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Application Status

Now that you've applied to Puget Sound, you can monitor your status here!

Admission Portal information for graduate applicants

First-Year and Transfer Applicants

After submitting your Common Application, you should get an email from with the subject line, "Action Required: Create your Puget Sound account." (Don't see it? Check your email's spam or junk mail folder!)

In the email, you will need to use the temporary password in order to create a password and activate your account, which will allow you to:

  • View which admission and financial aid materials we have received and which are currently missing
  • Complete applications for our special programs and/or talent-based scholarships
  • Access your decision (when available)

If a required item is not listed as received, we either have not yet received or processed it. It may take a few days for us to process materials once we receive them, so we appreciate your patience during peak submission periods. We understand that parts of the application, such as test scores, letters of recommendation, and transcripts may arrive after the application deadline. While candidates will not be penalized or at a disadvantage in the review process, notification may be delayed depending on when we receive late materials.

If you have forgotten or misplaced your login information please reset your username or reset your password as appropriate. 

Didn't get the confirmation email?

Please check your junk mail or spam folder. If you cannot find the initial email we sent you, contact us at and we can send it to you again at the email address on file. 

Email is one of our primary forms of communication, so it is important that you confirm that you are getting the emails we send you. Here is how you can make sure that you receive our messages:

Android: In the default email client, open the email message and touch the picture of the sender that displays before the message. Touch “Add to Contacts”.

Apple Mail (iOS or OS X): Select in the "From" field and choose "Add to Contacts" or "Add to VIP".

AOL: In the preview pane for an opened email message in AOL Mail, select the sender’s From name under the email’s subject line and select “Add Contact” from the drop-down menu.

Gmail: Drag and drop a message to the Primary tab. Click or tap yes to the prompt that reads, “This conversation has been moved to Primary. Do this for all future messages from”

Outlook / Windows Live: Under the alert, select "Add Sender to Safe Senders list" or "I trust Always show content”.

Yahoo!: When opening an email message, a “+” symbol should display next to From: and the sender’s name. Select this and an “Add to contacts” pop-up should appear. Select “Save”.

If your email address changes, please contact us at and we'll update your record.

Submitting missing admission materials:


Fax: 253.879.3993

Mail: Office of Admission
1500 N. Warner St. #1062
Tacoma, WA 98416-1062

Transcripts and evaluations should be sent to Puget Sound directly from the school. Standardized test scores should be ordered from the testing agency:

It is not necessary to use the rush delivery service to have your scores sent to Puget Sound.

Graduate Applicants

For questions about graduate admission, please email

School of Physical Therapy

Doctor of Physical Therapy applicants should log onto PTCAS to view the real-time progress of their application and materials through the Check Status tab at the top of the dashboard. For more information, please visit the PTCAS Frequently Asked Questions.

School of Occupational Therapy

Applicants to the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program should log onto OTCAS and click on the “Manage My Programs” box on your dashboard. Navigate to the “Program Status” tab on the upper right to view the real-time progress of your file. For more information, please visit OTCAS Help

School of Education

Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education in Counseling applicants will be sent an email within a day of submitting a School of Education Application with the subject line, "Confirmation: Your Puget Sound application." Use the temporary password in the email to activate your account and check the status of your application.