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Congratulations, you're #inatUND!
Now that you're accepted to UND, here are the next steps to take to get started for Spring 2017! You can also print a copy of this checklist.
After Being Admitted
Claim Your Account - Do This Step First!
To gain access to many of the systems you’ll need as a UND student, you must activate your student account within the ND University System (NDUS).
To claim your account:
- Go to UND.edu/claim.
- Find your student ID number (also known as your EMPLID) on your acceptance letter or by clicking on the “What is Your Student ID?” link.
- Once you have your student ID number, click on the “Claim Your Account” link.
- Follow the steps as indicated.
Once you’ve claimed your account, you don’t have to go through the process again. Make sure that you keep your username and password in a safe and secure place. Keep in mind that your password will expire every 90 days. Visit Forgot Your Password if you need to reset it.
If you have questions, contact the NDUS Help Desk at
1.866.457.6387 or go to helpdesk.ndus.edu.
Log in to Your UND Email Account
After you’ve claimed your account, please log in to your UND student email account to receive official University email communications regarding financial aid, housing, confirming your enrollment, orientation, course registration and more.
Follow the directions for accessing your UND student email account. Review the login information under the Getting Started tab, and get directions for your specific phone under the Mobile Devices tab.
If you have questions, contact UND Tech Support at 701.777.6305.
Log in to Campus Connection
Campus Connection is the system that you'll use to pay your enrollment confirmation deposit, accept or decline financial aid awards, register for classes, pay your bill and more.
After you've claimed your account and have obtained your user ID and password, follow these steps to log in to Campus Connection:
- Go to Campus Connection.
- On the login page, enter your user ID (e.g., firstname.lastname) and password.
- Click Sign In.
Take Care of Financial Aid
Go to fafsa.gov to complete the 2016-17 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible if you're a new student.
If you’re transferring and you’ve already completed the 2016-17 FAFSA at another school, you’ll need to:
- Cancel any unprocessed aid from your current school.
- Add UND’s school code to your 2016-17 FAFSA so it can be processed for summer financial aid.
UND’s FAFSA school code is 003005. Funding is not guaranteed; please apply early.
If you have any questions, refer to the Applying for Aid website or contact UND One-Stop Student Services at 701.777.1234.
Accept / Decline Financial Aid
Once your FAFSA application is processed, watch your mail beginning in October for your Financial Aid Guide and award letter from Student Financial Aid. It will list your financial aid and instructions for accepting or declining it in Campus Connection.
Accepted financial aid awards will be applied to your account in the:
- Spring: Beginning January 24, 2017.
Most financial aid will be applied toward the balance due at UND.
Apply for Housing
If you’re a first-year freshman, you’re required to live on campus for your first, full academic year or receive an approved exemption. Visit Housing to learn more about the campus living requirement and to research all on-campus housing options.
After you’ve claimed your account, visit Housing to find instructions for completing the online residence hall application in Campus Connection, UND’s student account system.
A $60 non-refundable fee is due when you submit your application.
Apply early! Your priority for room assignment is based on the date you submit your application.
Visit Housing to learn about affordable and conveniently located UND apartments, University Place and residence hall options for transfer students.
Note: The apartment application is not online and is separate from the residence hall application process described above.
Confirm Your Enrollment
To confirm your enrollment for Spring 2017, you must pay a $200 non-refundable deposit that’s applied to your UND bill by the December 1 priority deadline.
You’ll need to pay the full deposit before you’ll be eligible to take the next steps toward being a UND student, including:
- Signing up for Orientation
- Registering for classes
- Receiving your housing room assignment
So it’s very important to confirm your enrollment as soon as possible!
- Required of all new freshmen and transfer students who plan to enroll in classes for Spring 2017.
- Priority deadline is December 1.
- The $200 deposit is a down payment applied to future charges you'll incur on your UND bill (tuition, fees, etc.). It's not an additional charge.
- Non-refundable, but may be applied to future terms if you're unable to enroll for Spring 2017. Call 1.800.CALL.UND for details.
- If you're unable to pay the full amount at one time, you may pay in installments through the December 1 deadline.
After you've claimed your account, you can make your online payment through Campus Connection via e-check from a U.S. bank (free service) or credit card (2.75% convenience fee). It make take up to 2 business days for the deposit to be processed.
- Refer to the How to Pay Your Enrollment Confirmation Deposit document for step-by-step instructions on paying your deposit in Campus Connection. You must claim your account before you can pay your deposit (see above).
- See Payment Options for alternative payment methods, including mailing a check (note Enrollment Confirmation Deposit in the memo) or FlyWire for international payments.
Note: If you're unable to pay the $200 deposit due to financial hardship, please contact the UND Office of Admissions at 1.800.CALL.UND or 701.777.3000.
After Paying Your Deposit
Submit Mandatory Immunizations & TB Screening Form
Note: Students taking online courses only are not required to complete the form.
- MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella): 2 doses of MMR vaccine given after the 1st birthday and administered at least 28 days apart. Proof of birth prior to 1957 or positive blood titers for each disease will also be accepted in lieu of vaccination documentation.
- Meningitis: All students 21 years of age or younger are required to provide proof of 1 dose of a Meningococcal (Menactra/Menveo) vaccine given after the 16th birthday.
- Tuberculosis (TB) Screening Form: All students must complete the tuberculosis screening form. If the form indicates that you’re at high risk for TB, you’ll be required to have TB testing done or provide documentation of testing done within the U.S. in the past 6 months.
Documentation needs to be signed / stamped by a licensed health care provider. High school records will also be accepted.
Submit Your Documentation
1. Two business days after you’ve paid your Enrollment Confirmation Deposit, you may access your myhealth.UND.edu to enter your immunizations and upload immunization information electronically.
2. The Mandatory Immunizations & TB Screening Form is also available to print and mail or fax to Student Health Services.
Note: If you’re a non-degree-seeking student taking on-campus classes, it’s best to submit your form by mail or fax.
If you have questions, contact Student Health Services at 701.777.4500 or 1.800.CALL.UND, ext. 4500.
Send College Transcripts or Scores to UND (If Applicable)
Don't pay for college twice! Before you register for classes, it's very important that advisors are aware of any college-level credits you may have earned while you were in high school or college. If we don't have your official college transcripts, the credits you've already completed won't be transferred to UND.
If you have any updated or final college transcripts since you've applied to UND, you must ask the college or university where you earned the credit to send your official transcript directly to:
UND Office of Admissions
3501 University Avenue, Stop 8357
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8357
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits
In order for UND to apply Advanced Placement (AP) credits appropriately, please ask the College Board to send your scores directly to UND (1.888.225.5427 or apscore.collegeboard.org/scores).
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credits
The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) provides credit by passing appropriate CLEP Subject Exams. For more information, please contact UND Testing Services at 701.777.4157.
Make Reservations to Attend Orientation
New Student Orientation
Make reservations to attend New Student Orientation on Friday, November 18, 2016, or Monday, January 9, 2017.
You'll get the opportunity to tour campus, meet with an academic advisor and get help registering for classes (registering for classes will only be available on November 18).
IMPORTANT: If you've paid your deposit and are able to get advised and registered before these events, we recommend you register as soon as you're eligible and not wait to register for classes.
Register for Classes
View Registration Time
Find you registration time in Campus Connection beginning Friday, October 28, 2016 (at least 2 business days after paying your deposit). Your registration time is based on the number of college credits you've completed. You may register for classes anytime on or after your registration date and time.
Within Campus Connection, view Enrollment Dates (right side of page) and click Details to find your registration date and time.
Contact Your Advisor
Prior to registering for classes, make an appointment with an academic advisor to discuss your course selection. If you’re undecided, please contact the Student Success Center for an advising appointment at 701.777.2117 or email UND.ssc@UND.edu.
Freshman On Campus
For advisement and course registration for your Spring 2017 semester, you’re strongly encouraged to attend New Student Orientation.
Transfer & Online Students with Declared Majors
If you’re transferring to UND, it’s helpful to have a printed copy of your transfer credit evaluation when speaking with your advisor. Within Campus Connection, click: My Academics > View My Transfer Credit Report to view and print your transfer credit evaluation.
If you’re a non-degree-seeking student who plans to enroll in fewer than 15 credits at UND, please contact the Student Success Center for an advising appointment at 701.777.2117 or email UND.ssc@UND.edu.
Sign the Financial Agreement
Prior to each semester, you must electronically sign the Financial Obligation Agreement in Campus Connection before you'll be able to register for classes. Within Campus Connection, click Financial Obligation Agreement.
Register for Classes
Registration for classes is based on your registration time. Follow these steps to register for classes within Campus Connection:
- Select Academics > Enroll.
- Select Continue.
- You can search for classes two ways: by Class Number or Class Search.
- You must ALWAYS check out through your shopping cart to fully enroll in classes.
- For step-by-step instructions on how to search for classes, visit One-Stop Student Services.
Please email onestop@UND.edu or call 701.777.1234 if you have questions.
After Registering for Classes
Purchase Parking Permits
If you want to park a vehicle on campus, you must purchase a virtual parking permit online through Campus Connection. For complete details about parking, visit the UND Parking Office.
Parking permits are available for purchase 2 business days after enrolling in classes. Permits for the new parking year are valid from August 16, 2016 to August 15, 2017.
- Log in to Campus Connection.
- Change the Internet settings on your browser to accept cookies. Instructions are listed in Campus Connection.
- Select Self Service > Parking.
- Select University of North Dakota.
- Select Purchase Permits.
- Follow prompts and select the appropriate virtual permit type and payment method.
After you register for your classes, visit the UND Bookstore to find out which books or other materials you may need. You have the option to buy or rent textbooks, new or used, from the UND Bookstore.
You can also visit the UND Bookstore website to find your textbooks online. When you purchase your textbooks online, you can have them shipped to your residence or pick them up at the store.
You may use financial aid to charge your books at the UND Bookstore between the following dates:
- Spring: December 1, 2016 – January 19, 2017
Learn About Computer Purchases & UND Support
UND Tech Support provides a wide range of hardware and software support for all UND students.
Our onsite support technicians are available to help you with a variety of services, including:
- New computer purchase recommendations
- Computer setup and software installation
- Diagnosis and repair of issues with hardware
- Apple Authorized Service Provider
- Limited PC warranty repair and more
Visit UND Tech Support and click the Computer Purchases tab for details.
Download Microsoft Office for Free
As a UND student, you’ll receive Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus for free, which includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, Outlook and more.
You may install Office 365 ProPlus on a maximum of 5 home or personally-owned PCs / Macs and on a maximum of 5 mobile devices. Office mobile applications are accessible on iPhone and Android phones and are automatically included with all Windows phones.
Visit UND Tech Support and click on Computer Software Downloads & Purchases for details.
Get Your U Card
The U Card is your official UND identification and access credential card for campus. Carry it with you at all times. Your U Card provides access to many campus buildings, library resource materials, printing funds, as well as entrance to the Wellness Center, dining services and all athletic events.
Upload Your Own Photos
You may upload your own U Card photo by following these directions. If you don’t want to upload your own photo, you may have it taken at the One-Stop Services located in the Memorial Union.
Pick Up Your Card
You may pick up your card at One-Stop Student Services, located on the main level of the Memorial Union, during regular business hours. You’ll need to bring an acceptable form of a government-issued photo ID: driver’s license, state identification card, passport, military ID, or tribal ID.
Note: If you’re an online / distance student, you have the option to get your U Card, but you’re not required to do so.
Pay Your Bill
Tuition, fees and other charges (minus anticipated financial aid) are due on Wednesday, January 25 .
To make a payment:
- View your Campus Connection account to verify that you’re being charged the correct tuition rate.
- Review options to pay your bill. Payments can be made online through Campus Connection.
If you live outside of the United States and need to make a payment, visit Flywire for directions.
Campus Connection Authorized User
To permit someone else (family member) to view your tuition bill and make payments, visit One-Stop Student Services to learn how to set up an Authorized User for your account.
Financial Aid Refunds
If the financial aid you’re awarded is higher than the amount owed to UND, you may have excess financial aid and other refunds. About 2 weeks after registering for courses, you’ll receive a letter instructing you to select your preference for having the excess funds deposited into your existing bank account or to a new account that you can open with UND’s refund partner .
Complete FERPA Privacy Release Forms (If Desired)
The Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) establishes certain rights for students regarding the privacy of their educational records. To permit someone else (family member) to receive detailed information regarding your records, you must complete these FERPA privacy release form. This form allows UND to release the financial and academic records that you designate.
Questions? Contact One-Stop Student Services at 701.777.1234.
Connect with Future Classmates
Check Out Resources for Students
Mark Your Calendar
The first day of class will be here before you know it! Make sure you note these important dates and deadlines in your calendar and watch for more information as the dates get closer!
Important Dates & Priority Deadlines
January 1, 2016
April 15, 2016
Housing Application Opens
September 1, 2016
Spring 2017 Course Registration Opens
October 31, 2016
November 18, 2016
December 1, 2016
Enrollment Confirmation Priority Deadline
December 1, 2016
January 9, 2017
January 9, 2017
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