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Apply for ETSU Scholarships

General University Scholarship Application opens October 1st and closes March 1st. March 1st is also the deadline for a variety of other scholarships through the Honors College: https://www.etsu.edu/scholarships/apply.php

Visit the ETSU Scholarships office for more information about Scholarships ETSU has to offer:https://www.etsu.edu/scholarships

Check GoldLink and ETSU E-mail for financial aid requirements

Be sure to monitor your ETSU Email and GoldLink for any unsatisfied student requirements. For assistance, visit Financial Aid’s GoldLink Guide.  

Check immunization requirements and submit documentation

All fulltime students must provide proof of vaccinations.

Check requirements and submit documentation here: https://www.etsu.edu/nursing/universityhealth/ 

Submit final high school transcript to ETSU

In order to completely process your admittance, you must submit an official copy (sealed, unopened version) of your final high school transcripts to

ETSU- Undergraduate Admissions
P.O. Box 70731
Johnson City, TN 37614

Complete LAUNCH portion of orientation

You will receive notification via eMail inviting you to Orientation. You will need to log into the orientation system and complete LAUNCH (online orientation), take the LAUNCH quiz,select a date and pay for an on-ground orientation. If you are not required to attend on-ground orientation you will need to complete LAUNCH and pay your orientation fee. Once you complete the orientation registration process you will receive a confirmation email.

Log into LAUNCH by clicking this link: http://etsupws.etsu.edu/Orientation/Login

Apply for on-campus housing

Housing placements are first-come, first-serve. A $100 deposit is required at the time of application to hold a room. 

Living on campus is convenient and beneficial!

Here is more information on housing: Housing and Residence Life 
Find more informaiton on meals plans here: Meal Plans 
Register for  campus tour to see on campus housing options: Register for  tour.

Attend on-campus orientation

At orientation you will be introduced to ETSU’s campus, potential majors, introductory information and register for classes. 

Find more information about orientation here: https://www.etsu.edu/orientation 

Here is the Orientation Checklist: https://www.etsu.edu/students/nsfp/orientation/checklist.php


Download the ETSU App on smart phone or tablet

For easy access to ETSU information download the ETSU app. https://www.etsu.edu/app

Android Link

Apple iOS Link

Update personal information in GoldLink

GoldLink is the place to update your personal information such as address, phone number, etc. 

Log into GoldLink. http://goldlink.etsu.edu/cp/home/displaylogin. 

Once you have logged in, click on “personal information” and update as necessary.


PREVIEW is designed to make you feel at home and at ease before classes begin. You will make friends, meet many of your fellow classmates, learn your way around campus and have a lot of fun!
QUEST is a college transition program designed to help historically underrepresented students become acclimated to campus life while building a network of friends, faculty, and staff to assist you through your college journey while at ETSU. 

Click here for more information about PREVIEW. https://www.etsu.edu/students/nsfp/preview/

Click here for more information about QUEST. https://www.etsu.edu/students/mcc/programs/questprogram/

Check class schedule

Check your class schedule in GoldLink to confirm class locations

Click here to log into GoldLink. http://goldlink.etsu.edu/cp/home/displaylogin. 

Once you have logged in, click on “student”, then “registration”, then “concise student schedule”.

go bucs!

Good Luck on your first year at ETSU!

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