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New Student Checklist

We look forward to welcoming you to campus for New Student Orientation 2016 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: All New Students
Due Date: Early Action – Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | Regular Admission – Sunday, May 1, 2016
To pay the $250 Enrollment Deposit or $500 for Early Action, go to tkc.edu/epay. Mailed checks also accepted, Attn: Admissions.

Step 2: Submit Official High School Transcripts
Required For: All New Students
Due Date: Friday, July 1, 2016
High schools may send original transcripts to Admissions. The King’s College accepts mailed and secure Parchment files of transcripts.

Step 3: Submit Immunization Form
Required For: New students
Due Date: 
Friday, July 1, 2016
Print and have your doctor complete the second page of the Immunization Form. Sign last page and send to Admissions. NY State Law requires this step.

Step 4: Submit Official College Transcripts
Required For: Transfer students and Dual Enrollment students
Due Date: Friday, July 1, 2016
Colleges may send original transcripts to Admissions. The King’s College accepts mailed and secure Parchment files of transcripts.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 646-237-8910, helpdesk@tkc.edu

Step 1: Change King’s Password
Required For: New students
Due Date:
 Rolling
Go to changemypassword.tkc.edu and click “Edit My Profile.”  Enter the username (without the @tkc.edu at the end) and password provided by Admissions to setup your security questions.  Once this is done, at the main page of that same time, click on “Change My Password.” Enter the username (without @tkc.edu at the end) and password provided by Admissions to 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 Student ID Photo
Required For: New students
Due Date: Friday, August 12, 2016
Submit your student ID photo using the online form in order to receive your King’s ID at Move-In Day.

HOUSING

 646-237-8916, housing@tkc.edu

Step 1: Submit Housing Deposit & Application Fee
Required For: New students living on campus
Due Date: Monday, August 1, 2016
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 2016-2017 school year.)

Step 2: Fill Out Housing Application
Required For: New students living on campus
Due Date: Rolling until Monday, August 1, 2016
Log onto tkc-residence.symplicity.com, 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 [p], 877-806-6730 [f], financialservices@tkc.edu

 

Step 1: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Required For: New students seeking financial aid
Due Date: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Go to fafsa.ed.gov to complete the FAFSA.

Step 2: Respond to Award Letter
Required For: New students
Due Date:
Monday, May 16, 2016
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: Eligible new students who receive notification from the Student Financial Services Team
Due Date:
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
If you are selected to participate in the verification process, you will receive notification from the Student Financial Services Team. To track your progress, visit “Document Tracking” on the Student Portal.

Step 4: Complete Entrance Loan Counseling.
Required For: New students wishing to utilize the Stafford Loan
Due Date:
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
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
Due Date:
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
To secure a Stafford Loan, you must e-sign a MPN at studentloans.gov.

Step 6: Fill Out Parent PLUS Loan Application
Required For: New students wishing to utilize the Parent PLUS Loan.
Due Date:
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
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: 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
If you plan to use an alternative loan to cover the remaining balance, you can compare loans and apply at elmselect.com.

Step 8: Pay Ledger (Bill) or Set Up Payment Plan
Required For: New students
Due Date: Friday, July 15, 2016
To view your ledger (bill), log onto the Student Portal and click “My Ledger” under “Administrative Services.” You may make a payment or set up a payment plan at tkc.afford.com. For a full list of payment options click here.

REGISTRAR

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

Step 1: Fill Out Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) 
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: Review Course Schedule
Required For: New students
Due Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016
When your Admissions file is complete, the Registrar will send information for registration. Most first-time freshmen register May 2 through June 1. Students who do not register by June 1, will be automatically registered. For instructions, log onto the Student Portal, click “Information for New Students/New Student Registration.”

Step 3: Take Writing Assessment Test
Required For: New students
Due Date: Rolling
If you have a transfer credit for ENG 110 – College Writing I, 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.

 

STUDENT SUCCESS

 212-659-7289 [p], 1-631-561-4245 [f], jtharp@tkc.edu

Step 1: Fill Out Disability Identification Form
Required For: Eligible new students
Due Date: Rolling
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.”

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

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

Step 1: Register Parents for New Student Orientation (NSO)
Required For: New students bringing family members to NSO
Due Date: Friday, August 12, 2016
Your parents and family members are welcome to attend specific NSO events if they register here: kingsnso2016.eventbrite.com.

Step 2: Fill Out Parent & Emergency Contact Information
Required For: New students
Due Date: Friday, August 12, 2016
Log onto the Student Portal and click “Campus Life,” then “Emergency Contact Info.” In the event of an emergency, our system will use this information to contact you and your parents.

Step 3: Sign Honor Statement
Required For: New students
Due Date: Friday, August 12, 2016
Every student is required to read and sign the Honor System by August 12 here: thekingscollege.formstack.com/forms/honor_statement.

Step 4: Verify Health Insurance
Required For: International students and athletes
Due Date: Rolling
If you are covered by an HMO, PPO, or similar plan, we encourage you to determine the extent of coverage available in New York

Step 5: Join KingsConnect
Required For: New students interested in internships or jobs
Due Date: Rolling
To view job and internship postings, go to www.tkc.edu/kingsconnect and join KingsConnect, our community network on LinkedIn.

Step 6: Read the Student Handbook
Required For: New students
Due Date: Rolling
Read the Student Handbook, a useful reference point for students.

Resources

Please reference these PDF documents in preparation for joining the King’s community:

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