Welcome Future Knights!

CheerleadersCongratulations on being accepted to the Mount! Getting accepted to college is such a fantastic achievement, and you and your family should be proud of your accomplishments. Go ahead and do a happy dance; we promise, we won’t judge.

Now, we know that you still have decisions about where to make your mark on the world. So here are a few resources for you as you make your college decision:

Accepted Student Portal

Bookmark the link to this portal. Trust us. It’s going to be your lifeline for completing the final steps of your admissions process, provide important updates on the start of your college career, and generally be your go-to for the next few months. Best of all, it’s customized for you, so it shows you only the deadlines and details necessary for your unique journey.

>> Access the Accepted Student Portal

Schedule your visit

Now that you're accepted, the next step is to schedule a campus visit. Whether this will be your first or third visit,  you'll be shown around campus by one of our awesome current student ambassadors, be able to ask questions, and will have the opportunity to speak to your admissions counselor. We want you to feel comfortable at the college you choose to spend the next 4 years at, so come on by. We'd love to show you around your future home. 

>> Click here to schedule a campus visit

Timeline to College

You’re probably wondering, what next? Here’s what the next few months look like on your path to the Mount:

  • Make sure you visit the Accepted Student Portal. It will be the same login as your applicant portal.
  • If you already know the Mount is for you, pay your Admissions deposit to save your seat!
  • Come visit us! (Fall is a gorgeous time in the Hudson Valley.)
  • Get ready to file your FAFSA. It only takes about 30 minutes to complete, and we’ll use that information to develop your financial aid package. The Mount’s school code is 002778. The FAFSA for 2024 is expected to be available in December 2023.

  • If you haven’t already, file your FAFSA  as soon as possible to receive full consideration for Mount need-based grants as well as state and federal aid.
  • Register to attend Accepted Student Day in April, where you’ll meet your classmates and professors, get to know campus, learn about extracurriculars, and more!

  • Don’t forget to register for Accepted Student Day in April!
  • You’re probably starting to narrow down your college choices. If you decide the Mount is the one, be sure to pay your admissions deposit online. 
  • Keep an eye out for an email regarding registration for summer Orientation. 

  • Accepted Student Day 1 and 2 are this month. Don't forget to register!
  • Need clarification about something in your financial aid package or have last-minute financing questions? You can set up an appointment with the Office of Financial Aid!
  • We will offer campus tours during the day in April, so sign up to take one last look around before making your decision.
  • If the Mount is the college for you, we encourage you to submit your deposit by June 1. If you need an extension, please contact Admissions at admissions@msmc.edu.
  • Keep an eye out for an email regarding registration for summer Orientation. 

Congrats on choosing the Mount!

  • If you plan to live on campus, watch your email for information on the Housing Application.
  • Register for summer Orientation.
  • If you are a student with a disability and require accommodations, be sure to submit all necessary paperwork to the Office of Disability Services.
  • The deposit deadline has been extended through June 1, meaning you can still submit your deposit and join the MSMC family. 

  • Housing applications are due this month! 
  • Don't forget to register for summer Orientation.
  • Upon completing your high school degree, ask your high school counselor to send your official high school transcripts to the Mount. Final transcripts must be submitted to the Mount prior to August 1 in order for financial aid funds to be dispersed.
  • Your tuition bill for the fall semester will be available via the Accepted Student Portal this month. Loan applications can now also be completed at www.studentloans.gov. Monthly Payment Plan enrollment also begins on June 15, with the first bill due July 15.
  • Watch your email and the Accepted Student Portal for new student health forms, which must be submitted to the Office of Health Services by August 1.

  • If you took any college courses or AP exams, make sure to request official transcripts from the awarding college or the College Board to be sent to the Mount.
  • For those enrolled in the Monthly Payment Plan, the first payment is due July 15.
  • Be sure to complete your Title IX training this month. The training can be accessed from the Accepted Student Portal.
  • If you haven’t already submitted them, health forms are due to the Office of Health Services by August 1.

  • Housing assignments for resident students will be sent early this month.
  • Get into the habit of checking your MSMC email. It can be accessed from portal.msmc.edu, then the Google email icon at the top. You’ll probably already have some emails about upcoming fall events.
  • In the middle of this month, you’ll be sent a very important email to validate, or confirm, your fall enrollment. Please be sure to open and follow the instructions in it! 
  • Order your textbooks for the fall semester on the campus bookstore site. 
  • Get ready for Move-In Day and the first day of classes! View our list of What to Bring to be sure you’re prepared.
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