What’s Next?

After Applying, What’s Next?

If you have filled out your application for admission you may be wondering “what’s next?” First, make sure that you’ve submitted all required application materials along with your application for admission. After that, you can use the guidelines below to help you get started at Dixie.


Getting Started


1. Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships


Financial Aid: Apply online for federal financial aid to be eligible for grants, loans, or work study opportunities at fafsa.ed.gov

Scholarships: Utah residents are automatically considered for academic scholarships upon successful admission to the university. Non-resident students must submit an online scholarship application. Information and applications for non-residents and additional scholarships (talent, leadership, multi-cultural, etc.) can be found here.

Questions? Office of Financial Assistance 435-652-7575 or finaid@dixie.edu


2. Academic Advising


Meet with an academic advisor who will help tailor your class schedule to your educational goals and make sure you’re on track for graduation. Don’t know who your advisor is? Visit the Advisors page at our Academic Advisement Center.

Questions? Academic Advisement Center 435-652-7690


3. Register For Classes


After speaking with an academic advisor or reviewing the degree requirements for your selected program of study, you should register for classes.

Questions? Registrar’s Office 435-652-7702


4. Dmail


Upon being admitted, you will automatically be assigned a Dmail (Dixie Email) account. This serves as the official form of communication between you and Dixie State University. Your Dmail account information can be found in your acceptance letter. Check your Dmail regularly in order to stay on top of what is happening at Dixie State.

Questions or help? Student Helpdesk 435-652-7951 or helpdesk@dixie.edu


5. Find a Place to Live


The housing office can assist you in finding a place to live on-campus while attending Dixie. For off-campus information, refer to the housing website.

Questions? Housing Office 435-652-7570


6. Attend Freshman Orientation


Check out all the orientation details
Questions? New Student Programs & Services 435-652–7590 or email jointhestorm@dixie.edu


7. Get Your I.D. Card


You can have your picture taken at the Registrar’s Office for your I.D. card. Look for your Dixie One Card to arrive in the mail; this will be your student I.D. card. If you are unable to go to the Registrar’s Office, you can upload your picture at https://old.dixie.edu/futurestudents/dixieone.php. Please follow the guidelines for how your picture should look prior to uploading it.

Questions? Business Office 435-652-7603


8. Buy Your Books


The Dixie State Bookstore makes available all class textbooks and will help you get the required educational supplies you need. You can also find DSU goodies, memorabilia, and more!

Questions? Bookstore 435-652-7644


9. Pay Your Tuition


Payment deadlines are critical. To avoid late fees and being removed from classes, tuition is due one week prior to the start of classes each semester. Please make all payment arrangements before the payment deadline. Also note, if you are receiving financial aid or scholarship assistance, you will need to make up any difference in tuition.

You can pay your tuition online by logging into myDixie, or you can pay at the Cashier’s Office.

Questions? Cashier’s Office 435-652-7605


10. Get a Parking Permit


Parking permits may be purchased at the Security Office. You’ll need to have your license plate number with you when purchasing a permit. During the first week of the semester, campus security has tables set up near the bookstore where you can also purchase a permit. You may also Purchase Permits and Pay Fines Online.

Questions? Campus Security Parking Services 435-652-7515



Other Resources For Getting Started


Get a Campus Map

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Academic Calendar

Remember important dates & deadlines in the coming semester. Learn more »


Get Involved

Participate with various clubs and organizations on campus. Learn more »