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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 Official High School Transcripts
Required For: New students
Due Date:
Monday, January 04, 2016
High schools may send original transcripts to Admissions. The King’s College accepts mailed and secure PDF files of transcripts.

Step 2: Submit Official College Transcripts
Required For: Transfer students
Due Date: Monday, January 04, 2016
Colleges may send original transcripts to Admissions. The King’s College accepts mailed and secure PDF files of transcripts.

Step 3: Submit Immunization Form
Required For: New students
Due Date: 
Monday, January 04, 2016
Print and have your doctor complete the second page of the Immunization Form on the Student Portal. You must sign the last page. When complete, please send to Admissions. New York State Law requires this step.

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 “Change My Password.” Enter the username (without @tkc.edu at the end) and password provided by 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:
Monday, January 04, 2016
Submit a high quality, business professional photo on a neutral background from your @tkc.edu to pictures@tkc.edu for your new Student ID.

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:
Rolling
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 December 31, 2015 for the Spring 2016 semester.)

Step 2: Fill Out Housing Application
Required For: New students who plan to live on campus.
Due Date: 
Rolling
Log into 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: 
ASAP
Go to fafsa.ed.gov to complete the FAFSA.

Step 2: Respond to Award Letter
Required For: New students
Due Date:
ASAP
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:
ASAP
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:
ASAP
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: 
ASAP
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:
ASAP
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: 
ASAP
If you plan to use an alternative loan to cover the remaining balance, you can compare loans and apply at elmselect.com/?schoolid=418.

Step 8: Pay Ledger (Bill) or Set Up Payment Plan
Required For: New students
Due Date:
Tuesday, December 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 bill payments also accepted, Attn: Student Billing. Please contact Student Financial Services at financialservices@tkc.edu for your updated payment deadline.

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: 
Rolling
When your Admissions file is complete, the Registrar will register you for classes. For details, 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:
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.”

Step 4: Take Writing Assessment Test
Required For: New students except NYC Semester
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 except NYC Semester
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 DEVELOPMENT

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

Step 1: Mark Your Calendar for New Student Orientation (NSO)
Required For: New students
Due Date: 
Rolling
NSO takes place January 7 through January 8. Your attendance is requested at all events. View the NSO schedule here.

Step 2: Fill Out Parent & Emergency Contact Information
Required For: New students
Due Date: 
Friday, January 08, 2016
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:
Friday, January 08, 2016
To read and sign the Honor Statement electronically, log into the Student Portal and click “Campus Life,” then “Honor Statement.”

Step 4: Verify Health Insurance
Required For: New students
Due Date: 
Rolling 
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: 
Friday, January 8, 2016
If you are 17 years or younger, your parent or legal guardian must electronically sign a liability release agreement.

Step 6: Read the Student Handbook
Required For: New students
Due Date: Rolling
The Student Handbook is a useful reference point for daily life at The King’s College.

Step 7: Join KingsConnect
Required For: New students interested in internships or jobs
Due Date: 
Rolling 
To hear about new job and internship postings, join KingsConnect, our student and alumni network on LinkedIn.

Resources

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

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