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: Submit official high school and college transcripts
(if you have not already done so)

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


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Immediate Action: 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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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. Upload your COVID-19 vaccine card to https://medaille.forms-db.com/view.php?id=179250
  5. Questions? Call (716) 880-2112


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Due August 1: Complete Blackboard training

  1. Download the New Student Blackboard Training Guide and follow instructions
  2. Questions? Call (716) 880-2358


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Beginning August 2: 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 August 1:
  3. Questions? Email reslife@medaille.edu or call (716) 880-2449


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Due August 2: Pay your bill and finalize financial aid

Pay your bill and finalize financial aid

Your tuition bill must be paid in full, covered with financial aid or enrolled on a payment plan.

Check your E-Bill Statement and balance due:
  • Go to 360.medaille.edu, login with your username and password Click on "360 for Students"
  • Click on "Billing & Financial Aid" box
  • Click "Review eBill"
    This is the home page for your Student Account.
    Your balance due is listed at the top of the page, which includes any pending financial aid.
To pay your tuition bill, you may either:
  • Mail in a check, or bring in a check or cash, for the full balance due, after any financial aid, to:
    Medaille College
    Attn: Student Accounts
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14214

  • Call our office and pay with a credit card over the phone:
    Contact 716-880-2309
    Service fee of 2.85% applies

  • Pay online or set up a payment plan by logging into Medaille360 as above and follow the steps below:
    • Choose Make Payment to pay your bill via checking/savings account or credit card
    • Choose Payment Plan to set up a 5 month semester payment plan
If you need additional financial aid, you can apply for an Alternative Loan at www.elmselect.com , where the loan is in your name but you need a credit worthy cosigner.
Your parent can apply for a Parent/Plus Loan at www.studentloans.gov.

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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Due August 20: Register for orientation (mandatory for all new students)

  1. Visit medaille.edu/nso
  2. Questions? Call (716) 880-2351


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Due August 30: 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




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)

  • Learn about ordering textbooks online
  • July 12th- Scrub and Name-Tag orders due (Vet Tech Students only). First year Vet Tech students are eligible for one pair of light blue scrubs and a Name-Tag from the Medaille Bookstore. Second year Vet Tech students can order one pair of navy scrubs (additional name-tags are available through the store for new and returning students at the cost of 7.50 each). These scrubs are paid for through a course fee but the order form (available from the department) must be submitted to The Bookstore in advance to the beginning of class. All scrubs and Name-Tag orders received by the 12th should be available for pickup in the store by the first week of August.
  • August 2nd- Book Vouchers become available for Fall 2021 classes. If you have extra financial aid available after tuition and fees you will be able to use it on course materials, and supplies beginning the first week of August. Book lists for most fall courses are now listed on our website (https://www.bkstr.com/medaillestore/home) with more being added throughout the summer. To use your financial aid just choose "Book Voucher" as the payment method and we will go ahead and work with Student Accounts. Make sure to check your email as that is where we will be communicating any issues.
  • Questions? Call (716) 880-2252


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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 Student Development
(716) 880-2218
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