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U of I's web-based retention and advising tool provides an efficient way to guide and support students on their road to graduation. Login to VandalStar.

To-Do List

Congratulations! You are well on your way to your first class at the University of Idaho. There are just a few things to do before you can start. To help make your time here more productive and successful we've set up a to-do list to help you with those few things. Check back often to stay on track.

Fall 2020

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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  • June 26
  • July 17

The UIdaho Bound event will help you get a sense of what to expect and what it's like to be part of the Vandal family. You can register for classes, finalize housing, meet your new classmates and get answers about the next steps to becoming a Vandal.

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Your advisor will be an important resource as you plan your academic future. You will have to meet with your academic advisor each semester before registering for classes. Use our helpful tool to find out who your advisor is.

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Visit the Moscow campus and see all that the University of Idaho has to offer!

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Its tough being in a new place. Get connected with student groups, university organizations and events going on in Moscow and at the university thru social media.


Share your experiences and learn about #UIdaho through pictures on Instagram.


Stay up to date on the experiences you've had at #UIdaho through Facebook.


Get the latest information about #UIdaho on Twitter.


Experience the action at the University of Idaho, follow the UIdaho YouTube channel.

Interested in following a certain group on campus? Find their Facebook or other social media options on the University of Idaho Social Media Directory.

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 fraternity or sorority 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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Get acquainted with campus, meet new friends and learn vital information about campus life and student activities.  

Want to join a Fraternity or Sorority?

Students interested in joining a fraternity or sorority can participate in Formal Recruitment. Recruitment takes place in August. It's expected that all new students, including those participating in Fraternity or Sorority Recruitment, sign up for and take part in Vandal Welcome.

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The beautiful campus is located in Moscow, Idaho, near the Idaho/Washington border. Getting here is easy:

Make hotel reservations for your family for the start of school. Accommodations fill up fast!

UIdaho Bound

An event designed for admitted students to experience U of I, register for classes and much more.

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Financial Aid Abounds

From scholarships to student work study, learn what's available.

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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