Freshmen

The following checklist will help you complete everything you need to do from the time you are admitted until the day you are ready to move onto campus in August.

MARCH & EARLY APRIL

  • Register for Admitted Freshman Day- An exciting day on campus for admitted freshmen and their parents. Meet other new students and current Shenandoah students and faculty. Don’t miss it!

MAY-JUNE

  • Pay your tuition deposit – May 1 deadline (or within two weeks of the admission date, if you are admitted between April 20 and June 20)
  • Get registered on STEPS to SU- This site contains all the information you need to become enrolled at SU
    • Register for summer orientation (attend in either June or July)
    • Apply for housing
    • Submit immunizations, physical forms and health insurance documents to the Wellness Center
  • Apply for financial aid (if you haven’t) or finalize your financial aid
  • Visit Campus (if you haven’t)
  • Keep up the good work (to maintain your status as an admitted student, you must successfully complete the coursework listed on your application)
  • Make sure your final high school transcript is sent to the Office of Admissions
  • Make sure AP, IB & CLEP test scores are sent to SU
  • Make sure your final transfer transcripts are sent to SU if you have taken dual-enrollment classes
  • Attend Summer Orientation
  • Check STEPS Web site regularly to make sure your paperwork is complete

JULY

  • Attend Summer Orientation (if you didn’t in June)
  • Return your Going-Global, First-Year Seminar class choices to the FYS-Going Global office
  • Return your iM-Learning Technology forms to the Institutional Computing Office

AUGUST

  • Pay your tuition bill – first week of August
  • Print out your welcome week schedule (first week of August)
  • Move into your residence hall (the week before classes begin)
  • Attend welcome week events (the week before classes begin)
  • Attend your first class (classes begin Monday, August 25, 2014)