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New Student Checklist 2023

Congratulations on your acceptance to Manhattan College! We look forward to welcoming you to campus. Here are the next steps to complete your enrollment and officially become a Jasper.

  • First Step: Student Enrollment Deposit

    To officially enroll, you must submit your enrollment deposit. You can pay the deposit online or by mailing a check.

    To officially become a Jasper, fill out the enrollment form and pay your deposit online. Your place in the freshman class will only be guaranteed if your deposit is paid in full by the reply date listed on your admissions letter. Enrollment and housing deposits are nonrefundable.

    Fall 2023 Semester Deposit

    Commuter Students Enrollment Deposit: $500
    Resident Students Enrollment and Housing Deposit: $800

    Please note that all deposits are non-refundable.

    Submit Deposit Online

    If you would prefer to mail in a check, please mail it to:

    Office of Admissions & Financial Aid
    4513 Manhattan College Parkway
    Riverdale, NY 10471

  • Attend Accepted Students Events: March-May

    Admitted incoming freshman are invited to attend a Manhattan College Accepted Student Day event listed below: 

    Deposit Day at Manhattan College

    Boost your confidence about choosing life as a Jasper by joining us on campus Sunday, April 30, 2023. There is nothing like paying your enrollment deposit in person.  (registration link and details to follow in spring 23


    Contact us today at or 718-862-7200.

  • File a FAFSA: As Early as Possible

    You must file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for need-based financial aid from Manhattan College.

    • Your correct social security number must be on file with your FAFSA. If you do not provide this information, we will not be able to process your FAFSA.
    • You must provide our school code: 002758 in order for Manhattan College to receive your information.
    • The FAFSA must be signed with FSA ID's by both you and your parent in order to be processed.

    Submit FAFSA

    If you need assistance completing the FAFSA, contact the office of Financial Aid Administration: Carol Bisano at    Se habla Español

  • Register for Orientation: April, May

    Registration for Orientation is now open. We will also be sending out a letter to your Manhattan College email account reminding you to register. 

    • Session 1: June 7 - June 8
    • Session 2: June 13 - June 14
    • Session 3: June 20 - June 21
    • Session 4: August 23 - August 24 (reserved for students who live far from the college)

    Activate your jaspernet account

    Submit Emergency Contact Information

    Register for Orientation

    • All incoming freshmen are required to attend one orientation session and parents are welcome!

    Transfer Students

    Orientation Session 4:  August 23rd - August 24th, will provide transfer students an overview of all aspects of being a Jasper. Our team will orchestrate a smooth, seamless transition while ensuring you take full advantage of the many resources available to students.


    International Students

    Welcome to New York City! We look forward to welcoming you to campus. There are several events to help you prepare for college life as a Jasper:

    • OPTIONAL Pre-Arrival Information Sessions: These sessions are offered by the Office of Global Engagement and will provide useful information such as what to pack, what to expect at the airport; transportation from airport to campus; who to contact if you need guidance upon arrival.   If you have any questions, please e-mail us at Zoom sessions will be held on the following dates:

    April 18th, 2023 - 8:00AM (EST)

    May 16th, 2023 - 8:00AM (EST)

    June 13th, 2023 - 8:00AM (EST)

    July 18th, 2023 - 8:00AM (EST)

    August 15th, 2023 - 8:00AM (EST)

    Register for a Pre-Arrival Information Session Here


    • REQUIRED: New Student Orientation Session 4 on August 23rd and 24th   

    Hosted by the Office of Student Engagement with a special welcome session by the Office of Global Engagement.  

    Register Here


    • REQUIRED: International Student Orientation: August 30th, 12 noon

    Hosted by the Director of International Student and Scholar Services, this session will address visa matters, employment on campus, applying for an SSN, and other important resources specific to international students.  You will be notified via email of details of this session. If you have questions concerning your I-20, visa or related concerns, please contact the Director at:


  • Resident Students Complete On-campus Housing Application Process: June 1-28

    Learn about the Arches Living Learning Community, and themed communities, Global Jaspers and Mi Casa, in residence life.

    1. Complete your online housing application: Sign the housing contract and complete your roommate profile on the MyHousing Portal. If you're interested in any themed housing, make sure to indicate that in your application!
    2. Start your housing accommodations application: If you need any health or mobility accommodations as part of your housing assignment, please submit all paperwork and applicable forms to the Specialized Resource Center (this should be completed prior to the housing lottery on June 27-28)
    3. Visit the Roommate Matching Portal - Opens June 1st Once you have paid your deposit and completed the housing application, you'll be able to log into the MyHousing Portal and search for compatible roommates. Make sure you're completing your roommate profile accurately to ensure the best living environment for yourself next year!
    4. Attend the Virtual Housing Selection Information Session (June 22nd, 8pm): Curious about what the Housing Lottery will look like? Come to this info session and talk with Residence Life staff about what to expect and how to be best prepared to pick your room for the next year. 
    5. Participate in the housing selection process - June 27th, 28th: The Housing Lottery is your chance to pick your space for the next academic year! Specific information and times will be sent out to all qualified residents on June 26, 2023 to your  edu email account.
    • June 27: This selection is for any group of students who can completely fill a four-person suite
    • June 28: This selection is for any groups or individuals who cannot completely fill a suite

    If you have questions about the residence selection process, please contact William Atkinson at

  • Submit High School Transcript and AP Scores: by August 1

    Manhattan College requires your final transcript as confirmation that you graduated from high school. The final transcript must state the graduation date with the final GPA to be marked “official.” 

    Please ask your guidance or college counseling department to submit your final transcript by August 1st. The transcript can be sent from a guidance counselor to Call 718-862-7200 for assistance. You may also send a copy of your transcript to: 


    Office of Admissions, Manhattan College

    4513 Manhattan College Parkway 

    Bronx, NY 10471

  • Visit the First Year Experience Website

    The FYE website is where you will find important information and resources to support you through your first year as a Jasper.

    • View important dates and upcoming events on the College calendar.  
    • Connect with offices, clubs and organizations that you are interested in through the Resources Hub: send an email to request information  
    • Follow the College's official social media accounts to stay updated on news and information and discover what it's like to be a Manhattan College student.  

    Instagram.png: @manhattanedu
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    Twitter.png: @ManhattanEdu


For any additional questions about enrollment steps, please contact us at: