Next Steps for Graduate Students
On May 8, 2020, the University System of New Hampshire (USNH), which includes Plymouth State University, announced that it intends to welcome students back to campuses for the fall term. The system as a whole is working closely with state leaders and health professionals to support a safe return, and each individual institution is planning for a range of scenarios. The full USNH announcement is available here.
Congratulations on your decision to pursue a graduate program! We’ve identified some “next steps” for you to complete – not all steps are applicable to everyone, so please take a few minutes to look these over.
LOG INTO YOUR MyPLYMOUTH EMAIL
All campus and academic related communication will be sent to this account. Once you are admitted you can log into your account by visiting my.plymouth.edu after receiving your login credentials. If you have questions about accessing your email, call (603)535-2929.
CONTACT YOUR ADVISOR
If you have not already met with your advisor to develop a plan to complete your coursework, please reach out to schedule an initial meeting. Many advisors will schedule a phone appointment or can connect with you via Zoom or Skype if visiting campus is not convenient. Your advisors name and email address were included in your acceptance email.
REGISTER FOR CLASSES
The Registrar’s Office handles the course registration process – more information is available by visiting their website where you can check out the current course schedule by clicking on the “Browse and Register for Courses” option on the left side. To browse courses, select the current term from the drop down menu which will then allow you to search for classes in a variety of ways.
Admitted students are able to register for classes online through by selecting the the Register for Classes option, you will need your myPlymouth credentials. Be sure to have the course information (class number, title, CRN#) handy when you log in. Specific instructions for completing online registration can be found on the Registrar’s website under the “How to Register” tab.
PAY YOUR BILL
There are a variety of ways for graduate students to pay their tuition bill – for more information visit the Student Account Services website.
Tuition rates for both NH residents and non-residents can be found here.
If you are interested in applying for financial aid you can find more information here.
SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY ALERTS
Register for the text alert system here.
If you will be utilizing on-campus services such as the library, workout facilities, ski passes, athletic events, etc you will need to obtain a student ID by visiting the HUB during regular business hours. More Information.
Student parking permits are now available for the 2020-21 academic year and can be purchased here.
PSU offers limited on-campus housing options for graduate students, if you are interested in learning more, please contact Kathy Peverly or call the Residential Life Office at 603-535-2260.
Graduate students who have just completed their bachelor’s degree coursework and are moving directly into a graduate program will need to request official transcripts showing your degree conferral date sent to the Graduate Admissions Office at firstname.lastname@example.org