Information and Resources for Incoming Freshmen and Transfers

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

 

Incoming Freshman Checklist

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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 Julie Romano, 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

Transfer & Non-traditional Student Checklist

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Admission

 

  • Complete Transfer Advisor and Registration Availability form. Contact Jon Krebsbach, Director of Transfer Enrollment
  • Submit all official college transcripts from every school attended and AP scores (if applicable) 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 Julie Romano, 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 Entrance Loan Counseling and Master Promissory Note for Federal Direct Loans
  • For eligible students, complete Perkins Loan process after June 1 (student will be sent instructions via their Benedictine email address)
  • 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

International Student Checklist

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.

Parent Checklist

 

Important Dates

2018 Dates

Returning men & women’s soccer, football, volleyball and new transfer athletes arrive and check inTuesday, August 7
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Freshman Honors Program students and Freshman fall
student-athletes in men & women’s soccer, football, volleyball, along with the entire team of cheer, dance, cross country and marching band arrive and check in
Saturday, August 11
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
New international studentsTuesday, August 14
International Raven Orientation CampWednesday - Friday
August 15-17
New students including non-athlete transfers arrive and check inSaturday, August 18
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Raven Orientation CampSaturday - Tuesday
August 18-21
Fall semester classes beginWednesday, August 22
Opening All-School Mass & ConvocationTuesday, August 28
Labor Day; all classes are in sessionMonday, September 3
Family WeekendFriday - Sunday
September 21-23
Fall BreakThursday - Friday
October 18-19
HomecomingFriday - Sunday
October 26-28
Thanksgiving BreakWednesday - Sunday
November 21-23
Fall semester finalsDecember 6-7, 10-11
Christmas Break (begins after student’s last final)Wednesday, December 12
- Tuesday, January 8
Spring semester classes beginWednesday, January 9

 

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