Admitted Students

Congratulations!  

Welcome to Virginia State University!   Now that you have been admitted, there are steps you need to take to confirm your status, secure your position, and begin your first semester at VSU.    

The  Admitted Student Guide is your resource for important information, instructions, and contacts to start your journey as a new student at Virginia State University. All of the websites in the guide are hyperlinks taking you directly to the pages you need. Click the "Admitted Student Guide" link below to download your copy.  

Admitted Student Guide 2021-2022  

 

Step 1: ACCEPT THE OFFER
To accept your non-binding offer of admission,   
  1. Sign in to your  Online Application Account  
  2. Under the Action section, click “View”  
  3. Click “Respond Now” on your Decision History screen  
  4. Click “I Accept Admission”  

Step 2:  PAY YOUR ENROLLMENT FEE

Upon acceptance to the University, all newly admitted students are required to pay an enrollment fee to be recognized as a  VSU  student and register for the upcoming term. To secure your spot in the upcoming class and submit your enrollment fee or to learn more, CLICK HERE Payments may take up to three (3) business days to post to your account.  

 

Step 3:  ACCESS  VSU STUDENT SELF SERVICE

After your enrollment fee has posted to your account,  you will be able to access your VSU Student Self Service.  

How to access  VSU Student Self Service:  

  1. Click:  VSU Student Self Service  
  2. Log  in with User ID (V#) and PIN.  
  3. User  ID is case sensitive, so you must use a capital “V”.  
  4. Your PIN  in your six-digit date of birth  entered  as  a 2-digit month, day and year.  
    Example November 03, 1999 would be  entered as 11 0399 .  
  5. Click the  Student, Housing and Financial Aid  tab to access your account information.  

Please note:  To activate your account, you must have completed steps 1 & 2.  

 

Step 4: REGISTER FOR ORIENTATION 

Newly admitted students attend The Trojan Introduction Program (TIP), during the months of June and July for students entering the fall semester and January for students entering the spring semester. TIP registration dates are available, to sign up,  CLICK HERE  

Please note:  To register for  TIP, you must have completed steps 1 & 2.  

 

Step 5: SUBMIT ONLINE HOUSING APPLICATION & ROOM DEPOSIT 

In order to receive a housing assignment students must complete an online housing application AND pay the $150 Room Deposit. Information on how to complete your online housing application and deposit payment instructions can be found here:  Housing Application. The $150.00 room deposit is refundable. If you no longer plan to live on campus after submitting your housing deposit, send an e-mail to  reslife@vsu.edu  to request a refund. For details, please visit the  Residence Life & Housing.   

Please note:  To apply for housing, you must have completed steps 1, 2 & 3.   

 

Step 6: ACTIVATE STUDENT E-MAIL & ACTIVE DIRECTORY 

Your student Email is the best way to communicate with all Faculty and Staff at the  University. Click HERE   to set up your student E-mail as all university communication will be sent to the student E-mail account.  

The Active Directory is your link to our campus network. Until your AD account is activated, you will be unable to access the Internet,  Wi-Fi (on campus), Microsoft Office product installations, VSU computer labs,  Medical, Blackboard, and more.  Click HERE for instructions to activate your account.  

 Activate my Account

 
Step 7: COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE FASFA 

To apply for most financial aid,  including federal and state student grants, work-study, and loans,  you’ll need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Although this financial aid form may seem complex, there are many free resources to help you. Visit the  VSU Financial Aid for more information.  

 

Step 8: RETURN HEALTH FORMS 

Every new full-time student entering Virginia State University is required to provide the Health Evaluation Forms prior to enrollment.  The forms are located in your NEW STUDENT GUIDE  Please complete the forms  with all required documents   and  submit them to Student Health Services  through the  VSU Medicat   secure online portal or mail documents to:  

Student Health Services 
P.O. Box 9082 
Virginia  State  University , VA 23806  

Be sure to retain a copy for your records.   The completed form is due by June 1 st  for the fall term and by Dec. 1 st  for the spring term.  

Please note:  To submit your forms through the secure  VSU Medical portal, you must have completed step  6.  

 

Step 9: SUBMIT FINAL TRANSCRIPTS AND TEST SCORES 

To complete the enrollment process, submit your final high school transcript and any dual enrollment coursework to the Office of Admissions.  The final transcript is different from the transcript you submitted to obtain admission to the University.  The final high school transcript will include your graduation date.  If you have   AP/ IB  test results or have dual enrollment  (DE)  credits,  send the test score report(s) and/or college transcript to  VSU  Admissions prior to attending New Student Orientation. Keep in mind, DE grades on a high school transcript will NOT  apply for college credit. A transcript from the college/university issuing the credits must be received to be applied to your VSU student record.  Please send the above items to admissdocs@vsu.edu   or mail to :  

 

Virginia State University 
Office of Undergraduate Admissions 
P.O. Box  9018 
Virginia State University,   VA 23806  

Please note:  Failure to submit an official final high school may result in a registration hold placed on your account.