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Are You an Accepted Undergrad for Fall 2018?


We're so excited to have you join us in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts!  You may be wondering what the next steps that you'll need to take are.  We have several events to give you a chance to get to know us a little better as you make your final decision on which college you will be attending.  This list is just to gtive you an idea of what to expect in terms of events that we are presenting as well as what happens next.

What's Next:


January 20, 2018 - Mens Basketball game vs. George Mason.  Come cheer on the Dukes as they take on George Mason at the AJ Palumbo Center.  Click here to RSVP for this event.


February 17, 2018 - An evening with the Red Masquers.  Join us as we celebrate the 105th season of the Red Masquers for their production of Macbeth.  Click here to RSVP for this event.

February 24, 2018 - Liberal Arts Preview Day.  Learn more about the academic programs and opportunities in Liberal Arts at our Preview Day.  Representatives from our academic departments and programs will be on hand as well as faculty from each of our Learning Communities.  To RSVP for this event, click here.

By May 1: File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Due by May 1 for maximum consideration
Available online at fafsa.ed.gov
Duquesne's Federal School Code is 003258

By May 1: Enrollment Deposit Deadline Date

Submit online at duq.edu/pay-my-deposit

  • After submitting your deposit, you will get instructions on how to set up your MultiPass account, which provides access to DORI (Duquesne's online student portal), email and other electronic resources. DORI is where you will eventually be able to order books, pay bills, view your grades and schedule classes.
  • After you create your MultiPass, be sure to check your new Duquesne email account on a regular basis. Academic advisors and professors may send important information to you there.

Once you have submitted your enrollment deposit:


The Liberal Arts College Advising Office will begin mailing out postcards to all deposited students with information on the registration process.  Students will be asked to choose a learning community as well answer questions about their intended major and what classes they would like.  These preferences are what academic advisors use to generate students' fall schedules.  Learn more about each of our Learning Communities before ranking your choices.


Mid-May - Academic Advisors from each of the schools at Duquesne will begin registering first year students based on the preferences that they submitted via the online registration plan.

Mid-May - Academic Advisors will begin meeting with new transfer students to evaluate their transfer work and register them for classes


Throughout June - High School Graduations!

Ongoing - Advisors will continue to register students


Fall 2018 Freshman Advisement Summer Transition (FAST)


Mid-Late August - Move-in and New Student Orientation

August 27 - Classes begin!

August 31 - last day to register or make changes to your Fall 2018 Schedule