First steps

Your application has been accepted... What next?

Once you've received your letter of admission, here are the initial steps to take before the beginning of the academic year.

Accept the offer of admission

The offer is sent by email to the address you listed on your application. It contains your student ID number and a temporary password which will allow you to connect to your online student account. Once you are connected to your account, you can accept the offer, complete your registration and sign up for courses online.

Access Sciences Po’s online services and resources

Your account to access all Sciences Po IT systems is created automatically the day after you accept our offer of admission. You will receive your login information by email. We recommend you change your password as soon as possible.

For more information, go to Authentication and login ID

Make sure you read the other sections of this online guide to help you prepare for life at Sciences Po.

Steps before the semester starts

Once you have accepted our offer to study at Sciences Po, there are a several things you need to get done before you start your first semester.