What’s Next Checklist

Dates and deadlines you'll need to know before your fall start at Oxford College

  1. Deposit deadline
  2. Welcome website opens

Getting Started

  1. Retrieve NetID and password
  2. Set up DUO authentication
  3. Update personal and family contact information
  4. Update student characteristics, if applicable
  5. Submit designated name, if applicable
  6. Review fall 2024 courses in Course Atlas
  7. Sign Financial Responsibility Agreement
  8. Log into and begin regularly checking Emory email
  9. Download Emory Welcome app
May 15
  1. Emory Essentials Oxford Edition learning modules that need to be completed throughout the summer open in Canvas
June 1
  1. Deadline to submit housing application via myhousing portal
  2. Math placement exam opens in Canvas
  3. Placement exams open for chemistry, first-year writing, and global languages
June 5
  1. Complete I-10/DS-2019 Request 
June 15
  1. Submit EmoryCard photo
  2. Deadline to register for a parking permit if you plan to bring a vehicle to campus. 
July 1
  1. Submit required student health and immunization forms
  2. Submit AP/IB test scores and submit the Request for Approval of Test Credits form to the Oxford Registrar’s Office
  3. Mandatory health insurance verification online via OPUS
  4. Submit academic accommodations request to Accessibility Services, if applicable
  5. Download Oxford’s Guidebook for New Student Orientation (instructions to come)
July 9
  1. OPUS course shopping cart opens
  2. Attend a course planning session (open through August 9)
July 15
  1. Deadline to submit preferences for your required Discovery Seminar course
  2. Deadline to submit First-Year Advising Questionnaire
  3. Add parent/sponsor as bill payer in OPUS, if applicable
  4. Deadline for RSVP to International Student Welcome program
  5. Activate Handshake profile
  6. Housing assignments are expected to be available through my housing portal
  7. COFHE New Student Survey available (July 15- August 15)
August 1
  1. Submit your final high school transcript to
    Enrollment Services
  2. Submit college transcripts for classes taken before summer 2024
  3. Register for Oxford New Student Orientation 2024
  4. Submit request for Request for Approval of Transfer Credit to the Oxford Registrar's Office
  5. Deadline to complete placement exams (chemistry, math, first-year writing, and global languages) in Canvas
  6. Emory Essentials Oxford Edition (all assignments in Canvas) are due
  7. Submit preferences for Orientation
  8. Deadline to schedule academic advising appointments
  9. Submit Letter of Consent (FERPA) form
August 12–14
  • Course registration for first-year students
August 14-17
  • Ignite Pre-Orientation Program 
August 15
  1. Enroll in direct deposit
  2. Deadline to create guest access in OPUS, if applicable
  3. Deadline to submit tuition insurance application
  4. Financial Responsibility Agreement due
August 17
  1. International students begin arriving for International Student Welcome, August 17-22
August 23
  1. Move-in day!
  2. New Student Orientation begins (international students join the first-year program), August 23-28
  3. Student employment hiring documents
August 28
  1. First day of classes!
  2. Deadline for completing Part 1 of Alcohol Edu and Sexual Assault Prevention modules (Instructions will be sent to your Emory email account when these modules open)
September 4
  • Fall payment due to Student Accounts and Billing via OPUS