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Incoming First Year Student Checklist

Dear EOF Potential Class of 2028 Member,

We are so excited that you are interested in joining the EOF Family! 

Please make sure to check “yes” to EOF on the Rutgers application. If you have already applied, frequently check your admissions portal and email for communication from the admissions team about your application status. Once you are admitted, our office will be in contact!

EOF 1st Year Student Checklist

Please review all the items and click on the links below. Many of the items listed can be found in your Rutgers Portal.

Step 1

Confirm Admissions

If you have not already accepted your admissions for EOF at Rutgers-Camden, you must do so in your application portal.

Step 2

Complete Financial Verification

All students must be financially verified to keep their spot in the EOF program. You will start receiving notifications from the Office of Financial Aid via email in late spring. You can view what documents you owe and submit them through your Rutgers portal, more information on how to do so can be found HERE.


Step 3

Complete Placement Test(s)

After you confirm your admission, you will be required to complete your Math, English, & Foreign Language placement tests online via your myRutgers portal. Placement tests are required for all new students, unless you have earned college or AP credit. 

Step 4

Complete Health & Immunization Form

All new Rutgers students are required to complete and upload immunization records in the Rutgers immunization portal

Step 5

Attend Orientation

 Learn more about what to expect with your transition into Rutgers-Camden and your participation in the EOF Program! 

Step 6

Apply for Housing

If you plan to live on campus for the fall semester, please complete the housing application in order to secure our spot!

Step 7

Tell Us More

Please tell us more about you by taking our EOF Summer Institute Survey!

Step 8

Get Ready

Get ready for the EOF Summer Institute!