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.


  • 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!


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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)