Accepted Undergraduate Students

College for Women Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to St. Kate's! Our faculty and staff are ready to support you every step of the way and help you stay connected. In the meantime, here are your first steps toward becoming a Katie.

Registering for Classes

Get ready to register for your first classes!

First Time Registration

Course Catalog

Required Forms

Student accounts, health insurance, immunization records and more.

Required Forms

New College for Women Student Checklist

Welcome, new students! There is a lot to do as you prepare to begin your educational journey at St. Kates. This checklist includes many key tasks for the summer — not all will apply to you and you may have completed some already. If you need help, contact

When to Do It What to Do
As Soon As Possible

Review Class Schedule.

  • First-Year students: Your academic advisor will send your fall schedule via email.
  • Transfer students: Register for classes right after your registration event. Contact with questions.
As Soon As Possible Financial Aid. Complete your FAFSA if you haven't already. Accept or decline your federal student loans and verify that you have submitted your required forms.
As Soon As Possible

Final Transcripts.

  • First-Year students: Send in final high school transcripts after graduation. PSEO /CIS transcripts must be requested directly from the college where you earned the credits.
  • Transfer students: Send all college transcripts after grades and any degrees are entered.
June 23, 7-8 p.m. First-Year students: Parent and Family Program. Your parents and family can join us on Zoom to meet other parents and learn about how to best support you.
Mid-July AP or IB Credit. Request your AP or IB scores be sent to St. Kate’s.
July 15 – September 12 Insurance Waiver. Submit proof of insurance to avoid being charged for University health insurance.
July 20, 7-8 p.m. Transfer students: Parent and Family Program. Your parents and family can join us on Zoom to meet other parents and learn about how to best support you.
Mid-July – September

Immunization Verification. Upload required immunization documents to the Health and Wellness portal.

*IMPORTANT* St. Catherine University will be requiring all students, faculty, staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by August 16, 2021, unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption.

August 12, 5–7 p.m. and August 13, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Room Preview. Join Residence Life to see your new room and stop by other campus offices.
Mid-August onward Purchase Books. Grab your course schedule and visit the bookstore online to order your textbooks for the semester!
August 19, 5-7 p.m.

First-Year students: Parent and Family Program. Your parents and family can join us on Zoom to meet other parents and learn about how to best support you.

September 5, 6, 7

All Day

First-Year Students Orientation. 3 full days of getting to know St. Kate's and meeting new friends. Events including dinners and evening activities! Don't forget to pick up your student ID and parking permit.
September 8 First Day of Class and Traditional Opening Celebration
September 13 Last Day to Change Classes online, contact Academic Advising for assistance


Get ready for orientation! We're excited to welcome you to campus, get to know you better, and provide you with the resources you need to be a successful Katie. Additional details about fall orientation will be posted here later this summer. For now, please make sure to mark your calendars for the dates below.

If you have questions about your orientation, please contact

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Coming to Campus

Ready for your arrival on campus? Prepare by reviewing parking information and lists of things to bring with you.



Interactive Campus Map

Downloadable Campus Map

Living on Campus

Meet with Residence Life representatives about moving in and living life in a residence hall. We want to support your success in all areas of campus life.



My Housing

What to bring (resident)

Commuting to Campus

We are here to support you and help you stay connected.

Student Parking

What to bring (commuter)

Support and Assistance
Student sitting at desk, taking notes.

St. Catherine University is committed to helping students find academic and personal success during their time on campus.

Academic Advising

Access and Success

Disability Resources

Money Management

Additional Student Assistance Resources