Congratulations!

Welcome to FDU’s Metropolitan Campus

We’re proud to welcome you to Fairleigh Dickinson University!

The bustling Metropolitan Campus is home to the Division I Knights and a variety of campus life activities which will enhance your FDU experience. We’re less than six miles from New York City, where students can explore the city and pursue their career goals.

Before you know it, you’ll be starting your college career as an FDU Knight and experiencing the FDU difference, which more than 140,000 students and alumni already know! Check out your next steps, explore your New Student Guide, and discover all the opportunities to get connected at admitted student events. 

 

Next Steps for Admitted Students
Use this checklist to join FDU and go for what you love!
  • Once you are ready to join FDU, submit your $200 tuition deposit, and an additional $200 housing deposit if you plan to live on campus.

    Submit all necessary tuition and housing deposits by Monday, May 1, 2023 at fdu.edu/deposit to guarantee your spot in the program you have been admitted to at FDU. Deposits after May 1 will be accepted if space remains available. 

  • If you have not done so already, be sure to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Go to fafsa.gov. FDU’s FAFSA Code is 002607.

    If you have any questions, or would like to set up an appointment, call the Office of Financial Aid at 201.692.2363 or email finaid@fdu.edu

     

  • Are you a determined high achiever looking for more challenge and inspiration? Explore the benefits of joining our University Honors Programs or apply to one of our programs today at fdu.edu/honors! Have questions? Email fduhonors@fdu.edu.

  • Visit fdu.edu/netid to claim your FDU NetID, which is your FDU student email address. Select “Activate Without Activation Code” and follow the prompts. Be sure to write down your new email address.

    Then, visit fdu.edu/outlook for instructions on how to access your FDU student emails.

    Install the Duo certification app to your phone to access FDU information at fdu.edu/duo.

    Contact the University Technical Assistance Center at fdutac@fdu.edu or 973.443.8822 for assistance.

    Make sure to have your FDU student ID from your acceptance letter handy.

     

  • Use your FDU NetID to register for New Student Orientation at fdu.edu/metroorientation! This experience will give you the opportunity to meet your classmates, learn about the FDU and Metro Campus culture, and discover everything you need to know about being a college student!

    If you have any questions, please contact us at metroorientation@fdu.edu.

  • There’s no better place to be than on campus! Complete your online Housing and Meal Plan Application at fdu.edu/metrohousing if you plan to reside on campus. Use your FDU email (NetID) to access the housing application.

    If you have questions, contact the Office of Housing and Residence Life at 201.692.2250 or metrohousing@fdu.edu.

  • New Jersey state law requires all students to provide proof of immunizations to the University’s Student Health Services Office before they can register for classes or check into the residence halls. Please visit fdu.edu/shsmetro for the required health forms and instructions on how to submit them.

    If you have questions, contact the Student Health Services Office at 201.692.2437

  • To prepare your class schedule, you need to complete Accuplacer assessments in writing, reading, and math. After you submit your deposit to FDU, you will receive detailed information about the assessments and how to schedule them. This information will be sent to your FDU student email address. It is important to complete these assessments by the designated due dates. For the most updated information on Metropolitan campus placement assessments, visit fdu.edu/metrotesting

    For questions related to placement assessments, please contact the Academic Support Center at metrotesting@fdu.edu or 201-692-2076.

  • Committed students can request accommodations by submitting a New Student Request Form using their FDU NetID. Appropriate documentation can be faxed to 201.692.2425 or mailed to:

    Office of Disability Support Services
    Fairleigh Dickinson University
    1000 River Road, T-RH5-02
    Teaneck, NJ 07666

    If you have questions, contact the Office of Disability Support Services at 201.692.2078

  • A final high school transcript showing proof of graduation is required from your school counselor. Your school counselor can email your official transcript to the Office of Admissions at myapp@fdu.edu or mail it to:


    Fairleigh Dickinson University
    Office of Admissions
    1000 River Rd., H-DH3-10
    Teaneck, NJ 07666

    If you have earned a GED, please submit an official copy to the Office of Admissions. Contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@fdu.edu if you have any questions.

  • Final testing results for Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and final, official transcript(s) should be sent to the Office of Admissions at myapp@fdu.edu or mailed to:


    Fairleigh Dickinson University
    Office of Admissions
    1000 River Rd., H-DH3-10
    Teaneck, NJ 07666

    All results will be evaluated by academic advisors to determine transferable credits. Contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@fdu.edu if you have any questions.

  • Students who participated in Fairleigh Dickinson’s Middle College Program or the Pre-College Program during high school can request their FDU transcripts at fdu.edu/middle. Please submit your transcript to the Office of Admissions at myapp@fdu.edu or mail it to:

    Fairleigh Dickinson University
    Office of Admissions
    1000 River Rd., H-DH3-10
    Teaneck, NJ 07666

    All results will be evaluated by academic advisors to determine transferable credits. Contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@fdu.edu if you have any questions.