Congratulations on becoming one of the newest members of the Shenandoah University community!
We know families of admitted first year students can easily become overwhelmed by the complexities of the enrollment process. Please use these Steps to SU to make the transition easier.
2020 Fall Enrollment: August Start
This page is here to help you! Follow these steps to complete your Shenandoah enrollment for the fall!
The Office of Financial Aid can help families find the resources they need to make the cost of a private university education affordable. Costs are often met by combining the resources of parents and students as well as state, federal, and outside sources.
After you receive and review your full financial aid package, accept it in Hornet Hub online or sign and return a copy of the letter to the Office of Financial Aid by May 1. The earlier this is completed, the smoother the process becomes. For complete Shenandoah University financial aid information visit Financial Aid.
If you haven’t already, please apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Once you complete the FAFSA, the Office of Financial Aid will evaluate your financial aid eligibility and provide you with a full financial aid package listing the resources available.
1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: (540) 665-4538
Fax: (540) 665-4939
Location: Hornet Central, 2nd floor of the Wilkins Administration Building
Federal School Code: 003737
You received directions to access Hornet Hub and Canvas via e-mail shortly after you submitted your application. Check the status of your application, financial aid, billing information and more through Hornet Hub. Access detailed tutorials by clicking the “Tech Support” tab within Canvas or contacting the Help Desk at 540-665-5555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paying your enrollment deposit holds your seat in the incoming class and the program to which you were admitted. This is not an extra expense, your $300 deposit is a credit on your first semester bill.
Your enrollment deposit is due May 1. Deposits accepted after May 1 will be based on program availability.
Submit your deposit now:
- Online on Hornet Hub
- Log in using the username and password on your acceptance letter
- Go to “Student Finance”
- Click “Make A Payment”
- Check mark the box that says “select” under the heading for your start term: Fall 2020
- Choose your payment method
- Proceed to payment
- Mail a $300 check to 1460 University Drive, Winchester, VA 22601
- Make payable to “Shenandoah University”
- Call Hornet Central at 540-665-4514
Residential living is often one of the most dynamic parts of a student’s university experience, and Shenandoah is a residential campus. Freshmen and sophomore students are required to reside in campus housing.
New students can apply for housing between March 15 – June 3. On Sunday, March 15, you will be able to access the housing application here. For full consideration, you must apply for housing by Monday, June 1, and students will receive their housing assignments around July 13.
Questions about housing? Contact the Office of Residence Life at (540) 665-4611 or email@example.com.
Submit the final transcript from your high school as well as any dual enrollment work to the Office of Admissions.
Academic success is related to your overall health, and the Wilkins Wellness Center is your one-stop hub for health and counseling services. Required Health forms and insurance information must be submitted online by August 1. On Sunday, March 15, you will be able to access the submission portal here.
**Athletes in fall sports may need to submit their physical form and sickle cell blood test prior to August 1. Please check with your coach to confirm specific dates. Please send all forms including sickle cell test to the Wellness Center. DO NOT GIVE OR SEND ANY HEALTH FORMS TO COACHES.
All new Shenandoah students are registered for their initial classes by their academic dean’s office. Academic offices register students based on their major, curriculum course requirements and course availability. Students who wish to make changes to their schedule are able to do so during Welcome Week and the drop/add period. Course schedules are given to students who attend Summer Orientation. Students who are unable to attend Summer Orientation will have their course schedule emailed to them after July 15th by their academic dean’s office.
After the first semester at Shenandoah, students are responsible for course registration with their specific academic advisor.
All Shenandoah University freshman are required to take a Going Global: First-Year Seminar course in the fall semester. You get to select from a variety of course topics designed to engage you in stimulating discussions about global issues. You will be sent an email late May which will contain the form to register for your Going Global course. You must register your choices by July 5.
Students are placed in course sections on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you select and submit your five course preferences, the better. Students who don’t select a preference will be placed in sections with space availability.
Summer Orientation sessions are designed to meet the needs of first year students, and their families. During your one-day session, you will have the opportunity to meet current and incoming students, receive your official Hornet ID card, receive your fall class schedule and learn about campus life. Information sessions will be offered for families as incoming students are immersed in activities that will show them the inside world of being a student at Shenandoah University. The day will end with an information fair that will allow families and students to see all about our wonderful community of Winchester, VA.
The entire staff at Shenandoah University awaits your arrival here on campus and looks forward to meeting you this summer at one of our Orientation sessions. We can’t wait to show you all the exciting things that are in store for you here at Shenandoah University!
The 2020 Summer Orientation schedule will be posted once it has been finalized. Hard copies of the schedule will be provided at Summer Orientation.
Please call or e-mail Amy Sine, Director of Student Success and Enrollment Management, in the Office of Student Success with any questions you may have at 540-665-4517 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Financial Services, a part of Hornet Central, provides your family with financial counseling and payment plan options. Tuition and fees for each semester should be paid by the deadline dates listed below:
Tuition & Fees bill for Term I (fall semester) – Due August 2
Tuition & Fees bill for Term II (spring semester) – Due December 13
All individuals interested in establishing a payment plan should contact Hornet Central at 540-542-6519.
Welcome Week, August 18-23, is designed to help you meet new people and adjust to campus life. It’s also a time to attend special campus events created just for you. In addition to general Welcome Week events, you will also attend events hosted by your individual school or academic program.
If you have specific questions about Welcome Week, contact the Office of Student Engagement at 540-665-4863 or email@example.com.
Shenandoah’s Integrated Mobile Learning, iMLearning, technology program puts state-of-the-art Apple computer technology into your hands, so you are engaged in an interactive and information-rich learning environment. All full-time undergraduate students participate in the program receiving the latest model MacBook Pro laptop, which you receive during Welcome Week.
Congratulations on completing the enrollment process! We are excited for you to be a part of the SU family!