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EMU Online Undergraduate Application

This application is for all prospective undergraduate students interested in enrolling at EMU (Harrisonburg, Virginia). Please reach out to your admissions counselor with any questions. We can't wait to read your application!
Personal Information

Note: If you are an international student, please enter your name exactly as it appears on your passport

EMU admissions staff will refer to you by your preferred name and you will receive mail and electronic communications addressed to this name.

EMU collects 'Gender Identity' in addition to gender for reporting because the options mandated for reporting are not comprehensive of all genders. Read more here.

How would you like to be referred to in third person? All members of the EMU community strive to/are expected to use campus names and pronouns as indicated by each individual. (e.g. he/him/his, she/her/hers, they/them/theirs) - Read more about pronouns at EMU here.

Please enter your nine-digit Social Security Number with no extra characters. Social Security Number is not required at this time but recommended to expedite the financial aid process

Include country code for numbers outside USA and Canada. Your phone number is the primary way that EMU will communicate with you. Please provide the best number to reach you.

EMU collects citizenship status in order to best assist you in navigating the university's financial aid process. There is financial aid available at EMU for undocumented as well as international students and this information has no impact on your admissions decision. This information is used for aggregate reporting (all data combined, not individual student data).

Please add your permanent address below. If you have additional addresses to add, please click 'Add another address'.  

Race and Ethnicity Details
Information on gender and race is required for many federal programs and is critical in making policy decisions, particularly for civil rights. States use these data to meet legislative redistricting principles. Gender and race data also are used to promote equal employment opportunities and to assess gender and racial disparities in health and environmental risks. And finally, as an educational institution, EMU is concerned about disparities in academic performance. It is optional to identify and your response will in no way affect the admission decision.

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Religious Details
Please begin typing the name of your place of worship in the field below and use the address below to verify it is the correct place of worship. If you do not find your place of worship in the list, please check the box below to indicate it does not exist and enter the information. 

Answer will not affect admission decision

Please enter your place of worship name and address if it is not in the list above.

Education History

A First Year Student is any student who has not yet enrolled at a college/university. High school students who earned college credit while in high school (e.g. Dual Enrollment, AP/IB courses) should still apply as a First Year.

A Transfer Student is any student who has previously enrolled at a different college/university.

A Readmit Student is any student who has previously enrolled at EMU for any period of time and wishes to re-enroll, regardless of any other studies pursued since studying at EMU.

High School History
Please begin typing the name of your high school in the field below and use the address below to verify it is the correct school. If you do not find your high school in the list, please check the box below to indicate it does not exist and enter the information. 

If you have a GED, select "GED" for your most recent high school

Please enter your high school name and city, state and postal code if it is not in the list above.

College/University History
Please enter all college/universities you have attended, beginning with the most recent.  If you have attended multiple, click the link below to enter the additional schools.

If you are currently enrolled, please put the approximate date that the current semester ends.

Please enter your college/university name and address if it is not in the list above.

If you lived on campus at a previous college, a Student Life form is required to complete your application.  Please enter the email address of the academic affairs department at your last college/university in the field below to send the form. If you do not know the email address at this time, you can send the form directly to the school from your application portal  after your application is complete.

Your Plans

Your Plan Information

Please select your intended major. If you have multiple interests for your major, please use the second and third major of interest selections. 

All full-time undergraduate students are required to live in campus housing for their first six semesters at EMU. In order to request to live off-campus, you must meet specific criteria; view the criteria and full housing policy here.

Recent Involvement

EMU Involvement

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Your Family

Family Information
Please provide information about your Parent(s)/Guardian(s) at home below. To add additional individuals please click on 'Add another parent/guardian' below. If you do not have a Parent or Guardian to enter, please select 'Not Applicable'.

                 This includes a College, University, High School or Elementary school.

Sibling Information

Please note: We offer interpretation depending on availability and language spoken. Please specify these requests with your admissions counselor or on your visit forms and confirmation on availability will be provided.

Almost Done

I certify that all information submitted in the admission process — including this application and any other supporting materials — is my own work, factually true, and honestly presented, and that these documents will become the property of the institution to which I am applying and will not be returned to me. I understand that I may be subject to a range of possible disciplinary actions, including admission revocation, expulsion, or revocation of course credit, grades, and degree should the information I have certified be false.

Please type in your full name below. This shall represent your signature.

Application Fee
An application fee is required to finalize submission of the application. If you have been provided a discount code, please use the field below to enter it. 

Credit Card Information

Do not include dashes in the credit card number

Billing Address