Fall 2015 Semester Information
PIU’s Fall 2015 Semester officially gets underway on August 24, 2015. Here are some important events to be aware of as you prepare to attend PIU this Fall. Please call 671-734-1812 for further information about any of these events. Or, email: [email protected] 

  • ​Students Move into the Dorms – Tuesday, August 18, 2015​ – All day
  • ​New Student Orientation – Wednesday​, Aug​ust​ 19, 2015 9:00am​
  • English Entrance Exam – ​Wed​nesday​, Aug​ust​ 19, 2015 1:00-4:00pm​
  • ​Registration – Commuters – Thursday, August 20, 2015 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Math Placement Test – Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:00-2:30pm​
  • Registration – Residents – Friday, August 21, 2015 9:00am-5:00pm
  • ​All Student Orientation – Monday, August 24, 2015 9:00am
  • Classes Begin – Tuesday, August 25, 2015 – All day
  • Welcome Chapel – Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:00am-12:00pm​
  • ​Add-Drop Period – August 24-28, 2015​
Registration Information
Registration days are designated for Commuter Students (Thurs. 8/20) and Resident Students (Fri. 8/21). Each student registering is expected to make a $250 down payment toward their Fall 2015 tuition. This is payable at the end of the registration process so be sure to bring cash, a check, or a credit card to make this down payment.
Financial Aid
In order to be eligible for financial aid for the Fall 2015 semester, each student must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as well as PIU’s General Scholarship application. The FAFSA should already be completed by the time you come for registration; you can access and fill out the FAFSA online here. PIU’s school code is: 034383. If you have not done this by registration, the Financial Aid Director can assist you with this. Additionally, you can download a copy of PIU’s General Scholarship Applicationhere to have ready when you come to register. Or, you can fill out the form during registration.
Campus Housing
Dorms are filled on a first come, first served basis. If you desire to reside in the dorms, you will need to bring a $50 room deposit to reserve your space (if any is available). The room deposit is in addition to the $250 tuition down payment.
Placement Tests
English Entrance Exam 
For those still completing the application process, PIU will offer the English Entrance Exam on Wednesday​, August​19, 2015 from 1:0​0-4:00pm. Successfully passing this test is a requirement for admission to PIU. There is no cost for this test. Be sure to arrive 15 minutes early. Call 734-1812 to register.
Math Placement Test
First time students will need to take the Math Placement Test to determine what Math courses they will need to complete while at PIU. This test is administered on Thursday, August 20, 2015 from 1:00-2:30pm. It is required of all first time PIU students.There is no cost for this test. Be sure to arrive 15 minutes early. Call 734-1812 to register.
​PIU can order textbooks for a student. If you would like PIU to order your textbooks for you, you will need to come to registration prepared to pay for your textbooks. The cost of textbooks will vary depending on the courses taken. The cost can range from about $100-$150 but can be more or less. A student can also order their own textbooks online.
Attendance at orientation is ​mandatory. New Students are expected to attend the New Student Orientation on Wednesday​, Aug​ust​ 19, 2015 ​beginning at 9:00am. Every student is expected to attend the All Student Orientation on Monday, August 24, 2015 beginning at 9:00am. Important information from various departments will be shared with students at this time.