Admissions and Student Marketing

FALL OPEN HOUSE

#iambenedict

Saturday, November 12, 2016
9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon
Location: Antisdel Chapel

BC Transformers: Enter with Pride, Exit with Power

Information on: Scholarships, Financial Aid, and Academic Programs

For Additional Information, Please Call 803-705-4910


Office of Admissions and Student Marketing
Benedict College
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29204
803-705-4910 or 800-868-6598

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Event-Date: 
Saturday, November 12, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

BC TIGER PREP SUMMER ORIENTATION

April 13, 2016

Dear Prospective Student:

In just a few months, you will take the next step towards becoming a student at Benedict College where you will “Enter with pride and exit with power.” On behalf of Dr. David H. Swinton, President, the Board of Trustees, faculty, staff and students, we look forward to helping you prepare for an opportunity that will last a life time.  The Office of Admissions and Student Marketing will host its annual BC Tiger Prep Summer Orientations which will assist you with your transition from high school to Benedict College. The Orientations are designed to help you and your parents/guardians with the completion of most steps to finalize your Fall 2016 registration.
We will provide you with an understanding of:

  • Student Affairs
    • Admissions files completion
    • Finalizing all financial aid paperwork
      • Apply for PIN number (student and parent)
      • FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
      • Entrance Counseling
      • Master Promissory Note and
      • PLUS forms
    • Privacy Act Form (FERPA) for student’s signature
    • Campus life and safety
    • Required health care forms and coverage
    • Student activities
  • Academic Affairs structure
    •  The Freshman Institute - class schedule

Please register online for one of the dates listed below:

Saturday, June 18, 2016 starting at 8:00 a.m.
Saturday, June 25, 2016 starting at 8:00 a.m.
Saturday, July 16, 2016 starting at 8:00 a.m.
(Walk-ins are welcome on July 16, 2016 and to report to HRC Arena (Gym))

 

Register for a BC Tiger Prep Summer Orientation (CLOSED)

We look forward to seeing you at one of the Summer Orientations and in August 2016. Please call 803-705-4910 or email me at Thompsop@Benedict.edu if you have any questions. You are reminded to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA) online for the fall semester and list Benedict College’s code (003420).

Sincerely
Phyllis L. Thompson
Asst. VP for Admissions and Student Marketing


Checklist of items to bring (PDF)

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Saturday, July 16, 2016 - 8:00am

Fall Semester Registration 2016

Location: HRC Arena, Fine Arts & Humanities Center, and Swinton Campus Center

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Continuing Education Registration
6:00pm - 8:00pm.
111 Doctor's Circle, Columbia, SC

Monday, August 1, 2016

Residence Halls open for Community Life Staff RHAs, Freshman Institute Student Ambassadors, STAR (Admissions) and Band (LEADERS) only.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Welcome Center and Registration open for First-Time Freshmen.
8:30am - 5:00pm.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Registration for returning football players.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Registration for First-Time Freshman Students.
10:00am - 3:00pm.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Registration for First-Time Freshman Students.
12:00noon - 4:00pm.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Registration for First-Time Freshman Students.
8:30am - 5:00pm.

CLASSES BEGIN FOR FRESHMAN INSTITUTE FIRST-TIME FRESHMEN ONLY.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Registration Continues for First-Time Freshman Students.
8:30am - 5:00pm.

Residence Halls, Welcome Center and Registration open for returning, transfer and readmitted students.
8:30am - 5:00pm.

Registration for returning band members.

Registration for cheerleaders and volleyball players.

Wednesday - Friday, August 10 - 12, 2016

Registration Continues for all students.
8:30am - 5:00pm.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Registration for all students.
10:00am - 3:00pm.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Registration for all students.
12:00noon - 4:00pm.

Monday, August 15, 2016

CLASSES BEGIN FOR RETURNING, TRANSFER, AND READMITTED STUDENTS.

Monday - Friday, August 15 - 19, 2016

Registration for all students.
8:30am - 5:00pm.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Registration for all students.
10:00am - 3:00pm.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Registration for all students.
12:00noon - 4:00pm.

Monday - Friday, August 22 - 26, 2016

Registration for all students.
8:30am - 4:00pm.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Fall Convocation
11:00am.
HRC Arena.

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Event-Date: 
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 8:30am to Friday, August 26, 2016 - 5:00pm

The steps listed below will assist prospective students and/or parents through the admissions, financial aid and scholarship processes.  All deposits (cashier’s check/money order) and required forms (housing and health) must be submitted to the Office of Admissions and Student Marketing.  Should you require additional information, please contact the respective departments via telephone or website.

Upcoming Events

10/20/2016 - 8:00am to 10/23/2016 - 11:00pm
11/10/2016 - 10:00am to 11/11/2016 - 1:00pm
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