New Student Checklist: Ensure Everything is Complete Before You Start the Semester

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New Student Checklist

Medaille College: New Student Checklist.  Time to get your ducks in a row

Medaille College - New Student Checklist




Check each box for items you've already completed, and keep on track as you go!



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Immediate Action: Place your deposit

  1. Visit welcome.medaille.edu
  2. Enter portal
  3. Submit Student ID and Pin #
  4. Click Matriculation Deposit (bottom right corner)
  5. Place your deposit
    *If you're not living on campus, you may change Housing Deposit to $0
  6. Questions? Call (716) 880-2200


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Immediate Action: Pick up your Medaille student accounts

  1. Visit accounts.medaille.edu
  2. Choose "Click here to pick up your first accounts"
  3. Follow instructions to activate your accounts
    * Write down your username and password in a safe place
  4. View our 3-minute tutorial on picking up your account
  5. Questions? Call (716) 880-2282


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Immediate Action: Sign up for course registration

  1. Visit medaille.edu/new
  2. Choose a date, click through and follow registration prompts
  3. Questions? Call (716) 880-2200


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Immediate Action: Health history form

  1. Download health form and immunization form, if you don't have them already
  2. Complete and submit to healthservices@medaille.edu
  3. Alternatively, you may fax to (716) 880-3399 or mail to
    Medaille College Health Services
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14214
    * New York State Public Health Laws require full- and part-time students to submit proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella. In addition, all students must either receive the vaccination against meningococcal meningitis within the last five years, or acknowledge that they are aware of the risks and have chosen not to be vaccinated. Complete the meningitis waiver here
  4. Questions? Call (716) 880-2112


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Due July 15: Submit official high school transcripts

  1. Mail official transcripts to:
    Undergraduate Admissions
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 142145
  2. Questions? Call (716) 880-2200


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Due July 15: Submit photo for Medaille ID

  1. Visit medaille.edu/id
  2. Complete and submit the form
  3. Questions? Call (716) 880-2911


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Due August 1: Pay your bill and finalize financial aid


To pay your tuition bill, you may either:
  • Mail a check for full payment:
    Medaille College
    Attn: Student Accounts
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14214
  • Pay online or set up a payment plan, following the steps below
    To view your tuition bill:
    1. Visit 360.medaille.edu
    2. Enter your username and password
    3. Choose Billing & Financial Aid
    4. Under Billing, choose Review eBill
      Your balance due is listed at the top of this page.
      • Choose Make Payment to pay your bill via checking/savings account or credit card
      • Choose View Activity to see transactions listed on your student account
      • Choose Payment Plan to set up a semester payment plan
For more information, view the Tuition Payment Policy

Tuition & Account Questions
studentaccounts@medaille.edu
(716) 880-2309

Financial Aid Questions
finaid@medaille.edu
(716) 880-2256


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Beginning August 1: Housing assignments & move-in information

  1. Keep an eye out for info from Medaille College Residence Life
  2. To receive housing assignments, you must complete the following by July 31:
  3. Questions? Email reslife@medaille.edu or call (716) 880-2449


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Due August 10: Install the Fletch attendance app

  1. Fletch is a technology that automatically takes attendance by detecting the presence of students' smartphones. This streamlined approach will assist the College in identifying who has been on campus for instruction and where. This technology will be useful for contact tracing should someone identify as COVID-19 positive. All students are asked to download and activate the free app to assist the College in its efforts to support public safety and well-being.
  2. Download Fletch for iPhone
  3. Download Fletch for Android
  4. Questions? Call (716) 880-2282


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Due August 12: Complete community wellness (Title IX) requirement

  1. Visit blackboard.medaille.edu
  2. Follow prompts to complete your training requirement
  3. Questions? Call (716) 880-2203


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Due August 14: Register for orientation (mandatory for all new students)

  1. Visit medaille.edu/nso (orientation registration opens July 30)
  2. Sign up for the virtual or in-person session that's best for you
  3. Questions? Call (716) 880-2351


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Due August 31: Complete Blackboard training

  1. Download the New Student Blackboard Training Guide and follow instructions
  2. Questions? Call (716) 880-2550




Additional Required Tasks for International Students


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Immediate Action: Tuberculosis (TB) screening form

  1. Download tuberculosis screening form, if you don't have it already
  2. Complete and submit to healthservices@medaille.edu
    Alternatively, you may fax to (716) 880-3399 or mail to
    Medaille College Health Services
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14214
  3. * In addition to the mandatory immunization record requirement for all students, international students must also complete the tuberculosis screening form and testing, if applicable.
  4. Questions? Call (716) 880-2112


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Due Prior to Issuing of I-20: Purchase & submit proof of student health insurance coverage

  1. Learn about international student health insurance options
  2. Submit documentation to healthservices@medaille.edu
    Alternatively, you may fax to (716) 880-3399 or mail to
    Medaille College Health Services
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14214
  3. * International students must submit completed immunization record, tuberculosis screening, and proof of health insurance before they will be cleared to begin the I-20/VISA process. Additionally, international students may be required to self-quarantine upon arriving at Medaille College, pending further information from the New York State Department of Health.
  4. Questions? Call (716) 880-2112




Optional Tasks for All Students, Prior to Start of Classes


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Purchase course materials (course materials are required)



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Purchase NFTA Metro passes

  • Monthly passes available; contact Student Accounts (716) 880-2309 with questions


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Purchase Dining Dollars



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Purchase Mav Bucks

  • Mav Bucks may be used to purchase books inside the College bookstore (not online), as well as in vending machines
  • Mav Bucks must be prepaid, but can use excess financial aid
  • Contact Student Accounts (716) 880-2309 with questions


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Watch our Medaille College video tour

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View Medaille College 360° virtual tour photos



Questions?
Contact Undergraduate Admissions

(716) 880-2200
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