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New Bengal Next Steps

Fall 2023

These six key steps will help you continue your journey to join the Bengal family in the Fall. 

Finished with the first six steps? Explore the other helpful steps below to get even more prepared.

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Need help taking your next step? 

Connect with your Admission Advisor for individualized support and guidance on all of your next steps. 

Step 1

Setup your BengalWeb account

Idaho State students use BengalWeb to conduct all university-related business.

Set up your account by visiting the link provided in your letter of admission or check your email for the link from iam@isu.edu.

Contact the IT Help Desk if you need assistance
(208) 282-4357
help@isu.edu

Step 2

Check your ISU Email Account

Your ISU email account will be critical to your success as a Bengal! We highly reccommend checking this every single day and adding this email account to your mobile device for easy access. 

Logging in is simple! It's the exact same information you use to access BengalWeb. Simply click the email icon in BengalWeb or log in at Gmail.com.

Email Address: Your_ISU_Username@isu.edu 

Password: Your_BengalWeb_Password

Step 3

Invest in yourself

As soon as you are fully admitted by the required deadline (February 15, 2023) you will automatically be considered for our recruitment scholarships.
You must accept these scholarships by May 1, 2023.

Check BOSS for even more scholarship opportunities and be sure to complete your FAFSA to be considered for Pell Grant, Work-Study, Loans, and Need-Based scholarships.

(208) 282-3315
scholar@isu.edu

(208) 282-2756
finaidem@isu.edu

(Bengal Online Scholarship System)

School code: 001620

*Check the status of your financial aid by logging into BengalWeb and navigating to the student finances tab. 

Step 4

“Live On” at Idaho State

Idaho State Housing is varied, with plenty of secure, clean, and affordable living-learning environments for students.

You can submit a housing application by logging into BengalWeb. To check out our Residence Hall options, take a virtual Housing Tour!

(208) 282-2120
reslife@isu.edu

Step 5

Complete the Write Class and Aleks Test for Academic Placement

All new incoming students must complete these mandatory placement courses before attending NSO and registering for courses. These courses will determine your appropriate English and Math class placement. If you have completed Early College Coursework, you may not need to use these placement tools. 

Check out our Write Class Video and our ALEKS Test Video to learn more. 

Step 6

RSVP for New Student Orientation (NSO) and register for Fall 2023 classes

NSO is your first major campus event as a new Bengal! During this event you will become immersed in our campus community and get registered for your classes.

Important Deadlines

Submit dual/concurrent credit official college transcripts by June 30, 2023.

Accept Scholarships by May 1, 2023.

Explore More Options

Are you finished with the 5 key steps? We have more options for you to explore that may help you in getting prepared to join us on campus in the Fall!