Welcome – Admitted Fall Transfer Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Seton Hall University! We are delighted to count you among an elite group of students accepted each year. Below is a helpful checklist of items you need to complete or consider to enroll at Seton Hall University. If you have questions about the enrolling process, please contact us at (800) THE-HALL or thehall@shu.edu.

  1. Confirm Your Enrollment
    Confirm your intent to enroll at Seton Hall by submitting your Confirmation of Enrollment Form along with the $250 tuition deposit.
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  2. Submit Your Housing Deposit
    If you plan to live on campus, you need to submit your non-refundable $375 housing deposit online as soon as possible and no later than May 1. If you prefer to pay by check or money order, enclose it with your tuition deposit. Housing assignments are made in mid-July.
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  3. File the FAFSA
    If you haven't already, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by March 1 and be sure to list Seton Hall’s federal school code (002632). Financial Aid Awards are mailed in April to all students who filed the FAFSA.
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  4. Submit your Official Transcripts
    Submit all official transcripts for all college-level credit you have earned to the Office of Admissions. We will evaluate your transfer credits and provide you with an advanced standing credit evaluation via mail. We will accept up to 90 transferable credits (non-remedial, non-vocational credits) for which you have earned a C or better. Nursing students: If you earned a B or better in a science course from an accredited 4-year institution, you will receive credit for the equivalent Seton Hall course. All other science courses will transfer in as general elective credit, provided they meet the general credit transfer criteria.

    Send official transcripts to:

    Office of Admissions
    Seton Hall University
    400 South Orange Ave.
    South Orange, NJ 07079

  5. Attend Pirate Preview
    Join us for Pirate Preview on April 5. Pirate Preview is an exclusive event especially for our accepted students where you will have the opportunity to attend a session focused on your academic interest, tour campus, enjoy lunch, learn your next steps and meet your future classmates as well as faculty and current students. Register for Pirate Preview today!

    Can't make these dates? Register for a campus tour. Tours run Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and on Saturdays at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.

  6. Access PirateNet
    PirateNet is Seton Hall’s online portal and your access to your financial aid, bills, registration and more. To access the portal, visit PirateNet.shu.edu. Your will be sent your username and password in March if you have submitted your tuition deposit.

  7. Meet with Your Adviser
    Meet with an academic adviser to evaluate your advanced standing credit evaluation and receive help with course selection and registration for the coming semester. Contact the Academic Success and Transfer Student Center to set up your advising appointment. The Center is located in Mooney Hall, room 11 and can be reached at academicsuccess@shu.edu or (973) 275-2387.

  8. Get your Student ID
    Get your Student ID card and parking permit. Visit the Campus ID Office in Duffy Hall, Room 63, to get both your ID and permit. Note: You must have your ID before you can pick up your laptop!

  9. Pick up your Laptop
    Schedule an appointment to pick up your laptop by calling (973) 313-6181. To pick up your laptop, you'll need to bring your ID card, your advanced standing and you must be registered for classes as a full-time student. Your laptop will be loaded with wireless connectivity and professional-level software, and when you graduate, it is yours to keep.

  10. Submit your Undergraduate Health Form
    Complete your Health Form and submit it to Health Services. The form is currently being revised. Check back later for more details.

  11. Submit your Health Insurance Waiver
    Seton Hall automatically provides a group health insurance plan which is charged to your bill. If you already have health insurance and do not want the Seton Hall plan, you must complete the insurance waiver form on PirateNet before the start of classes to avoid automatic enrollment in the Seton Hall plan and a non-refundable charge to your bill. The waiver will be available after May 1.
    Learn more about Seton Hall's plan »

  12. Accept Your Financial Aid Awards
    Financial Aid Awards are mailed after March 1 to all students who filed the FAFSA. If you would like to be considered for aid, please complete the FAFSA form as soon as possible at www.fafsa.gov. Students who have received their Financial Aid Awards need to review and accept their awards.

    To accept your awards follow these steps:
    • Login at PirateNet.shu.edu. Your login information will be mailed to you in March if you have paid your tuition deposit.
    • View your Financial Aid award. You must select the award year (2014-15) then click on the Award Overview tab.
    • Accept your awards by clicking on the Accept Award Offer tab and accept or decline each award.
    • View your requirements. Some students are selected for a process called verification by the government. If you are selected, you will have additional documents to submit such as federal tax returns or proof of citizenship. You must return these documents by June 1 to the Office of Financial Aid.
    • Complete entrance counseling and your Master Promissory Note at www.studentloans.govif you accepted your Federal Stafford Subsidized or Unsubsidized Loans.
    • Many departments on campus seek students to work in their departments by posting positions in the student employment database. To view and apply for jobs visit jobs.shu.edu. You must also submit your Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9) form and original supporting documents. Submit these forms to the Office of Financial Aid.
    • Apply for the Federal PLUS loan or Alternative Loans. To apply for the PLUS Loan visit www.studentloans.gov. Please note you must also have a FAFSA on file to apply. We suggest you start applying in early June. If you'd like to choose an alternative loan visit www.elmselect.com.
    • Submit your first payment by June 1 if you are enrolling in the payment plan option. If you are interested in signing up for a payment plan, please visit tuitionpay.salliemae.com.

  13. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
    You and your parents should be aware that for students 18 years or older there are federal regulations that limit the ability of parents to access information about their child’s records once he/she enrolls at Seton Hall. These regulations are called FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act). This law means that parents do not have the right to view their child’s grades, transcripts or any other educational records without the student's consent. Parents also do not have the right to call and inquire about their child’s status or activities without this written consent. We encourage you to discuss this with your parents in advance to determine if you will complete a consent form. If you wish to grant such consent to your parents, an authorization for access to student information form must be completed and on file at the University.

  14. Pay Your Tuition Bill
    All invoices are sent electronically to your student SHU e-mail address and the email addresses of any Authorized Signers and can be viewed at PirateNet.shu.edu. The first electronic invoice will be sent in early July and is due August 2. We encourage you to ensure the bill is paid timely so you can move in, if applicable, and participate in the opening ceremonies and events.

    We offer both four and five month payment plan options through Sallie Mae. Payments are due in equal installments beginning June 2 (five month) and August 2 (four month). If you are interested in signing up for a payment plan, please visit tuitionpay.salliemae.com. Please note there is a service fee of $35 per term.

    If you have questions about Financial Aid, payment options or your bill, please contact the Student Financial Services Help Desk at 1-800-222-7183.

  15. Attend Transfer Orientation
    Attend Seton Hall's Transfer Orientation, scheduled for August 20 in order to become acquainted with student resources, services and activities.

  16. Save the Dates
    If you are living on campus, Move-in Day for Transfer Students is August 20 (Fall Semester). The first day of classes is August 25.
Learn More About Seton Hall

You might have a lot of questions about attending Seton Hall — how financial aid works, what scholarships are available, what is Freshmen Studies and what do my parents need to know. Don't worry, we've got answers! Take a look at these resources:

Scholarships »
Office of Financial Aid »
Parents »