Admitted Graduate Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to a Graduate Program at Dominican! What’s next? Accept our offer of admission and you are one step closer to earning your graduate degree. Stay on track with your specific enrollment path to Dominican through the Student Portal.

Next Steps

  1. Respond to your Offer of Admission
    You will receive an email with a link to the Online Enrollment Response form. To start the enrollment process, please complete and submit the form. Once we have your response, you will receive an email with information about how to submit your tuition deposit. 
  2. Submit the Tuition Deposit
    Your tuition deposit serves as a credit on your tuition account. You can pay the deposit online with a credit card. Visit our Graduate Tuition and Aid page to learn more. 
  3. Submit the FAFSA at
    Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and use Dominican’s code: 001196. You can complete this step at any time, so there is no need to wait until you pay your deposit. 
  4. Create your Dominican Email Password
    After your tuition deposit is received, Dominican will send you an email containing your Dominican email address and steps for setting up an email password. Set up instructions will be sent beginning in May. You will need to set up your email in order to take placement assessments and register for classes. Contact Information and Technology Services at with any questions.
  5. Register for Courses
    Your advisor will coordinate your registration schedule with you.
  6. Final Transcripts
    Final official transcripts are due before the beginning of your first semester. If you have been admitted to the University based on unofficial transcripts or courses in progress, you will need to provide final official transcripts from previous institutions before you can begin classes. (International MBA and MSBA students must provide official transcripts by July 1 for the fall semester, and November 30 for the spring semester.) Find complete instructions on how to submit your transcripts to Dominican here.

At this time, Dominican University of California does not offer on-campus housing for graduate students. For more information regarding relocating to the beautiful North Bay, please refer to our Graduate Relocation Resources Guide or reach out to your admissions counselor

An exception to this policy may be available on a case-by case basis. Those seeking special accommodation are encouraged to contact their admissions counselor. International students are encouraged to reach out to the Global Education Office for further resources.

Dominican supports you every step of the way. If you have questions, we're here to help!