Spring Freshmen Timeline
Now that you've submitted your Enrollment Deposit, here's what to expect.
Create your ECnet Account
Once you have submitted your enrollment deposit, you'll receive an email inviting you to sign up for an ECnet account. Please do so as soon as possible.
Forgot your ECnet password? If you've misplaced your ECnet password, you can reset it online.
Review Financial Information
If you have completed a financial aid application, you'll hear from the Office of Financial Aid within two weeks of receiving an acceptance.
Please sign and return (if applicable) your Financial Assistance Statement within one week of receiving it. You are welcome to contact the Office of Financial Aid at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-824-8655 with any questions about your financial package.
Sign up for Housing
DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2012
Visit eCommon and login with your ECnet username and password to complete the online Housing Application Form. Housing assignments are sent in early January.
Learn about our wonderful, safe housing and learning communities right in the heart of Boston:
Submit Proof of Graduation
DEADLINE: JANUARY 10, 2013
All students are required to have an official final secondary school transcript (or GED) on file at Emerson before they will be allowed to matriculate. The final transcript deadline is January 10. If you took college coursework in the fall, please also submit a final college transcript.
The final transcript must be signed, stamped, or sealed by a school official and include a graduation date.
Please mail transcripts to:
Emerson College Undergraduate Admission Processing Center
PO Box 880
Randolph, MA 02368-0880
We will also accept electronic final transcripts from your high school that are submitted by a recognized third-party vendor.
Advising and Registration
Academic Advising will contact you in December with instructions for registering for your courses.
- First-year students may be awarded transfer credit for college coursework taken prior to enrolling at Emerson or for taking Advanced Placement or IB exams.
- If you would like to receive a credit and/or exam score evaluation, submit official final college transcripts to Emerson College Undergraduate Admission Processing Center, PO Box 880, Randolph, MA 02368-0880 by January 10. Evaluations are usually complete within a few weeks.
Please note that incoming students may not request to change majors into the Visual and Media Arts department or the Performing Arts department.
If you are considering a major change before you deposit, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission at email@example.com. You will hear from an Admission Counselor within one week as to whether your request can be approved.
If you are considering a major change after you deposit, please contact the Academic Advising Center at firstname.lastname@example.org. Advising will note that you would like to change your major major, and then will consider requests according to program space availability in mid to late summer.
Once you matriculate, we will ask you to wait until your second semester at the College to request a change of major. All changes require approval of the department Chair. Information regarding the major change process and qualifications required for specific programs is available from the Academic Advising Center.
Pay Tuition Bill
DEADLINE: JANUARY 3, 2013
Tuition bills are sent in December and are due by January 3. More information »
Submit Health Forms
Deadline: January 4, 2013
Full-time students should carefully read the Pre-Entrance Health Requirements Policy. In order to begin classes and/or take residency, students must download and complete the Entrance Health Form and provide documentation of compliance with all health requirements by January 4. We encourage you to start this process as soon as possible.
Orientation and Moving to Boston
JANUARY 12-15, 2013
Student Life will send you information in early January regarding your housing and move-in day assignment.