Future Falcon Day
You and your family are cordially invited to this year's Future Falcon Day.
Register here for a special event that will show some of what Fitchburg State has to offer.
Falcon Flight Manual
Welcome to the Flock. Here’s your guide to becoming a Falcon in 10 easy steps:
1. Don’t wing it
If you have any questions along the way, we’re here for you.
Count on us to guide you through every stage of becoming a Falcon. Get in touch with Admissions whenever you need:
2. Pay your deposit
You can log into your status page at admissions.fitchburgstate.edu/apply and fill out your Acceptance Confirmation Form prior to paying your deposit.
The deadline for freshmen is May 1, 2017
The deadline for transfers is July 1, 2017
3. Submit Forms
- Admission Acceptance Confirmation
- Proof of Residency Form
- Final high school or college transcripts
- Submit health forms
You can view deadlines and submit forms at:
Transcripts can be sent to:
Fitchburg State University
160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
4. Get a bird’s eye view
Schedule your visit online:
5. Request Aid
We grant more than $40 million in financial aid to students every year.
Learn more about packages at:
6. Secure Your Nest
Transfer students should apply by July 1, 2017.
You’ll receive an email with instructions on how to apply for housing, but you can always contact the Office of Housing and Residential Services at:
7. Feast like a Falcon
No worms on the menu. We promise.
Freshmen: Choose a Falcon meal plan by May 1, 2017
Transfers: Choose a Falcon meal plan by July 1, 2017
You’ll learn how to select a meal plan as part of the housing application email.
8. Register for orientation and placement testing
During orientation you will receive your student email address, have your picture taken for your student ID, meet your classmates, and much more.
Freshmen: Check your inbox in late March for details about placement testing and orientation registration.
Transfers: You’ll receive an email containing registration information by the beginning of April.
Learn more about orientation.
9. Tweet like a Falcon
Follow us on social media.
10. Keep spreading those wings
Continue to do great things until we see you at Fall Opening Weekend!
What to know more?
Here’s some additional information you’ll find helpful as you adjust to Falcon life.
Shadow a Student
Find out what it's like to be a Falcon for a day. The following programs offer shadow days that give you a sense of everyday campus life (click to register):
Our commuter affairs organization provides helpful information and support.