We are incredibly excited you are Elon Bound! There are numerous tasks for you to do over the summer to prepare to begin your Elon journey. Pay attention to these dates and be sure you’re fully prepared to be Elon Bound in August! Don’t forget to check your Elon email account regularly. All university communications will be sent to that address, including important information sent this summer leading up to your arrival in August.

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Available in May

Beginning July 1

  • Request final high school transcripts be sent to the Office of Admissions
  • Submit a photo for your Phoenix Card by Aug. 1
  • International Students: Register for International Student Orientation by Aug. 2
  • View your fall tuition bills via Elon’s ebill website and submit your payment by Aug. 6
  • Send any transfer credit, dual enrollment credit, Advanced Placement scores and/or International Baccalaureate scores to Elon University

Beginning July 12

Beginning July 15

  • Complete three online programs: AlcoholEdu, Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates, and DiversityEdu by Aug. 15

Beginning July 22

  • Check your unique move-in date/time assignment on your Acorn Account
  • Check your housing and roommate assignment in OnTrack
  • Register your vehicle and purchase a parking permit (if applicable)
  • Check your Fall 2021 class schedule in OnTrack
  • Order textbooks from Barnes and Noble at Elon and have them available for pick-up on Move-in Day
  • Set up an account on PhoenixConnect and explore Elon’s student organizations

Beginning August 20

  • Move to Elon! Be sure to head to central check-in at the Schar Center first. See the driving directions in your Elon Bound guide Elon Bound Driving Directions & Map.
  • Pickup your textbook order from Barnes and Noble at Elon

Beginning August 25

  • Check OnTrack to be sure AP and IB scores you sent to Elon are posted. Transcripts will be evaluated on a rolling basis. A Transfer Credit Evaluation will be sent to students after transcripts have been reviewed.