Hornet Central is your one-stop shop for registration and student finances
As an Undergraduate Student at Shenandoah you may need to:
Graduate Students view the Hornet Central Graduate Checklist
Academic Business Needs
View the breakdown of your tuition cost, prices of various levels of meal plans, the costs of your technology, and added costs for specific majors.
Pay Your Tuition
Tuition due dates:
- Fall Term: August 3
- Spring Term: December 15
- Summer Term I: May 10
- Summer Term II: June 15
Dates for Pharmacy Students:
- Fall Term: July 15
- Spring Term: December 15
- Summer: April 20
View Your Account Statement And Make A Payment
- Login to Hornet Hub
- Your username and password are sent to you via email from the Admissions Office
- Select “Student Finance” from top of page
- Select “Make a Payment” from the drop down menu. You may not make a payment unless there is a current balance due.
Students may grant Parent/Person Proxy access to a person of their choice.
To grant Parent/Person Proxy access, the student must:
- Login to Hornet Hub
- Click on student’s name at the top right of page
- Choose View/Add Proxy Access from drop down menu
- Please note that you must enter the parent/person’s current/existing email address so the parent/person can receive his/her username and password.
Once a parent has been granted Parent/Proxy access, parent must:
- Login as a Parent/Person Proxy using your username and password
- Select the student name, not the parent/person name, from list on the Person Proxy page
- Select Student Finance
- Select Make a Payment
If you will be mailing a check, be sure to provide the student’s full name and Shenandoah ID number with the check. Please mail payment to the following address:
1460 University Drive
Winchester, VA 22601
Shenandoah University Payment Plan
Shenandoah offers families the option to divide their tuition bill into 4 monthly payments per term.
Fall payments are due August 4 through November 4. Spring payments are due December 15 through March 15.
Apply for a Shenandoah University Payment Plan. The deadline to submit an application is July 1.
Hornet Central can help you with all of your course registration needs.
Register online via WebAdvisor. Here is a video tutorial of how to register for classes.
Students who wish to change classes can do so during the add/drop period by submitting the Add/Drop Form. If you have decided to change your major, you must submit a Curriculum Change Form to Hornet Central.
Students that are unable to register online must submit a Registration Form to Hornet Central. Please complete this form, obtain your advisor’s signature, and return it to Hornet Central.
Students registering for Independent Study, Directed Study, and Research need to submit this form as an addendum to your regular registration. Complete this form with your instructor, obtain the necessary signatures, and return the form to Hornet Central.
- Visit Shenandoah University Bookstore
- Enter required fields to obtain books needed for each course
Submit the Curriculum Change Form to Hornet Central or the Registrar’s Office to change or add a major, or to add a minor. Please make sure all required signatures are obtained before submitting this form.
Students who want to take a challenge examination, which would allow the student to earn credit for a course by passing a comprehensive examination on the content of the course, need to complete a Request to Challenge a Course.
Challenge examinations are not available for all courses.
If a comparable CLEP exam or other approved standardized test is available, Challenge Examinations are not an option.
Please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog in the Academic Policies section on Challenge Examinations for requirements and approvals needed.
Students who would like to take a course at another institution or complete a CLEP test must submit a Request to Study Elsewhere to Hornet Central. This form will not be accepted without all required information.
CLEP results must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office.
The Registrar’s Office Is Located In The Wilkins Administrative Building, Rooms 228 And 230.
Office of the Registrar
1460 University Drive Winchester, VA 22601
Students requesting to have their enrollment at Shenandoah University verified need to complete the Enrollment Verification Request Form and return it to the Registrar’s Office.
Shenandoah University verifies students enrollment based on semester. If you need verification for multiple semesters a separate letter will be created for each semester. If you have any questions pertaining to Enrollment Verifications please contact the Registrar’s Office at (540) 665-3499 or email@example.com.
The Enrollment Certification Request form is for all Veteran Affairs Entitlement Use only. Students using any form of the GI Bill® must complete and return this form to the Registrar’s Office after registering for classes to be certified with Veteran Affairs.
Electronic refund checks are available to students who receive financial aid in excess of the amount necessary to cover tuition, fees, and room and board charges. Electronic refund checks are also available to students who overpay, receive alternative loans, or withdraw within the first 60% of the term and have a credit balance after all adjustments to tuition and financial aid have been processed.
Federal Student Financial Aid regulations require that the University refund any financial aid funds that are credited to a student’s account in excess of the cost of tuition, fees, and room and board. The date that electronic refund checks are issued each term varies based upon the Federal Regulations for refunding Title IV aid. The refund dates for the fall and spring terms will be posted on the University’s calendar. The refund dates for the summer terms depend on the start date of the course(s) for which you are enrolled. If financial aid is awarded after the start date of the term in the fall and/or spring terms or the start date of your course(s) in the summer terms, an electronic refund check will be issued within 7 to 14 days of the award being applied to your student account.
Bank account information must be entered in Webadvisor 3 weeks prior to the start of the term. In order to receive an electronic refund check, students must log in to WebAdvisor and enter your bank account information.
Refund request forms are only necessary when the check should be made payable to a third party.
To make a change to your address or name please print the Change of Address/Name Form, complete it in its entirety, and sign the bottom. Mail, or fax the completed form to Hornet Central.
To make a change to your Social Security number please print the Social Security Change Form, please complete this form and bring a copy of your Social Security Card to Hornet Central to update your student record.
To request your SU Username be changed please compete the IC Account Rename Form. You must first have completed the Change of Address/Name Form above and have it approved by Hornet Central before your SU Username can be changed.
Learn more about the Office of Institutional Computing
Students that wish to graduate from Shenandoah University and are no longer a matriculated student must complete this Application for Re-Admission (to graduate ONLY). Form will not be accepted without all required signatures.
Campus Life Business Needs
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 1 – June 1. You must apply for housing no later than June 1 to ensure full consideration. You will receive your housing assignment around July 15.
The minimum meal plan available for freshmen is 15-meals per week; the minimum meal plan offered for upperclassmen is 10-meals per week.
Each meal period (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Late Night at Brandt Student Center Food Court) is considered a “meal.” When you enter a dining establishment, your card is swiped and one meal is taken off your card. Meals do not transfer from week to week. One meal swipe may be used per hour.
Meal plans cannot be reduced after June 30 for fall semester, and November 1st for spring semester.
Visit Residential Meal Plans
Meal Plans for Commuting Students
Visit Commuter Meal Plans
Learn more about Dining at Shenandoah
Shuttle transportation to airport for breaks may be available. Please watch for SUNe announcements or SU emails from firstname.lastname@example.org for more information to sign up.
If a student must stay during a break, authorization from Residence Life is required.
Direct payments can be submitted to Hornet Central. If the break fee is submitted after the deadline, the fee will be double the amount listed. Questions about deadlines can be directed to the Office of Residence Life.
An annual fee is charged to residential and commuting students who drive and/or parks a vehicle on university property. There is no fee for additional permits due to loss, theft, or additional vehicles. Annual permit fees can be paid online via HornetHub or in person at Hornet Central. To access Hornet Hub, log in with the username and password provided on your acceptance letter.
Upon proper registration and in possession of RED decal permits displayed as instructed, all students are permitted to park motor vehicles in designated RED parking areas on campus.
Please visit Hornet Hub to pay the parking permit registration fee charged to your account or complete the Parking Permit Authorization Form to authorize Shenandoah University to charge the annual parking fee to your student account.
Learn more about the Office of Public Safety
Lost SU Student Identification Card should be reported immediately to the Auxiliary Services Office. You will be charged a replacement fee, which should be paid on Hornet Hub or in person at Hornet Central. Complete the Student Account Authorization Form in Auxiliary Services Office to authorize Shenandoah University to charge your account for your ID Replacement Fee. For safety reasons, your old card will be deactivated.
Hornet Dollars are funds added to an identification card to be used in the campus bookstore to purchase books, supplies, and SU gear. Hornet Dollars may also be used for food and non-alcoholic beverages in select locations both on and off campus.
If this is the first time adding funds for Hornet Dollars, please complete the Hornet Dollars form and send to Hornet Central. If you have added Hornet Dollars in the past, please feel free to add funds by registering online. Hornet Dollars can be used at a number of locations including the SU Bookstore. For more information, visit Hornet Dollars
Work Study Job on Campus Business Needs
Students interested in applying for a work study position must accept their work study award on their financial aid package. Only students who have accepted their work study award will receive the work study link in Self Service.
Students eligible for work study can earn up to $2,000 a year ($1,000 per term). Work study is paid in the form of a bi–weekly pay checks made out to the student.
Students interested in applying for a work-study position or switch to a new position can print and deliver the Work Study Placement Form to Laura Saville, Executive Assistant to VP Administration and Finance in the Wilkins Building Room 133.
Contact Laura Saville at (540) 665-4533 or email@example.com.
Work Study job placements are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. To be sure that you receive the placement you want, submit you form as early as possible to Laura Saville or Hornet Central.
If a student wishes to transfer to another position, a transfer request must be received and approved by Laura Saville, work study coordinator. Under no circumstances should a student employee change positions without approval. Lack of approval will delay payment.
If you haven’t already signed up for direct deposit, support Shenandoah University’s sustainability effort and do so now!
Turn in the Authorization Agreement for Automatic Direct Deposits to Hornet Central with a voided check or document from the bank with your bank routing number and account number.
If you have not yet signed up for Direct Deposit, Work Study pay checks can be picked up in Hornet Central on a bi-weekly basis.
- Work Study earning are not put towards tuition.
- Financial Aid packages show the full $2,000 earning , but students do not automatically receive that amount. Students must work in order receive that financial aid award.
- Shenandoah operates using a bi-weekly system, which means we pay every other Friday. Student employees are paid two weeks in arrears. Hours worked will be paid two Fridays after the end of the pay period.
- All time cards are to be approved by both the employee and the supervisor by the end of the day on the Thursday following the end of the pay period