Congratulations on your acceptance to KU! Follow the next steps in the enrollment process below.
Don't forget to RSVP for our Virtual Accepted Student Reception on April 18!
We will be hosting Housing Preview Day and the Golden Bear Welcome for all new students on July 25! Both events are great opportunities to meet other future Golden Bears!
Please visit this page for FAQs related to the impact of COVID-19 on the admissions process.
Pay the Advanced Registration Deposit (ARD) to commit to attending KU.
Paying the $275 ARD secures your spot in the class. After this payment is received, you'll be able to move forward with next steps in the enrollment process including housing and registration for New Student Orientation. Refer to the instructions in your acceptance letter or click here for a step-by-step guide to paying the Advanced Registration Deposit to commit to KU.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Learn about KU's process for Financial Aid.
- Learn about the Housing process and timeline.
Register for New Student Orientation.
Register for New Student Orientation. This program is when you will register for classes and learn important information that will help you be successful in your first semester. Be sure to complete your ALEKS math assessment before attending your selected day. The math assessment is designed to place you in the appropriate math course.
Submit your final high school or college transcripts.
Make arrangements to have your final high school or college transcripts sent to KU. Final high school transcripts must include the date of graduation. Final college transcripts must include grades from the last semester you took classes at the institution. Transcripts can be sent electronically or via US mail.
Mail to: Office of Undergraduate Admissions, P.O. Box 730, Kutztown, PA 19530 or send electronically through your high school via Parchment or Naviance (no emailed or faxed copies of transcripts will be accepted).
Check your KU email and MyKU portal for updates.
Your KU email account and instructions for logging in will be provided after your ARD has been received. It is the official means of communication from the University, and you will receive important information via email. You will also receive information including financial aid notification through your MyKU portal.
- Plan for Billing and Payment Dates.
- Students who have been offered conditional information must complete the Summer Talent Academy for Rising Stars.
Get to know KU's student services.
As a KU student, you will have unlimited access to resources that will help you be successful in college and beyond! Get to know our student services now so you can take full advantage while you are on campus.
Connect with us on social media!
Follow KU social media accounts for updates! The Office of Admissions is on Instagram at @admissions_ku and the official Instagram of the University is @kutztownu. Join our Facebook group for the Class of 2023 to meet other new students!