Check-in Day

New Student Check-in is Sunday, January 10th

Check-in for new students is Sunday, January 10th beginning at 2:00 p.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m. 
Commuting students will check-in information in Monday, January 11th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Admissions Office on the ground floor of the McDowell Columns Building.

Here’s what you’ll do on January 10th:

  1. Park in the Thomas Dining Hall lot (B on the campus map) or Camp Hall lot (H on the campus map). Click here for a campus map
  2. Proceed to Penny Hall's (#12 on the campus map) downstairs lobby. Receive your room key and additional instructions from Chowan University staff.
  3. Proceed to your Residence Hall and unpack. 
  4. Questions for the Business Office, Financial Aid Office, or regarding your class schedule will be answered on Monday, January 11th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the Jenkins Center. 

You must complete and return the following before you arrive:

Final High School Transcript with actual graduation date
Housing Preference Form approved
Medical Form completed and approved by the University
All of your Financial Aid paperwork approved
Attend Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR)
Student Health Insurance Waiver approved 
Paid your spring account balance or set up payment arrangements and be current on your payments with the Business Office

If you have questions regarding Check-In please call your Admissions Counselor at 1-888-4-CHOWAN (1-888-424-6926). You may also fax your information to (252) 398-1190 or email it to enroll@chowan.edu.

Failure to pay or make satisfactory arrangements with the Business Office by January 11th for the spring semester balance may result in you losing your room reservation if other students are waiting for a room. Failing to check in on Sunday, January 10th between 2:00 and 5:00 p.m. could result in a fine and loss of your residence hall space. 

Review your Check-in status by going to MyCU.

Returning Student Check-in is Sunday, January 10th

Returning students are scheduled to move into residence halls on Sunday, January 10th  beginning at 1:00 p.m. 

Commuting students will receive check-in information in their Chowan e-mail.

Unless you qualify for Express Check-in, you should report to the Jenkins Center and become validated on Monday, January 11th  from 9:00 a.m. and ending at 3:00 p.m. 

Note: You will be charged a $50 late registration fee if you do not complete validation and check-in before Monday, August 24th at 3:00 p.m.

Classes begin on Tuesday, August 25th.

In order to for you to have a smooth and easy check-in, complete the following before you check-in on Sunday, January 10th:

Satisfactory payment arrangements with the Business Office.
Financial aid paperwork completed and approved by the Financial Aid Office.
Registered for classes by contacting the Registrar’s Office.

To check on your check-in status, go to MyCU. Use your login name and password to access your personal check-in information, status of incomplete check-in steps, and registration status.  MyCU provides real-time updates on your check-in status, and steps that needed completing before validation and check-in. 

Failure to pay or make satisfactory arrangements with the Business Office by January 11th  for the s[romg  semester balance may result in you losing your room reservation if other students are waiting for a room. Failing to check in on Sunday, January 10th could result in a fine and loss of your residence hall space.