Admitted graduate student next steps

Arizona State University welcomes you

Congratulations on being admitted to ASU. You’re well on your way to an exceptional graduate student experience and becoming part of the most innovative and forward-thinking university in the nation. And by choosing ASU, you will become a part of a community of master learners and doers who will support you during your journey.

We’ve gathered your next steps to help you prepare for your graduate experience at ASU — plus we’ve added some extras for you to enjoy. You’ll be getting a lot of information about ASU in the coming months. This guide highlights the most important things to know so you’ll be prepared for your new Sun Devil status.

Your next steps as an admitted graduate student

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1. After you activate your ASURITE User ID, visit My ASU.

Visit My ASU, where you can take care of Priority Tasks, see when registration opens, view your admission letter, get information on your academic department and advising, take care of finances and more.

Don’t forget to download and save your admit letter on My ASU for future reference.

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2. Download and save your admit letter for future reference.

Visit My ASU, where you can take care of Priority Tasks, see when registration opens, view your admission letter, get information on your academic department and advising, take care of finances and more.

Submit FAFSA

3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

To apply for financial aid, complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. View your FAFSA information on your Finances tab in My ASU, and view your Priority Tasks for important financial aid next steps. Complete any items listed under Priority Tasks early to ensure you do not have any barriers to receiving your aid.

We encourage you to compare financial aid and college costs.

Note: Arizona law requires verification of citizenship or other lawful presence in the U.S. for all students receiving financial aid funded by state money.

MMR

4. Submit your measles, mumps and rubella immunization record

All students born after Jan. 1, 1957, are required to meet the following MMR immunization requirement before class registration. You can upload required documentation in your ASU My Health Portal

The MMR vaccine is available for a fee at any of ASU's Health Services locations.

 

Register for classes

5. Register for classes.

First, meet with your academic advisor for more information on how to register for courses. You can find the name, email and phone number for your academic advisor in the Academic Support Team box on My ASU. Click on the Academic Advisor option there to find this contact information and schedule your appointment. Note that you may have a hold on your enrollment that will need to be completed before registering for classes.

Spring admits: Class registration typically becomes available mid-October. Review and complete any outstanding holds you may have under Priority Tasks in My ASU.

Fall admits: Class registration typically becomes available mid-spring.

Countdown to ASU

As you prepare to attend Arizona State University, you might have some questions. Use this Countdown to ASU website as your go-to resource for everything you need to know about getting ready for college, and register for some helpful events to get all your questions answered.

Countdown to ASU

Need help?

We’re here for you.

ASU admission specialists can answer your questions and guide you through each step of the enrollment process between now and the time you get here. Get to know yours.

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Enrollment dates

Enrolling for spring 2022
Classes begin
Jan. 10, 2022

Enrolling for fall 2022
Classes begin
Aug. 18, 2022

International graduate student next steps

International students from other countries (F-1 status) should read and complete next steps for securing a visa.

Obtaining an I-20: Video tutorials

The process of obtaining an I-20 can take some time, so it is important to start gathering the necessary documents and uploading them early. Learn more about each section with our video tutorials.

Proof of finance

Previous SEVIS ID info

SEVIS transfer form

Proof of funds

Passport copy

Assistantship offer

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