Admitted transfer student next steps

Welcome to Arizona State University.

You’re now on your way to 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 at ASU.

We’ve gathered your next steps to help you prepare for your transition to 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.


Next steps for admitted students

They say the longest journey begins with a single step. Well, enrolling at ASU isn’t really a “long journey,” but it does begin with one step, followed by a few more. Start taking your steps and checking them off as you complete them so you can be on your way to becoming a Sun Devil.

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1. Activate your ASURITE User ID and ASU email.
Your ASURITE User ID grants you access to My ASU and university services. See your admission letter for details if you haven’t activated your ASURITE User ID yet. Set up your ASU email while you’re activating your ASURITE User ID.
If you previously applied to ASU, use your existing ASURITE User ID to activate and log in to My ASU and your ASU email.

Need help? You can find your activation code in an email from with the subject line “ASU Account Activation.” If you need assistance, call 1-855-278-5080 or 480-965-6500.

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2. Register for classes.
You must meet with an academic advisor before you can register for classes. You can find your advisor’s contact information in My ASU under the Academic Support Team box. You may want to review the Transfer Guide to view course equivalencies before meeting with your academic advisor.

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3. Submit your FAFSA.
The 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available now. Submit your completed FAFSA as soon as possible. ASU’s Federal School Code is 001081.

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4. Apply for scholarships.
Transfer scholarships are available to help pay for tuition, housing, books and other costs when you transfer to ASU.


5. 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.


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6. Explore housing options.
On-campus housing is limited for transfer students. You are encouraged to submit your housing application as soon as possible.

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7. Request final transcripts.
As soon as you graduate or complete your current semester or term, request an official final transcript be sent from your college or university to ASU’s Admission Services.


8. Review parking and transportation.
Cars are not the only way to get to ASU. The bus and light rail are affordable options too, and students walk, bike or skateboard on campus.


9. Transfer Student Experience
Make sure you’re prepared for your first day of classes by attending the Transfer Student Experience. By familiarizing yourself with resources and services ASU offers, you’ll be set up for success during your academic journey. Fall dates will be released summer 2021.

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10. Visit campus.
If you haven’t toured campus already, visiting is the best way to get an idea of what life is like as a Sun Devil. Schedule a socially-distanced walking tour with a campus tour guide at all of ASU’s campuses. If you can’t make it in person, take a virtual tour — or if you’d rather explore campus on your own, take a self-guided audio tour to hear about every major campus attraction.

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11. Attend welcome events.
Get to know your campus and meet other transfer students at ASU’s free welcome events. Explore the event schedule to discover which ones to attend.

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.

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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. We’re here for you.

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Enrollment dates

Enrolling for spring 2022
Classes begin
Jan. 10, 2022

Enrolling for fall 2022
Classes begin
Aug. 18, 2022

Spring 2022 virtual admit packet

This download includes:

Spring admit transfer: Next steps brochure

Spring MyASU insert

Fall 2022 virtual admit packet

This download includes:

Fall admit transfer: Next steps brochure

Fall MyASU insert