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Domestic Students

Step 1: Enroll in Classes

Follow the steps in your admission email to set up your student portal and begin enrolling in classes. Students admitted into the DNP program must pay the tuition deposit in order to reserve their seat (instructions for which will be emailed to them upon admission).

If you have any issues completing this form, please let us know at

Step 2: Mandatory Orientation

Your attendance at the New Graduate Student Orientation is critical to your academic success and connection to University resources. Please note that your required orientation date will differ based on your program modality of being online or in-person. Please contact Graduate Admissions if you have questions about which orientation session to attend.

Early-entry students will attend orientation on the semester that they matriculate into the full graduate program. Your orientation session will be the following semester after you receive your bachelors degree. May graduates will attend orientation in Fall, while December graduates will attend in the Spring.

Fall 2024 Orientation:

On-Campus Orientation – In-person orientation is scheduled for Friday, August 16, 2024. Please note that international students will be invited to a longer orientation program.

Online Orientation – Asynchronous Online orientation will be on Blackboard for Online/Hybrid students only. Online/Hybrid Admitted students will be emailed an invitation with details closer to the date.

Orientation Topics

  • Overview of academic and student services
  • Academic policies
  • Introduction to important resources on campus:
    • Health Center
    • Parking and transportation
    • Student ID (OneCard)
    • Information technology
    • Writing Center
    • Career Center
    • Literacy Services
    • Counseling Services
    • Registrar
    • Student Accounts
    • Financial Aid
    • Access and Accommodations Resource Center

First Semester Registration 

Your advisor’s contact information was provided in your admission letter. Please contact your advisor now to begin course planning through Self-Service.


Contact or 219.464.5251.