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Congratulations on your acceptance!

By your admission to Concordia you have completed the first step in ensuring an education that will allow you to grow as an individual in mind, body and spirit.

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Admitted First-Year Students: Next Steps

  • Step One: Apply for Financial Aid

    To apply for financial aid at CSP, complete the FAFSA application (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and choose Concordia St. Paul using the code 002347.

    Download the FAFSA mobile app: myStudentAid app, available on the App Store (iOS) or on Google Play (Android)

     

    Step Two: Accept/Decline Your Financial Aid

    Once received your CSP Financial Aid Award Letter (via email), your next step is to accept or decline your CSP financial aid award letter:

  • Admitted first-year students are required to submit a $200 enrollment deposit to reserve their place in the entering class as well as start the class registration process. The deposit is applied to your first semester tuition at Concordia and is not a separate fee.

    The deposit is non-refundable after May 1, 2022 for the Fall 2022 semester.


    Spring 2022 Enrollment Deposits

    The deposit is non-refundable after December 1, 2021.

  • Your CSP Network Account will be created approximately one week after you are admitted. At that time, you will be emailed more information to help you get started (subject line: CSP Network Account Information).

    Your network account allows you access to Blackboard (our learning portal) and your CSP email (Gmail) and will be used throughout your time as a Golden Bear.

    Follow our step-by-step tutorial to set up your network account:

  • The class registration form is used to determine your class schedule. Your class schedule will be emailed to you by your academic advisor within two weeks of submission of both the registration form and the $200 enrollment deposit.

  • Students Living On Campus

    To receive a housing assignment or join one of CSP’s Living Learning Communities (LLC), please complete and submit the housing application.

    Helpful Info:

    • Make sure you’ve also paid the $200 enrollment deposit as you cannot be assigned housing without it!
    • The first round of housing assignments will be made in June 2021. You will receive an email from Residence Life with your assignment, as well as more details about living on campus at that time
    • View the Residence Life website to learn more about our residence halls, LLCs, campus housing details and more

    Housing Accommodations

    Students requiring any accommodations should complete the housing accommodation form and contact Student Accessibility Services at sas@csp.edu as soon as possible when applying for housing.

    The deadline for accommodation requests is June 1 for fall term and December 1 for spring term.


    Students Living Off Campus

    First-year students are required to live on campus unless living at home with a parent or guardian.  If you meet this criteria you must submit the Petition to Live Off Campus in lieu of the housing application.

    Learn about all of the resources available to you as part of our thriving commuter community!

    Interested in being matched with a Commuter Connector? This is a way to connect with a sophomore or junior commuter student through monthly check-ins and campus events.

    Please note that this is a first-come, first-served program but we will do our best to accommodate all interested students.

  • Review this important information at your own pace before classes begin.  Once you complete it, you can refer back to it anytime.

  • Minnesota State law requires proof of immunization. You will not be allowed to enroll until the online form has been submitted.

    Please note: Immunizations submitted in any format other than the online form cannot be accepted

  • Upon high school graduation, please ensure your final official transcript is sent to Concordia to complete your admission file. Your final transcript should confirm that you have graduated, reflect your final GPA, and include your graduation date.

    • If you have completed any college level credits during high school or AP exams, please also send those official transcripts or test scores to ensure that credit is received.
    • To be considered an official document, transcripts must be received in a sealed envelope from the institution or through secured electronic delivery to admissions@csp.edu.

Admitted Transfer Students: Next Steps

  • Step One: Apply for Financial Aid

    To apply for financial aid at CSP, complete the FAFSA application (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and choose Concordia St. Paul using the code 002347.

    Download the FAFSA mobile app: myStudentAid app, available on the App Store (iOS) or on Google Play (Android)

     

    Step Two: Accept/Decline Your Financial Aid

    Once received your CSP Financial Aid Award Letter (via email), your next step is to accept or decline your CSP financial aid award letter:

  • Your CSP Network Account will be created approximately one week after you are admitted. At that time, you will be emailed more information to help you get started (subject line: CSP Network Account Information).

    Your network account allows you access to Blackboard (our learning portal) and your CSP email (Gmail) and will be used throughout your time as a Golden Bear.

    Follow our step-by-step tutorial to set up your network account:

    • Spring 2022 Applicants: Please email our Academic Advising office at advising@csp.edu to schedule an appointment to register for fall classes. Please include the following information in your email:
      1. Your major
      2. Three specific appointment day/time preferences (office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm)
      3. Your appointment type preference (on campus, by phone, virtual meeting)
    • Fall 2022 Applicants: Class registration will open March 2022

    Course Registration Tools

    • Your Degree Audit* will allow you to view your current degree plan, how your credits transferred in, and courses to register for. Your degree audit will be accurately updated two weeks after you have been admitted to CSP.
    • View CSP’s Academic Catalog to find program requirements

    * = CSP Network Account needed for login

  • Transfer students (students with college credits post high school) are not required to live on campus. Learn about all of the resources available to you as part of our thriving commuter community!

    • Interested in being matched with a Commuter Connector? This is a way to connect with a current commuter student through monthly check-ins and campus events. Sign up to be connected.

    Please note that this is a first-come, first-served program but we will do our best to accommodate all interested students.


    Planning to live on campus?

    To be placed in an on campus residence hall, please complete and submit the housing application.

    Helpful Info:

      • The first round of housing assignments will be made in June 2021. You will receive an email from Residence Life with your assignment, as well as more details about living on campus at that time
      • View the Residence Life website to learn more about our residence halls, campus housing details and more

    Housing Accommodations

    Students requiring any accommodations should complete the housing accommodation form and contact Student Accessibility Services at sas@csp.edu as soon as possible when applying for housing.

    The deadline for accommodation requests is June 1 for fall term and December 1 for spring term.

  • Review this important information at your own pace before classes begin.  Once you complete it, you can refer back to it anytime.

  • Minnesota State law requires proof of immunization. You will not be allowed to enroll until the online form has been submitted.

    Please note: Immunizations submitted in any format other than the online form cannot be accepted

  • Your final official transcript showing any courses that may have been in progress at the time of acceptance must be sent to Concordia prior to starting classes.

    To be considered official, transcripts must be received in a sealed envelope from the institution or through secured electronic delivery to admissions@csp.edu.

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Attention Parents & Guardians!

If you’re the parent/guardian of an incoming CSP Golden Bear we want to connect with you! Complete our quick form to be added to our parent and family portal – a key resource that is continuously updated with helpful content and important dates and deadlines.

Complete the Form

Additional Information: Review and act upon as necessary

  • To order your books for your first semester:

    1. Go to the CSP Bookstore website
    2. Using your class schedule*, enter in the department code, course #, and section
    3. Click on “Find Materials”
    4. From here, the required course materials for each of your courses will populate

    *To locate your class schedule:

    1. Login to Blackboard
    2. Under the University Links, click on “Student Page – additional links for students”
    3. Click on the “Registration Tools” tab and then select “Class Schedules”
    4. Enter your login information again
    5. Select the applicable semester
    6. Click “Detailed schedule” and “Submit”

    Please note: You can rent or purchase textbooks from other sites as long as it is the correct title and edition. CSP will also price match any lower rates found at Amazon, bn.com and local competitors. Contact the bookstore with any questions – (651) 603-6310.

  • Each incoming student must submit a photo to Card Services to be used for their CSP ID.

    ID cards will be available for pickup at Card Services (Meyer Hall 124) during the first week of classes.

  • If you plan to park on campus or commute to your classes, you must register any vehicles with CSP Security.

    To register your vehicle(s) online please go to our parking permit registration site.

    Ensure you have the following information available:

    • Your name, phone number and address
    • Your student ID number
    • Your vehicle make, model, VIN number and license plate

    Once you register online, you can pickup your permit from our CSP Security office (Meyer Hall 124) during the first week of classes.

  • We know that most of you are new to CSP, and as you prepare for your first day of class, you may be wondering how you will navigate around campus. We want to help!

    To view your class schedule:

    • Login to Blackboard using your CSP network account credentials
    • Click on “Student Page” found under the University Links section
    • In the “Registration Tools” drop-down, select “Class Schedules”
    • At the next screen, choose the semester you’d like to see and click “Submit”
    • Prior to the first day of classes your schedule will be updated with the classroom building code and room number your class will be held in

    To find your classrooms on campus, please reference this map.

    Still not sure where to go? CSP staff will be posted around campus on the first days to help guide anyone who needs assistance. You are also encouraged to stop by the Office of Admissions (LMC 100) or the Academic Advising Center (Luther 110) and we will be happy to help.

    Additionally, you can schedule a visit with Admissions where we can walk you around the classroom buildings on campus. Or, feel free to stop by campus on your own to take a look! Please email admissions@csp.edu with any questions.

  • All incoming students receive a math placement score determined by your ACT test results. Students who did not submit test scores due to our test-optional admissions policy must complete our Math Placement Exam.

    Students hoping to change the math placement score determined by their ACT may also take the Math Placement Exam.

    To Access the Math Placement Exam:

    1. Login to Blackboard
    2. Select “Courses” on the left hand side
    3. Click on the Math Placement Exam course
    4. Review the practice materials
    5. Begin the exam when you’re ready

    Questions?
    Please contact the Academic Advising office (advising@csp.edu) with any questions.

  • Concordia participates in the College Pass program through the Twin Cities Metro Transit.

    Bus passes cost $165 per semester and are valid for use on the following dates:

    • Fall: August 15 – December 31
    • Spring: January 1 – May 31

    A Summer Semester College Pass costs $85 and is valid between June 1 – Aug. 14.

    Passes can be purchased at our cashier window on campus once they become available.  Fall semester passes will be available for purchase in August.

    • Cashier location: Administration Building (AD) 115
    • Cashier phone: 651-641-8206
    • Cashier hours:  8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
  • Concordia is one of the first universities to partner with Microsoft to license Microsoft Office for all students. This software will be available at no cost to students and the license allows installation on up to five devices owned by the student.  Learn more here!

    Questions about technology? View the CSP Help Desk website or contact them at helpdesk@csp.edu or 651-641-8866.

  • Determine the accommodations that may be available to you at Concordia by contacting Student Accessibility Services at sas@csp.edu.

    Visit Concordia’s Student Accessibility Services webpage for more information.

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Questions?

Please contact Admissions with any questions you have about enrollment.  Email admissions@csp.edu or call 651-641-8230.

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