First Year Student Checklist

There are a lot of important steps to take before your classes start in the fall, so follow your personalized checklist which can be found below. 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 COVID vaccines and booster)
□ Health Insurance Agreement (available through Self ServiceExample Screenshots)
 Upload your student ID photo
 Arrange any necessary accommodations with Disability Services if needed

 Prepare for your Course Registration:
□ Submit A.P. Scores, Final Transcripts and College Transcripts
□ Take your Language Placement Exam (if you plan to take a language in which you have previous study or experience)
□ Submit the music interest form (if you are interested in taking any music classes)
□ Make sure you mark the calendar and confirm your First Year Course Registration Appointment (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)
□ Complete your FERPA release form as needed
 Pick your Move-In time (based on email received on or about July 18th)
Complete your vehicle registration request (if you plan to have a car on campus – Example Screenshots)
 Order your textbooks
 Sign up for Alert Allegheny: Emergency Alert System
 Make sure you have a laptop and other resources to have a successful first semester!