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Admitted Students: Next Steps

When you commit to us, we commit to you. When you're ready, choose McDaniel by submitting your $500 confirming enrollment deposit. 

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Your Next Steps

Congratulations on your acceptance to McDaniel! We hope you've taken the time to celebrate this impressive accomplishment. It's just the first step in what we know will be a successful future. As you consider whether McDaniel is right for you, please come back often for updates on next steps.

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Ready to Deposit?

As we explained in your acceptance letter, you are required to make a $500 deposit to confirm your enrollment at McDaniel College. This deposit will be credited towards your first bill. Here we've answered the most common questions we receive about the process of depositing. Should you need additional information, please don't hesitate to contact us. Ready to choose McDaniel? Submit Your Deposit.

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Welcome Home New Student Guide Registration & Readiness

Can you believe it? You'll be a McDaniel College student in just a few months. 

Before you arrive on the Hill, you have important work to do. The steps below are essential as you prepare to become a Green Terror. Each step has a deadline, so don't delay!


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Become a Local McDaniel Local Find Your Place

One of the hallmark experiences of the McDaniel Commitment, McDaniel Local is an overnight summer experience that every incoming student participates in. You'll make new friends, learn about what it means to be a Green Terror, and become a local in Westminster. 

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CANCELED Admitted Students Day

Out of an abundance of caution, our second Admitted Students Day program, scheduled for April 5, has been canceled. But fear not, Future Green Terrors! As we adjust to these changing dynamics, please check out our Virtual Visit Options. We’ve done our best to package our regular visits into this new digital format to keep you informed and help propel you forward on your college search process. Get ready to discover all that our community can do for you!

Financial Aid Deadlines

Mar 1

Preferred FAFSA Deadline

Jul 1

Fall 2020 Payment Deadline

Aug 1

Final Deadline: Professional Judgement Appeal