All newly admitted freshmen pay a $300 enrollment deposit to assure a spot in the incoming freshman class. As soon as you have been admitted and have decided to attend Arizona State University, you should submit the enrollment deposit. Admitted students will be able to submit their enrollment deposits starting in mid-October.
Payment of the enrollment deposit is the first step in the enrollment process for newly admitted students. The enrollment deposit is required in order for a student to register for New Student Orientation, secure a Sun Devil ID card, and reserve university housing. Once students pay the deposit, they will have the ability to confirm their housing and dining preferences on My ASU and will also be able to sign up for an orientation program.
If you are an Arizona resident who applied for financial aid, and received a Pell Grant as part of your award, you can defer your enrollment deposit and apply for on-campus housing and dining.
The enrollment deposit is not associated with tuition and related fees, nor will it appear as a credit on the student’s account at a later date.
Enrollment Deposit Dates
For students enrolling in the fall 2018 semester, the enrollment deposit date is May 1, 2018. Freshmen from the United States admitted after May 1, 2018 should pay the enrollment deposit immediately to select their orientation date, and confirm their housing preferences and class schedule. Orientation dates fill up quickly, so register today.
Admitted freshmen from other countries (on F1 visas) who haven't paid their enrollment deposits by June 15 should contact an admission representative.
Admitted students who plan to enroll in the spring 2018 semester should pay their enrollment deposit by Dec. 1, 2017.
Online: Online payments are accepted through the student’s My ASU account (see "My Admission and Orientation" box). Only Visa and MasterCard debit and credit cards are accepted.
By Mail: Checks made out to ‘Arizona State University’ can be sent to: ASU New Student and Family Programs, PO Box 872201, Tempe, AZ 85287-2201.
In-Person: Cash and check payments are accepted by the New Student and Family Programs office, located in Memorial Union 310 (3rd floor).
Refund Requests: Incoming fall 2018 students who have both paid the enrollment deposit and have declined admission on or before May 1, 2018, are eligible for a refund. A partial refund of $100 may also be available for those who have attended an orientation program but have declined admission to ASU prior to May 1, 2018. Enrollment deposits submitted on or after the May 1, 2018, deadline are not eligible for any refunds.
Incoming spring 2018 students who have both paid the enrollment deposit and have declined admission on or before Dec. 1, 2017, are eligible for a refund. A partial refund of $100 may also be available for those who have attended an orientation program but have declined admission to ASU prior to Dec. 1, 2017. Enrollment deposits submitted on or after the Dec. 1, 2017 deadline are not eligible for any refunds.
A nonrefundable $25 refund processing fee is assessed on all refunds.
For more information, contact New Student and Family Programs.