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Checklist for New Students

Onboarding Tasks
  • Claim your N.D. University System Account ID and password
  • Activate your electronic ID and password
  • Complete and submit housing application OR exemption request form
  • Log into your NDSU email account and check it regularly
  • Send final transcripts
  • Send official ACT/SAT scores, if applicable (not required, but encouraged if you have scores) 
  • Submit immunization record
  • Upload your photo for your NDSU ID Card
    Academic Tasks
    • Complete three pre-registration steps:
    • Complete online orientation modules in Blackboard (required for first-year students and encouraged for transfer students) 
    • Check Campus Connection for any Holds or To-Do Items
    • If you are a transfer student, contact the Academic Advisor for your major to receive academic advising and guidance for course registration.
    • If you are a first-year student, register for courses after receiving registration instructions (pre-registration steps listed above must be completed)  
    • Attend Virtual Orientation (required for first-year students and encouraged for transfer students) 
    • Order textbooks online at the NDSU Bookstore (open April 19 for summer semester and June 23 for fall)
    • Contact NDSU Disability Services if you may need accommodations
    Financial Tasks
    Prepare for a Successful Transition
    • Learn about NDSU's response to and mitigation efforts for the COVID-19 pandemic 
    • Download the Navigate app
    • Contact your roommate
    • Purchase a parking permit
    • Complete eCHECKUP TO GO
    • Complete Online Growth Mindset for College Students (use code "onion eagle")
    • Complete Social-Belonging Online Activity (use code "fox tall")
    • Sign up for “We Take A Stand” required workshop
    • Log in to the Wellness Center Portal
    • Explore degree planning with Degree Map in Campus Connection
    • Check out involvement opportunities with myNDSU
    • If you will have a job on- or off-campus, you will need to bring documentation as proof of identification when you complete a Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) prior to starting the job.  The documentation must be originals, not photocopies or photos of the documents.  A list of acceptable documents can be found here.You will need to have one document from List A.  Alternatively, you could have one document from list B and one from list C. 
    • Attend Welcome Week events in August

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