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STEP 1
LET’S DO THIS


ACCEPT SCHOLARSHIPS BY:

Semester/Term AttendingDeadline
Spring Spring Friday before classes begin
Summer/Fall May 1, 2019

 

 

STEP 2
ACCOUNT ME IN


ISU students use BengalWeb to conduct all official university related business. Your ISU email will be used to communicate important dates/deadlines for scholarships, financial aid, registering for classes, orientation and other critical information. Set up your ISU BengalWeb and email account TODAY by visiting the link provided in your admissions letter.

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Contact the ISU Help Desk at (208) 282-4357 if you need assistance setting up your BengalWeb account or adding a parent account.

 

 

STEP 3
KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK


Final admission requires that you successfully complete all current course work. If you have not already done so, please make arrangements for ISU to receive your final high school transcript with verification of your final grades and graduation date.

 

 

STEP 4
MEET WITH AN ACADEMIC ADVISOR TO REGISTER FOR FALL 2019 CLASSES!


Let’s get you started on the right track towards your intended major. Our Central Academic Advising office helps students reach their academic goals through providing guidance and support in the following areas:

  • Degree requirements
  • Course scheduling
  • Declaring a major
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Academic difficulty (e.g.petitions)

For your convenience, Central Academic Advising offers walk-in advising appointments Monday through Friday from 8AM to 3 PM. If you have further questions regarding class registration or advising, please contact Central Academic Advising at (208)-282-3277 or by email at askanadvisor@isu.edu

 

STEP 5
GET A CLEAR FINANCIAL PICTURE


TUITION AND FEES: Estimated figures reflect 2018–2019 academic year at ISU.

ExpenseIdaho ResidentsNon-residentsWUE*NRTW+
Undergraduate Tuition $7,420 $22,940 $11,130 $7,420
Room1 $2,850 $2,850 $2,850 $2,850
Board2 $3,322 $3,322 $3,322 $3,322
Books and Supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Estimated Costs $14,592 $30,112 $18,302 $14,592

* Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Program
+ Non-Resident Tuition Waiver (NRTW)
1 Double occupancy room in traditional
(non-suite/non-apartment) residence hall
2 100 meals per semester, plus $475 flex money

 

 

STEP 6
“LIVE ON” AT ISU


Like a true Bengal tiger, the ISU Bengal’s habitat is varied, with plenty of secure, clean and affordable living-learning environments for students.

As a housing resident, you’ll experience:

  • More than 30 programs and events each semester.
  • 24-hour WiFi and computer labs.
  • On-site laundry in every building.
  • 10 on-campus dining options.
  • Convenience at every corner.

Apply for Campus Housing today to avoid getting wait-listed and submit your $150 deposit.

 

 

STEP 7
INVEST IN YOURSELF


As soon as you are fully admitted by the required scholarship deadline for Fall entry (February 15) or Spring entry (November 1), you will automatically be considered for recruitment scholarships. Learn more on the Scholarship site.

The Bengal Online Scholarship System (BOSS) lists additional scholarship opportunities for which you may be eligible. Acceptance varies based on scholarship. Sign in to the BOSS system to apply.

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When logging into BOSS, you must log in with your ISU username and password.

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External scholarships are another way to help you pay for college. We strongly encourage all students to follow the 1,2,3 process in the order described below:

  1. Meet all required deadlines
  2. Apply for additional scholarships
  3. Look for other outside/local scholarships. Students can view many local/outside scholarships by logging into BOSS and viewing the “external” section under the “opportunities” tab.

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View other outside scholarship opportunities:
Outside Scholarships in BOSS 
Outside Scholarship Resources

 

 

STEP 8
CONNECT WITH YOUR ACADEMIC COACH


Your Academic Coach is your one-stop resource to connect you to Idaho State University. Your Academic Coach helps connect you to the resources you need to start strong and stay focused throughout your entire academic career year at ISU. For more information visit the Student Success Center.

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Students who take ACAD 1104, the First Year Transition course, enjoy higher GPAs, make stronger connections and are more likely to graduate.

 

 

STEP 9
GET THE LAY OF THE LAND


New Student Orientation (NSO) is the first campus event held for you as a new Bengal.

  • Meet other new students through Orientation small groups.
  • Meet the faculty members and dean of your intended academic program.
  • Learn about student services provided to all Bengals.
  • Enjoy a fun weekend of campus traditions, including March Through the Arch and Slip-n-Slide.
  • Be prepared for the first week of classes!

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Research shows that students who participate in orientation programs are more likely to be successful in college and persist to graduation.

 

 

STEP 10
DISCOVER LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


Leadership opportunities abound for new Bengals. Check out the following programs, clubs and organizations to strut your leadership skills and find the right fit for you.

  • Honors Program
  • ISU Ambassadors
  • New Student Orientation Leaders
  • Major clubs and organizations
  • Research opportunities in your field of study
  • Peer advisors
  • Career Path Internship Programs (CPI)
  • Associated Students of Idaho State University
  • Student Activities Board (SAB)

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Connect with your admissions advisor to find the right leadership opportunity for you.