»Transfer Student Checklist For Those Entering in the Spring of 2016

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW — WHEN YOU NEED TO KNOW IT


Obtaining your Username/Password

  • Once we receive your application, an email is sent 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, please contact the IS&T Service Desk at (714) 997-6600 or servicedesk@chapman.edu for this information.
  • You will use this username/password to register online and access Web Advisor, our student information system. 

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 when you applied, by activating it online activating it online here.

Important Dates

March 2, 2015

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for Financial Aid Processing Due
The priority deadline for filing the FAFSA is March 2. If the priority deadline is not met you may still apply, but funding for certain aid programs may be exhausted.
Contact: Office of Financial Aid 
(714) 997-6741
www.fafsa.ed.gov


December 1st or 2 weeks after you have received your spring of 2016 Financial Aid Offer 

Transfer Enrollment Deposit Deadline 
Applicable to incoming transfers only. You can make the deposit online here or by sending a non-refundable $200 check and completed student enrollment deposit agreement form to the Office of Admission. 
Contact: Office of Admission 
(714) 997-6711 or toll free (888) CU-APPLY

Housing Application and Housing Deposit Deadline 
Housing applications must be submitted online or postmarked by Dec 1 for first priority processing and submitted with a non-refundable $50 housing application fee and $600 security deposit (This deposit is separate from the enrollment deposit.) Applications submitted without an application fee and a housing deposit will not be processed or considered for an assignment. Housing will continue to accept late housing applications, after Dec. 1st on a space available basis.
Contact: Office of Housing and Residence Life 
(714) 997-6603


Late November and into Early December 

Registration Information Letter 
Provides information on December and January advising options and course registration. 

Note: all registration is done online. Students will have the option of receiving advising online, over the phone or by attending an in-person session. 

Contact: Academic Advising Center 
(714) 744-7959


Mid December and on-going from there 

Student ID Photo Submission
Submit a recent photo to be used for your Chapman University student identification card by the end of July (recommended). 
Contact: Card Services 
(714) 744-7011

Academic Advising 
Advising for new students begins early December. Although academic advising is not required of transfer students we strongly encourage it prior to registration.
Contact: Academic Advising Center 
(714) 744-7959

Math Placement Testing 
Placement testing is completed online for those students who wish to place into a higher level math course. Any student who scored below a 540 on the SAT/Math or below 23 on the ACT/Math is required to take the Algebra Placement Test.

Register for Classes
All new students will be assigned a specific date and time when they can begin registering for courses. Those dates will be available in mid-December and on-going from there.

Register for New Student and Family Orientation 

The link to register will not be available until mid-December. Prior to that, all information on the corresponding webpage will only refer to Fall orientation registration. www.chapman.edu/orientation
Contact: Orientation 
(714) 516-4600 

Parking Permit
Contact: Parking Services


Late December and On-going from there

Fall 2015 Official College Transcripts

As soon as your fall of 2015 grades are made available please order an official transcript to be mailed to: Chapman University Attn. Office of Admission One University Dr. Orange, CA 92866

Contact: Office of Admission 
(714) 997-6711 or toll-free 888-CU-APPLY

Spring Semester Billing Statement E-mailed 
You will receive a billing statement that details tuition and other charges for the upcoming semester. 
Contact: Business Office 
(714) 997-6617

Housing Assignment Information and Notification E-mail 
The Housing Assignment information and Notification Email provides students with housing information, which includes their housing assignment, roommates’ names and contact information, and other helpful information to assist students with their move to the residence community. 
Contact: Office of Housing and Residence Life 
(714) 997-6603


Submit As Soon As Possible…

AP and IB Exam Results Due 
Please submit all AP/IB exam test results to the Office of Admission for evaluation. 
Contact: Office of Admission 
(714) 997-6711 or toll-free 888-CU-APPLY

Health Record and Examination Form 
All students are required to submit the online Student Health Services form. It can be accessed online here.
Contact: Student Health Center 
(714) 997-6851


January 29, 2016

New Student Check-In 
Contact: Office of Housing and Residence Life 
(714) 997-6603


January 29, 2016 (8 a.m.-5 p.m.)

New Student and Family Orientation 
This is a mandatory program that familiarizes incoming students with the academic and social aspects of Chapman University. The link to register will not be available until mid-December. Prior to that, all information on the corresponding webpage will only refer to Fall orientation registration.
Contact: Orientation 
(714) 516-4600 

For more information, please visit www.chapman.edu/orientation


February 1, 2016

First Day of Fall Classes

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