Information and Resources for Incoming Freshmen and Transfers

A student studies at the Raven Crossing during fall at Benedictine College

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Admission

  • Complete the Freshman Course Planning Form
  • Submit final high school transcript to the Office of Admission
  • Submit all college, dual-credit, and IB transcripts and AP scores to the Office of Admission
  • If you have a diagnosed disability, send documentation and a copy of your most recent IEP or 504 Plan to Katie Campbell, Coordinator of Disability Services.
  • Submit request for class changes by August 1

Financial Aid

  • Send proof of outside scholarships to the Office of Financial Aid as soon as possible
  • Sign and submit Financial Aid Award Letter via your RavenZone account
  • Complete Entrance Loan Counseling and Master Promissory Note for Federal Direct Loans
  • Complete Application and Master Promissory Note for Alternative/Private Loan after June 1 (if parents will not be taking the Parent PLUS loan)

Business Office

  • Complete the Electronic Authorization Agreement when initially accessing Touchnet* through your RavenZone account
    *Benedictine College partners with Touchnet, a leading provider of secure online software for student billing
  • Pay your bill
    • In full by August 1; or
    • Enroll in a semester payment plan, after July 1, online through your RavenZone account
  • Are you anticipating a refund from your student loans? Enroll in electronic Student Refunds (eRefund), accessible through the RavenZone, and have it direct-deposited to your bank account
    • Please note: if you prefer a paper check refund, it will be mailed to the home address listed on your student account
  • Purchase Raven Bucks for fall semester

Miscellaneous

  • Submit required Health forms by August arrival
    • Athletes must submit Athletic Health Forms in addition to general. Both form sets can be found here.
  • Please review this link for the Student Health Form, required immunization history, and proof of insurance. Athletes must also submit a physical form.
  • Order Textbooks online beginning July 16 at the virtual bookstore.
  • Order Parking Pass after August 1
  • Sign up for Raven Alerts

Admission

  • Submit all college transcripts and AP scores to the Office of Admission.
  • If you have a diagnosed disability, send documentation and a copy of your most recent IEP or 504 Plan to Katie Campbell, Coordinator of Disability Services.

Financial Aid

  • Send proof of outside scholarships to the Office of Financial Aid
  • Sign and submit Financial Aid Award Letter via your RavenZone account
  • Complete your Financial Aid checklist via RavenZone
  • Complete Entrance Loan Counseling and Master Promissory Note for Federal Direct Loans
  • Apply for an Alternative/Private Loan if parents will not be utilizing the PLUS Loan.

Business Office

  • Complete the Electronic Authorization Agreement when initially accessing Touchnet* through your RavenZone account
    *Benedictine College partners with Touchnet, a leading provider of secure online software for student billing
  • Once you are registered in classes, view your bill and account activity through RavenZone
  • Enroll in a semester Installment Payment Plan after July 1; or pay your bill in full through your RavenZone account by August 1
  • Set up Authorized Users (An authorized user can be a parent, grandparent, or anyone you give permission to see your account activity and who helps you understand your financial situation at Benedictine College.)
  • Are you anticipating a refund from your student loans? Enroll in electronic Student Refunds (eRefund) through your RavenZone account, and have the credit balance direct-deposited to your bank account. If you prefer, a paper check refund will be mailed to the home address on your student account.
  • Purchase Raven Bucks for fall semester

Miscellaneous

  • Submit required Health forms. Please review the link for the Student Health Form, required vaccinations, and proof of insurance. All Health Forms must be submitted or you will be placed on Academic Hold, i.e., you cannot register for future classes.
    • Athletes must submit Athletic Health Forms in addition to general. Athletes can find both form sets here. Athletes must submit a physical form.
  • Order Textbooks online beginning July 16 at the virtual bookstore. Textbooks are not sold on campus.
  • Order Parking Pass
  • Sign up for Raven Alerts

Admission

  • Apply for F-1 student visa
  • Pay SEVIS fee and retain receipt for visa interview
  • Submit all college, dual-credit, and IB transcripts and AP scores to the Office of Admission
    • Transfer International students, submit credit evaluation for all foreign university courses taken. Please contact Anne Faucett with any questions.

Financial Aid

Business Office

  • Complete the Electronic Authorization Agreement when initially accessing Touchnet* through your RavenZone account
    *Benedictine College partners with Touchnet, a leading provider of secure online software for student billing

  • Pay your bill by August 1 (fall semester) or January 1 (spring semester) with one of these options:
    • Students can login to RavenZone and pay using a debit/credit card.
    • Students can use Flywire. Students will need to create an account on Flywire. Before submitting payment, students will need to use their RavenZone account to check the amount owed to the college. Go to the Flywire website, follow the directions to select the method of payment and the currency you will be using to pay your bill.
  • Purchase Raven Bucks for fall semester

Miscellaneous

  • Submit required Health forms by August arrival
    • Please review this link for the Student Health Form, required immunization history, and proof of insurance. Athletes must also submit a physical form.
  • Order Textbooks online beginning July 16 at the virtual bookstore.
  • Purchase your airplane ticket to arrive at the Kansas City International Airport (MCI). Please check the International Student Calendar for your arrival date. Complete the airport shuttle form.

Fall 2019

Multiple DatesFall Move-In
August 13, Check-in: 9:00 a.m. - Noon
- Non-Freshmen and Transfer Volleyball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, Football, Trainers, Managers, Camera Operators

August 16
- ROC Leaders, Ministry Leaders

August 17, Check-in: 9:00 a.m. - Noon
- Freshmen and Transfer Honors
- Freshmen Volleyball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, Football
- All Cheer, Cross Country, Dance, Marching Band

August 24, Check-in: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
- All other New Students

August 25 - All other Returning Students
August 27 - Beanie Banquet
August 28Fall Semester Begins
September 3Opening All-School Mass and Convocation
September 20-22Family Weekend
October 17-20Fall Break
Residence Halls open
October 26Homecoming
November 27 - December 1Thanksgiving Break
Residence Halls closed from 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 27, until Sunday, December 1, at noon
December 9Lessons & Carols
December 12-17Fall Final Exams
Residence Halls Close for Christmas Break
Residence Halls closed from 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 18, until Sunday, January 12, at noon

Spring 2020

January 12Residence Halls Open for the Spring Semester
Residence Halls open at noon
January 15Spring Semester Begins
February 8Mother-Son/Father-Daughter Banquet and Dance
March 9-13Spring Break
Residence Halls closed from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 7, until Suday, March 15, at noon
March 27-29Lil’ Sibs Weekend
April 9-13Easter Break
Residence Halls open
May 1-2Springfest
May 3May Crowning
May 7-12Spring Final Exams
May 13Residence Halls Close for Summer Break
Residence Halls close at 10:00 a.m.
Residence Halls close for 2020 graduates at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 17
May 16Commencement

Contact Information

Office of Financial Aid
913-360-7484
Office of Admission
913-360-7476
Business Office
913-360-7403
Student Life Office
913-360-7500
Student Success Center
913-360-7576
Student Health Office
913-360-7117