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You’ve been accepted to the University of Idaho – Idaho’s premier research university!

With information for your eyes only, this website is designed to help you prepare for your first semester at U of I, check off the next items on your to-do list as the countdown to school begins and explore the exciting adventures ahead of you.

Your To-Do List

Setting up your Vandal accounts as soon as possible ensures that you will receive crucial information on important updates about financial aid, billing, housing, registration, deadlines and more.

Check your VandalWeb and VandalMail accounts frequently to make sure you don't miss important information.

VandalWeb allows you access to your transcripts, student account, add/drop class forms, registration and many other important items that are vital to your success at the University of Idaho.

VandalMail is the official email used by your professors, academic advisor and the different university departments to communicate important dates and information with you.

Duo Multifactor Authentication (MFA) provides extra protection for your account. You will be directed to enroll in Duo MFA when you set up your account.

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All first-year students are required to live on campus, as on-campus living is proven to help you succeed while going to college. When you confirm your living plan, you'll also confirm your dining plan option.

Our beautiful residential campus offers many great living options to choose from including the residence halls and Greek houses.

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The U of I campus and Moscow are both easy to navigate and welcoming to students. Figure out where you need to go for classes and for fun!

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The FAFSA opens on October 1 for those planning on attending U of I the following year. The University of Idaho has a December 1 priority application date. Applicants who are admitted and submit their FAFSA by this date are assured full consideration for all scholarships and financial aid available and will receive their financial aid package before January 1. But don't worry. After December 1, the University will continue to admit students, award scholarships to qualified students, and process FAFSA applications on a rolling basis as they are received.

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Dates You'll Want to Remember

Oct. 1: File your FASFA

Nov. 5: Residence Halls Application Opens for Spring and Fall 2021 Students

Jan. 11: Spring 2021 Move in

Jan 11: Attend Spring 2021 Vandal Welcome

Parents: This is Your Time Too

At U of I, we talk about the Vandal Family constantly, and we’re thrilled to be able to welcome not only your student into the fold, but you as well! Here’s a site just for you, complete with your own countdown check list and information on how to help your student on their next grand adventure.

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Discover more about your area of study

Click on the colleges below to explore. 

Not sure what you want to major in yet? That's OK! Check out the Bachelor of General Studies.

Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho
Bruce M. Pitman Center
709 Deakin Avenue
Rm 135 
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 4253 
Moscow, ID 83844-4253

Phone: 208-885-6163


Web: Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Boise
322 E. Front St
Boise, ID 83702

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene
1031 N Academic Way
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Physical Address:
University of Idaho, Idaho Falls
1776 Science Center Dr.
Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83840