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Undergraduate Gate Process: Gate 1

Application Deadline & Submission

Application Deadline

Complete application prior to the enrollment of:

  • EDUC 225 (Elementary, Middle Grades, and Special Education)
  • EDUC 221 (Comprehensive and Secondary)


View the Gate 1 Application Checklist for application requirements and submission instructions. Information is also provided for those completing a Gate 1 application for a non-licensure degree program.


Academic Requirements

  • Teacher Licensure Major
  • General program acknowledgment statements

Other Requirements

  • Purchase Receipt of Background Clearances
    • Criminal Background
    • FBI Fingerprints
    • Virginia Child Abuse Clearances (required for all students completing placement in Virginia)
    • Individual state child abuse clearances (required for residential students or those completing placement in the local area)

Licensure Assessments