The hard part is over! You have been accepted to the University of Evansville for Fall 2016, and now you can enjoy your status as a UE student. So you may be asking yourself "now what?" Below is a check list to help you prepare for your freshman year as a Purple Ace.
Become a Purple Ace – Admission Deposit
Submit your $300 non-refundable admission deposit to secure your spot in the UE Class of 2020.
Visit the University of Evansville (before May 1)
Meet other admitted UE Class of 2020 students
Submit new information
New academic information (test scores, grades) may be submitted to the University of Evansville prior to February 15, 2016.
File the 2016-17 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Recommended date of March 1.
To maximize your financial aid package, file your FAFSA and indicate for UE to get the results. This free application can be submitted by visiting fafsa.ed.gov, entering your information, and submitting it with the required pin numbers. UE’s code is 001795. Indiana residents must file the 2016-17 FAFSA prior to March 10, 2016.
Respond to your Financial Aid Notification to accept/decline the offered aid
After you receive your Financial Aid Notification (March – April), respond to your Financial Aid Notification to accept/decline the offered aid. Determine your preferred method of payment for any balance owed.
Register for Student Orientation and Academic Registration (SOAR)
SOAR is a one-day orientation program required of all entering freshmen. This program offers students an opportunity to register for fall classes, meet faculty and staff across campus, and learn more about campus life. Admitted students can register for the SOAR session of their choice starting in January. Sessions are filled on a first come, first served basis and are confirmed after the student’s $300 deposit is received.
SOAR dates are: April 8, 2016 At Capacity | April 11, 2016 | June 10, 2016
Final High School Transcript
Prior to leaving your high school, ensure your counselor knows to send your final transcript to UE Office of Admission, 1800 Lincoln Avenue, Evansville, Indiana 47722.
Submit Your Health Information Form
A required Health Information Card will be mailed to deposited students in early May. The card requires documentation of certain immunizations, allergies, etc. Note: The Health Card must be signed by a physician and returned to the University Health Center by July 15, 2016. For specific questions about the Health Card, please contact the University Health Center at (812) 488-2033.
Learn about living with a roommate, the UE dining experience, room sizes, and our residency requirement. Then, starting in late February, Housing and Food Service Contracts will be accepted. Contact your admission counselor if you can’t find what you’re looking for.
Welcome Week and Start Classes
- Find your move-in day on the New Student Move-In webpage.
- Welcome Week is August 20-23, 2016.
- Classes begin Wednesday, August 24, 2016.