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.

Access your MyHerkimer Account.
Make sure to access 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.
As opening day for registration approaches, new students will receive instructions via email.  Prior to registration students must submit all required documents (transcripts, GED, evaluation, etc.).  Academic advisors will be working with you to create your class schedule, so you know you're starting off on the right track!  

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 should be carried with you at all times on campus, and this is also your meal card for students who have a meal plan.

Purchase Your Books.
Students will receive information on purchasing books as the semester draws near. 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.