Graduate Student Checklist

Before you begin classes, complete the following checklist.

1.  Health Forms and Insurance Requirements. Complete all required student health information and health forms online with Emory University's online Health Services portal >>

2.  Register for On-Campus Parking.  Online registration will open later this summer.  Review campus parking options at

3.  Log in to OPUS (Online Pathway to University Students), your portal to student accounts, the registrar, and many other services at Emory. Set up your Network ID here>>

4.  Create an Emory Email Account.  We will activate your Emory e-mail account in early July.  You will then access your account using the same NetID and password that you use for OPUS access. Your email address is your NETID(at)  You will log in to your Emory email account via the Outlook Web Access (OWA) tool, which enables you to access your Emory email from any computer with internet access.  Bookmark this direct link to Outlook Web Access (OWA):

If you want to change your password, or change your Emory email from the syntax to something easier to remember (such as, log in to the Identity Manager.

5.  Upload your photo for your EmoryCard (student ID)The EmoryCard is the official ID Card of Emory University. It permits access to facilities and events and can be used to purchase goods and services at the university and at a wide range of merchants throughout the community. 

During orientation, pick up your student ID at the EmoryCard office, located on the first floor of the Boisfeuillet Jones Building, Room 101. The office is open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday and may be contacted at 404.727.6095.

6.  Review our Laptop and Computer Recommendations.