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To ensure a smooth transition to graduate school, please review the "next steps" below.
1. Respond to your offer of admission.
Admitted candidates will receive an email with a link to the online enrollment response form within a two days of admission.
2. Pay the $250 non-refundable tuition deposit to the Office of Admission.
Candidates can pay the deposit online (after completing the enrollment response form) or over the phone (415-485-3204) with a credit card. Deposits made by check can be mailed to the Office of Admissions at 50 Acacia Ave, San Rafael, Ca 94901. The admission deposit is not an extra fee but rather, a credit on the student's tuition account.
3. File for financial aid.
If you have not completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you will want to do so soon. You can complete this step at any point so no need to wait until you pay your deposit. Complete the FAFSA at You will also need to complete the Dominican Financial Aid Application.
4. Register for courses.
Registration occurs on paper for the first semester. Upon depositing, candidates will receive an email from their admissions counselor introducing the student to their advisor. The advisor will coordinate registration directly with the student.
5. Get your ID cards and set-up your email account.
24 hours after registration, students can obtain their Penguin Pass (ID card/email address/password) from Information Technology in the Alemany Library. A student email account is mandatory (all University correspondence will be sent to this address) though you can link it to your home or work email address. The IT Department is open Monday through Friday, 9 AM - 12 PM, and 1 PM - 5 PM. For general information or assistance
If you cannot visit campus prior to your first day, you may also call 415-458-3736 to set up the initial account remotely. You will still need to stop by IT during the first two weeks of classes to get your ID card and additional information.