be sent from your school to ASU. Your final high school transcript must show your date of graduation.
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Tempe, AZ 85287-0112
After you have applied for admission, you will be issued an ASURITE ID, which will give you access to online student services, including those at My ASU, such as the ability to check your admission status. While you activate your ASURITE ID, be sure to set up your asu.edu email address so you can receive important messages from ASU as the university uses this email address for official communications. Read more about your asu.edu email address.
Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships
ASU encourages all students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA becomes available in January. ASU's priority date for submission is March 1. Students do not need to be admitted to ASU to submit a FAFSA and begin the process; however, only admitted students are awarded aid. Search and apply for scholarships that may fit your profile, talents and academic interests.
Note that Arizona law requires verification of citizenship or other lawful presence in the United States for all students who are receiving in-state tuition and/or financial aid funded by state money.
Next Steps for Admitted Freshmen
Confirm Housing and Dining
At ASU, we expect freshmen to live in the Residential College of their academic major. On-campus housing options will be pre-selected for you based on your campus and academic major. You will be able to customize these preferences, or request a housing exception, on My ASU. University Housing will review each exception request on a case-by-case basis.
Contact Your Advisor to Register for Classes
Before enrolling in classes, you first meet with your academic advisor. At this meeting, the advisor will help you pick and register for your classes, help you understand the path you need to take to earn your degree, and answer any questions you have.
Take Math Placement Test andSubmit Test Scores
Before registering for classes you must complete the math placement test. The university uses this information to guide you to the appropriate freshman math course.
If you have taken AP, IB, and/or CLEP exams, request that your scores be sent directly to ASU.
Submit Immunization Verification
Your MMR verification must be submitted to ASU before you can register for classes.
Parking Decals and Commuter Options
Students may purchase parking decals online. (Students living in the residence halls will receive information with their hall assignments.) ASU also offers a variety of commuter options including discounted public bus and light rail passes, and free shuttles between ASU campuses.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition is based on your residency for tuition purposes status. Note that Arizona law requires verification of citizenship or other lawful presence in the United States for all students who are receiving in-state tuition and/or financial aid funded by state money.
Tuition charges will be billed to your student account and may be viewed online through My ASU after registration. By registering for classes, you agree to pay all applicable tuition and registration fees. If you decide not to attend, you must completely withdraw from all classes before the semester begins. If tuition is not paid by the applicable due date, or financial aid is not awarded and accepted by the due date, you will automatically be enrolled in the tuition installment plan and charged a nonrefundable enrollment fee.
Access online billing at My ASU (select Finances then Make a Payment). Students are responsible for reviewing their ASU email account for notification of billing statements and to review their student account on My ASU for current information. Billing statements are not mailed.
Explore Computing Resources
ASU offers a number of services and resources to students, including wireless networks, computing and printing labs, and special access to online applications and software.