Enrollment Timeline and Checklist

Please note the following important deadlines for information and payments. We encourage you to send in your information and payments as early as possible to avoid unnecessary delays or problems with your enrollment process.The due dates listed are final; late forms and payments will not be accepted.

Due Date Item Required
May 1 SEVIS I-20 APPLICATION for international students WHO WILL be attending Summer English Study 2014 (SES 2014)
June 1
Sallie Mae Tuition Payment Plan and Sallie Mae Deferred Plan First Payment due
June 3 SEVIS I-20 APPLICATION for international students WHO WILL NOT be attending Summer English Study 2014 (SES 20134

June 6

Housing and Student Life Documentation and Deposit Due
Housing requests received after June 6th will be accepted, however placement into a room will be as space allows.

June 20

Deadline for remaining payment balance for Summer English Study 2014 (SES 2014)
 June 30
Orientation Information sent to students
June 30 –
August 22
Summer English Study (SES 2014) at Manhattan School of Music
July 1 Sallie Mae Tuition Payment Plan  Second payment due
July 1
Housing Assignments sent to students
July 7
Financial Aid Documentation Due

For students/parents borrowing federal educational loan funds:

  • To accept a Federal Direct Stafford Loan(s), the student will need to complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN)and an Entrance Counseling Session online at www.studentloans.gov.
  • To receive a Federal Direct Parent or Grad PLUS Loan, you/your parent will need to visit www.studentloans.gov to complete a loan application and a MPN.

On a case by case basis additional items may be require from the student to finalize their financial aid.  You will be contacted directly by the Office of Financial Aid, via email, of any requirements.  Be sure to be actively checking and responding to your emails.

July 24 Tuition Payment Due  If you are receiving financial aid, please use your financial aid award letter when completing the online
calculation sheet

For more information about payment options, please click here.
 July 24  Sallie Mae Tuition Plan Enrollment  Last day to enroll into this payment plan  Payment plans >
July 25
 Deadline to complete online health insurance enrollment/waiver
August 1 Sallie Mae Tuition Payment Plan  Third payment due
August 1 Admissions Documents Due
  • Official Transcripts  Graduate students must provide transcripts from all previous colleges attended.  Transfer students must provide college and high school transcripts.  Freshman students must provide transcripts from all previous high schools. Note: Copies and faxes are not considered official.

  • Proof of Degree or Diploma  Official proof of graduation is required for Freshman, Graduate, and Doctoral students. If your transcript lists your degree and date of graduation, that will suffice.

  • Immunization History Form  To be completed, signed, and returned by your physician. This form must be either faxed by your doctor/clinic with the office's cover sheet or mailed by your doctor/clinic’s office.  Immunization requirements >

  • Translations and WES Evaluations  International students, and students who have studied abroad, must provide an official translation of all non-English transcripts. Students asked to provide a World Education Services evaluation must have an official report sent directly from WES to MSM, or request an electronic copy to be made available to MSM through the WES website.
August 10
Deadline for registration for orientation events Orientation begins on August 27
August 22
Deadline to submit digital photo for MSM student ID
August 27 New Student Orientation  All new students are to arrive today.