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You’ve been accepted to University of Idaho — Idaho’s premier research university!

With information for your eyes only, this website is designed to help you prepare for your first semester at U of I, check off the next items on your to-do list as the countdown to school begins and explore the exciting adventures ahead of you.

Your To-Do List

Visit the Moscow campus and see all that University of Idaho has to offer.

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If you'll be attending classes at one of our centers, you can also come visit.

Setting up your Vandal accounts as soon as possible ensures that you will receive crucial information on important updates about financial aid, billing, housing, registration, deadlines and more.

Check your VandalWeb and VandalMail accounts frequently to make sure you don't miss important information.

VandalWeb allows you access to your transcripts, student account, add/drop class forms, registration and many other important items that are vital to your success at the University of Idaho.

VandalMail is the official email used by your professors, academic advisor and the different university departments to communicate important dates and information with you.

Duo Multifactor Authentication (MFA) provides extra protection for your account. You will be directed to enroll in Duo MFA when you set up your account.

If you have any questions or trouble along the way, you can contact OIT at 208-885-HELP(4357) or

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Your advisor will be an important resource as you plan your academic future. You will have to meet with your academic advisor each semester before registering for classes. Use our helpful tool to find out who your advisor is.

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If you are at one of our centers, you can find more advising info here:

U of I campus and Moscow are both easy to navigate and welcoming to students. Figure out where you need to go for classes and for fun.

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Not on the Moscow campus? Learn more about the center facilities and their communities

It's tough being in a new place. Get connected with student groups, university organizations and events going on in Moscow and at the university through social media.


 Share your experiences and learn about #UIdaho through pictures on Instagram.


 Stay up to date on the experiences you've had at #UIdaho through Facebook.


 Get the latest information about #UIdaho on X.


 Experience the action at University of Idaho, follow the UIdaho YouTube channel.

Tik Tok

 Follow @uidahovandals on TikTok.


 For more stories, connect with University of Idaho on LinkedIn.


 Connect with future Vandals by searching University of Idaho on ZeeMee.

Interested in following a certain group on campus? Find their Facebook or other social media options on the University of Idaho Social Media Directory.

Dates You'll Want to Remember

Starting in January: First Day to File your FAFSA

March 19: Vandal Ready

March to July: UIdaho Bound events

Aug. 14-18: New Student Orientation

Aug. 19: First day of fall classes.

Are you Vandal Ready?

See the countdown to your next steps to confirming your spot as a Vandal.

Let's Go

UIdaho Bound

An event designed for admitted students to experience U of I, register for classes and much more.

March - July 

Learn more

Parents: This is Your Time Too

At U of I, we talk about the Vandal Family constantly, and we’re thrilled to be able to welcome not only your student into the fold, but you as well! Here’s a site just for you, complete with your own countdown check list and information on how to help your student on their next grand adventure.

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Office of Admissions

Physical Address:
University of Idaho
Bruce M. Pitman Center
709 Deakin Avenue
Rm 135 
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 4253 
Moscow, ID 83844-4253

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Boise
322 E. Front St
Boise, ID 83702

Physical Address:
University of Idaho Coeur d'Alene
1031 N Academic Way
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Physical Address:
University of Idaho, Idaho Falls
1776 Science Center Dr.
Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83840