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Accepted Student Center

On behalf of all SU faculty, staff, and students, the Admissions Office would like to extend a warm welcome to all accepted freshmen and transfer students. We are looking forward to getting to know you as you become part of the Stevenson family. This page is designed to give you some helpful information as you make the transition to your first year at Stevenson.

  • Accepted Freshmen

    Accepted Freshmen

    Explore the topics below for important new student information and answers the questions we get most often:

    Enrollment Deposit and Housing Reservation Forms

    Once you have decided to enroll at Stevenson, you must let us know and reserve your space in the fall 2015 class by completing the Enrollment Intent Form (spring, fall, or online) and submitting your $300 enrollment deposit. If you plan to live on campus, you must also complete the Housing Reservation Form (spring, fall, or online). There is no additional deposit for reserving a space in housing. You should submit your Enrollment Intent and Housing Reservation Forms by May 1.
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    Join the Class of 2019 Facebook Group

    Make friends with other students thinking about being members of the SU Class of 2019 and get all the latest news from Admissions and the University by joining our Class of 2019 Group.

    Parents may connect with parents of other admitted students, get to know each other, ask questions and more by joining our Class of 2019 Parents Group.


    Student Health Form

    The student health form is required for all full-time residential and commuter students. In addition to the completed health form, all students planning to live on-campus are also required to be immunized against Meningococcal disease.

    The health form is to be completed online through the Wellness Center Student Portal and must be submitted to the Wellness Center by August 1 for fall entrance.

    If you have any questions, please contact the Wellness Center at 443-352-4200. View our Health Forms page for more information and go to the Wellness Center Student Portal. 


    Applying for Financial Aid

    To be considered for need-based financial aid, you must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. You can complete the FAFSA anytime after January 1 each year. Stevenson's priority deadline for submitting the FAFSA is February 15.

    You will need a Federal Student Aid ID, if you don't already have one, to complete and sign your FAFSA electronically. If you need to get a FSA ID, you may do so at https://fsaid.ed.gov/. Parents should also have a FSA ID if you meet the dependent student definition as described on the FAFSA.
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    Placement Testing

    Math placement testing is required of all students who have not completed at least a 3-credit college Intermediate Algebra course (or higher level math course) with a minimum of a "C." English placement testing is required of some students dependent upon SAT or ACT scores.  Stevenson offers this testing on-campus and you will receive a letter containing information about placement testing after you deposit in the spring. Students are strongly recommended to test before orientation to allow for more time to consider options should developmental coursework be necessary. Limited space for testing will be available during orientation for students who are not able to test earlier.
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    Mustang Days

    Mustang Days, SU’s orientation and registration program for freshmen, will take place on weekdays from June 23-30, 2015. Incoming students are required to attend a single Mustang Day based on intended major. Official invitations with RSVP information are mailed starting in May to students who have deposited to attend in the fall. Click below for a list of majors assigned to each date.
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    Orientation Adventures

    Orientation Adventures is a three day, two night experience that occurs before the traditional first year move-in in August. Students who participate in the program will move in on Monday, August 17th, go on three trips, and engage in meaningful group activities with other first year students. The program will conclude on Thursday, August 20th when the rest of the incoming students arrive on campus.

    Registration for Orientation Adventures is limited and will go live on June 1st.
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    New Student Orientation

    New Student Orientation is a four day program for all incoming students, including transfers and commuters, that takes place on campus. New Student Orientation is August 20-23, 2015.
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    Changing Your Major

    Before registering for classes, please call your admissions counselor to discuss changing your major. Requests to change majors will be automatically granted except in the case of Nursing. The admissions committee must re-review your application to determine if you are eligible for Nursing. You do not need to speak with an academic advisor to change your major until after registering for fall classes.


    AP/IB Credit Policy

    Stevenson does accept scores on some AP and IB tests for transfer credit. Please click the following link for full details.
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    Dates to Remember

    February 7 and 14, 2014
    Future Stevenson Scholars
    Invitations to this event are extended to admitted students who have been awarded a Stevenson merit-based scholarship. Details on the day and how to RSVP will be in your scholarship award letter. 

    February 15, 2015
    FAFSA Priority Deadline
    You must submit the FAFSA if you wish to be considered for need-based financial aid.

    March 28, 2015
    Accepted Students' Day
    Invitations to this event are extended to all admitted students and will be mailed in late February.

    Find out more about Accepted Students' Day

    May 1, 2015
    Enrollment Deposit & Housing Profile Form Due
    Submit your $300 deposit along with your Enrollment Intent and Housing Profile Forms by May 1 to secure your place in the freshman class and housing, if applicable.

    June 2015
    New Student Registration & Orientation
    SU's orientation program will take place during multiple days in late June 2015. Invitations with RSVP information are mailed in May to students who have deposited to attend in the fall. You will be required to attend a single orientation program - exact dates will be posted when available.

    Tuition & Housing Bills Available Online.
    Your fall 2015 tuition and housing bill will be available on WebXpress before orientation in June. Hard copies of bills will be mailed during June as well.

    July 15, 2015
    Final Official High School Transcript Due
    You must have an official copy of your final high school transcript (indicating graduation) to the Admissions Office. Please also remember to submit AP/IB test scores and college transcripts, if applicable.

    August 1, 2015
    Student Health Form Due
    Please allow 2-4 weeks for completion of the form as immunization records from your physician will need to be submitted to the Wellness Center.

  • Accepted Transfer Students

    Accepted Transfer Students, Fall 2015

    Please see below for important new transfer student information.

    Orientation Adventures

    Orientation Adventures is a three day, two night experience that occurs before the traditional first year move-in in August. Students who participate in the program will move in on Monday, August 17th, go on three trips, and engage in meaningful group activities with other first year students. The program will conclude on Thursday, August 20th when the rest of the incoming students arrive on campus.

    Registration for Orientation Adventures is limited and will go live on June 1st.
    Learn more


    New Student Orientation

    New Student Orientation is a four day program for all incoming students, including transfers and commuters, that takes place on campus. New Student Orientation is August 20-23, 2015.
    Learn more


    Enrollment Deposit and Housing Reservation Forms

    If you wish to reserve space in on-campus housing, please submit your $300 deposit along with your Enrollment Intent Form (fall or online) and Housing Reservation Form (fall or online) by May 1. The deposit is non-refundable after May 1. Commuter transfer students are not required to submit the deposit. 
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    Student Health Form

    The Student Health Form is required for all full-time students. There are three parts to the form that must be completed. The form is located on the Health Forms page.

    Additional health forms are required for athletes and nursing and medical technology students. If you have any questions, please contact the Wellness Center at 443-352-4200.


    Applying for Financial Aid

    To be considered for need-based financial aid, you must fill out the 2015-2065 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is available online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

    Stevenson's federal school code is 002107

    You will need a Federal Student Aid ID, if you don't already have one, to complete and sign your FAFSA electronically. If you need to get a FSA ID, you may do so at https://fsaid.ed.gov/.
    Parents should also have a FSA ID if you meet the dependent student definition as described on the FAFSA.
    Learn more


    Placement Testing

    The math Accuplacer test is required of all students who have not completed a 3-credit college Intermediate Algebra course (or higher-level math course) with a minimum grade of  "C." The English Accuplacer test is required for students who did not receive an SAT Critical Reading score of at least 520 or who have not completed a college-level English Composition course equivalent to SU's ENG 148 (or higher level English course) with a minimum grade of "C."

    For those transfer students needing testing, the Accuplacer tests will be offered the morning of their scheduled Mustang Day Registration & Orientation at 7:30 a.m. Testing must be completed before registration for your fall courses.  

    Testing checklist:

    • Arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled test time
    • Bring a photo ID
    • Please know your 7-digit SU ID# to login to the test. This ID is located on your acceptance letter as well as your Enrollment Deposit form
    • Tests are untimed and students may leave the testing room to take a break as necessary. Most students taking both English and math tests finish in about two hours.
      • NO calculators are permitted on the math test, as an on-screen calculator will appear when needed.
    • For more information, read the ACCUPLACER Introduction on the Collegeboard website. ACCUPLACER is a suite of tests that quickly, accurately, and efficiently assess reading, writing, and math skills. We strongly encourage that students review concepts in mathematics, reading, and writing in preparation for the ACCUPLACER. Please visit Prepare for ACCUPLACER to download sample questions and other free resources.

    For additional information regarding placement testing, please contact Terri Wright, Director of Developmental Studies, at 443-352-4953 or
    Sign Up for Placement Testing


    Changing Your Major

    If you wish to change your major, please contact Transfer Admissions or 410-486-7001 before your scheduled Mustang Day Registration & Orientation.


    AP/IB and CLEP Credit Policy

    Stevenson accepts scores on some AP and IB tests, as well as CLEP exams, for transfer credit. Please review our information about advanced placement for full details.
    Learn More


    Dates to Remember

    August 1, 2015

    Student Health Form due. All full-time commuter and residential students are required to submit this form. Remember to make an appointment with your doctor early to have this form completed in time.

    New Residential Students: You will be notified by the Office of Residential Life during the summer if you have submitted your Enrollment Intent Form, Housing Preference Form and $300 deposit.  Move-in information will be posted on this website as soon as it is available.

    Monday, August 24, 2015

    First day of fall semester classes

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