Get Ready -  Your First Year at Utica College

NEW STUDENT CHECKLIST

We're glad you've chosen to attend UC! Here's a handy checklist to help you get started. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us. 

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Pay your Deposit


To reserve your spot at Utica College, your $300 enrollment deposit is due May 1, 2016 or 20 days after the official date of your acceptance letter (whichever is later). On-campus housing preference is based on the date you submit your deposit to Utica College.

Pay Deposit
 
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Activate your BannerWeb and Email Accounts


You can activate your BannerWeb (bannerweb.utica.edu) and Utica College Email (utica.edu/gmail) accounts by visiting password.utica.edu. Your username and password will provide you access to both your email and BannerWeb, which is used for accepting financial aid, registering for classes, and other important steps.

Check Your Email Often: You should check your email daily for important updates and helpful information on completing your enrollment.
 
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Accept Financial Aid


You must accept your financial aid award before your funding is applied to your account. Your award can be viewed and accepted through BannerWeb. Detailed instructions and a video tutorial will be sent to your Utica College Email.
 
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Sign Up For Housing


Complete your housing agreement and select your room online at utica.edu/reslife. Meet your classmates and potential roommates using MooseMatch and the Class of 2020 Facebook Group. A limited number of discounted rate Triple Rooms and exciting themed housing opportunities are available on a first come, first served basis. Preference is based on the date you submit your deposit to Utica College. Housing Agreement and roommate preference are due June 1, 2016.

You can save more than $1250 per year by selecting a triple room.
 
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Register for Classes


Class registration for new students begins in mid-July. Be sure to check your UC email for updates and important instructions on registration information. A member of the Office of Student Success will be registering you to full-time status based on your chosen major.

 
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Send Final Transcripts


Utica College must receive your final high school transcript with proof of graduation before you will be able to complete your enrollment. Official documents can be mailed to the Office of Admissions.

 
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College Transcript/Dual Credit/AP Courses


Transfer students and first-year students who have taken courses for college credit must send official transcripts to the Office of Admissions.
 
 
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Register for Events


We offer a variety of events in the spring open exclusively to accepted students. Check utica.edu/events often for a full listing and updates.

Accepted Student Day - Meet your future classmates and professors, make your deposit, ask questions and learn about next steps.

uPreview - Get a preview of your UC experience with these events held both on campus and on the road. 

Orientation - Please plan to join us for our very popular, very enjoyable Orientation program. It's a great way to kick off your time at UC.
 
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Complete Health Forms


All new students must fill out the Health Information Form and the immunization form – both available online at utica.edu/health

Complete forms can be brought with you to Orientation or mailed to:

Utica College Health Center
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502

 
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Health Insurance Waiver


Health insurance coverage is required for all full-time students. If you are currently insured through someone else’s policy, you will need to submit a request online to waive the coverage starting after July 1, 2016. You will be sent an email with a direct link to the insurance waiver website.

 
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Pay Your Bill


The first billing statement will be mailed home, and notification that your bill is ready to be viewed online will be sent directly to your Utica College Email Account in early June. You must finalize payment or enroll in a payment plan by July 11, 2016.

 
 

THAT'S IT!


We look forward to welcoming you to campus. See you at Orientation!

 

Contact

Office of Admissions
Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY 13502

315.792.3006 or 1.800.782.8884
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502