Enrollment Timeline and Checklist

Please note the following important deadlines for information and payments. We encourage you to send in your information and payments as early as possible to avoid unnecessary delays or problems with your enrollment process.The due dates listed are final; late forms and payments will not be accepted.



Due Date Item Required
May 1 Housing Application priority deadline for incoming graduate students
May 1 SEVIS I-20 APPLICATION for international students WHO WILL be attending Summer English Study 2017 (SES 2017)
May 2 Immunization Forms due for students who will attend Summer English Study 
May 15 SES Housing Application due for students who will attend Summer English Study
June 1
Higher One Payment Plans Open for Enrollment (Please see "Tuition and Payment Plans")
June 1
Residence Hall Application and Prepayment Due
June 1 SEVIS I-20 APPLICATION for international students WHO WILL NOT be attending Summer English Study 2017 (SES 2017)

June 18

Deadline for remaining payment balance for Summer English Study 2017 (SES 2017)
June 27 –
August 19
Summer English Study (SES 2017) at Manhattan School of Music
June 30
Deadline for submitting a Student Recital Application
July 1 Housing Assignments emailed to students
July 5
Orientation Information emailed to students
July 7
Financial Aid Documentation Due

For students/parents borrowing federal educational loan funds:

  • To accept a Federal Direct Stafford Loan(s), the student will need to complete a Master Promissory Note (MPN)and an Entrance Counseling Session online at www.studentloans.gov.
  • To receive a Federal Direct Parent or Grad PLUS Loan, you/your parent will need to visit www.studentloans.gov to complete a loan application and a MPN.

On a case by case basis additional items may be require from the student to finalize their financial aid.  You will be contacted directly by the Office of Financial Aid, via email, of any requirements.  Be sure to be actively checking and responding to your emails.

July 20 Tuition Payment Due  Submit a copy of your Fall 2017 Invoice and College Payment Agreement on or before this date.

For more information about payment options, please click here.
July 20 Higher One Payment Plans Enrollment  Last day to enroll in payment plans.  
August 1 Admissions Documents Due - Please click here
to see which documents are required.
August 6
Deadline to register for Orientation events
August 6
Deadline to submit digital photo for MSM student ID - must be submitted through Admissions portal
August 6
Deadline to submit Emergency Contact Form
August 19  Deadline to complete online health insurance enrollment/waiver 
Waiver applications submitted after 8/19/2017 but before 10/1/2017 will incur a $100 late fee that will be added to your student account bill. Waiver applications submitted after 10/1/2017 will be considered on a case by case basis and will incur a $250 late fee. (Instructions for Health Insurance will be mailed out in July 2017)
August 23 New Student Orientation begins!  All new students are to arrive today.