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Incoming Student Info


The page is a guide to help incoming students prepare to attend McPherson College and is a resource to find information related to the Enrollment Process, Billing, Housing, Check-in, and Orientation schedules.

Start by selecting your status:

Your admissions counselor is here to help answer any questions that may come up along the way. Please call (800) 365-7402 for assistance.

Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to MC. Your next step is to submit your deposit. Once you submit your deposit you will follow the section below to start the enrollment process.

  • Deposit
    General students: $150. ($100 is applied to your student account. Fully refundable until May 1.)
    Automotive Restoration students: $250. ($200 is applied to your student account. Non-refundable.)
    International students: $500. (Fully refundable until May 1.)


Deposited Students

First-time Freshmen Enrollment

If you were unable to attend an Enrollment Orientation Day, please complete this form and we will reach out to you about your next steps.


Transfer Student Enrollment

Transfer students are enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis.

In order for transfer students to be enrolled, they must have completed the following:
  • Submit Transcripts
    Students must submit an Official Transcript from their most recent college/university, and official or unofficial transcripts from all other colleges/universities they have attended.


Your next steps...

Incoming Student Center
on Bulldog Connect

Check to see what you are missing.

Login to the Incoming Student Center to get direct access to Required Documents, Financial Aid, Course Schedule and the Business Office in one location within our student portal Bulldog Connect. The information on this page is specific to you and can change based on items you complete. It is important to check this page periodically for updates throughout the summer.


Student Affairs Information

  • What do I bring?
    Some students bring minimal items to campus and feel right at home. Others coordinate colors with their roommate and decorate to a designer’s standards.
  • Meet the Staff
  • Housing
    Residence tour, descriptions, room dimensions and FAQ. Housing and roommate assignments will be made by mid-July and will students will be notified by email.
  • First Year Experience
  • Student Involvement on campus
  • Campus Safety
    McPherson College is a safe place to live and learn. All residential areas have professional staff and student resident assistants who serve as an on-call system to respond to any student need or situation. We have strong community relationships with the McPherson Police and Fire Department, and first responders are just minutes away.
  • Health & Counseling Services
    Free and confidential mental and physical health services are available for students through Partners in Family Care and Client-Centered Counseling.
  • Career Services
    Looking for on-campus employment? On-campus jobs open in Handshake on July 15. To sign-up as a student in Handshake, download the Handshake app via your device app store, or go to, and use your Bulldog email address. Learn about Handshake and more on the Career Connections page in Bulldog Connect!
  • Campus Store
    The campus store is the mailroom and swag central for McPherson College. All students living on campus will have a mailbox in the campus store.  Packages are delivered here, including books ordered online. The campus store maintains a selection of McPherson apparel: t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, and more! The campus store is located in the basement of the Student Union, directly underneath the cafeteria. You can also check out our online store by going to and clicking on SHOP.