First-Year Student Checklist

First-Year 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.



To reserve your spot at Utica College, your $150 enrollment deposit is due May 1, 2021 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.

Your full deposit will be put toward your first tuition payment.

It is fast, easy and secure to pay your enrollment deposit online at

Pay Deposit

STEP 2: Activate your BannerWeb and Email Accounts

Once you've paid your enrollment deposit, activate your BannerWeb and Utica College Email accounts by visiting

Your username and password will provide you access to your email (, and BannerWeb (, which is used for accepting financial aid, registering for classes, and other important steps.

Check your email often for important updates and information on completing your enrollment.

STEP 3: Send Final High School 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 directly to the Office of Admissions.


STEP 4: Download the Navigate App

Utica College's Navigate App is your personalized resource for information on next steps. You'll find the rest of your to-do list there, so don't skip this important step!

You can find the app in the Apple App Store and GooglePlay. Look for: Navigate Student. Access it at the link below:


STEP 5: Register for Accepted Student Events

We offer a variety of events open exclusively to accepted students. Check our events page for a full listing.


STEP 6: Sign up for Summer Welcome Days

New first-year students are expected to attend one Summer Welcome event. These events will be held both on the Utica College campus and regionally in cities near you in mid-July. You will meet classmates, finalize your schedule, and get your official Utica College ID Card.

Sign up at

STEP 7: Follow us on social media.

After paying your deposit online, be sure to follow Utica College Admissions on social media. It's a great way to stay up to date with all the latest UC news.

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Contact Us

Office of Admissions

Office of Admissions

Utica College
1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY 13502
315.792.3006 or 1.800.782.8884

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