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Clearance & Registration


As you prepare to join us this fall, we have designed this page to help ensure that your transition to Dillard University is as stress free as possible. Please read this page and refer back to it as often as you need. It contains important information for you to prepare for the August 1st, clearance deadline.  


All incoming students have until August 1st to complete our clearance process and be cleared by all offices listed below:


Office of Recruitment, Admissions & Programming: 504.816.4895(fax)


Transcripts with graduation date:

  • High School Students: A transcript of your final high school grades with your date of graduation listed must be submitted by August 1st. Students who do not provide their final high school transcript will not be permitted to participate in SOAR and register for classes. SOAR is mandatory for all incoming students.
  • Transfer Students: If you are a transfer applicant or have received college credits while in high school, an official and final transcript from the college where the credit was earned should be submitted no later than August 1st. Students who do not provide their official college transcript(s) will not be permitted to participate in SOAR or register for classes. 


Office of Business & Finance


Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships: 504.816.5456(fax)


Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Dillard’s school code is 002004. Please make sure we have your SSN on file and that you have added Dillard to your FAFSA. If you have not yet received your financial aid package, please contact your Financial Aid Counselor listed below.


Documents to Return


Office of Health & Wellness Immunization: 504.816.4680(fax)


Documents to Return

Health Form Page 1

Health Form Page 2


All persons entering Dillard for the first time must show proof of immunization prior to registering for classes. Your ability to register will be held until proof can be obtained. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Health and Wellness at 504-816-4543. 

  • Measles (Rubeola)
  • Rubella
  • Mumps
  • Tetanus-Diphtheria
  • Meningococcal
  • TB Skin Test


Office of Residential Life

Students who wish to reside on campus must complete the housing application. Apply online today.


Student Account

Check your student account on MyDU. To reset your password please contact the office of Records and Registration at 504.816.4705. Use your student ID# as your login. Access your MyDU student account.




July: Clearance Day - an opportunity to begin your transition to Dillard University early. During this on campus, one day visit, students and parents will be afforded the opportunity to complete our clearance process in person and tie up any loose ends prior to the August 1st deadline. You can attend either session and either date is optional.


August 1st: Clearance deadline for all offices including fiscal payment (inclusive of the payment plan) for fall. Submission deadline for all AP/IB/CLEP test scores and official transcripts for dual/concurrent/developmental course(s).


August 2nd: Fall course schedules and housing assignments purged (deleted) if CLEARANCE is not obtained by August 1st.


*After this date, once CLEARANCE is obtained in all offices, contact the Residential Life Office at ( and the Center for First Year Experience at ( for reinstatement of lost schedule and new assignment. NOTE: Previous schedules and housing assignments are not guaranteed.


Move-In Day: August 


Because we want you to be successful, please make sure we have ALL ACT/SAT scores, Dual Credit Transcripts and AP/IB score results on file. This will better assist us with academic course placement. Contact the Office of Recruitment, Admissions & Programming at for further assistance. 









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