Incoming Students
Incoming Student Checklist

This checklist is primarily for J.D. students from the United States. International exchange students should be in contact with the International Program Office for assistance with admissions and LL.M. students should be in contact with the Graduate Studies Office.

Get Set Up

Find and activate your Net ID.

Complete your profile in the PeopleSoft Student Administration System.

Activate and access your UConn Gmail.

Review Family Educational Rights and Privacy Information by July 31st. (FERPA)

Upload a photo for your UConn Husky One Card ID by July 31st.

Finish Your Paperwork

Submit your undergraduate transcript and college certification form to the Admissions Office.

Send your immunization records to the Registrar’s Office by July 31st.

Review your health insurance needs.

Pay Your Tuition

Payment for the first semester is due August 24, except for any amount deferred pending student loan disbursement. You must pay for the full semester unless you sign up for the tuition installment payment plan.

If You Have Federal Loans …

If you are receiving a Stafford loan, complete the Stafford Master Promissory Note.*

If you are receiving a graduate PLUS loan, complete the PLUS Master Promissory Note.*

If you are receiving a Stafford or graduate PLUS loan, complete federal loan entrance counseling and a PLUS Loan application for student.*

Authorize use of financial aid to cover university charges by completing a Title IV Waiver.

Sign up for direct deposit for any refunds owed to you.

* For these purposes, indicate the University of Connecticut, NOT the School of Law.

If You’re From Out of State …

Review the process for becoming a Connecticut resident.

This is crucial information that can help reduce your costs in future academic years.

If You’re a Transfer or Visiting Student

Submit course selections to the Registrar's Office by August 15th. 

UConn NetID
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A UConn NetID is required to access UConn websites and services including UCONN-SECURE Wireless, Student Administration and the UConn Law Student Portal. A UConn NetID username has three letters followed by five numbers (for example, “abc02003”).  NetID activation and password resets can be performed at, for assistance contact the Storrs HelpDesk at 860-486-4357.