Fall 2020 classes begin on Monday, August 31.
Orientation and move in for all incoming students (including transfers) begins on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. Specific times and locations will be provided at a later date.
The deadline to submit your $500 nonrefundable Advance Tuition Payment is Jan. 15 for students admitted Early Decision and May 1 for Early Action and Regular Decision students.
The payment can be submitted through your admission portal using an electronic check or major credit card.
If you are considering taking a gap year, you may request a deferral of enrollment. However, deferral requests must be approved by the Office of Admission. Generally, deferrals are granted for one semester or one year, but not longer. Please be sure to carefully review our deferral policy and if you are interested, please complete the Deferral Request Form by the deadline.
Academic Advising will register you for your fall semester classes based on your responses to the Academic Placement Questionnaire, which will be available through your To Do List on myPugetSound in the spring.
Students can declare their majors at the beginning of their second semester. However, students can and do take introductory courses in their intended majors throughout their first two years, with a goal of all students having declared their majors by the end of their sophomore year.
For questions regarding specific schedule changes, please reach out to your admission counselor directly.
Tuition and fees for the 2019-2020 school year are $64,740. For more information, please visit the Student Financial Services website.
We encourage you and your family to attend admitted student programs on campus or in several cities across the country. We also offer information sessions and campus tours on weekdays.
Yes—all students are allowed to bring a car to campus. However, most students choose to not have a car, as the campus is walkable and there are several transportation alternatives available. If you decide to bring your car on campus, you must register for a free parking permit through myPugetSound upon arrival to campus for orientation.
Puget Sound students are required to live on campus for two years. First-year students must complete the housing application through myPugetSound. Housing and roommate assignments will be available for students who have accepted their offer of admission.
The Office of International Programs will begin processing new I-20s in late May each year. In order to issue your I-20, the Office of International Programs must receive a copy of your passport and financial documentation in original format certifying that you have sufficient funds to attend Puget Sound for one academic year (2 semesters). Please be sure to review the Admitted Student webpage on the Office of International Programs’ website for more important information.
Your regional admission counselor is a great resource for any specific questions or concerns, but anyone in the Office of Admission would be happy to be of help. You can email us at email@example.com or call us at 253.879.3211.