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Schedule and Take Appropriate Placement Test(s) - Placement test should be completed as soon as possible and prior to your academic advising appointment in order to allow for proper advisement. Please refer below for Placement Examination Information.
Review eTRACS - Online Orientation - eTRACS will provide you with valuable information. Modules 1 & 2 will better prepare you prior to registering for classes at SIUE. Please refer to the information below to access eTRACS.
Schedule an Advising Appointment (siue.edu/advising) - You will need to contact the Office of Academic Advising at (618) 650-3701 to schedule a one-hour appointment with an Academic Advisor. If you have been directly declared into your chosen major, please contact the appropriate department for advisement.
Activate your e-ID - Your e-ID is most important in assisting you as you enroll at SIUE. You will need to request a password at siue.edu/eid.
Check Your SIUE Email Account (https://connect.siue.edu) - Your SIUE email is especially important because financial aid, payment information and updates will be sent to it.
Check CougarNet (siue.edu.cougarnet) - CougarNet is the secure way to manage your personal, academic and financial aid information. Also, use CougarNet to check details regarding any college level credit you would be transferring to SIUE. Approximately 15 working days after (if not sooner), you can check CougarNet to review your transfer credit. For more details about this process contact the Transfer Center (siue.edu/transfer).
Apply for Financial Aid (siue.edu/financialaid) - We advise you to do this as soon as possible. You can also check out the scholarships available to incoming fall freshman on the Financial Aid web page.
Apply for University Housing (siue.edu/housing/apply) - Please refer below for more information on applying for University Housing.
Complete and Submit the Health Immunization Form (siue.edu/healthservice) - The health immunization form must be completed by the first day of attendance.
Submit Final High School Transcripts - Submit your transcripts before the start of the term you intend to enroll. The transcripts should show all courses completed and be sent to:
Determine if you need to take Placement Tests. The University offers a variety of placement tests in the areas of Intermediate Algebra, College Level Reading, Writing and Chemistry Readiness.
To determine your placement tests needs, test dates and additional information contact Testing Services (siue.edu/is/test).
eTRACS is the online orientation for all transfer students. It is a simple and brief course that gives you the full details in order to register and enroll at SIUE. eTRACS is broken into modules; if you are entering as a transfer student, you are expected to complete the introductory module and module 1 before scheduling your first academic advising appointment.
Register for TRANSFERmation! TRANSFERmation will allow you and other SIUE transfer students to learn more about SIUE and, we hope, ease any concerns you have about your transition to our campus. It is designed to address your unique needs in attending SIUE and introduce you to our programs, services and activities.
Faculty, staff and current students will be available throughout the program to ensure that you leave campus feeling even more comfortable in your choice to attend SIUE.
You can find out more information and register for TRANSFERmation at siue.edu/transfer/transfermation.
Application can be found online at siue.edu/housing/apply.
Disability Support Services provides all academic accommodations at SIUE. If you have a documented disability and require accommodations, please make an appointment with Disability Support Services. Learn more at siue.edu/dss.