• May 1 (Fall & Summer Semester) 
  • December 1 (Spring & Winter Semester)

*Students admitted after these deadlines have two weeks from their date of acceptance to submit the Enrollment Confirmation Fee.


Pay your confirmation fee:
Your first step in confirming your enrollment is to pay the confirmation fee. There are 3 ways to pay your confirmation fee: 

  • Mail: send in your confirmation form along with the $75 confirmation fee to the Office of Admissions 
  • In person: bring in your confirmation form along with the $75 confirmation fee to the Office of Admissions
  • Online: pay by credit card or e-check through your myNKU account. You'll need to set up your myNKU account if you haven't already. (see next step).   

Set up your myNKU account:
First, go to and enter your

  • NKU username (can be found on your acceptance letter)
  • The last four digits of your social security number

This will allow you to create a password that you'll use to log into your NKU email and myNKU accounts. Once you've created your password you can now access myNKU at  

Northern Exposure: Registration invitations will be mailed at the end of January to all students who have submitted the enrollment confirmation fee. For more information, visit Northern Exposure: Registration & Orientation.

All first time degree-seeking, undergraduate students (freshmen and transfers students) who are offered admission to Northern Kentucky University and enroll in six or more credit hours must confirm their intent to enroll by submitting a non-refundable $75 Enrollment Confirmation Fee.