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Admitted Student Portal


Welcome, and congratulations on your admission to Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy!

We invite you to explore the Admitted Student Portal, a one-stop shop providing you with resources to help understand and accept your offer of admission, learn about upcoming admitted student events, and prepare you for your upcoming graduate studies.

As always, the Heinz College Admissions team is available to answer any questions or provide resources that can't be found through the Admitted Student Portal. Contact us at hnzadmit@andrew.cmu.edu

Please join us Monday, April 5th - Saturday, April 10th for our Admitted Student Virtual Open House. This not to be missed event is designed to provide you with a 360-degree view of Carnegie Mellon University and Heinz College.

Get the latest information on Coronavirus testing, vaccinations, services, research, and community resources at CMU - COVID-19 Updates.

 

Admitted Student Virtual Open House


  • Monday, April 5th - Saturday, April 10th

    Admitted Student Virtual Open House will be held Monday, April 5th - Saturday, April 10th. Attendees will have an opportunity to virtually meet faculty, administrators, and current students to learn more about our culture, curriculum, career development services, internship opportunities, financial aid, the City of Pittsburgh, and much more. This event will be comprised of both asynchronous and synchronous sessions over the course of a week. Check the event page for more details.

First Steps to Complete


  • 1. Accept the Offer of Admission

    Accept the offer of admission by completing the online Response Form located within your online admission letter. details

    Deadline to Complete: "Response deadline" in your online admission letter

  • 2. Pay the Enrollment Deposit

    Not all students are required to pay a deposit. Please check your online admission letter. details

    Deadline to Complete: "Response deadline" in your online admission letter

  • 3. Activate your Andrew User ID

    Activate your Andrew User ID. You will receive an email from IT-HELP (it-help@cmu.edu) with the Subject: "FirstPass: Setting Your Andrew Account Password." Follow the directions in that email. Expect this email 2 to 4 weeks after accepting the offer of admission.

    Deadline to Complete: Within 5 days of receiving the First Pass email

  • 4. Review Conditional Enrollment Information

    If your admission includes a condition on enrollment (QSSP, Programming course, etc.), review the information regarding Conditional Enrollment details

    Deadline to Complete: Prior to enrolling

IMPORTANT DATES


  • Move to Pittsburgh (Recommended Timeframe)

    We recommend that students allow ample time for their housing search, moving-in activities, and getting settled in Pittsburgh. It is important that you give yourself enough time to be settled prior to the start of Heinz onboarding and classes.

    Summer 2021 Semester Incoming Students: Early May 2021

    Fall 2021 Semester Incoming Students: Early August 2021

    All resources provided will be useful regardless of when you move to Pittsburgh.

    You will find helpful details here about Moving to Pittsburgh.

    For guidance on travel related to COVID-19, please visit CMU’s Travel Protocol Updates.

  • First Day of Classes

    Heinz College Academic Calendar and CMU Academic Calendar

    The Section (SEC) of a course defines the period of time the class will meet.

    • SEC A through J = Entire length of the semester
    • SEC A1, A3, A5 and J1, J3, J5 = 1st HALF of semester only
    • SEC A2, A4, A6 and J2, J4, J6 = 2nd HALF of semester only

    First day of classes for Summer start students: (Officially on the University calendar - May 21, 2021, but MISM-12's will not have classes actually begin until May 24, 2021)

    First day of classes for Fall start students: August 30, 2021

  • First Day of QSSP

    Students required to attend QSSP should review the information regarding Conditional Enrollment to determine the date you are required to start these programs.

    QSSP start date for August start students: see here