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We look forward to welcoming you to campus for New Student Orientation 2015 and we trust your time at King’s will be filled with opportunities to learn and grow. Please refer to the following list of action steps before you arrive on campus.

Admissions

212-659-3610 [p], 877-349-0231 [f], visitcoordinator@tkc.edu

Step 1: Submit Enrollment Deposit.
Required For: New students.
Due Date: Rolling.

To pay the $250 Enrollment Deposit, go to tkc.edu/epay. Mailed checks also accepted.

Step 2: Submit Official High School Transcripts. 
Required For: New students. 
Due Date: Saturday, August 01, 2015. 
High schools may send original transcripts to Admissions. The King's College accepts mailed and secure PDF files of transcripts.

Step 3: Submit Official College Transcripts. 
Required For: Transfer students. 
Due Date: Saturday, August 01, 2015. 

Colleges may send original transcripts to Admissions. The King's College accepts mailed and secure PDF files of transcripts.

Step 4: Submit Immunization Form. 
Required For: New students. 
Due Date: Saturday, August 22, 2015. 

Print and have your doctor complete the second page of the Immunization Form (found here: s.tkc.edu/tkc-immunizations). Students must sign that last page. When complete, please send to Admissions.

Information Technology

646-237-8920, helpdesk@tkc.edu

Step 1: Change King's Password.
Required For: New students.
Due Date: Rolling.

Go to changemypassword.tkc.edu and click "Change My Password." Enter the username (without @tkc.edu at the end) and password provided b Admissions to set up your security questions and change your password.

Step 2: Log Into King's Email.
Required For: New students.
Due Date: Rolling.

Go to mail.tkc.edu and log in using your King's username (without @tkc.edu at the end) and the new password. It may take five or ten minutes before new password works.

Step 3: Log Into the Student Portal.
Required For: New students.
Due Date: Rolling.

Go to students.tkc.edu to log into the Student Portal using your King's username (without @tkc.edu at the end) and new password.

Step 4: Submit ID Photo.
Required For: New students.
Due Date: August 17, 2015

Submit a business professional photo that clearly shows your face on a neutral background to pictures@tkc.edu for your student ID. Submissions will only be accepted from an @tkc.edu email address.

Housing

646-237-8916, housing@tkc.edu

Step 1: Submit Housing Deposit & Application Fee. 
Required For:  New students who plan to live on campus. 
Due Date: Saturday, August 01, 2015.

To pay the $50 Application Fee and $200 Housing Deposit, go to tkc.edu/epay. Mailed checks also accepted, Attn: Housing. (The application fee is non-refundable, but the housing deposit is refundable until June 1 for the 2015-2016 school year). 

Step 2: Fill Out Housing Application. 
Required For: New students who plan to live on campus. 
Due Date: Saturday, August 01, 2015. 

Log into symplicity, our housing software, using your full King's email and password. Click "Get Started" on the available application and complete steps one through four. If you are under 21, a parent or legal guardian must sign the contract.

Student Financial Services

646-237-8902, financialservices@tkc.edu

Step 1: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 
Required For: New students seeking financial aid. 
Due Date: Sunday, March 15, 2015. 

Go to fafsa.ed.gov to complete the FAFSA.

Step 2: Respond to Award Letter. 
Required For: New students. 
Due Date: Friday, May 15, 2015. 

Log into the Student Portal to accept/decline your awards/loans by clicking "My Financial Aid" in the left hand column under "Administrative Services," then "Submit" at the bottom of the page.

Step 3: Complete Financial Aid Verification Process. 
Required For: New students. 
Due Date: Monday, June 15, 2015. 

If you are selected to participate in the verification process, you will receive notification from the Financial Services Office. To track your progress, visit "Document Tracking" on the Student Portal.

Step 4: Complete Entrance Loan Counseling. 
Required For: Eligible new students who receive notification from the Student Financial Services Office. 
Due Date: Wendesday, July 01, 2015. 

To secure a Stafford Loan, you must complete Entrance Counseling at studentloans.gov.

Step 5: Complete Master Promissory Note (MPN). 
Required For: New students wishing to utilize the Stafford Loan New students wishing to utilize the Stafford Loan. 
Due Date: Wendesday, July 01, 2015. 

To secure a Stafford Loan, you must e-sign a MPN studentloans.gov.

Step 6: Fill Out Parent PLUS Loan Application. 
Required For: New students wishing to utilize the Parent PLUS Loan. Due Date: 
Wendesday, July 01, 2015. 

After accepting the Parent PLUS Loan through the Student Portal, your parent or legal guardian must complete an application and e-sign their MPN at studentloans.gov.

Step 7: Apply for Alternative Education Loans. 
Required For: New students wishing to utilize alternative loans. 
Due Date: Wendesday, July 01, 2015. 

If you plan to use an alternative loan to cover the remaining balance, you can compare loans and apply here.

Step 8: Pay Ledger (Bill) or Set Up Payment Plan. 
Required For: New students. 
Due Date: Wendesday, July 15, 2015. 

To view your ledger (bill), log into the Student Portal and click "My Ledger" in the left hand column under "Administrative Services." Make a payment or set up a payment plan at tkc.afford.com. Mailed checks are also accepted.

Registrar

212-659-7216 [p], 212-569-7210 [f], registrarstaff@tkc.edu

Step 1: Fill Out Family Edicational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) Statement. 
Required For: New students wishing to disclose their academic and financial records to their parents or legal guardians. 
Due Date: Rolling. 

Complete the “Authorization for Access to Student Records (Ferpa Authorization)” form on the Student Portal under "Academics." This allows The King’s College to disclose academic, billing, and student life information to your parents or legal guardians.

Step 2: Register for Courses. 
Required For: New students. 
Due Date: Friday, June 12, 2015. 

When your Admissions file is complete, the Registrar will send information for registration. Most first-time freshmen register May 12 through June 12. Students who do not register by June 12 will be automatically registered. For instructions, visit the Student Portal: click “Information for New Students/New Student Registration.”

Step 3: Fill Out Disability Identification Form. 
Required For: Eligible new students. 
Due Date: Monday, August 17, 2015. 

The King’s College assures equal opportunity for access to college courses, examinations, and services by providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with physical, mental, or learning disabilities recognized under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). If eligible, you must complete the Disability Identification form. Log into the Student Portal, and click "Academics," then "Disability Information."

Step 4: Take Writing Assessment Test. 
Required For: New students. 
Due Date: Rolling. 

You are required to take a writing assessment through the Student Portal prior to arriving on campus. The Registrar's Office will contact you when it is time to take this test.

Step 5: Take Math Placement Test. 
Required For: Business or Finance degree-seeking new students. 
Due Date: Rolling. 

If you are interested in majoring in Business or Finance, you are required to take a math placement exam through the Student Portal prior to arriving on campus. The Registrar's Office will contact you when it is time to take this test.

Student Devlopment

212-659-7200 [p], 212-659-3613 [f], studentservices@tkc.edu

Step 1: Register Guests for New Student Orientation (NSO). 
Required For:  New students bringing family members to NSO. 
Due Date: Monday, August 17, 2015. 

Your parents and family members are welcome to attend specific NSO events, if they register here: kingsnso2015.eventbrite.com.

Step 2: Fill Out Parent & Emergency Contact Information. 
Required For: New students. 
Due Date: Monday, August 17, 2015. 

Log into the Student Portal and click "Campus Life," then "Emergency Contact Info" to fill out your information prior to arriving on campus. In the event of an emergency, our automated system will use this information to contact you and your parents. Failure to complete this form will result in a hold on your account.

Step 3: Sign Honor Statement. 
Required For: New students. 
Due Date: Monday, August 17, 2015. 

To sign the Honor Statement, log into the Student Portal and click "Campus Life,” then "Honor Statement." Please read, sign, and return this document to Student Services.

Step 4: Verify Health Insurance. 
Required For: New students. 
Due Date: Monday, August 17, 2015. 

Proof of health insurance is required for international students and student athletes. If you are covered by an HMO, PPO, or similar plan, we encourage you to determine the extent of coverage available, specifically in New York State.

Step 5: Fill Out Liability Release Form. 
Required For: New students 17 years or younger. 
Due Date: Monday, August 17, 2015. 

If you are 17 years or younger, your parent or legal guardian must sign a liability release. To complete this step, log into the Student Portal and click "Campus Life," then "Under 18 Liability Release Form." Please have your parent or legal guardian read, sign, and return this document to Student Services.

Step 6: Download "The King's College Events" App.  
Required For: New students. 
Due Date: Monday, August 17, 2015. 

This app is King's platform for advertising events on campus. You may download "The King's College Events" app on any iOS or Android product. Visit tkc.checkimhere.com for the web platform.

Step 7: Join KingsConnect
Required For: New students interested in internships or jobs
Due Date: Rolling
To view job and internship postings, join KingsConnect at www.tkc.edu/kingsconnect, our community network on LinkedIn.

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