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.

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 2020–2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available now. Submit your completed FAFSA as soon as possible. ASU’s Federal School Code is 001081.

Apply for scholarships

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

Submit MMR

5. Submit your MMR immunization verification form.
You must submit your measles (rubeola), mumps and rubella immunization form before you can register for classes. You can fax, email or mail your records to ASU Health Services.

Explore housing

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: Spring 2021.
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. Join us on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, from 4–5 p.m. .

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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. To schedule a socially distanced tour (one tour guide per family), please call 928-854-9705. 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.

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 2021
Classes begin
Jan. 11, 2021

Enrolling for fall 2021
Classes begin
Aug.19, 2021

Spring 2021 virtual admit packet

This download includes:

Spring admit Transfer: Next steps brochure

Spring MyASU insert

My ASU insert

Next steps


Fall 2021 virtual admit packet

This download includes:

Fall admit Transfer: Next steps brochure

Fall MyASU insert

My ASU insert


Transfer student resources and links

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ASU Athletics

Plan to attend athletic events and cheer on your favorite ASU sports team!

See the schedule

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Barrett, The Honors College

Join ASU’s community of outstanding undergraduate students and top-tier faculty.

Review Barrett requirements

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Living in Phoenix

Phoenix is full of professional and personal opportunities for ASU students.

Perks of Phoenix

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Financial aid resources

Take advantage of financial aid resources to assist in financing your education.

Financing my degree

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Clubs and communities

Design your personalized college journey by getting involved outside of the classroom.

Get involved

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Transferring credits

Learn more about how your credits will transfer to ASU and available transfer tools.

Learn more

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Study abroad

Explore other countries, broaden your perspective and gain experience for your resume.

Discover a program

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Health and wellness

Stay active and healthy by using ASU’s mental and physical health services.

Review services

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Academic resources

ASU provides a multitude of academic success resources so help is always available.

Resources available

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Leadership and service

Engage with programs and people who are making an impact in the world.

Leadership opportunities

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Career and professional development

Expand your network and find support from others in your career path.

Build my network

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Culture and identity

Join a community rooted in culture or ethnic identity to contribute personal heritage and values to ASU.

Culture at ASU