Spring Admitted Checklist

Preview the next steps to enrollment. If you've been admitted, you need to manage your checklist through myIllini.

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To accept your offer of admission, you must submit a nonrefundable acceptance fee of $150 using a credit or debit card. This must be done before completing most of the following steps on the checklist (you can apply for financial aid and check its status beforehand). If you were approved for an application fee waiver, the acceptance fee will be waived.

NetID & Computing

In order to register for courses, you must claim and set your NetID and NetID password once you've accepted your offer of admission. You'll frequently use your NetID to access resources on campus. To claim and set your NetID and NetID password, you need your Activation Code and University Identification Number (UIN), both of which are available when you log in to myIllini.

Read more about the NetID and computing

Financial Aid

If you're interested in financial aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible and have the FAFSA information sent to UIUC. International students are not eligible for financial aid and don't submit the FAFSA. If you're an Illinois resident who isn't otherwise eligible for federal financial aid, you can submit the Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid.

Read more about financial aid


You should wait 24 hours after accepting the university's offer of admission before applying for University Housing. At that time, you may complete your contract online with your housing advance payment, or apply online with a Private Certified Housing facility. Private Certified Housing halls fill on a first-come, first-served basis, so deadlines to guarantee space vary.

Transfer students may have the option to live in off-campus housing, but they should contact the Housing Information Office before signing a lease. First-year students must live in University Housing or Private Certified Housing.

Read more about housing

New Student Registration

You'll meet with your academic advisor prior to registering for spring courses, and you'll have the ability to set up individual advising and course registration appointments beginning in early November. The last possible date for registration appointments is January 13.

Read more about registration


If you are required to take placement tests, they should be completed prior to your advising and registration appointment. Placement tests will be available in early November.

Read more about placement exams

Test Scores

First-year students must send official scores directly from the testing agency for all scores self-reported on the application by December 1. Official test scores not yet received will be listed on your admitted checklist in myIllini.

Final Transcripts/Schedule Changes

Final college transcripts need to be sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as soon as final grades are posted. First-year students need to have final high school transcripts sent by December 1, or as soon as final grades are posted if graduating after December 1.

We must approve changes to your college schedule before you make them as they could impact your admission status. If you're planning a change in your schedule, submit the online Course Change Form found at the bottom of your admitted checklist in myIllini.

Additional Credit


Per Student Code Policy, all off-campus collegiate work must be reported. Any coursework that is transferable will be added to your UIUC academic record. Have official transcripts sent from the issuing institution as soon as grades are posted. You may also receive credit for AP or IB exams, which must be sent directly from the testing center.


You may receive credit for AP or IB exams. Exam results must be sent directly from the testing center.

Required Immunizations

Immunization forms must be completed and submitted to McKinley Health Center by December 1. International students may bring completed forms to campus.

Read more about immunization compliance requirements and health services

Tuition Billing & Payment Options

Once a month, an email will be sent to you through your UIUC email address, reminding you to view your student account for recent activity and to make any payments by the due date. We don't mail paper billing statements.

To allow parents to view and make payments for tuition, fees, and University Housing charges, you must grant them access to your student account as an Authorized Payer.

Read more about tuition billing and payment options (including our payment plan)

I-20 Application

International students who require an I-20 must submit the online I-20 application. Our SEVIS school codes are CHI214F01070000 for F-1 visa holders and P-1-00209 for J-1 visa holders.

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Student Health Insurance

The Student Health Insurance Plan is assessed to each student. If you have private health insurance, you may opt out of the Student Health Insurance Plan. Read more about student health insurance

Disability-Related Resources & Accommodations

Students with disabilities must contact Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES) to request and obtain disability-related assistance at least 6 weeks prior to the first day of classes in order to allow adequate time to make the necessary accommodation arrangements. Read more about disability-related resources and accommodations

Rescission of Admission Offers

We don't want to rescind anyone's offer of admission, but it does happen. Learn the reasons why so it doesn't happen to you. Read more about the rescission of admission offers