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Newly Admitted Student Checklist

Whether you're a newly admitted or returning student, this checklist will help you get prepared and stay organized.

The following checklist contains valuable information to help you get started at Ensign College. Not everything listed will apply to you, but we encourage you to read through each item to make sure you are prepared to succeed in school.

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    Register for New Student Orientation
    Register for New Student Orientation

    New Student Orientation will be held in the weeks prior to your starting semester. Here is more information regarding orientation and how to register:

    Register for NSO

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    FERPA Access
    FERPA Access

    Students are protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). You'll need to set up a FERPA passphrase to access your records. Here is more information about FERPA as well as instructions to set up your FERPA passphrase.

    Set Up FERPA Passphrase

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    I-20 Documents for International Students
    I-20 Documents for International Students

    International students must be issued an I-20 to study at Ensign College. Before an I-20 can be issued, you'll need to complete several tasks. International students will not be allowed to register for classes until the I-20 is issued.

    I-20 Documents

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    International Student Check-In
    International Student Check-In

    Are you an international student? Once you enter the country and are ready to start school, you'll need to complete the International Student Check-in Process.

    1. Complete the International Student Check-in Application on bcINTL with your U.S. address.
    2. Bring the following documents to the International Student Office on the second floor (these must be brought by you in person):
      1. I-20 Form issued by Ensign College
      2. Passport
      3. Visa
      4. Current I-94 Form. This is an online form that you will access by clicking here .
      5. If you have dependents, bring all of their documentation as well.

    All of these documents will be scanned into our system. You will also receive an International Student Handbook that will advise you on how to stay in status while attending Ensign College.

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    Register for Classes
    Register for Classes

    Registration for classes will be available prior to your starting semester. Please see our Calendar for important dates, including when registration opens.

    Not sure what classes to take? Visit the Student Development Center on the ninth floor for assistance in planning your schedule.

    Learn How to Register for Classes

    Register Now

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    Learn About ALEKS PPL: Math Placement, Preparation & Learning
    Learn About ALEKS PPL: Math Placement, Preparation & Learning

    If you are a new student or have a hold on your account, you will need to take the Initial Placement Assessment, work in the modules and then take an official Proctored Placement Exam within ALEKS PPL before registering for a second semester at Ensign College.

    Learn more about ALEKS PPL: Math Placement, Preparation & Learning

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    Transfer Evaluation
    Transfer Evaluation

    Ensign College accepts college-level transfer credits from regionally-accredited colleges and universities. This usually happens automatically after you are admitted to the college. You can see which credits transferred by viewing your Advising Report in your MyEnsign account.

    Learn About Transfer Credit

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    Official Ensign College Email Address
    Official Ensign College Email Address

    Every new student is assigned an Ensign College email account, which will be used for all official communication from the College. Your email will be assigned once you are admitted to the college, and communicated to the email address you provided us in your application. You will typically receive this 24 to 48 hours after receiving your admission notification.

    Your email address will be assigned based on your Ensign College Net ID, and will look like NetID@ensign.edu. So if your assigned Net ID is johndee, your Ensign College email address will be johndee@ensign.edu.

    If you have not received this information, please check your junk mail. Then contact the BC Helpdesk at (801) 524-8119 or ECHelpdesk@ensign.net

    Learn about Ensign College Email Addresses

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    Laptop Requirements
    Laptop Requirements

    Starting Fall 2018, you will need to bring your own laptop for classes.

    Learn About Laptop Requirements

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    Readiness Testing
    You will need to complete readiness testing in math before registering for a second semester at Ensign College.
    Learn About Readiness Tests
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    Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    If you are enrolled in school at least ¾ time, you will need to have adequate medical coverage. This can be obtained through private insurance or through our school plan.

    Learn About Health Insurance

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    Apply for Financial Aid
    Apply for Financial Aid

    If you are eligible and would like to apply for federal financial aid, you should complete the FAFSA at least two months before tuition is due.

    Apply for Financial Aid

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    Apply for Scholarships
    Apply for Scholarships

    Many students are eligible for scholarships. To apply for most scholarships, you must already be registered for at least 12 credits.

    Learn About Scholarship Criteria

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    Pay Your Tuition
    Pay Your Tuition

    You can pay tuition online as well as on campus. Tuition is due before classes begin. Check our Academic Calendar for important dates.

    Learn About Tuition

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    Housing
    Housing

    Ensign College does not own, operate or control any student housing facilities, but provides a list of off-campus property owners as an informal service to students.

    Learn About Housing Options

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    Holds
    Holds

    Some students will have holds placed on their accounts. These holds can prevent registration, access to official transcripts and other services. To see if you have any holds that need to be resolved, check the Student Center in your MyEnsign account.

    Learn More About Holds

    See Your Holds

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    Defer Your Attendance
    Defer Your Attendance

    Newly admitted and current students are eligible to defer their attendance for religious service or military leave.

    Apply for a Missionary Deferment

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    Former Students
    Former Students

    Former students will use the Net ID that was previously assigned to them. If you have any difficulties logging in or remembering your Net ID, please contact the BC Help Desk by emailing ECHelpdesk@ensign.net or calling (801) 524-8100.

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