First Year Student Checklist

This info was for the class of 2027.  Class of 2028, keep checking back for updates!

Below is a checklist of items new students will need to complete.  You can find your own checklist by Logging Into your New Student Portal. Don’t be intimidated, and if you have any questions, please email, or call us at (814) 332-2898

Things to complete before your Gator Gear-Up (Priority Deadline, June 1st):

 Complete your FAFSA; Free Application for Federal Student Aid (003230) (if you haven’t already)
Register for a Gator Gear Up (Virtual Summer Program) – Make sure you register for a session BEFORE your Course Registration date
Complete your Housing and Meal Plan Selection (Example Screenshots)
Submit your immunization records (including recommended COVID vaccines and booster)
□ Health Insurance Agreement (available through Self ServiceExample Screenshots)
□ Complete your FERPA release form as needed
 Upload your student ID photo
 Arrange any necessary accommodations with Disability Services if needed

 Prepare for your Course Registration:
Take your Math Placement Assessment (if you plan to take a Math Course)
□ Take your Language Placement Assessment (if you plan to take a language in which you have previous study or experience)
□ Submit A.P. Scores, Final Transcripts and College Transcripts
□ Make sure you mark the calendar and confirm your First Year Course Advising and Registration (once you’ve been emailed your appointment time and date).

Before you arrive at Allegheny in the Fall:

Complete your “Get Inclusive” modules (available August 1st via Allegheny email)
 Pick your Move-In time (based on email received on or about July 18th)
Complete your parking permit request (if you plan to have a car on campus – Example Screenshots)
 Order your textbooks
 Sign up for Alert Allegheny: Emergency Alert System
Complete your Strength’s Assessment (you’ll get more information on this around July 25th)
 Make sure you have a laptop and other resources to have a successful first semester!