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Transfer Student Checklist

Spring 2022 Semester

Benefit from high-caliber programs. Learn from engaged faculty. Study with other motivated students. Mount Union is where you'll find the connections and resources that will set you apart.

Now that you've been admitted to the University, we encourage you to take these easy steps that will keep you right on track to begin your college experience at Mount Union.

Note: The Transfer Student Checklist below is for students enrolling at the University of Mount Union for the spring 2022 semester.

Secure Your Spot

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Access Your Admitted Student Self-Service Account

Once admitted to the University of Mount Union, you will receive information about accessing your Admitted Student Self-Service Account within one day of your acceptance. This account will allow you to view your Financial Aid offer (once it is available) and submit the deposit to secure your spot at Mount Union. Click here to access your admitted student self-service account. Information about how to access this account can be found in your application portal.

Pay Your Deposit

If admitted to Mount Union, candidates are required to submit a $150 enrollment deposit prior to the intended enrollment term. For the spring semester, your deposit is non-refundable and is required prior to your start date for the spring semester.

Payment Options

  • Pay your deposit online on the Pay Your Deposit web page. You must login to your admitted student self-service account to access this option.
  • You can also send a check or money order and the Enrollment Confirmation Form (included with the student’s acceptance letter) to: Office of Admission, 1972 Clark Avenue, Alliance, Ohio 44601.

Set-Up Your Mount Union Email

Once your email account is ready, you will receive an email indicating that you can access your email address, username, and temporary password via your application portal. Once your email has been created, your admitted student account will transition into your full university account, and as part of this process, your password will be reset.

You can view your university account login information on your application portal. Please note that your university account is different from your application portal account and the username and password may be different for each. Once your have your university account login information, you can use it to access your university account and set up your UMU email.

Register for Spring Orientation

Registration for Spring Orientation is now open. You can access the registration form by clicking here. At Spring Orientation, scheduled for Sunday, January 9, 2022, you'll have the chance to learn about campus resources, meet other new students, and finalize your first semester course schedule! Visit the New Student and Family Programming web page for more information.

Complete Necessary Forms

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Complete New Student Housing or Commuter Application

All students are required to complete either the Housing or Commuter Application through MyHousing. Information about how to access the system will be sent to students via email after their deposit has been paid. Students should complete either their Housing Application or Commuter Application as soon as possible.

Residency Requirement
At Mount Union, we believe that the residential experience can significantly contribute to a student's overall collegiate experience. As such, the University of Mount Union has a 2-year residency requirement, however, if you live within 60 driving miles, you may choose to commute from your permanent home address. Additionally, after you've attended college for four semesters after high school, you may choose to live off campus locally.

Complete the Health Center Form

Complete your Health Center Form and mail it to the Student Health Center prior to your arrival on campus if possible. Please include only the Health Center forms in your envelope and address them to:

Health Center
University of Mount Union
1972 Clark Ave.
Alliance, OH 44601

For more information regarding health requirements prior to arrival, please visit the Health Center’s webpage.

Complete the Student Financial Aid Forms

Financial aid forms must be completed if you are planning to attend Mount Union and utilize financial aid. You may view a list of missing documents by accessing your Colleague Self-Service Account and clicking on “Complete Required Documents” on your Financial Aid Checklist. You will also need to complete any items listed as “Action Needed” in your checklist on Self-Service. You can access the electronic forms through the links provided in Self-Service. Please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at or (330) 823-2673 if you have any questions concerning your requirements.

Please do not send any personally identifiable information (PII) via email if you are not able to encrypt it. PII includes attachments with Social Security Numbers, ID Numbers, dates of birth, etc. All tax documents should be uploaded to the required electronic form.

Pay Your Bill and Set Up a Payment Plan

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Complete the Office of Business Affairs Documents

The Office of Business Affairs requires that all students complete multiple forms, which are detailed on the Payment Checklist, section 2. Please submit these forms by accessing them electronically on Etrieve. You will find documents under the “Business Office’ heading. Required documents include the Tuition Payment Agreement and Financial Clearance Form. Optional documents include the Federal Title IV Authorization, which allows UMU too apply federal funds to your bill, and the Office of Business Affairs FERPA Form, which allows parents/family members access to billing information. These documents should be submitted as soon as possible for the spring 2022 semester.

View and Make a Plan to Pay Your Bill

The Payment Checklist details the various steps in the payment process including billing details, important dates, and payment options. Information regarding how to access your bill and/or pay your bill can be found on the Payment Checklist, sections 3 and 4.

Submit Final Transcripts and Scores

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Submit all final transcripts, AP scores, and post-secondary, CCP, or dual-credit transcripts

The University of Mount Union requires that you submit your final high school transcript and if applicable post-secondary, CCP, or dual-credit transcripts.

Additionally, if you have scores for AP, IB or CLEP exams, have those scores sent to Mount Union as well. To view the Advanced Placement Exam list, view the Credit for IB, AP, or CLEP page.

All scores and transcripts can be sent to the University electronically or you can have them mailed to:
Office of Admission
1972 Clark Ave.
Alliance, OH 44601

Plan Your Arrival

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Mark Your Calendar for Move-In

New students enrolling for the spring 2022 semester can move into their assigned housing beginning on Saturday, January 8, 2022. Students can pick-up their keys in the Hoover-Price Campus Center at the following times:

  • Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 9, 2022 from 9 a.m. – noon

If you need to request to move in prior to Saturday, January 8, please reach out to the Office of Residence Life at

Arrange for Airport Transportation

If you need transportation from an airport to campus, please complete the Transportation Request Form.

Complete Required Online Programs

The University of Mount Union believes that it is essential that students entering a university be educated on the topics of alcohol and other substance abuse as well as sexual violence prevention and other University expectations. You will receive an email in early January regarding the Voices of Change program that details how to complete these requirements.

Register for Parking

If you plan to bring a car to campus, you will need to complete the Vehicle Registration Form. Visit Safety and Parking for more information. Don’t forget to put the cell number for campus safety and security number - (330) 428-1344 - in your phone.

Get Your Textbooks

Once you have a finalized course schedule, visit the University Store website to order your text books. For any questions, contact the University Store via email at or call (330) 823-2085.

Attend Spring Orientation

Spring Orientation is part of an ongoing and multi-faceted transition process for new Mount Union students, which involves academic, intellectual, and personal development pursuits. Spring Orientation is required for all first-year students and will take place Sunday, January 9, 2022. Visit the New Student and Family Programming webpage for more information.