Information & Resources
for Incoming Freshmen & Transfers

Checklists: Make Sure You’re Ready!

Admission

  • Submit All Official Documents.*
    • Freshmen: final high school transcript(s) with month and year of graduation; final college transcripts; dual-credit, IB transcripts, and score reports from AP, ACT, SAT or CLT
    • Transfers: final college transcripts; AP scores; and when applicable, test scores, and final high school transcripts.
  • Complete the Disability Form if you have a physical, psychological, attention or learning disability that you wish to request accommodations for while in college. Documentation required.
  • Need to change a class? Beginning freshmen may submit an online change request form by August 1 or meet with an advisor during ROC Week. Transfers may contact their assigned advisor.

* All documents and health form(s) must be received at Benedictine College or you will be placed on academic hold, i.e., you will be blocked from enrolling in future classes.

Financial Aid

  • Send proof of outside scholarships to the Office of Financial Aid as soon as possible. These funds are applied directly to your student billing account upon receipt of the funds.
  • Sign and submit your Financial Aid Offer Letter via your RavenZone account.
  • Complete your Financial Aid checklist via RavenZone.
  • If you intend to utilize federal student loans, complete Entrance Loan Counseling and Master Promissory Note for Federal Direct Loans after June 1.
  • 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. TouchNet is a provider of secure online student tuition billing, payments, and electronic refunds.
  • 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 through RavenZone.

Miscellaneous

  • Download and complete required Health Form(s) with medical and immunization history. Proof of insurance (copy of front and back of insurance card) is strongly recommended but not required.

    Student-Athletes must also complete a physical. Please mail or email all documents to the Director of Student Health Services:

    Janet Adrian, RN, BSN
    1201 N. 2nd St.
    Atchison, KS 66002
    jadrian@benedictine.edu.

  • Order textbooks online beginning mid-July through the virtual bookstore. Textbooks are not sold on campus.
  • Order a parking pass online after August 1.
  • Sign up for Raven Alerts.

Communication Note

Your student email account, which is activated on June 1, is the primary method of communication between Benedictine and you – please read all information to stay informed, even during the months class is not in session.

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 Avery Miller 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 form by August arrival. Please review the link for the Student Health Form and required immunization history. The form can be emailed to Janet Adrian at jadrian@benedictine.edu.
  • Order Textbooks online beginning mid-July at the virtual bookstore. Textbooks are not sold on campus.
  • 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.

Important Dates

  • August 8

    Move-In Day #1

    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Freshman in the Honors Program, transfer and returning student-athletes in Football, Men's & Women's Soccer and Volleyball

  • August 12

    Move-In Day #2

    New International Students

  • August 14

    Move-In Day #3

    9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Freshman student-athletes in Football, Men's & Women's Soccer and Volleyball, plus all participants in Marching Band, Cheer, Dance and Cross Country

  • August 15

    Move-In Day #4

    9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. All other new students, including non-athlete transfer students

  • August 19

    First Day of Classes

  • August 25

    Opening All-School Mass and Convocation

  • September 25-26

    Family Weekend

  • October 17

    Homecoming

  • October 22-25

    No Fall Break

  • November 24

    Last Day of Classes

  • November 30 - December 4

    Final Exams (taken online off-campus)

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
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