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  • Review your acceptance packet when you receive it in the mail.
  • Reserve your place as a student:
    First-Year Students: Deadline is May 1, 2016
    Transfer and Graduate Level Professional Students: Check your acceptance letter for your individual enrollment deadline and code.
  • Enroll online now OR submit the forms in your accepted student package. You can download an enrollment reservation form here.

  • Apply for financial aid as soon as possible after January 1 by filing the FAFSA online
  • Send any AP scores, IB scores, and official college transcripts to the Admission Office for credit evaluation. Transfer and professional students should do this as soon as items become available. This will allow us to update your Transfer Credit Evaluation and schedule your classes most accurately.
  • Complete necessary Master Promissory Notes and/or Entrance Counseling needed for loan application; the Financial Aid Office will notify you of the steps to follow.
  • Complete your Student Health Record. Look for additional information regarding this requirement in the spring. Questions? Visit the Student Health and Counseling Center website or contact SHAC by phone at 215-596-8980.
  • Complete the math and writing placements.
    • First-Year Students: Complete the following self-directed placement exercises by June 30th to be placed into the appropriate math and writing courses.
    • Transfer students: You will be contacted via email if the math and/or writing placement exercises are necessary.
  • Occupational Therapy Students: Review the Essential Functions of Occupational Therapy. You do not need to submit this document until your professional years.
          Graduate Professional Occupational Therapy Students: Click here for additional information.
  • Physical Therapy Students: Review and submit the Essential Functions/Technical Standards of Physical Therapy.
        Graduate Professional Physical Therapy Students: Click here for additional information.
  • First Year Physician Assistant Studies Students: Complete 50 hours of shadowing/ direct patient healthcare with a Physician Assistant or a Physician before the start of the fall semester.  Log to document your hours.  Questions?  Call 215-596-8592.
  • Visit Campus as an Accepted Student
    • An individual visit includes a campus tour and/or meeting with an admission counselor. Call 888.996.8747 to book your appointment.
    • Can't make it to campus or just have a few questions? Attend an upcoming online chat and remind your parents about parent chats just for them.
  • Explore Your Residence Life Options

Housing Policy: All unmarried first- and second-year students under the age of 21 whose permanent address is beyond the 30-mile commuting range are required to reside in University housing.

Living on Campus?

Eligible to Live off Campus?
  • Visit the Off Campus Housing website to review apartment options.
  • Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy students taking a required summer class may live on campus during summer classes and move off campus before the fall semester.
  • Attend Orientation

First-Year Students: Register now for one of the following 2016 Orientation sessions:

Transfer (BS programs): Orientation will be held on Tuesday, July 26. Register with Susanne Ferrin at s.ferrin@usciences.edu.

Professional Pharmacy Students: Orientation will be held in July. Check your e-mail for your invitation and more information!

Graduate Professional Occupational Therapy Students: Check your e-mail in the spring for details!

Graduate Professional Physical Therapy Students: Check your e-mail in the spring for details!

Check back for updated links as events, forms, and important dates draw near.

First-Year: May 1
Transfer/Professional: varies

First-Year Orientation:
June 22-23, June 27-28 and June 29-30

Transfer (BS Programs) Orientation:
Tues., July 26

Move-in day: Fri., Aug 26

First day of classes:
Graduate Professional PT: Mon., May 23

Graduate Professional OT: Tues., May 31

Mon., Aug 29

Admission: 888.996.8747

Fin Aid: 215.596.8894

Res Life: 215.596.8756

Meal Plans: 215.596.8901

Stu Health: 215.596.8980

Stu Accounts: 215.596.8860


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