These are the simple steps students need to take to complete their enrollment at Illinois.
Checklist for Students
Students must log in once they've been admitted to manage their admitted checklist. This view-only checklist is provided to simply showcase the next steps to enrollment.
Accept / Decline
In order for students to accept their offer, they must submit a nonrefundable enrollment fee of $150. This must be done before completing the following steps on the checklist. However, they can check their financial aid status and set their IDs and Passwords before accepting their offer of admission.
IDs and Computing
In order for students to check their financial aid status, they must claim and set their NetID and NetID Password, and Enterprise ID and Enterprise ID Password. They will frequently use these to access resources on campus. To claim and set their NetID and NetID Password, they need their Admit ID and University Identification Number (UIN) located on the back of their Notice of Admission letter.
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Students interested in Financial Aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 15, 2013, and have the FAFSA information sent to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. International students are not eligible for financial aid and do not submit the FAFSA.
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Tuition Billing and Payment Options
Once a month, an e-mail will be sent to students through their University of Illinois e-mail address, reminding them to view their student account for recent activity and to make any payments by the due date. The University of Illinois does not mail paper billing statements.
To allow a parent to view and make payments for tuition, fees, and University Housing charges, students will need to grant them access to your Student Account as an Authorized Payer.
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Housing applications are available starting December 15, 2012. Students should wait 48 hours after accepting the University's offer of admission before applying for University Housing. At that time, they may complete their University Residence Hall contract online with their housing advance payment, or apply online with a Private Certified Housing facility. Some transfer students, depending on age and year in school, also have the option of choosing off-campus housing.
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Summer Registration is a one-day program where new students will meet with academic advisors and register for fall courses. Students outside driving distance to campus may have the option to complete registration through online appointments. Summer Registration sign-up is now available.
College Registration Homework
Each academic program requires all incoming students to complete pre-registration homework. These MUST be completed at least two weeks before students attend their registration program. Homework will be available in May.
If a student is required to take placement exams, the exams MUST be completed at least two weeks prior to the student's advising and registration appointment. Placement tests will be available in May.
Learn more about placement exams.
Final transcripts need to be sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as soon as final grades are posted. Freshmen must send official documentation of all courses/grades submitted through the Self-Reported Academic Record, including 12th year/high school graduation, by July 10.
Final transcripts need to be sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as soon as final grades are posted. Spring college transcripts must be submitted by June 15.
The required McKinley Health Center Immunization and Medical History Forms need to be completed and submitted. NOTE: Domestic students must submit the forms by July 1, 2013. International students must bring completed forms to campus.
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International students that require an I-20 must submit the online I-20 application. Students may access their official Notice of Admission letter if they need it.
Disability Related Resources / Accommodations
Students with disabilities must contact DRES to request and obtain disability-related assistance at least six weeks prior to the first day of classes in order to allow adequate time to make the necessary accommodation arrangements.
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Students may arrange a visit online. This can be a return visit or a first-time visit to the University. Be sure to check out our special visit programs for admitted students.
Welcome Days is a campus-wide celebration designed to welcome students to campus.