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»Becoming a Chapman Graduate Student

+-Obtaining your Username/Password

  • Shortly after you are admitted, an email will be sent to you from our Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) department that lists your student ID Number and Chapman username/password. If it has been more than two weeks since your acceptance and you have not received this information, contact the IS&T Service Desk at (714) 997-6600 or for this information
  • You will use this username/password to access your student information system, including registration, financial aid, and billing. 
  • You will be using the new Chapman University on-line self-service portal,,  to access your student information. Your portal provides you direct web access to all your Chapman student services. Information currently available to you includes: student account information, admission information, financial aid, course information and registration.

+-Setting up your PantherMail E-mail Account

  • Once you are admitted, all official e-mails from Chapman (including information on your specific registration date and time) will be sent to your Chapman e-mail account.
  • Set up your new e-mail account, using the username and password you received from IS&T. Activate your email account

+-Contact your Academic Advisor

  • Contact your Academic Advisor with questions about course registration.
  • If your program is not listed, your department will contact you directly.


  • Beginning November 30, new Spring graduate students can register online by logging into their self-service portal.
  • Go to the Training Student Center for instructions on how to register for classes.

+-Tuition and Financial Aid

  • View our current tuition as well as Student Business Services information regarding billing, payments or if you would like to contact the Student Business Services directly.  Fall 2015/Spring 2016 tuition can be found here.
  • Visit Financial Aid for more information, or email, or call (714) 628-2730. 

+-Student ID Cards


  • Parking is automatically billed to your student account at the time of registration. The parking fee may be waived under certain circumstances. 
  • View Parking Permit details or call Public Safety at (714) 997-6763. 


  • Resources are available to assist graduate students with housing. Please visit Housing and Residence Life for more details about university housing or call (714) 997-6603.

+-Submitting Your Final Transcript to the Office of Graduate Admission

  • If you have not already done so, please submit your official final transcript, with your undergraduate degree posted. If you are an international student that submitted an unofficial transcript for evaluation purposes, or need to submit your diploma, please submit official documents to our office to complete your file.
  • Transcripts can be sent electronically to or mailed to:

Chapman University
Office of Graduate Admission
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866

+-Information for International Students

  • For specific information regarding international student services, visit the International Student & Scholar Services Office or contact the coordinator; Susan Sams at 714-997-6829 or
  • Save the date for the Graduate International Orientation tentatively scheduled for January 27, 2016.  Additional details to come.
  • If you submitted unofficial transcripts or scores for evaluation purposes, you are now required to submit official copies of these items to the Office of Graduate Admission to complete your file:
    • Transcript in both your native language and an English translation
    • Copy of diploma in your native language and an English translation
    • English language, GRE, or GMAT scores
  • These documents are also required to process your I-20.  Email them to
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