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 SEVIS I-20 APPLICATION for international students WHO WILL be attending Summer English Study 2015 (SES 2015)
May 1  Immunization Forms due for students who will attend Summer English Study 
May 15  Housing Application due for students who will attend Summer English Study
June 1
Higher One Academic Year Payment Plan First Payment due (Please see "Tuition and Payment Plans")
June 1  Higher One Deferred Payment Plan First Payment due (Please see "Tuition and Payment Plans")
June 1
Residence Hall Application and Deposit Due
Housing requests received after June 1st will be accepted, however placement into a room will be as space allows.
June 1 SEVIS I-20 APPLICATION for international students WHO WILL NOT be attending Summer English Study 2015 (SES 2015)

June 18

Deadline for remaining payment balance for Summer English Study 2015 (SES 2015)
June 29 –
August 21
 Summer English Study (SES 2015) at Manhattan School of Music
July 1 Orientation Information emailed to students
July 1 Higher One Tuition Payment Plan  Second payment due
July 1
Housing Assignments 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 23 Tuition Payment Due  If you are receiving financial aid, please submit a copy of your Billing Worksheet for the semester found by logging on to the MSM Student website (http://students.msmnyc.edu/).

For more information about payment options, please click here.
July 23 Higher One Tuition Plan Enrollment  Last day to enroll in this payment plan.  
August 1 Higher One Tuition Payment Plan  Third payment due
August 1 Admissions Documents Due
  • Official Transcripts  Graduate students must provide transcripts from all previous colleges attended.  Transfer students must provide transcripts from all previous colleges and high schools.  Freshman students must provide transcripts from all previous high schools. Copies and faxes are not considered official.

  • Proof of Degree or Diploma  Official proof of graduation is required for Freshman, Graduate, and Doctoral students. If your transcript lists your degree and date of graduation, that will suffice.

  • Immunization History Forms  To be completed, signed, and returned by your physician. This form must be either faxed by your doctor/clinic with the office's cover sheet or mailed by your doctor/clinic’s office.  Immunization requirements >

  • Translations and WES Evaluations  International students, and students who have studied abroad, must provide an official translation of all non-English transcripts. Students asked to provide a World Education Services evaluation must have an official report sent directly from WES to MSM, or request an electronic copy be made available to MSM through the WES website.
August 9
Deadline to complete online health insurance enrollment/waiver
August 9
Deadline to register for Orientation events
August 9
Deadline to submit digital photo for MSM student ID - must be submitted through Admissions portal
August 9
 Deadline to submit Emergency Contact Form
August 26 New Student Orientation  All new students are to arrive today.