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Congratulations on your acceptance to Kean University! Please follow our Five Quick Steps to enrollment which will prepare you for your first day of class as a Kean student:

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Accepted Freshman Students
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1.  Submit your Deposit.

Pay your $175 non-refundable tuition deposit to reserve your spot in the Kean Class of 2021!

Two easy ways to pay:

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  • Mail a check or Money Order made payable to Kean University, being sure to include your name and Kean ID:

Kean University
Office of Admissions
1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083

Reminder, your Accepted Student Response Survey can be completed online. If you have any questions, please call: 908.737.7100

If you encounter any issues when trying to make your deposit online, please email recruiter@kean.edu for assistance.

2. Take the ACCUPLACER Placement Test.

You may be required to take the ACCUPLACER Placement Test as an evaluation of your academic skills. If the test is required, you’ll receive an email from our Center for Academic Success Placement Testing Office. If you received notification that you are exempt, go on to Step 3!

  • Register for your Placement Exam
  • Prepare for the exam to ensure proper course registration
  • Take the exam
  • Review your placement test scores to prepare for course registration

3. Receive Pre-Registration Advisement from the School of General Studies in the Center for Academic Success (CAS).      

Immediately following the ACCUPLACER Placement Test you will be required to attend a pre-registration advisement session to go over placement test scores and discuss possible course placement. If you are exempt from testing, you will receive pre-registration advisement on the date you choose to register.

4. Register for Classes. 

You can register* in two ways:

  • Immediately following your placement test, via our registration office.

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*Note: Early registration is encouraged, so you have a better class selection. Questions? Call the School of General Studies in CAS at (908) 737-0330 or email newfrreg@kean.edu.

5. Attend New Student Orientation.

Join your Kean classmates at New Student Orientation! 

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Accepted Transfer Students
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1. Submit your Deposit.

Pay your $175 non-refundable tuition deposit* to reserve your space in our upcoming class.

Two easy ways to pay:

  • Pay online at http://www.kean.edu/deposit using your User ID and Password which was provided in your acceptance e-mail and letter - If you encounter any issues when trying to make your deposit online, please email recruiter@kean.edu for assistance.
  • Mail a check or Money Order made payable to Kean University, being sure to include your name and Kean ID:

Kean University
Office of Admissions 
1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083

Then, please complete our Accepted Student Response Survey . If you have any questions, please call: 908.737.7100

2.  If required, register for the ACCUPLACER Placement Exam

Students transferring in at least 28.5 credits to Kean University, or who have completed college level (Non-Developmental) courses in English and Math, are exempt from taking the University’s placement exam. 

If you are required to take our placement exam, please call the Center for Academic Success at 908.737.0340 to schedule your appointment!

3. Review Your Program Evaluation

  • Log into KeanWISE using your User ID and Password which was provided in your acceptance e-mail and letter;
  • Click on the “Students” tab;
  • Underneath Academic Profile, select “Program Evaluation”
  • Select “Transfer Equivalency” under "Academic Profile";
  • Open to view and print a copy of your Program Evaluation to bring with you to each Advisement appointment.

You may also visit the One Stop Service Center on the first floor of the Administration building to obtain a copy of your program evaluation.

If you have questions about your Program Evaluation, please contact your Transfer Evaluation Specialist.

4.  Schedule your mandatory Pre-Registration Advisement appointment

Contact the appropriate Academic department to schedule your Pre-Registration Advisement Appointment.  During this appointment you will review your Program Evaluation and receive advisement on selecting courses for self-registration. 

To prepare for your Advisement appointment, log into Kean WISE  to print a copy of your Program Evaluation to review with your Advisor (see access instructions in step 3).  Please send an email to the appropriate department contact to schedule your appointment, and be sure to include your Kean Student ID # and a contact number where you can be reached. 

 5. Register for classes

Now you’re ready to register for classes! You can register in two ways:

  • From the comfort of your own home/ computer. Watch this quick video to learn how to log into Kean WISE and register for classes yourself. Fast. Easy. Simple.
  • Visit the Admissions Office or One Stop Service Center to register during regular business hours.

If you encounter any trouble while registering online, please contact the Admissions Office directly at (908)737-7100 or admitme@kean.edu.

Congratulations! You are now a Kean Cougar!

Sign up to attend our Transfer Student Orientation in August. Attendance is required.

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Accepted Graduate Students
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Step 1. Submit Your Deposit

Pay your non-refundable tuition deposit to secure your seat at Kean University! All deposits are applied towards your graduate tuition.

  • $175 Non-refundable deposit – All other graduate programs
  • $500 Non-refundable Deposit - Combined School and Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.), Speech-Language Pathology Doctorate (SLPD), Occupational Therapy (M.S.), Physical Therapy (DPT), and Speech Language Pathology (M.A.)

Two easy ways to pay: 

  • Pay online at http://www.kean.edu/deposit using your KeanWise ID and Password, provided in your acceptance letter,  OR,
  • Pay in person at Student Accounting located on the third floor of the Administration Building. 

If you encounter any issues when trying to make your deposit online, please email recruiter@kean.edu for assistance.

Reminder, your Accepted Graduate Student Response Survey can be completed online. If you have any questions, please call: 908.737.7100

 

Step 2: Submit your Immunization Records

For information on how to submit immunization records please visit: http://www.kean.edu/immunizations. Records can be submitted through email, mail, or in person at Health Services in Downs Hall, Room 126.

Step 3: Contact Program Coordinator for Academic Advisement

Contact the appropriate Academic Program Coordinator to schedule your Pre-Registration Advisement Appointment.  During this appointment you will receive advisement on selecting courses for self-registration.   
The list of Program Coordinator can be found at http://grad.kean.edu/graduate-program-coordinators.

Step 4: Register for Classes

Now you’re ready to register for classes! You can register in two ways:

  • From the comfort of your own home/computer. Watch this quick video to learn how to log into Kean WISE and register for classes yourself. Fast. Easy. Simple.
  • Visit the Admissions Office or One Stop Service Center to register during regular business hours.

If you encounter any trouble while registering online, please contact the Admissions Office directly at (908)737-7100 or grad-adm@kean.edu.

Step 5: Attend New Student Orientation 

Meet your future classmates and professors at orientation prior to the Fall 2018 semester. 

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Additional Information for Special Admission Programs
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Accepted into the EOF, PASSPORT, or Spanish Speaking Program?

To learn more about these programs please visit our Educational Opportunities Center website.

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Final Steps
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View our Academic Calendar for class start dates and please note, classes fill quickly, so we advise that you complete these steps early to reserve your seat in your desired courses!

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