Spring Admitted Students

Congratulations! You’re officially one step closer to starting the next chapter in your life. We hope you are just as excited as we are! There are more people than you can imagine who are here and willing to help you with your transition to Mount Union. You have already received assistance from members of our Office of Admission staff and will continue to receive further guidance from them, the Office of First Year Initiatives, the Office of Student Affairs staff and many, many others on campus.
 
If you have been admitted for the spring semester, a detailed checklist is available below.

ONCE YOUR DEPOSIT IS PAID

Make a Reservation for Spring Orientation
Spring Orientation 2017 is mandatory for all first year students and will take place on Sunday, January 8, 2017. Make a reservation for Spring Orientation here

Send your final transcript to the Office of the Admission
Send your most recent final college or High School transcripts to Mount Union’s Office of Admission when it is available. Remember that even if you’ve sent transcripts, you must ensure that those sent included the grades and credit values for the most recent work you did. The final transcript is important to ensure the appropriate transfer credits are applied.

Complete Your Health Center forms
Be sure to complete and send in your Health Center Forms. We can also accept these at Preview. Contact the Health Center with any questions at (330) 823-2692. 

Complete Student Health Insurance Waiver or Enroll in Mount Union’s Student Insurance Plan
Determine whether you will enroll in Mount Union’s Student Health Insurance Plan or will be covered under another plan that complies with the Affordable Care Act. You can find more details about Mount Union’s Student Insurance Plan here.

Sign up for Airport Transportation
If you are coming from out of state and will be arriving via plane, be sure to sign up for transportation from the airport to the University. Check out the website to get more information!

Complete Your Housing Application and Choose your Meal plan
All students are required to complete the housing application.  You will receive an email in December with information on how to login and complete the application.  If you plan to commute to campus, you are still required to complete the application. 

There are two meals plans to choose from in the Housing application form, but several other options areavailable for upper-class students. Learn more about these meal plans, including block plans for commuters, online and contact Debbie Edwards in the Campus Card office to request one of these meal plans.

Complete the Think About It Module
Think About It is an online alcohol, drug, and sexual misconduct prevention and education program. The interactive program is designed to help you to make healthy choices. Part I of the program must be completed within the spring semester. More information about how to complete the program will be emailed in late December, so please be on the lookout for that email.

 

During Spring Orientation You will….

 Set up your @mountunion email address
Information will regularly be sent to this address. This is how you will get almost all information from the University, so be sure to check that address often!

Complete your Office of Business Affairs Documents 
You will receive a FERPA release form, Federal Title IV Authorization Forms and a Tuition Payment Agreement. The FERPA release allows us to talk to any authorized party listed on the form about your tuition account and payment arrangements. The Federal Title IV Authorization allows us to use federal aid monies to pay for miscellaneous fees other than tuition and board and also allows us to hold any refunds on the account if that is what is desired. 

 Register for your Spring Semester courses 
Academic advisors will work with you to finalize your spring course schedule.

Take the Mathematics Proficiency Exam
Any student who has NOT met the math requirements MUST take the exam, this includes Transfer students

Take the Foreign Language Proficiency Exam
Students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language prior to graduation.  This exam assists you in determining an appropriate foreign language class level.  Any student who is interested in trying to test out of the Foreign Language requirement should take the proficiency exam.

QUESTIONS AND FURTHER INFORMATION

Please use the links to the right help you prepare for your session of Spring Orientation. If you have any questions, please be sure to contact us using the information below. 
 
For more information, contact:
Office of First Year Initiatives
(330) 823-8685
firstyear@mountunion.edu

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