Information for Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance into USciences! Soon you'll join the ranks of generations of USciences alumni who are proven everywhere. Below you will find all of the resources you need to successfully enroll at USciences.

First, choose the right section: Undergraduate or Graduate or Transfer Students.

 

Accepted Undergraduate Student Checklist

Congratulations! Your hard work and dedication have paid off. Now it's time to get ready for this next exciting stage in your life. There's a lot to do before your first day of class, so we've prepared a helpful checklist, highlighted some important deadlines to keep in mind, and provided information on resources that can help.

Submit your enrollment deposit

Reserve your place in the first-year class by submitting your enrollment deposit online. This year’s enrollment reservation is $500. A paper enrollment reservation form is available upon request. Please contact the Admission Office at 888-996-8747 or admit@usciences.edu.

Explore your residence life options

Learn more about our modern and fully equipped residence halls. 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 for the first 2-years. 

Submit a housing deposit

To secure a spot in one of our campus residence halls, please submit your housing deposit online by May 1st.  The housing deposit is $200.  Students who live within a 30 mile radius of campus have the option to sign a one year housing agreement. To submit a one-year agreement, you may either do so by depositing online or by contacting Anthony Florendo, Associate Director of Residence Life, at a.florendo@usciences.edu. 

Apply for financial aid

You may complete the FAFSA beginning October 1st.  Contact the Financial Aid Office to ensure that you have filed all necessary paperwork to secure a student loan.  They will notify you of steps to take to complete the Master Promissory Notes and Entrance Counseling.

Send any AP, IB, or CLEP Scores, and any official college transcripts

Send any AP, IB, CLEP, or college credits to the admission office as soon as they become available to ensure your classes are accurately scheduled.

Complete your Student Health Record

Check your email in the spring for more information. Contact the Student Health and Counseling Center with any questions at: 215-596-8980

Complete the math and writing placements

First-Year Students: You are required to take both a math and writing placement exercise. Check your email in May for more information.

Transfer students: You will be contacted via email if the math and/or writing placement exercises are necessary.

Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, and Physical Therapy Students:Review your program's Essential Functions / Technical Standards

If you are an Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, or Physical Therapy student, please review the Essential Functions / Technical Standards.

Attend an Accepted Student Day or Chat Online

Attend an Accepted Student Day or Chat Online. Don't miss this opportunity to meet current USciences students, talk to faculty in your major, and feel what it's like to be part of USciences.

Schedule an Individual Visit

We offer individual visits Monday - Friday. Please call our Main Admission Office to schedule a visit: 888-996-8747

Attend Orientation

Spend two days on campus getting to know your future classmates, learning all about USciences, and having a great time.  Check your email in the spring for links to register for one of the 2018 orientation sessions.  Transfer students will receive their Orientation dates in the mail.

Show Your School Spirit

Buy USciences apparel and gear online at our spirit store.

Important Dates

May 1: Enrollment Deadline 
June 20-21, June 25-26, June 27-28: First-Year Orientation
Late July (date TBD): Transfer Orientation
Aug 24: Move-in day
Aug 27: First day of classes

 

Accepted Graduate Checklist

Congratulations again on your acceptance to USciences. You are about to join a world-class community of scholars, researchers, and expert practitioners working at the cutting-edge of science and healthcare. There's a lot to do before classes begin, so we've prepared a helpful checklist to make sure you have everything you need to successfully enroll at USciences.

Submit your enrollment deposit

Officially reserve your place at USciences by submitting your enrollment reservation online or by mailing the Graduate Enrollment Reservation Form to the admission office within two weeks of your acceptance. A nonrefundable $150 deposit is required. This deposit will be credited toward your first semester’s tuition.

Investigate Your Financial Eligibility and Apply for Financial Aid

Contact the Financial Aid Office to learn more about financial aid options for graduate students.

Attend Orientation

Check your email for Orientation dates. Don't miss this chance to meet your future classmates, get advising from program faculty, register for classes, and learn all the essentials about graduate student life at USciences. Online students are welcome but not required to attend orientation.

Explore local housing options

Search our list of nearby apartments in Philadelphia's vibrant University City neighborhood.

Complete your student health record

Students registered for 5 or more credits are required to enroll in the University Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). Visit the Student Health and Counseling Center website or call 215-596-8980 with any questions. Enroll in the University’s Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) or provide proof of insurance.

International Students: Submit a certification of finances form in order to receive an I-20

Questions? Contact Bill Keyes at w.keyes@usciences.edu.

International Students: Attend Orientation

All international students must attend both the International Student Orientation and the New Student Orientation. Meet your future classmates, get advising from program faculty, register for classes, and learn all the essentials about graduate student life at USciences. Please make plans to be on campus the week prior to the start of classes.

Placement Exams for Biochemistry, Chemistry, and Pharmacognosy Students

Graduate students in biochemistry, chemistry, and pharmacognosy should schedule placement exams with Dr. McKee prior to the start of classes by contacting Dr. McKee at j.mckee@usciences.edu

Review Technical Standards / Essential Functions

Professional students in Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, and Physical Therapy will need to review technical standards / essential functions prior to beginning class. Please select your program from the list below:

Graduate Student Instructors

Graduate Student Instructors (GSI) must return their GSI contract to graduateoffice@usciences.edu and attend GSI training. Questions? Contact Cassandra Jefferson, Director of Graduate Education, at c.jefferson@usciences.edu or your program director.

Important Dates

Enrollment deadline: Check your acceptance letter.
Orientation: Check your email for specific dates
First day of classes: Check your email for your program's start date.

Graduate Professional Physical Therapy Students and Post-Baccalaureate Occupational Therapy Students

Important information for these accepted students:

 

Accepted Undergraduate Transfer Student Checklist

Congratulations again on your acceptance to USciences. We are excited you have selected USciences! Here are a few things to do before you come.

Submit your enrollment deposit

Reserve your place by  submitting your enrollment deposit online. This year’s enrollment reservation is $500. A paper enrollment reservation form is available upon request. Please contact the Admission Office at 888-996-8747 or admit@usciences.edu.

Apply for financial aid

You may complete the FAFSA beginning October 1st. Contact the Financial Aid Office to ensure that you have filed all necessary paperwork to secure a student loan. They will notify you of steps to take to complete the Master Promissory Notes and Entrance Counseling.

Send any AP, IB, or CLEP Scores, and any official college transcripts

Send any AP, IB, CLEP, or college credits to the admission office as soon as they become available to ensure your classes are accurately scheduled.

Make your schedule

Soon after you enroll, one of our advisors will be in touch with you via email to begin making your schedule.

Complete your Student Health Record

Check your email for more information. Contact the Student Health and Counseling Center with any questions at: 215-596-8980.

Explore your residence life options

Learn more about our modern and fully equipped residence halls. 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 for the first 2-years.

Submit a housing deposit

To secure a spot in one of our campus residence halls, please submit your housing deposit online by May 1st.  The housing deposit is $200. Make any housing or roommate requests in the spring - check your email for instructions. You will receive your room assignment and roommate(s) information in July.

Important Dates

Enrollment deadline: May 1 *unless otherwise noted in your acceptance package.
Orientation: We have an orientation just for transfer students in July! Keep an eye on your email for the exact date and to register.

Important Contacts

Admission: 888-996-8747
Financial Aid: 215-596-8894
Residential Life: 215-596-8756
Meal Plans: 215-596-8901
Student Health: 215-596-8980
Student Accounts: 215-596-8860