Congratulations on your acceptance to Asbury University! We are so excited that you will soon be joining the Asbury community. Now that you are accepted you are probably wondering, "What's next?" With that in mind, we created this page to help guide you through the process from now to your arrival on campus. Please be sure to check out the New Student Orientation information at the bottom of the page.
FAFSA and Scholarships
Students applying for Financial Aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application is available online atwww.fafsa.ed.gov. When completing the FAFSA, please make sure Asbury receives your information by using the school code 001952. The FAFSA can be filed beginning January 1 and should be submitted by March 1 for priority consideration. Students should also complete and return the Privacy Act Notice to the Financial Aid Office. All students who have applied for admission have also applied for scholarships.
Once you have made your decision to attend Asbury University, you should submit a $200 pre-tuition deposit in order to secure your space in the incoming class. The pre-tuition deposit will be credited to your student account and is refundable before May 1 (fall enrollment) and December 1 (spring enrollment).
Housing Information and Requests
To make your request for housing, please complete the Housing Preference Form. For information on housing options, including room dimensions, amenities and what to bring, please visit the Housing website.
Students who submit their pre-tuition deposit by July 10 can expect to receive their housing assignment by mid-July.
Report of Medical History
Complete the Report of Medical History and return to Student Health Services by July 1. You can find the Report of Medical History and additional information regarding services available to you as a student at our Student Health Services page.
Handbooks for Community Life & Residential Living
Read the Handbooks for Community Life & Residential Living.
Upon graduation accepted high school students must submit a final transcript reflecting senior year credits, grades, final rank in class, and date of graduation. Transfer students must submit a final transcript of all work completed at all colleges and universities attended.
Archways is a five day wilderness excursion into the Red River Gorge prior to new student orientation in the fall. Archways is designed to prepare new students mentally, spiritually, and emotionally for entrance into the Asbury community. The trip provides the opportunity to experience outdoor adventure activities such as teambuilding initiatives, backpacking, camping, climbing, and rappelling, and is sequenced to accommodate varying abilities and levels of experience.
Our informative and engaging Welcome Week programs are designed to meet the unique needs of new first-time students, transfer students, and intercultural students. We want to help you make a successful transition into the academic, spiritual, cultural, and social climate of Asbury University. For additional information on each program, including who should attend and schedule details, click on the appropriate link below.
New Students and Transfers with less than 30 credits
Tuesday, August 11 – Sunday, August 16, 2015
Transfer Students with 30 or more credits
Thursday, August 13 – Sunday, August 16, 2015
Intercultural New Students
Friday August 7 - Monday, August 10, 2015
Tuesday August 11 - Wednesday, August 12, 2015
An orientation for parents of new first-time students and transfers with less than 30 credit hours is also offered. Parents will check in with their students on Tuesday morning, August 11, at the Kinlaw Library, and Parent Orientation will conclude by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12.