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Welcome to the Niagara Family

Congratulations on being admitted to Niagara University! 

We know you have a lot to consider as you make your college decision, and we want to help you each step of the way. The following information explains the next steps in the process, whether you are still deciding or you’ve already committed to being a Purple Eagle.

Connect with your admission counselor to request a deposit extension!

Are you ready to fly?

Summer Orientation (SumO) begins July 11, 2024


Get Started

1. Activate Purple pass

Set up your PurplePass Account using the info on your acceptance letter.

2. deposit online

Send in your Deposit or make your tuition deposit using your PurplePass account.

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3. visit welcome portal

Complete the checklist in the Welcome Portal and register for Sum0.

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Purple Perks

Start off your experience as a Purple Eagle with official NU gear, gift cards, and more! All you have to do is confirm your enrollment by the dates listed below to earn these incentives. The earlier you submit your deposit, the more Purple Perks you’ll receive!

  • Freshmen: Deposit by June 14 to receive an NU Hoodie
  • Transfers: Deposit by July 15 to receive $50 Campus Funds and NU Hoodie


Connect with fellow Purple Eagles on our main social media accounts and our private Accepted Student pages. 

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Early Move-In

If you deposit at Niagara by July 1, you will be eligible to be one of 50 students who can move in early on Aug. 22

This is a great opportunity to beat the hustle and bustle of Move-In Day, begin acclimating yourself to campus, and get your college adventure started early!

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Questions about affordability?

 We have answers.

Our financial aid counselors are eager to work with your family to discover how our generous financial aid packages can make your college experience affordable. In fact, 100% of first year students at Niagara University receive financial assistance.

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We're here for you.

Our admissions counselors are always available – and ready to help!  They’re here to guide you through the application process, answer your questions, and support you as you make your final decision.

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Accepted Student Events

New Student Webinar: myNU and Self-Service

New Student Webinar: myNU and Self-Service

July 30, 2024
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Financial Q&A for Purple Eagles, Parents, and Guardians (Virtual)

Financial Q&A for Purple Eagles, Parents, and Guardians (Virtual)

August 1, 2024
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Accepted Student Parent Forum (Virtual)

Accepted Student Parent Forum (Virtual)

August 6, 2024
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Student Webinar: Canvas Digital Classroom

New Student Webinar: Canvas Digital Classroom

August 15, 2024
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm