You’ve been accepted to the University of Idaho – Idaho’s premier research university!
With information for your eyes only, this website is designed to help you prepare for your first semester at U of I, check off the next items on your to-do list as the countdown to school begins and explore the exciting adventures ahead of you.
Your To-Do List
The FAFSA opens on October 1 for those planning on attending U of I the following year. The University of Idaho has a December 1 priority application date. Applicants who are admitted and submit their FAFSA by this date are assured full consideration for all scholarships and financial aid available and will receive their financial aid package before January 1. But don't worry. After December 1, the University will continue to admit students, award scholarships to qualified students, and process FAFSA applications on a rolling basis as they are received.
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Setting up your Vandal accounts as soon as possible ensures that you will receive crucial information on important updates about financial aid, billing, housing, registration, deadlines and more.
Check your VandalWeb and VandalMail accounts frequently to make sure you don't miss important information.
allows you access to your transcripts, student account, add/drop class forms, registration and many other important items that are vital to your success at the University of Idaho.
VandalMail is the official email used by your professors, academic advisor and the different university departments to communicate important dates and information with you.
Duo Multifactor Authentication (MFA) provides extra protection for your account. You will be directed to enroll in Duo MFA when you set up your account.
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Dates You'll Want to Remember
December: If you're starting in the fall sign up for UIdaho Bound
January 7: Students starting in the spring attend New Student Orientation
January 9: Spring semester classes start
Late March: Keep an eye out for your scholarship and financial aid package
June: Verify your housing arrangements
August 22: Move-In to your new home on campus
August 22-25: Attend New Student Orientation
August 26: Fall semester classes start
Things to Know
Get to Know Campus
You'll be spending a lot of time here - Get familiar with your surroundings.Explore now!
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Parents: This is Your Time Too
At U of I, we talk about the Vandal Family constantly, and we’re thrilled to be able to welcome not only your student into the fold, but you as well! Here’s a site just for you, complete with your own countdown check list and information on how to help your student on their next grand adventure.
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Not sure what you want to major in yet? That's OK! Check out the Bachelor of General Studies.