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Incoming Student Info


This 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 and Check-In.

Starting in: Spring 2023 | Fall 2023

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


Spring 2023

Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to MC! Submit your deposit to solidify your spot in the incoming class.

Deposited Students

If you have already submitted your deposit, please watch your email for more information about your next steps regarding required documents, submitting final transcripts and enrolling in classes.

Important Dates for Spring Check-In and Orientation
  • January 22-24 – Spring international students arrive to campus
  • January 26 –Spring Check-in for all new students, 9:00 AM in Mohler Hall
  • January 27 – New Student Orientation (Friday) in Melhorn Hall, Rm 112
    9:15 am Check-in
    9:30 am Icebreakers
    10:00 am Residence Halls and Handbook
    10:20 am Transfer Credits and Graduation
    10:40 am Bulldog Connect 101
    11:00 am Advising Appointments
    Noon Lunch
    12:45 pm Academic Services
    1:00 pm Title IX
    1:15 pm Career Services
    1:45 pm Library Tour
    2:15 pm Getting involved on campus
    2:45 pm Find your classes
    3:30 pm Bulldog Adventures
    7:30 pm Theatre – “How the Other Half Loves”
  • January 30 – Classes begin
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Incoming Student Center on Bulldog Connect
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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 the 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.

Fall 2023

Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to MC. Submit your deposit to solidify your spot in the incoming class.

  • 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.)
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