Newly Admitted Students
Wondering what happens after you've been admitted? The steps listed below will lead to a smooth enrollment at Millersville. Be sure to follow all the steps listed here, and then follow the quick links on the left for more information about becoming a new student at Millersville.
Want to know more? Call us at 877-XPLOR-MU (877-975-6768).
Once you have confirmed your intent to attend Millersville University, many service offices will contact you about next steps in the enrollment process. Information about confirmation was included with your acceptance letter along with instructions about paying required fees. The deadline to submit your non-refundable confirmation fee is May 1st for fall entry and November 1st for spring entry. As long as we receive your confirmation by the due date, your space in class is guaranteed.
NOTE: Before continuing with the steps below your confirmation must be received. To check that your confirmation has been processed please allow at least one business day and return to the link shown above. When you log in again it will show "Deposit Paid". You may then continue with the steps below.
We recommend that each student complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 15. In order to meet the deadline, you can estimate your income information if your federal tax return has not yet been completed. Visit the Financial Aid F.A.Q.'s page for answers to frequently asked questions. Here is a calendar that can keep you on track with the financial aid process.
Beginning in the spring semester, the Housing Office (717-872-3162) sends information to all on-campus students who have submitted their confirmation and are starting in the fall semester. In the fall semester, the Housing Office sends information to all spring on-campus students who have submitted their confirmation and are starting in the spring semester. General information about resident life can be found here.
All new freshmen and many transfer students are required to take at least one placement test. Certain majors and courses require placement testing before course registration. General placement tests are administered in the following subject areas: Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, and Foreign Languages (French, German & Spanish). More information about placement testing is available here. Be sure to scroll to the bottom for information about specific subject examinations. You will be notified when it is time to register for the examinations.
We need to collect some more information from you that is used by a variety of offices to improve your Millersville experience. Be sure to complete the Health Information forms that are required of new students. All forms are available on your student portal. You will be taken to a new screen that will ask your student ID number. Once you sign onto the portal, the first thing you should see is a channel with the heading "New Student Forms". Each form includes instructions and contact information.
The Bursar’s Office is responsible for university billing. Fall semester bills are generated in mid-to-late July (shortly after tuition is announced by the State). Spring bills are generated the week of Thanksgiving. For further information including meal plans, tuition and fee costs, due dates and payment plans, visit the Bursar's web page.
In order to assist incoming students in their transition into college life, the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership (717-871-5553) coordinates a New Student Orientation program. All incoming new students for the fall semester with 30 credits or less are required to attend the Fall Orientation Program. All incoming new students for the spring semester will be invited to an orientation held on January 22, 2012. Additionally, all incoming students for the fall semester must participate in the Common Reading Program. Graduate Students should see the Office of Graduate Studies for information on the Graduate Orientation program.