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What is Vandal Friday?

2015 Dates | March 27 & April 3

Vandal Friday allows us to officially welcome you and your family to the University of Idaho and provide you an opportunity to forge an initial connection to the University community. You'll have the opportunity to meet your classmates, submit your enrollment deposit and register early for classes.

And this year, we're pleased to offer you the chance to choose your Vandal Friday date. It's all a part of the VIP treatment you'll receive at Vandal Friday and the University of Idaho. Simply sign up for the Vandal Friday that's most convenient for your schedule!

Please note: All admitted students are welcome to attend. Students who have submitted their enrollment deposit may register for Fall 2015 classes during Vandal Friday.

Explore On-Campus Living Options.

Vandal Friday will provide several opportunities for you to explore our variety of on campus living options.

  • Explore Your On-Campus Living Options: Friday Afternoon
    Socialize with current students and learn more about the living options available for you.
  • Open Houses: Thursday Afternoon, Friday Morning and Afternoon
    Take an in-depth tour of one or several of the residence halls, fraternities, sororities and Steel House.
  • Activities and Information Fair: Friday Afternoon
    Socialize with current students and learn more about the living options available to you.

Opportunities to mix and mingle.

Participate in the many social activities geared to help you get to know your future fellow Vandals and make new friends.

Arrive Thursday afternoon and attend the on-campus living options, open houses and attend Moscow Thursday, an event that helps form connections throughout the university and local community.

An in-depth preview.

Get a comprehensive introduction to the student-life experience at the University. The event includes a student activities fair and several other planned activities and information sessions on various topics, plus you will have a chance to:

  • Tour campus
  • Receive guidance from academic and financial aid advisors
  • Get your financial aid package
  • Register for classes, if the Enrollment Deposit has been submitted
  • Learn about student clubs, campus activities and leadership programs
  • Attend information sessions on everything from student life to finances (include sessions just for parents)
  • Get your Vandal Card (your student I.D.)
  • Learn about student services and establish a support system
  • Meet faculty and staff in your chosen area of study
  • Attend Moscow Thursday, an event in downtown Moscow showcasing our great community.

Office of Admissions

208-885-6163
vandalfriday@uidaho.edu
Bruce M. Pitman Center
P.O. Box 444253
Moscow, ID 83844-4253