Brandeis will resume an on-campus residential experience for undergraduate students that includes courses that incorporate face-to-face, blended, and online classes. All incoming first-year undergraduates, and all returning undergraduates who already have housing contracts, will have the opportunity live in on-campus housing for the fall semester. For full details of how Brandeis will operate for the fall semester, including important health and safety measures, visit the Plans for Fall 2020 website. 

All incoming students must fill out this form to inform us their plans for the fall by July 8. 

  • If you will be matriculating at Brandeis for the fall semester, you must submit the “First-Year Housing Update” Application in your MyHousing Portal , found under the “Housing Applications” tab on the left side of the screen, to let us know if you will be living on campus, commuting to campus (if you live in the area), or taking courses remotely from your home. 
  • If you wish to defer your admission to a future semester, please review our Deferral Policy and request a deferral in DEISconnect

Upcoming Deadlines


  • Optional: register for a pre-orientation session by July 5. 
  • Complete your Housing Application by July 8.
  • Request a deferral by July 8. 
  • Submit your final high school transcript by July 15.
  • Submit your health and immunization forms by July 15.
  • Register for classes - more information will be emailed by July 15. 


  • Submit tuition payment by August 21.
  • Move in to campus residences - dates will be announced via email. 
  • Classes begin on August 26. 

Have questions?

The Plans for Fall 2020 website has details of academic instruction, residential life, and health and safety measures. Additionally, you may reach out to the following offices with any questions about the fall semester. 


Campus Office Email Address Phone Number
Academic Services 781-736-3470
Community Living 781-736-5060
Health Services  781-736-3677
Orientation 781-736-5074
Student Financial Services 781-736-3700
University Registrar 781-736-2010