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 and fill out your Acceptance Confirmation Form prior to paying your deposit.
- Commuters: $200
- On-campus: $350
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 on our website.
Transcripts can be sent to:
Fitchburg State University
160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
4. Get a bird’s eye view
Even if you’ve visited us before, maybe you'll want to see us before classes start in the fall.
5. Request aid
We grant more than $40 million in financial aid to students every year.
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:
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 March for details about placement testing and orientation registration.
- Transfers: You’ll receive registration information in April.
9. Tweet like a Falcon
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!
You can also reference our What's Next Checklist (PDF) for a list of other things to keep track of as you continue your flight.