Fall 2014 move-in day for freshmen is Wednesday, August 27 (unless you are participating in a Pre-Orientation Program). You can find your freshman arrival/move-in guide at the Housing Operations website in July, 2014. You can also view your confirmation and specific information regarding your housing assignment, roommate, and your scheduled move-in time at the housing portal.
If you have questions, contact Housing Operations from 8:30am - 6:00pm Sunday through Thursday at (971) 371 2031 or (971) 371 2000 or email email@example.com .
Please note that events are subject to change and you will receive your final schedule when you check-in for New Student Orientation on August 27.
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Campus offices are generally open to serve you Sunday through Thursday from 8:30am-6:00pm.
Pay your Admissions Deposit
To reserve your place at RIT Dubai, a non-refundable Acceptance of Admission Deposit is due from accepted applicants. As a convenience to applicants, the Admissions Office provides an option to pay this fee with a credit card in person or by check or cash in person or you can send a family or friend to RIT Dubai campus. Click here for more information.
Activate your RIT Computer Account
If you have created an account as part of the RIT Dubai admissions process, this same account becomes your student account upon payment of you accept/tuition deposit. No additional action is required to activate your account. If you did not create an account as a part of the admissions process, you will receive an account activation email from RIT Dubai when you pay your accept/tuition deposit. The account activation email will go to the email address supplied on your admissions application. If you have not received the account activation email but you HAVE paid your deposit, please contact the admissions department at firstname.lastname@example.org
for further help.
Submit your Housing Contract
To complete your housing application you must submit your housing form online to email@example.com
and we will make sure to pair you with the right roommate if you requested one.
Submit your Health History Forms
UAE law mandates that all college students living on campus or getting a visa through RIT Dubai that you apply for medical insurance through RIT Dubai. You can contact our Student Services department directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Take the online Math Placement Exam (MPE) and Physics Placement Exam (PPE)
You will be notified via email if you are required to take the MPE or and PPE - not all students are required to take both exams, if you are an Engineering or Computer major then you will need to take the Math Placement Exam (MPE) AND Physics Placement Exam (PPE) but if you are a Business major then you will need to only take the Math Placement Exam (MPE).
Submit your high school transcripts and AP scores
Contact the College Board at collegeboard.com to request your AP scores. Send all documents to:
PO Box 341055
Get your RIT University ID Card
All students are required to have an RIT Dubai University ID (UID) Card. Your UID Card provides you access to your residence hall room, labs, libraries, meals, campus events, and more. You can get your card at the Office of the Student Services during Orientation on the first floor at RIT Dubai.
Contact your college/department
Learn more about your academic program and course requirements.
On the Housing Operations website you'll find comprehensive lists of what to bring (and what NOT to bring) when you move in to the Etisalat Academy, Also be sure to pack required forms of identification. You will be required to provide a photo ID to obtain a bank account, University ID Card and Emirates Identification Card. Come prepared.
Get ready to join one of the country's most prestigious universities!