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Accepted for Fall

Financial aid awards for fall 2024

This year (2024-2025 academic year) it will be easier for families to complete the FAFSA with the streamlined FAFSA application. The new FAFSA form is now available. UMassD anticipates sending award letters in late spring.

Congratulations and welcome to the UMassD community! We’re excited to be part of your educational journey.

1 Accept your offer

When you complete the intent to enroll form, you can pay your enrollment deposit online or you can mail it to: 

Undergraduate Admissions Office
285 Old Westport Road
Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300

The $200 enrollment deposit amount is deducted from your university bill. Available seats in the popular majors are filled based on date of deposit.

Transfer and international students

We've developed custom checklists for you. International first-year and transfer students, visit the international accepted page. Students transferring from within the U.S., visit the transfer accepted page.

College Now/START

As a College Now/START student, you have additional steps to take. Visit the College Now road map to success to learn more.

2 Reserve your spot in housing

Living on campus will provide you with extraordinary experiences and opportunities to meet new friends and create a lifetime of memories. Reserve your place today! Include an additional $200 deposit with your enrollment deposit—for a total of $400. Deposit today and gain access to the housing application when it opens. We’ll notify you by email when you are set up with access to the Student Housing Information Portal, where you’ll be able to view housing options, select a roommate, and even choose your room at that time! Deposits are non-refundable after June 1 and are deducted from tuition and fees on your university bill. You will receive a separate bill for your housing charges.

3 Activate your UMassD login

After you’ve deposited, activate your login for access to your email, my.umassd.edu portal, and more. You'll need your ID—that can be found in your accept letter—and to set up multifactor authentication with the Duo mobile app to activate your login.

4 Next Steps: After you make your deposit

Here are your next steps. Keep an eye on your email (your personal email and your new UMassD email); we'll be sending you updates and information regularly to help you get ready for fall. Go Corsairs!

Important tasks to complete for your enrollment

Placement testing

We will enroll you in your fall classes. Complete placement testing by June 1 in order to review your class schedule at June Orientation.

UMass Pass

Keep at eye out for an announcement on when the UMass Pass Portal will open in the spring. Upload your photo by June 1. 

Apply for Financial Aid

UMass Dartmouth awards institutional funds on a first-come, first-serve basis. You are encouraged to file your FAFSA before April 1 for maximum consideration. 

  1. Set up your FSA ID. You won't be able to complete a FAFSA without one, so set one up now to be prepared.
  2. Determine if anyone else needs to set up their own FSA ID. Dependent students will need at least one, potentially two parents and independent students may need to have a spouse create an FSA ID.

Honors College

If you were invited to join the Honors College, accept the invitation by completing the confirmation form found in your invitation email. Please do so as soon as possible because space is limited.

 

Please note: some of the below tasks may not be available until March or April.

Join your "class of" Facebook group.

Keep an eye out for an invitation to join the accepted Facebook group where you can meet your classmates and stay up to date with announcements and updates for fall.

Find a student organization at MyOrgs

Look forward to getting involved on campus and meeting new friends, connecting with staff and faculty, and having some fun while you’re learning!

Scholarships

UMassD has a wide range of scholarship opportunities. Visit our Corsair Scholarship Portal for a list of scholarships, eligibility requirements and applications. If you have questions or need help, join us at our Financial Aid Help Labs. Schedules can be found on Financial Aid Services under events.

CorsairJobs

Look for a work-study or non-work study job on campus. Working on campus is a wonderful way to get involved in the campus community. Just like the “real world," finding a job on campus can be competitive; by starting your search early you are more likely to find a job that accommodates your class schedule and matches your skill set.

Career Center

It’s never too early. Connect with your Career Advisor and join Handshake.

Check out the Campus Store

Find some UMassD gear and show your campus pride.

February

Your Admitted Students Day is a chance to meet UMassD faculty and students, learn about student life, explore academic programs, and get financial aid advice.

March

Your Admitted Students Day is a chance to meet UMassD faculty and students, learn about student life, explore academic programs, and get financial aid advice.

April

Make sure you have completed and submitted your FAFSA to UMass Dartmouth - school code is 002210.

Submit your FAFSA by April 1 (our priority date) to receive maximum financial aid consideration.

April is a great time to apply for scholarships. All students are encouraged to complete the UMassD General Scholarship Application. This single application allows you to be considered for multiple scholarships. Deadline dates vary; applications cannot be accepted after the deadline. The Corsair Scholarship Portal can be found on Financial Aid Services. Your login information is the same as your my.umassd.edu login.

Your Admitted Student Day is a chance to meet UMassD faculty and students, learn about student life, explore academic programs, and get financial aid advice.

If you’ve chosen to live on campus, you can start the housing application soon after you have submitted your deposit and activated your UMassD account. The Housing and Residential Education Office will send you an email to your UMass Dartmouth email account when you have been set up to access the housing application, within the Housing Portal.

When can I choose a room? How do I choose a roommate? What are “engagement communities” and how do I choose one?

The first step is to sign the housing contract, enter emergency contacts, and other information such as ADA Accommodations, and then you’ll be on your way to roommate matching or requests. Once you gain access to the Housing Portal (information emailed to your UMassD email address), you’ll find a “New Students” section with links and information to get started, as well as helpful videos from the housing team to walk you through the process!

learn more

May

Review immunization and health requirements and submit your documents: Immunization Requirements & Online Health Record

Note: the university no longer requires faculty, staff and students to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. See COVID-19 information to learn more.

This summer, be sure to forward your outside scholarship letter from your local high school, state and civic organizations to the Student Support Center (SSC). You can scan and attach to the SSC inquiry form.

June

June 1: beginning today, deposits are non-refundable.

U Got This! – Online Bystander Intervention Training is available in June in the my.umassd.edu portal under QuickLaunch

Once you click on the ‘U Got This!’ link, you’ll be directed to three required modules. Each module takes 15-20 minutes to complete. The deadline to complete the training is August 25.

Pat yourself on the back! Your completion will automatically be recorded. More information is available on the Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality website.

Don't miss your chance to apply for multiple scholarships at UMassD - they are due June 1. Learn more.

Your UMass Pass is the one card you’ll need on campus. You'll use your UMass Pass to access buildings, use your meal plan, and load funds for use on campus. You must submit your photo to the UMass Pass Portal (open date TBD) in order to participate in your June Orientation. All Commuter and Residential students who submit photos will receive their UMass Pass at Orientation check-in.

New Student Orientation 

We’re so excited that you have joined the Corsair community! Orientation programs are designed to welcome new students, parents, and families to UMass Dartmouth. 

We have carefully planned sessions to offer a range of perspectives on life at UMassD, in addition to giving you an opportunity to spend time on campus, connect with other students, and learn about campus resources and information that will be helpful to students, parents, and families during your university experience.  

Summer New Student Orientation Sessions

Starting in the spring, you'll receive an invitation via email to register for one of our June sessions.

more information

Check your email for an invitation, and be sure to follow the orientation instagram to stay up to date.

Be sure to send us your final transcripts.

July

Access COIN, the student information system, in the my.umassd.edu portal under QuickLaunch.

  • Review and complete the items on your COIN to-do list.
  • Review your financial aid awards and confirm you don’t have any outstanding items in your financial aid to-do list. Your account balance will be available to review in late July.
  • Set up authorized users.
  • Submit your FERPA authorization form to allow university staff to speak with your authorized users.
  • Enter emergency contact information.

 

If you’re living in Balsam or Spruce, you'll receive an email over the summer with information and instructions to log in to the housing portal. Housing payments are due before 8/1, or join the housing payment plan. More information is on the Housing Portal.

Explore all the resources available to you on the UMassD student portal. All of your important systems, including COIN, are available under the "Quicklaunch". Check out Student Resources and Academics on my.umassd.edu. Familiarize yourself with the resources and information available to students and the campus community.

August

If you’ll be parking on campus, register your car and get your parking permit.

The U Got This! – Online Bystander Intervention Training deadline is August 25. You can find the training in the my.umassd.edu portal under QuickLaunch

Welcome Home! Weeks of Welcome

Welcome home, Corsairs! Whether it’s your first time going to college or you’re transferring to UMass Dartmouth, we have great things in store for you.

What is Weeks of Welcome?

Weeks of Welcome is your official start at UMass Dartmouth. You will meet new friends, experience the best parts of being a UMass Dartmouth student, and create lasting memories. You will also learn everything you need to know about the college or program you have chosen to study. Along the way, you will get a feel for where things are located, how to get things done, and the students, faculty, and staff who can serve as a resource to you throughout your time at the university. Weeks of Welcome was created to help you feel more comfortable and confident as you begin your UMass Dartmouth experience.

Learn more about Weeks of Welcome and follow the orientation instagram to stay up to date.

You’ll receive an email notification when your fall e-bill is available. You should review your email and log into COIN to make a payment by 9/1. We offer a monthly payment plan which allows students and families the option to pay the term bill in monthly installments, interest free.

You're encouraged to enroll in direct deposit to ensure that any credit balance refunds can be issued electronically.

UMassD Alert is a notification system designed to immediately deliver emergency information to students, faculty and staff via cell phone, text and voice messaging. Learn more about UMassD Alert.

September

You will receive information closer to move-in day.

Congratulations, you made it! Your first day is here and your journey is beginning. We are thrilled to have you join our diverse community of aspiring, innovative, and curious-minded students. Here are a few references and reminders for you for this fall.

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