Admitted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance!

We are thrilled you have decided to join our community. Here’s everything you need to know to transition to Saint Peter’s. The next steps are important.  If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact the Office of Admission.


Next Steps

Make Your Deposit

You are another step closer to being a Saint Peter’s University student! Check your Peacock Applicant Portal and make your deposit today! 

While May 1st is our preferred deposit date, we will remain flexible with students as they make their enrollment decisions.

If you have already made your enrollment deposit, your enrollment next steps will be listed for you in your portal.  Reach out to the Office of Admission if you have any questions

For payment due dates, payment options and student account forms, please visit Student Accounts. If you would like to speak to someone directly, please contact the Office of Student Accounts.

Create Your University Network Password

In order for you to be able to access SpiritOnline, Blackboard and your Saint Peter’s student email accounts, you will need to set your network password.

Instructions can be found in the New Student Checklist section within your Peacock Applicant Portal.

Set-up Your SpiritOnline Account

Please check your portal for instructions on how to log in to SPIRITOnline.  If you need that information resent, please contact them at or at 201-761-7100.

SPIRITOnline is the University’s main system for your student accounts–academic, and financial.  You’ll find various points of access to take care of your business with the University through SPIRIT Online (a.k.a.  SPIRIT)

Set Up Your Student Email Account

Your student email address and log-in instructions can be found in your Peacock Applicant Portal. This will be the MAIN email the University will use to communicate with you during the next steps of enrollment and while you’re part of the Saint Peter’s community, so it’s critical you activate it. In some cases, you may still be receiving information to the email you provided during the application process so please remember to check both accounts throughout the summer.

You are encouraged to start using your Saint Peter’s University email account today! Remember to set your University network password before trying to access your email.  You will need to reset the temporary password to one that is your own. To do this, go to and follow the instructions.

If you have questions about your email address and temporary password, please contact the Office of Admission at or the IT Service Desk at

Sign Up for Peacock Prep Days /Orientation

Pre-Orientation offers new first-year and transfer students like you a chance to connect with peers, faculty and staff around specialized topics before your first semester starts.

Peacock Prep Day is a mandatory one-day program for all first year students and their parents or guardians. During this event you will take care of registering for classes, meeting students, creating a financial plan and more!

First Year Orientation is when all new students will have an opportunity to connect to campus resources and opportunities for student success. The orientation team will provide all of the essential experiences.  information including dates and format for commuter and resident students will be updated later in the spring.

All new, enrolling students are required to attend.

August 28, 2023
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.