• Admission Checklist Admitted Student Checklist

    Admission Checklist

    1 Admission

    Freshmen: Here’s what we need from you for an admission decision.

    If you are offered Conditional Admission you must return the Conditional Admission Contract for Enrollment and 3 letters of recommendation also.

    Transfers: Here’s what we need from you for an admission decision.

    If you have completed less than 24 college credit hours, you must submit your high school credentials also - high school transcript and ACT or SAT score.

    2 Enrollment

    All Students: Here’s what we need from you before registering for classes.

    • Step 1: Pay your $300 Enrollment Deposit (non-refundable after May 1)

      All new students pay a $300 enrollment deposit prior to class registration. The enrollment deposit is the first investment in your future at HSU. It reserves your place in the class, shows your intent to attend, and places your name on the list for Housing and Stampede (new student orientation). The deposit will be credited toward your first semester charges after classes begin. To pay your enrollment deposit, log into your HSU Central account and select CashNet to “Make a Payment.” (Non-refundable after May 1)

    • Step 2: Meningitis Vaccination Record

      Submit your record online at secure.medproctor.com. Contact MedProctor at help@medproctor.com with questions. A live agent is chat ready to assist students and may be reached through the website.

      The state requires that all incoming new students under the age of 22 must have the meningitis vaccine within the last 5 years and at least 10 days prior to the first day of class. HSU requires every new student under 22 years of age to provide proof of the meningitis vaccine prior to registering for classes. 

    Send all documents to:
    Office of Enrollment Services
    Hardin-Simmons University
    PO Box 16050
    Abilene, TX 79698-6050
    Fax 325-671-2115

    Important Dates
    Fall Preview November 12, 2016
    Early Action Deadline December 9, 2016
    Honors Application Deadline January 13, 2017
    Honors Interviews February 17, 2017
    Winter Preview February 18, 2017
    Early Enrollment Deadline April 1, 2017
    Round-Up Registration Events April 28, May 5, June TBD
    Fall Financial Arrangements Deadline August 1, 2017

    Admitted Student Checklist

    Congratulations on your acceptance to HSU! There are several more items to check off the list to complete your enrollment. Several of the items involve filling out online forms through HSU Central or other websites and those are included here for your convenience. We are always here to assist you if you have questions along the way!

    Before Registration

    • Pay your $300 Enrollment Deposit (non-refundable after May 1)

      All new students pay a $300 enrollment deposit prior to class registration. The enrollment deposit is the first investment in your future at HSU. It reserves your place in the class, shows your intent to attend, and places your name on the list for Housing and Stampede (new student orientation). The deposit will be credited toward your first semester charges after classes begin. To pay your enrollment deposit, log into your HSU Central account and select CashNet to “Make a Payment.” (Non-refundable after May 1)

    • Meningitis Vaccination Record

      Submit your record online at secure.medproctor.com. Contact MedProctor at help@medproctor.com with questions. A live agent is chat ready to assist students and may be reached through the website.

      The state requires that all incoming new students under the age of 22 must have the meningitis vaccine within the last 5 years and at least 10 days prior to the first day of class. Hardin-Simmons University requires every new incoming student under 22 years of age to provide proof of the meningitis vaccine prior to registering for classes. 

    Round-Up

    Round-Up events offer personalized advising and registration appointments and orientation in student services, resources, and campus activities. Advance registration is necessary, so please sign-up online.

    • Advising and Registration
    • Student I.D.
    • Release Form (FERPA)

    Residence Life

    You must submit a Housing form to request a housing assignment or to request to live off campus.

    Transcripts

    Submit your final transcript showing your high school graduation date and your final semester grades and/or your official transcript(s) from prior colleges if transferring courses.

    Student Financial Services

    • FAFSA-File after October 1, 2016 at fafsa.gov
      • Submit Verification documents (if selected)
    • View Financial Aid Checklist in HSU Central
    • Submit Texas Residency Affirmation Form (for Texas residents)
    • Federal Direct Student Loans
      • Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note
      • To certify your Direct loan(s), you will need to complete Entrance Counseling and complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN) at www.studentloans.gov. Following certification to HSU, you will need to accept your loan award along with your other financial aid awards in HSU Central (Financial Aid Self Service).
    • Apply for Parent PLUS loan or Private Student loan if more funds are needed.

    Statements of Account and Payment

    Statements are available online at the CASHNET link in HSU Central.

    • Pay in full - August 1 is payment deadline to secure classes for Fall 2016 semester.
    • 100% financial aid - scholarships, grants, and/or loans
    • Enroll in a Payment Plan  

    Stampede

    • Plan to attend Stampede (new student orientation)

    Check-in

    Final approval is given at check-in to be sure all items on this list are cleared prior to start of classes. Check-in dates for athletes are set by the coaches. Stampede check-in is August 17.

    • Check-in and Move-in
    • Parking permit is required to park a vehicle on campus. Please bring vehicle information to Check-in.
    • Books and Course materials - Books are available for purchase or rental in the campus Bookstore as well as all other course materials.
     
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