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New Student Checklist

Congratulations You've Been Accepted!
Now What?

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You're an Eagle!

My Student ID Number is:
My Username is:
To set your password, log on to

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Student Health Services

All incoming students must have verified documentation of their immunization history on file with Student Health Services. Get the forms here:
(Forms are due by the first day of classes!)

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Send Your Transcripts!

Contact College Board ( to send AP scores to BenU - school code 1707

Final high school transcripts and graduation confirmation sent to the Enrollment Center.

Transfer students must request transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended.

Students with dual credit should send transcripts from their previous institutions.

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Financial Aid

Check the status of your financial aid. Contact the Office of Financial Aid at (630) 829-6100, visit the first floor of Lownik Hall, or email

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Set up a Payment Plan

Undergraduate tuition is due the first week of classes. To set up a payment plan or if you have any questions about billing, please contact Student Accounts at (630) 829-6503 or

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Learn Desire2Learn (D2L)

Instructions to D2L are located HERE

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Set up your Benedictine University Email Account

Your email address is "". For technical assistance, contact the Service Desk at (630) 829-6684.

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Get Your Books!

You can begin searching for your textbooks on the Bookstore's website:

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Get Your Student ID and Parking Permit

Visit the Benedictine University Police office on the first floor of the parking garage to get your photo ID taken and pick up your parking permit.

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Find Your Class Schedule

Log into your MyBenU account ot print a copy of your schedule before your classes begin in order to confirm correct room locations.

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If you plan to live on campus, please refer to the housing packet that was sent to you or contact the Office of Residence Life at (630) 829-6660. Visit Residence Life's website at: for more information.

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Advising Check-In

You should contact your advisor during the first week of classes if you need to make changes to your schedule and/or provide an update on your first week.

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Complete a FERPA Form

Complete a FERPA form to indicate if you would or would not like to give consent to your parents or a third party to have access to your financial and/or academic records at Benedictine. If you are giving consent, complete section A, if not, complete sections B and C. This form can be found at:

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4 Year Plan

Complete a plan to graduation using the 4 Year Planning Worksheet.

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What to do on Campus

During your first week of classes, you'll have the opportunity to learn about on campus jobs and student organizations. Keep an eye out for these event days and times in your student email!

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