Spring Start

Congrats! We look forward to having you on campus in January. Before you arrive we encourage you to complete the following items so you can hit the ground running when you arrive on campus.


  • Review this checklist and all upcoming assignments and deadlines
  • Make sure you are regularly checking your Emory email address
  • Emory Essentials: Oxford Edition, (Spring Start) Canvas course opens 

June 1

  • Math Placement exam opens in Canvas
  • Placement Exams open (chemistry, first-year writing, and foreign language) 
  • Name Coach opens in Canvas 

June 15

  • Mobility Credit Portal opens for students interested in this process 

July 1

  • Submit AP/IB test scores to the Oxford Registrar's Office
  • For qualified students, New Student Registration with the Department of Accessibility Service

August 1

  • Submit your final high school transcript to Enrollment Services
  • Deadline to complete all Placement Exams (chemistry, math, first-year writing, and foreign language)
  • Submit Letter of Consent (FERPA) form
  • Emory Essentials Oxford Edition online assignments are due in Canvas 

August 10

  • Priority deadline for students interested in the Mobility Credit option

August 23

  • 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 10

  • Late application deadline for students interested in the Mobility credit option




  • December 1: Deadline to apply for housing and dining in your myhousing portal
  • December 1: Deadline to apply for an Oxford College parking permit via the Oxford Parking App
  • December 9: Deadline to apply for the Spring START orientation program
  • December 22: Housing assignments are expected to be available through my housing portal

January 2024

  • January 10: For students who participated in Mobility Credit process, final deadline to submit mobility transfer credit due; First Day Spring 2023 semester 
  • Student Employment hiring documents due
  • Student account payments due to Student Accounts and Billing office via OPUS
  • EmoryCard picture due online
  • January 12: Spring Start student move-in day 
  • January 12-15: The Spring Start Orientation program will begin after move-in 
  • January 17: First day of spring classes