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» Welcome Admitted Students

Congratulations to all of our newly admitted students! You are now a part of the Chapman Family and should be very proud. Your hard work and accomplishments, both personally and academically, exemplify what Chapman University is all about. Now let's get you prepared for day one.

Deposit Today!

As an admitted student, you will receive an email with login information to the Chapman University my.chapman Student Portal following your acceptance to the university. Once you have received your login information, review these instructions on how to make your enrollment deposit.

Checklists & Additional Information

Follow these checklists to prepare yourself for the coming school year.



Make sure all your financial aid paperwork is in order. Don’t forget to file your FAFSA by the priority deadline of March 2

+ - Panther for a Day

Mondays & Wednesdays - February 6th - May 3rd

Registration is available to first year admitted students 

We invite admitted students to come experience what life is like as a Panther! Attend a class, take a tour and have lunch with a Chapman student! This particular visit opportunity is designed specifically for first year admitted students. If your parents or others are coming with you it is recommended they enjoy the historic charm of the Orange Circle, or attend one of our Monday-Friday campus tours offered at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

To register for the Panther for a Day program:

  1. Register for the Tour and Lunch

  2. Register for a class of your choice*: 
Dance Majors Dodge College of Film & Media Arts majors
Contact the dance department assistant to schedule a class visit:

Clara Harnett
(714) 744-7040

*classes are reserved for admitted dance majors ONLY
Register for a class visit online: 

Within the Tour & Lunch registration form you will be presented with class options to attend within Dodge College.

*classes are reserved for admitted Dodge College students ONLY

All other admitted majors (including those admitted as Undeclared):

Using the department directory, contact the department assistant of your admitted major (or major of interest) to schedule your classroom visit.

Please ensure you have already registered for the Tour & Lunch event prior to contacting the corresponding department assistant to arrange your class visit.

*Although attendance of a class is encouraged to gain a full perspective of life as a Panther, it is not required to take part in the program.

+ - Admitted Student Experience Tours

Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. from January 9th - May 5th. 
If you are unable to attend Panther for a Day, or prefer an experience you can enjoy with your family, you may be interested in attending out Admitted Student Experience.   

Register for the Admitted Student Experience: Tour, Info Session & Student Panel

  • A brief presentation about Chapman University specifically designed for admitted students.
  • A panel of current Chapman students to share their Chapman experience and allow for a Q&A period where admitted students and their families can ask questions to current Chapman students. 
  • A 90-minute walking tour of the campus and residence halls specifically tailored to admitted students and led by a current Chapman student. 

+ - Preview Day

Please join us on Saturday April 8, 2017 for Preview Day.
Admitted students and their families are invited to come experience Chapman on this exciting day. You will have the opportunity to meet our distinguished faculty, experience the campus, take tours and meet other admitted students. 

Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m.
The Opening Session will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m.

Registration will open in late February. Please save the date as we hope to see you there! 

+ - Admitted Student Receptions

In Spring 2017, Chapman University representatives will be traveling across the country to meet and welcome future Panthers for the Fall 2017 entry term! This is a great opportunity to come and meet other admitted students from your area, get your enrollment and financial aid questions answered and hear about the Chapman difference!

Declining Your Offer of Admission

Visit your Admission Status Page to authorize the Office of Admission and Financial Aid to close your file. 

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Show Your Pride!

Let your friends and family know you're now a Chapman Panther with these Facebook cover photos.

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