Admitted Student Checklist
Congratulations on your admission to the University of Utah!
This guide will help you with the next steps before you begin your classes.
✔Create your CIS account at cis.utah.edu using your student ID and password that was provided in your admissions letter.
✔ Activate your university e-mail account (UMail). at www.umail.utah.edu. All university communications are sent to your UMail account, so be sure to check it often and submit requested information in a timely manner.
✔ Complete the FAFSA at fafsa.gov if you are interested in need based scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study.
✔ Check your financial aid status status in cis.utah.edu if you completed the FAFSA. Follow up on any requests from the University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid in a timely manner. Make sure your financial aid file is complete by the Feb. 1 Financial Aid Priority Date for consideration for all available aid options, including need based scholarships, grants, and work study.
✔ Apply for additonal funding, if needed.
✔ Accept financial aid through the Financial Aid Tile and the Financial Aid Offer Letter link in cis.utah.edu.
✔ Confirm your intent to enroll and pay the enrollment deposit with the Office of Admissions. Merit scholarships are automatically accepted when you commit to the University of Utah.
✔ If you are planning on deferring admissions, please visit the Office of Admissions website. If your deferment is approved, our office will hold your merit scholarship. If you have a department scholarship, please check with that department for deferment information.
✔ If you received a scholarship outside of the University of Utah, please have the donor send the check to our office and complete the External Scholarship Form. Mail scholarship checks to: University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, 201 South 1460 East Rm 135 Salt Lake City, UT 84112.
✔ Register for New Student Orientation at orientation.utah.edu. Orientation is mandatory for new students. Registration spots fill up quickly, so sign up ASAP!
✔ Pay any outstanding balance on tuition, by the deadline. Fall 2022 tuition deadline is Friday, September 2.
Scholarships opportunities are available through University of Utah departments. Departments have a separate application process than the University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for grant, need-based scholarship,
Looking for additional scholarships? Check out our extensive list of online scholarship