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    Admission Checklist

    1 Admission

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

    Check Your Application Status and Upload Missing Items Now.  

    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.

    Check Your Application Status and Upload Missing Items Now.  

    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 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). To pay your enrollment deposit, first reply to your Offer of Admission in your application portal. A new checklist item will appear so that you can pay your deposit. (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 11, 2017
    Early Enrollment Deadline December 8, 2017
    Honors Application Deadline January 12, 2018
    Honors Interviews February 2018
    Winter Preview February 17, 2018
    Round-Up Registration Events April 27, May 4, June 22
    Fall Financial Arrangements Deadline August 1, 2018

    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 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). To pay your enrollment deposit, first reply to your Offer of Admission in your application portal. A new checklist item will appear so that you can pay your deposit. (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 residence application to obtain a housing assignment or to request to live off campus. Both of these applications are found in HSU Central > Res Life Central.

    Transcripts

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

    Student Financial Services

    View our Financial Aid page for more detailed information and a list of scholarship opportunities.

    Statements of Account and Payment

    Statements are available online at the CASHNET link in HSU Central as soon as you register for classes. Below are options for how you can make payment arrangements prior to the Financial Settlement deadline of August 1.

    • Pay in full - payments can be made in Cash Net.
    • Obtain 100% financial aid - scholarships, grants, and/or loans
    • Enroll in a Payment Plan - Sign up in Cash Net to pay your remaining balance in 4 payments each semester. The first payment is due on or before August 1, with subsequent payments in September, October, and November.

    Stampede

    • Plan to attend Stampede (new student orientation)

    Check-in

    Final approval is given at Stampede 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.

    • 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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