1. Q: How can I find out what things I still need to do?
A: Students can log onto their student portal at my.snu.edu. They will need the username and password established when they complete their admission application.
2. Q: How do I get my login information for my.snu.edu?
A: This is the same login and password that was established at the time the student applied to admission. However, if students have forgotten or misplaced their login information, they may call our IT Help Desk at 405-491-6396.
3. Q: How can I find out what scholarships and financial aid that I qualified for?
A: Completing the Federal Financial Aid form is the first step in allowing us to present students with a comprehensive grant, scholarship, work-study, and loan package. Students and their families can do this online at the FAFSA website. You will want to list our institution, so the SNU Code is 003149. Additionally, you should feel free to contact your financial assistance counselor.
4. Q: What payment plans are available?
A: During the summer (typically in June or July), our business office sends out payment agreements listing the student’s University charges, as well as all applicable scholarships and financial aid. The balance can be handled through several payment plan options. More details can be found at snu.edu/payment-plans.
5. Q: What is the registration deposit and how can I pay it?
A: The registration deposit is our way of knowing that applicants are serious about attending SNU. Students who pay this are allowed to schedule classes and are assigned a dorm room (if living on-campus), provided that all other steps have been completed. There are three ways to pay the deposit if you have not already done so:
a.You can mail a check to the Office of Admissions at the address listed below.
b.You can call our Admissions Office at 405-491-6324 and pay with a credit/debit card.
c. You can log onto your my.snu.edu web portal. The admissions checklist under the “MY STUFF” tab allows students to pay this deposit as well as check the progress of other items in the admissions process.
6. Q: When do I find out what residence hall that I’m in?
A: Housing assignments are made beginning in mid-June and are done on a rolling basis through the summer. Students will be assigned housing when they have paid the registration, and completed the roommate profile and electronically sign the housing contract (both of these are available among the Welcome 101 forms on the student’s my.snu.edu portal).
7. Q: How do I find out who my roommate is going to be?
A: The students will receive a letter with their roommate’s name and address. The first batch of those will be sent out on or after June 15th. They will continue to be sent out throughout the summer.
8. Q: When do I move into the dorms?
A: Move-in for new students is 8:00 am on Saturday, August 20th.
9. Q: Does SNU have an orientation for new students?
A: Yes, New Student Institute (NSI) is SNU's required orientation program that all new students (freshmen and transfers) participate in. The dates for the 2011 NSI are Aug 20-24th. Parents and siblings are invited and encouraged to participate in the NSI events on Saturday-Sunday August 20-21st. You will be receiving a mailer with more information and the NSI web address at the beginning of June. For questions, you can email Misty Jaggers at firstname.lastname@example.org
10. Q: When will I receive my ID card?
A: You will receive your ID card on the Saturday during NSI Registration. The station is set up on the main floor of the Webster Commons (back wall) from 9:00 to 4:00.
11. Q: When do fall classes begin?
A: Fall classes begin on Wednesday, August 24th.
12. Q: When and how do I get my class schedule?
A: Typically students will receive their schedule in the mail before the end of May. Our Registrar’s office handles the scheduling for new students; however, students will work with their faculty advisors to set their schedule in subsequent semesters. Students must have submitted their transcripts, ACT or SAT test scores, completed their admission interview, and paid their registration deposit. Those who submit these items after May will be done on a rolling basis throughout the summer.
13. Q: Do I still need to request an eight-semester transcript if I already have a class schedule?
A: Yes, please submit an official 8 semester transcript with graduation date.
14. Q: Who is my academic advisor?
A: The student’s academic advisor will be assigned in the summer preceding their enrollment. While the University enrolls new students utilizing the staff in our Registrar’s Office, in each subsequent semester students will meet with their academic advisor to plan their schedule for the next term.
15. Q: What if I want to change or declare a major after receiving a schedule?
A: Call 405-491-6386 or email email@example.com (preferred) the registrar office and the revised major/schedule will be reflected on my.snu.edu
16. Q: When do I pay for my upgraded laptop? www.snu.edu/laptops
A: All upgrades must be paid IN FULL before the student can receive the upgraded unit.
17. Q: Can I pay for my upgraded laptop with my student account or financial aid?
A: No. Students must pay for the upgraded unit up front and before NSI.
18. Q: Can I upgrade laptops later, after receiving the standard issue from the University?
A: No. Students must be careful in their selection as that will be the only unit they will receive.
19. Q: Do I own the laptop?
A: Once a student finishes his/her first semester as a full-time, undergraduate student, ownership of the laptop is transferred to that student. Before that time, the student is fully responsible for the laptop, but must return it or pay a fee is he/she leaves the University within the first semester.
20. Q: When do fall sport athletes report?
A: Athletes who are participating in fall sports typically report earlier that the other students. These students/athletes will want to connect with their respective coaches to determine the exact dates and times for reporting.