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Accepted Student Checklist


You got in! Here’s what to do next.

Congratulations on your acceptance to Herkimer College! It is such an exciting time - but it can also be a little overwhelming. To help you feel confident and in-the-know, we created this checklist for you to use.

Set up your MyHerkimer Account.
Make sure to set up your MyHerkimer Account for your Herkimer email, financial aid information and other important items.

Take A Placement Test (online students).
To gauge your skill level, online students may be required to take a placement test in English. Online students if required can complete the test here

Register for Classes.
New students will be contacted by the Admissions Office to set up your registration appointment. You can also set up your virtual registration appointment now with your Admissions Counselor based on the county you live in or give Admissions a call at 315.574.4028

File For Financial Aid.
Complete the FAFSA as soon as possible. Click here for more information on financial aid.

Send in Your Certificate of Residency.
To qualify for reduced tuition, you must complete and submit the NY state residence form no sooner than 60 days prior to the start of classes. 

Find A Place To Live.
Are you looking to live on-campus, off-campus or are you commuting? Explore our various housing options and be sure to secure your housing. Apply for housing today!

Send In Your Health Records.
Click here for more information on your health records. You must submit all mandatory documentation of immunizations.

Get Your Student ID Card (optional for online students).
Your photo ID will be taken in the Campus Safety office in the Robert McLaughlin College Center. This is your library card, Generals Cash Card, and shuttle bus pass - and it gets you free access to student activities throughout campus.

Purchase Your Books.
Books go on sale two weeks prior to the start of the semester. Visit the Herkimer College Bookstore for details.

Have questions? Call (315) 574-4028 or toll free 1 (888) 464-4222 x8278 or contact the Admissions Office link.