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

To accept your offer of admission, please return to the applicant portal. You will see your offer listed in the upper-right corner. Use the pull-down option to submit your decision.

Activate Your KU Email Account

Log into your KU email account shortly after you accept your offer of admission (24-36 hours). 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 in to the email account by using the yellow "K YOU" logo button on the website's top right-hand corner. Your KU email address is your user ID with “”. This information was emailed to you around the time your decision was delivered.

Contact Your Advisor

Shortly after 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 your applicant portal. Please contact your advisor to discuss your curriculum prior to registering for classes.

Know Your 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 NEW MyKU. Your network ID and password will allow you to enter the site. Please follow the training sessions provided by the IT department found here.

Review Your Bill Posted on MyKU

Students can navigate to NEW MyKU > Student Accounts card > Payment Dashboard to view statements, make payments, set up payment plans and add authorized users who are able to get billing email notifications and their own access to the payment dashboard.  Student Accounts can be reached at 610-683-4133 or

New Student Orientation

Information regarding registration, bill payments, and student services will be shared out ahead of each start term via email.

Regularly Check KU Email and NEW MyKU

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