Carnegie Mellon University

First-Year Onboarding Checklist

Preparing for college is exciting and also requires planning. Review this page for required and recommended tasks to complete in the summer before you start your university experience.

Contingency Planning Note: These items and deadlines may be impacted based on plans that are under development for the fall 2020 semester. We will communicate any updates accordingly with incoming students and families.

Dates Vary

Required

Recommended

As Applicable

May

Required


Recommended


  • 5/31 - Submit Admitted Student Questionnaire (survey closed)

June

Required

International Students

As Applicable

Required

Recommended

The deadlines for the items above have been extended to allow for more time to complete. While not required, these items are highly recommended to optimize your CMU experience.

As Applicable

August

Required

Additional for International Students

Recommended

September

Required

Recommended