Next Steps for New Graduate Students

Congratulations on your acceptance into a Kutztown graduate program. Follow the steps below to help with your transition into graduate school.

Accept Your Offer of Admission

Use the yellow K You logo button on the top right hand corner of the website to access your MyKU portal. Use the network ID and password you received in your acknowledgment letter. Once logged in, go to the "KU Applicant Homepage" to accept your offer of admission.

Activate Your KU Email Account

Log into your KU email account the day after you accept your offer of admission. KU offices only use this email address to contact you about important information regarding billing and essential steps you must take before beginning classes at KU. Log into the email account by using the yellow KU logo button on the top right hand corner of the website. Your KU email address is your user ID with “”. Use the email address and your MyKU password you created to sign in.

Contact Your Advisor

Within 48 hours of accepting your offer of admission, you will receive an email with your advisor’s name and contact information. This information can also be found on MyKU at the start of your first semester. Please contact your advisor to discuss your curriculum prior to registering for classes.

Graduate Financial Aid Options

Review the graduate student aid options available to all graduate students. If you plan on applying for Federal Student Loans, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available at

Search For Graduate Assistantships

The graduate assistantship website has a list of all available assistantship opportunities. All admitted, degree seeking graduate students are welcome to apply.

Register For Classes

Once you communicate with your advisor, registration for classes is completed through MyKU. Your network ID and password will allow you to enter the site. Please keep in mind that login information is case sensitive. Once in MyKU, make sure you are on the "KU Student Homepage" and select the enrollment tile.

Bill Posted on MyKU

Once you register for courses, bills are posted on MyKU under the “KU Financial Account” tile > “View Bills.” Please contact the Office of Student Accounts for assistance with employer reimbursement, payment plans, and ways to pay your bill. Questions regarding financial aid should be directed to the Financial Aid Office.

Register For New Student Orientation

Register for new student orientation on the graduate admissions events pageOrientation is optional, but students can obtain a student I.D card and a parking decal during this event. As well as, students meet with the Dean of Graduate Studies, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, and the  Library.

Regularly Check KU Email and MyKU

Remember to check your MyKU and KU email accounts frequently for important messages.