Accepted Students

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:

admissions@fitchburgstate.edu
800.705.9692

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.

Commuters: $200
On-campus: $350

The spring semester begins on January 22nd. To ensure the best selection of courses we recommend submitting your deposit as soon as possible!

Winter orientation will be held on January 16th as all freshmen are required to attend. This orientation is optional for transfer students. We encourage transfers to take advantage of one-on-one advising appointments. 
 

3. Submit Forms

The forms you’ll need to submit are:

  • Admission Acceptance Confirmation
  • Proof of Residency Form
  • ​Final high school or college transcripts
  • Submit health forms

You can view deadlines and submit forms at: fitchburgstate.edu/apply

Transcripts can be sent to:

Fitchburg State University
Admissions Office
160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697

4. Get a bird’s eye view

What are you waiting for? Even if you’ve visited us before, we want you to come back and see us again. 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 fitchburgstate.edu/financialaid

6. Secure Your Nest

Are you going to live on campus? Freshmen and transfers should apply for housing as soon as possible!


You’ll receive an email with instructions on how to apply for housing once you deposit. You can always contact the Office of Housing and Residential Services at:

housing@fitchburgstate.edu
978.665.3219

7. Feast like a Falcon

No worms on the menu. We promise.

Freshmen and transfers will choose a Falcon meal plan when registering for housing.
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 December for details about placement testing and orientation registration.

Transfers: You’ll receive registration information within one week of your acceptance via email. In lieu of orientation, you'll work with your academic advisor to select courses. 

Learn more about orientation.

9. Tweet like a Falcon

Follow us on social media.

10. Keep spreading those wings

Dig in, delve deep, defy expectations. This is how Falcons fly.

Continue to do great things until we see you at Fall Opening Weekend!