Transfer Student Checklist
Welcome to SU! This guide outlines the actions you need to take to complete your acceptance and enrollment. Completing these steps will help to make your Redhawk transition a smooth one. If you have questions on any particular item, please use the contact information for that item.
Please Note: Seattle University will be closed December 23rd, 2013 through January 2nd 2014. It is important you complete the checklist prior to the university closure
Priority Steps Before the Quarter Starts
1. Activate your MySU account
MySU is your online gateway to Seattle University. You'll be able to access SUOnline, pay tuition, search for classes, review transfer credits and more.
- Click Recover/Set Password
- Follow the on-screen instructions to access your account.
2. Report Immunization Records
All undergraduates are required to provide proof of certain immunizations before starting classes.
- Submit documentation at osh.seattleu.edu and send a hard copy of your records to the Student Health Center for verification.
- For more information, contact Student Health at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Nursing students: you will need to complete the immunization requirements of Seattle University, but also the requirements for the College of Nursing in the BSN Health Packet.
3. Register for Orientation
Transfer SUccess Orientation will be your passport to becoming a Redhawk. You'll register for classes, get your ID card, and learn important university knowledge and resources.
- If possible, submit your final transcripts to the Office of Admissions prior to orientation.
- Please visit this link in order to learn how to sign up for Transfer SUccess Orientations
4. Submit Deposit & Pay Tuition
admitted for Fall quarter must confirm enrollment by paying a $200
tuition deposit by May 1 or within 30 days of acceptance.
- Students enrolling in Winter/Spring/Summer do not have to pay the deposit.
- Tuition information and due dates can also be found on SUOnline.
Other Important Steps
5. Accept or Waive Health Insurance
SU requires all full-time (enrolled in 12 or more credits) undergraduates to have health insurance. Seattle U provides insurance and will automatically add the fee to your tuition.
You can either confirm or waive (if you already have health insurance) at: wfis.wellsfargo.com/seattleuniversity/
6. Apply for Aid
If you plan on applying for financial aid (including federal loans), make sure you have completed a FAFSA for this year and indicated Seattle U as an intended university.
Find out more about Financial Aid (including work study, grants, and scholarships) at seattleu.edu/financial-aid/
7. Buy Your Books
Once you're registered for classes, it's a good idea to buy your books.
- The bookstore is also a great place to buy new technological gadgets and to get your hands on some SU swag
8. Sign-Up for Housing
Freshman and Sophomores under 21 are required to live on campus. Juniors and Seniors can also live in campus residence halls and apartments on a space available basis.
- Are you an upperclassman looking for apartments in the area? padmapper.com is a great resource to find housing near SU.
You will find out much more about the wealth of resources available to you at Transfer SUccess Orientation. Here are a few key links to get you started.
Commuter & Transfer Student Life
CTSL offers a variety of services and programs to help transfer students get involved. They sponsor events like brown bag lunches, discussion groups, barbecues, and even weekly pancake breakfasts.
- Are you a veteran student? Head to seattleu.edu/veterans for important resources and VA benefit information.
If you want to know more about majors & minors, what classes are required, and the typical course sequence for a transfer student, check our degree planning resources page at: seattleu.edu/advising/degrees
Join a Collegia!
A Collegia is your home away from home. They are equipped with computers, kitchenettes, and lounge spaces. Take a break between classes or meet fellow transfer students during lunch. Find out more at: seattleu.edu/ctsl/collegia/
We look forward to seeing you at Orientation!