Getting Started as a New Undergraduate Student

This is an exciting time for you — and us. We are thrilled to welcome you into the Brandeis community. We know this is a big moment and a big transition. Your college experience is not just about classes, or finding a major, or making lifelong friends. At Brandeis, it's about the combination of all of these things — and so much more: sparking your creativity; teaming up with classmates who also want to improve the world; discovering the research topic that truly inspires you.

We're dedicated to helping you make the most of your Brandeis experience, from feeling right at home on campus to pursuing your wildest dreams. Start your journey right here.


Advising & Course Registration

Course registration opens on July 10 in Workday. You probably have a lot of questions about what classes you should take, how to fulfill requirements and how to actually register! Below are three steps to help you prepare for this process with the support of our Academic Advising Team. Information for first year students as well as transfer students is included. 

Dates and Deadlines

Below you will find important dates and deadlines regarding the steps you need to take to be ready for your first semester.  Click on the semester you will begin at Brandeis to review these tasks and learn more about your upcoming transition.