There's so much to do—and to learn!

Here you’ll find all the information you need to get started. Please familiarize yourself with the details that accompany each of the following areas. (Note that certain tasks must be completed before you come to campus in August.)

Refer to the New Student Checklist for a list of the things that need to be completed before orientation to ensure a smooth transition to Ithaca College.

Complete as soon as possible

Set up Your Netpass Credentials
Complete by May 15

The registrar's office will email you detailed information about how to access systems—including your IC email—you will use daily.

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Student Accessibility Services
Complete by May 15

Complete the Disability Identification Form to ensure that you receive accommodations (academic and housing) to which you are legally entitled.

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Submit Required Health Forms
Complete by June 15

Complete health certification forms online and submit an official immunization record.

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Prepare for Course Registration
Start May 1

Use your Netpass to log in to Sakai starting May 1 to begin learning how to register for your fall courses.

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Send Your Final Transcript(s)

Have your high school and/or college(s) send your final transcript to Ithaca College.

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Send Your AP or IB Score Report(s)

Ensure that you are awarded any college credit you may have earned!

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Submit Your Housing Profile
Complete by June 14

Learn about housing options at Ithaca College, and submit your housing profile!

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Financial Aid and Billing

Designate an authorized payer and complete required documentation for the Office of Student Financial Services prior to the August 10 fall bill due date.

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Apply to a Pre-Semester Program (optional)

Start your IC experience a few days ahead of orientation with a small group of students with shared interests!

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Get Your Student ID

Upload a photo for your student ID card!

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Start Packing!

Learn what to bring to Ithaca—and what to leave at home.

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Choose Your Health Insurance

If you already have health insurance coverage, compare it with the Student Health Insurance Plan. If you choose to waive coverage, submit the health insurance waiver and proof of coverage by August 10.

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Complete the AlcoholEdu module
By August 20, 2019

AlcoholEdu empowers you to make well-informed decisions and provides simple strategies to help keep you and your friends safe.

This module must be completed prior to your arrival on campus.

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Complete the SHARE module

Learn about your personal responsibility to prevent and report sexual harassment and violence.

This module must be completed prior to your arrival on campus.

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