Admitted Students

Dear Future Alverno Students,

We are planning to hold classes this fall on campus. You can read more in this letter from Andrea Lee, President of Alverno College and here: Reopening Plans Fall 2020. Please know that the Alverno Admissions and Financial Aid Teams are here for you as you complete your senior year and look to a new future. We hope that future is here at Alverno. We want to you to join us this fall and embrace the full Alverno experience. We also want you to start meeting future classmates and current students in our ZeeMee community. You can download the app and start connecting! You also can connect with us! You can ask us ANY questions. Text us at the numbers below.   

~ Your admissions counselors: Alexis (414-333-2746), Sophia (414-333-2217) and Martha (414-550-0861)

 

 

Commit to Alverno: 

Secure your seat in our fall class by paying your $100 enrollment deposit. Our enrollment desposit suggested deadline has been extended to June 1. As soon as you pay your enrollment deposit, you will be assigned an academic advisor who will register you for classes.

Financial Aid Next Steps: 

File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you haven't done so already, file the FAFSA. We recommend that all students complete the application regardless of whether or not you intend to take out loans. The information you provide determines your federal aid eligibility, and it also helps us to determine your eligibility for aid from Alverno. The Alverno aid is need-based and is separate from the merit-based scholarships.

You can expect to receive your financial aid offer within two weeks of completing your FAFSA. After you receive your offer, please schedule a meeting with a financial aid counselor through out online schedule system: Financial Aid Meetings - Schedule your appointment! All appointments will be done by phone or virtually. You can call 414-382-6262 or email financial.aid@alverno.edu to schedule an appointment as well. 

Technology Set Up:

  • Activate your Alverno account. Your username and temporary password was attached to the Next Steps booklet with your acceptance packet. Visit alverno.edu/passwordreset to enroll into the system and to reset your password. This username and password gives you access to your email, our housing application system and other campus resources.
  • Access your Alverno Email. Your email account is through Office 365. Visit student.alverno.edu and enter your Alverno email address, which was included in your Next Steps booklet with your acceptance packet. You will begin receiving important information to this email. 

Becoming an Alverno student: 

  • Learn more about our bypass exams. Save money and time by successfully completing assessments that allow you to bypass some introductory courses. Our Assessment and Outreach Center is your go-to spot for all of our bypass assessments. 
  • Apply for housing. We encourage our first-year students to live on campus. Our 2020-2021 housing application is open! Visit alverno.edu/reslife for to get started.
  • SOAR - Student Orientation And Registration: Learn about our registration and orientation process at alverno.edu/soar and register to attend a virtual SOAR Zoom chat!

Before classes begin:

  • Submit your final transcripts. An official, final transcript that includes your high school graduation date must be submitted to the Admissions office in a sealed envelope from your high school or sent through an electronic provider. 
  • Accept your federal loans. If you are taking out federal loans, you need to accept, decrease or decline your loans at studentloans.gov. You also should complete the Master Promissory Note and the Entrance Counseling.
  • Sign your Educational Loan Agreement. Alverno requires all students to sign an Educational Loan Agreement (ELA) to acknowledge their financial obligations before the semester begins. You will complete this step with help from your advisor during the class registration process. 

Discover how Alverno will get you ready for what’s next. We invite you to get in touch with us to learn more.

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