Undergraduate Enrollment Process

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Congratulations on Your Acceptance!

We're excited to have you join the Saint Elizabeth Family!

Follow the steps below to get started on your enrollment.

If you have any questions at all during the process, reach out to the Admissions Office at 973-290-4700 or apply@steu.edu.

Steps to Enroll

1. Submit Your FAFSA!

To determine your eligibility for Federal, State or SEU need-based aid, you'll need to submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible at studentaid.gov.

  • SEU's school code: 002600
  • Add SEU if you've already submitted

Make sure Admissions has your Social Security Number.

  • Call us at (973) 290-4700 to confirm.

Opt in to electronic communications from Financial Aid!

  • Send an email to financialaid@steu.edu with the statement "I, (your name), give Saint Elizabeth University consent to send my financial information to me electronically, via email."

2. Secure Your Seat!

Submit your ($200) enrollment deposit to officially become part of SEU – steu.edu/deposit.

  • Due no later than May 1, 2021

    Note: After May 1, the deposit is due two weeks after acceptance.

3. Set Up Your SEU Accounts!

Once you've made your enrollment deposit, and your registration period has opened up (steu.edu/academiccalendar), you'll be able to set up your SEU email and Self-Service account: steu.edu/setupaccount

These accounts MUST be set up before Eagles Day.


  • Make your deposit at least 48 hours in advance.
  • Call your admissions counselor to ensure that the following info is correct: Legal Name, Social Security Number, and Date of Birth.
  • Locate your System ID
    This 9-digit number can be found on your acceptance letter OR by calling your admissions counselor at (973) 290-4700.

4. Reserve Your Room!

Planning to live on campus? For priority placement, submit your room deposit no later than June 1. Deposits may be submitted past this deadline; however, availability may be limited. This payment will be credited to your account. – steu.edu/newhousing.

After submitting your payment, you'll receive your Residence Life Survey which will assist us in selecting a room (and possible roommate) for you.

5. Register for Eagles Day!

First-time freshmen are required to attend an Eagles Day. Transfer students are highly encouraged. EOF, Summer Scholars and Honors Program participants are not required to attend.

Eagles Day allows you to:

  • Register for classes
  • Meet with a Financial Aid Counselor
    • Learn about your award package
    • Set up a tuition payment plan
  • Opt-in to the loaner laptop program
  • Get your Student ID card
  • Register for your Parking Decal
  • Tour Campus and Residence Halls

Next Eagles Day: August 5

Register for Eagles Day

6. Complete and Submit Your Health Forms!

The COVID-19 vaccine is required for ALL students starting with the fall 2021 semester.

Complete your physical examination and submit proof of your up-to-date immunizations via your health form: steu.edu/medreqs

Secure Upload Link: steu.edu/meduploads

This form must be submitted and approved BEFORE MOVE-IN. If it is not, you will not be allowed to move into the residence halls.

EOF, Honors and Summer Scholars participants must submit these forms prior to May 1.

If you are unable to meet these deadlines, contact the Office of Student Health Services at (973) 290-4175.

7. Waive SEU Health Insurance

All students are required to have health insurance and are auto-enrolled in SEU's insurance plan.

Those covered by their parent/legal guardian's insurance may waive SEU's coverage. The waiver becomes available on firststudent.com after receiving a tuition bill.

Contact the Bursar's Office with questions: bursar@steu.edu or (973) 290-4443

8. Submit Your Final Transcript!

All first-time freshmen must submit their final, official transcripts showing all grades and their graduation date as soon as it becomes available.

Transfer students and all others with previous college credits must submit official college transcripts.

9. Purchase Your Textbooks

Books can be purchased online here.

10. Sign Up for New Student Orientation!

All first-year students are REQUIRED to attend Orientation.

Orientation allows you to:

  • Explore campus
  • Get to know your classmates
  • Participate in fun, nightly activities

To sign up, visit steu.edu/orientation/undergraduate.

Financing Your Education

Be Sure to Submit Your FAFSA As Soon As Possible!

Be Sure We Have Your Social Security Number!

We cannot connect your FAFSA to your record without your SSN!

To confirm that we have what we need, contact us at (973) 290-4700.

Select Your Tuition Payment Plan

Tuition, fees, and room and board fees are billed each semester after registering for classes. Invoices are sent via postal mail and viewable on Self-Service.

Payments can be made online through Self-Service or by cash or check.

Questions: contact the Bursar's Office at bursar@steu.edu or (973) 290-4443.

Future SEU Student-Athletes

Anyone Interested in Trying Out for a Team Must:

  • Contact the appropriate coach as soon as possible.
  • Complete the Athletic Pre-Participation Physical Exam form found at: steu.edu/sportsphysical IN ADDITION TO the general physical exam required for all students (as detailed on the enrollment steps card).
  • Complete the Athletic History Form at: steu.edu/studentathletebio

These forms must be submitted no later than July 1.

Question? Contact the Athletics Department at (973) 290-4212 or email afreeman@steu.edu

Accessibility Accommodations

Please note: if you require any type of academic accommodations, we encourage you to contact the Coordinator of Accessibility Services directly at (973) 290-4261 as soon as possible.