New Student Checklist

UNO Graduate School

Now you have been admitted to the University of New Orleans Graduate School. Here is a detailed list on what to do after being admitted.

Your UNO Student Email Account

Information Technology (IT) will send you a "welcome to UNO email" with instructions and a link. If you don't receive the account information, contact the Help Desk.

Immunization Requirements

Submit either the compliance form or the online waiver* to Student Health Services. 
*WebStar log-on credentials required.

Sign Up for Orientation

International students on F or J visas must attend the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS)Orientation.

* All other students: register for your College or Department Orientation, if applicable. You may also visit your program. Meet your Graduate Coordinator and get to know the Administrative Assistant in your program office. These are people who can help you navigate through the course of your graduate career.

Registration Information

Get details about finding classes. Nine hours is considered full-time in Fall and Spring. Only 5000, 6000 & 7000-level courses are counted as graduate level courses.

Get a Privateer ID Card

Your Privateer ID allows you to access the UNO library, computer labs, attend athletic events at no cost, utilize a meal plan and access the UNO Recreation and Fitness Center.

Direct Deposit for Stipends

Graduate Assistants can receive their Stipends directly to their account through direct deposit. Download the direct deposit form

On-Campus Parking

First, pay through WebSTAR or in person at the Bursar's counter. then stop by the Campus Police Office (computing and communications, 2nd floor) to receive your decal. Be sure to have your car registration information, proof of insurance and receipt of payment with you.

UNO Parking Services

Sign up for E2Campus Emergency Notification

UNO has an emergency communications system which enables students to receive important information instantly. The notification system requires no additional software, and your contact information will not be sold to third party marketers.

Sign Up