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Life at Aquinas College

New Student Checklist

Before Orientation

  • Confirm your enrollment by making a $200 deposit with Student Accounts:
  • Call (616) 632-2864 with Visa or MasterCard information -or- 
  • Write check payable to Aquinas College Admission, 1700 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
  • Register for your STAR date by filling out the STAR Registration Form, complete the online First Year Advising Form, and look over the general information that you need to know before your STAR date.
  • Do you qualify for academic support? Make sure to contact the Center for Opportunities, Resources, and Excellence (C.O.R.E.) at (616) 632-2166 if you do so we can accommodate for your needs.
  • Request high school transcripts to be sent to Aquinas College including AP/IB scores.
  • Fill out either the Residence Life Housing Application to be matched with a roommate that is most likely compatible with you or request to live with a friend in the Request For College Housing Form. More information can be found on the Residence Life Page.
  • Fill out the required Immunization and Health Forms for the AQ Health Center.
  • Look in the mail for your information on your check in time during move-in day and a variety of other items that you will need to be aware of before you move on campus.

After Orientation

  • Attend your first day of classes!
  • Register for your parking permit with Campus Safety on your designated day. Registration is by class standing and is posted throughout campus. Before you go into the office feel free to fill out the Vehicle Registration Form.
  • Wondering what is happening on campus? You can find a schedule of items in the planner as well as the Campus Events Calendar.