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Transfer Student Checklist

May

File the FAFSA

  • Be sure to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) if you have not done so already! More information can be found online on Mount Union’s Student Financial Service webpage.
  • If needed, you can also contact the Office of Student Financial Services at (877) 543-9185 to make an on-campus or phone appointment to get all your financial aid award questions answered.

Pay Your Deposit!

  • Pay your deposit to ensure your spot at the University of Mount Union! Pay that deposit today to start getting information about preparation for the fall!

Once Your Deposit is Paid

Regularly check your mountunion.edu Email Address

  • Once your deposit is paid, information will regularly be sent to your Mount Union email address. This is how you will get almost all information from the University, so be sure to check that address often!

Register for the Password Reset Tool

  • Afraid you might forget the password you set for your Mount Union accounts? Don’t worry, just register with the password reset tool so that you can create a new password any time you need!

Register Your Mobile Device with the University

June and July

Schedule Your Fall Semester Classes

  • You will be contacted by Ron Holden, director of students in academic transition, to schedule your fall semester classes. Ron will be your advisor during this first semester and serve as a resource for you as you transition into becoming a Purple Raider. He will reach out to you in mid-late June, but if you have questions, feel free to email him.

 Register for the Transfer Student Preview Session

  • Preview is your chance to get to know campus, meet your fellow students as well as faculty and staff, finalize your class schedule for the fall semester and have tons of FUN! Check out the Preview website for further information as well as to register for the Transfer Student program. All transfer students must sign up for and attend the Transfer Student Preview program on Thursday, August 21. If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Office of First Year Initiatives via email or call (330) 823-6051.
 Complete Your Housing Forms
  • Log into MyHousing to complete your online housing forms. Even commuters must complete the form. The Office of Residence Life will use the information you provide to place you with a roommate and in a hall for your first year at Mount Union. Deposited students will be able to begin completing this online form in early May, but if you have questions, please contact the Office of Residence Life via email or call (330) 823-7288.
 Choose Your Meal Plan
  • There are two meal plans you must choose from in the MyHousing form, but several other options are available for upper-class students. Learn more about these meal plans, including block plans for commuters, online and contact Robin Clough in Campus Card and Facilities to request one of these meal plans.
 Complete Your Health Center Forms
  • Be sure to complete and send in your Health Center Forms. To confirm your forms have been received, please call (330) 823-2692 the week following your Preview session. The 2014-2015 Health Center forms will be available for you in late May.
 Send Your Final Transcript to the Office of Admission
  • Send your final college transcript 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.

Complete and Return Your Tuition Payment Agreement
  • This form, which you will receive in May, is a financial agreement and legal obligation between the student and the University. The worksheet should be signed by both the student and parent and returned to the Office of Business Affairs by June 15.
Pay Your Bill
  • Your billing statement will be sent by the Office of Business Affairs in early July. Payment is due by July 31. There are three payment options available, and you must choose one of the three options before July 31. You can also contact the Office of Business Affairs at (330) 823-6557 if you have questions.
Contact the Office of Accessibility Support Services
  • If you are in need of accommodations during the school year due to a documented disability, contact the Office of Student Accessibility Services via email or call (330) 823-7372.
Contact the Office of Academic Support
  • If you were admitted conditionally with a requirement to meet throughout the fall 2014 semester with Craig Theissen, director of Mount Union's Office of Academic Support Center, you will need to email or call (330) 823-3146 to schedule your initial appointment for the first week of classes.
  • For information about academic support or to schedule a meeting with this office during Preview, please email or call (330) 823-3146.

 Late July

Sign Up for Airport Transportation

  • If you are coming to campus via plane, be sure to sign up for transportation from the Akron/Canton Airport to the University. You will need to schedule this transportation by mid-August, so check out the website to get more information!

Early Arrival Students

  • If you need to move into your campus housing earlier than August 23, please contact the Office of Residence Life. **If you will be moving in early for a University sponsored activity, please contact your coach or director for more information about this. 
  • Student Athletes: Your coach will have information for you about when you need to report to practice in August. Tentative dates are listed below, but be sure to contact your coach for more detailed information.
  • August 9-10: Residence Life and Exceptional Beginnings staff only arrivals
    August 11-13: Football only arrivals (first year students who did not attend Preview in June or July need to move-in August 11)
    August 15: Volleyball upper-class student arrivals
    August 16: Volleyball first-year student arrivals
    August 17: Cross Country and Men’s and Women’s Soccer arrivals
    August 17-18: Teaching Assistants
    August 18-19: New International Students
    August 21: Transfer student arrivals
    August 21-23: First-year students arrivals
    August 23-24: Returning students arrivals
    **these dates are subject to slight change, so please check the website and be in contact with the appropriate coach or staff member for further information**

During the Month of August

Early Arrival Students: Confirm Your Campus Move-In Date

  • Early arrival dates for fall athletic teams, band, cheerleading and international students:

    August 9-10: Residence Life and Exceptional Beginnings staff only arrivals
    August 11-13: Football only arrivals (first year students who did not attend Preview in June or July need to move-in August 11)
    August 15: Volleyball upper-class student arrivals
    August 16: Volleyball first-year student arrivals
    August 17: Cross Country and Men’s and Women’s Soccer arrivals
    August 17-18: Teaching Assistants
    August 18-19: New International Students
    August 21: Transfer student arrivals
    August 21-23: First-year students arrivals
    August 23-24: Returning students arrivals
    **these dates are subject to slight change, so please check the website and be in contact with the appropriate coach or staff member for further information**

Order Your Textbooks

  • Once you have a finalized fall schedule, visit the University Store website to order your fall semester text books. Click the “Textbooks: Buy or Rent” link to begin the price comparison for the books you need. Should you have questions, contact the University Store via email or call (330) 823-2085.

Register for Your Parking Pass

  • Check out all the information about parking and having vehicles on campus on the website, and be sure to fill out the online form to register your car. There is no fee to register your car at Mount Union.

Move Into Your Campus Housing!

  • Move in for First Year Students will be the morning of Saturday, August 23, directly prior to the start of Fall Orientation. If you need to move onto campus prior to this date and have not already been approved to do so as part of an athletic team or arts organization, please contact the Office of Residence Life at (330) 823-7288.

Attend Transfer Student Preview

  • On August 21, join your fellow transfer students to learn more about Mount Union, the academic programs here, and the campus services and resources available to you as you start your journey as a Raider!