New Rams Checklist

How to Become a Ram

The fall semester doesn't start until September, but there are a few important items you need to take care of before then. Use the New Rams Checklist to keep yourself on track.

MAY 2017

Submit your non-refundable enrollment deposit on or before May 1, 2017 to secure your place in the Class of 2021

Activate your FSU email and myFramingham account by following the instructions in your Deposit Packet

Review your Financial Aid status on myFramingham to make sure all required documents are completed. Complete the Master Promissory Note (if applicable)

Watch Financial Aid TV to learn about your financial aid options including grants, work study, loans, and FSU's institutional scholarships

Submit your Tuition Residency Form - this is required of all students and determines the tuition rate you are charged (included in your Deposit Packet)

Register for Placement Tests (refer to the letter from the Placement Testing Coordinator for individual placement testing requirements)

Register for First-Year Student Orientation (orientation date based on major)

Sign-up for FSU Alert through myFramingham (FSU’s emergency alert system)

JUNE 2017

Ask your high school to send an Official Final High School Transcript showing date of graduation

Send your Official Advanced Placement (AP) scores, Official International Baccalaureate (IB) scores, and/or Official College Transcript(s) to FSU’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions (if applicable, FSU CEEB code is 3519)

Submit your Health Form on or before June 15 (a physical examination within the past 18 months is required, along with a medical history, and immunization record)

Submit your Housing Application on or before June 15 through myFramingham under "Around Campus" (if applicable)

Attend First-Year Student Orientation (course schedule for fall and FSU ID card issued)

JULY 2017

Fall semester tuition eBill is available in early July on myFramingham under "Accounts" (notification sent to your FSU email)

Fall semester tuition eBill is due by the end of July (must be paid, and/or monthly payment plan set-up through Tuition Management Systems (TMS))


Housing assignments, roommates, and move-in information issued (notification sent to your FSU email)

Black and Gold Beginnings Wet Feet Retreat (optional)


First-year students move into their residence hall Saturday, September 2, 2017

Classes begin Wednesday, September 6, 2017 (2017-2018 Academic Calendar)