Admitted Students

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CONGRATULATIONS, NEW MOUNTAIN LIONS!

We are so excited that you have been accepted to Young Harris College, and we are thrilled to welcome you to our mountain lion community. We are here for you every step of the way, so we’re providing a comprehensive list of next steps for you below.

Mountain Lion moms, dads, grandparents, guardians, and friends: follow 2022 Incoming Mountain Lion Parents on Facebook! This is a fun resource for you to utilize as we work alongside one another to support your students throughout the admission and enrollment process at Young Harris College.

After receiving your acceptance letter:

 

☑ FAFSA

Submit your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for financial assistance and to receive an additional $1,000 from YHC, regardless of merit or financial need.

 

☑ FINANCIAL AID

After you have been accepted and submitted your FAFSA, review your Financial Award package found in your mailbox and on your YHC application portal (please allow 14 business days for processing once all documents are received by the Office of Financial Aid).

Per Federal law, all students must accept their federal aid package. Once you view your Financial Aid Package on the “Your YHC Award” tab on your application portal, and click to accept or decline your awards at the bottom of the page.

 

SCHEDULE VISIT

See what makes YHC home away from home by visiting the Enchanted Valley. Schedule your private campus visit or register for Purple and White Day today!

 

DEPOSIT

Submit your $300 enrollment deposit to officially commit to Young Harris College, and to secure your space in course registration and housing!

 

Once you’ve paid your deposit:

 

QUESTIONNAIRE

Complete the New Student Questionnaire on your application portal to let our academic advisors know your course registration preferences for this fall so you can receive your schedule at Ready to R.O.A.R pre-orientation.

 

HEALTH FORMS

Submit all required health forms and records within 30 days of your commitment to YHC.

 

YHC EMAIL

Use your YHC account credentials to access your student account and set up your YHC email. Be sure to reset your password immediately. Your YHC email address will be the official communication method of the College once you arrive to campus.

 

RESIDENCY APPLICATION

Submit your Residency Application located on your application portal. Both commuting and on-campus students must complete the residency application.

 

ORIENTATION

Register for a Ready to R.O.A.R. Pre-Orientation session on the “Visit Us” tab of your application portal. Ready to R.O.A.R. is required for all incoming students.

 

TRANSFER STUDENTS ONLY

Complete your Student Transfer Form and have it submitted to YHC by your previous institution.

 

Before Move-In:

 

☑ HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS

Request your final, official high school transcript be sent to the Office of Admissions from your high school by July 1. Remember: to be considered final, your transcript must have your graduation/diploma date clearly listed!

 

☑ COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS

Request final, official college/dual enrollment transcripts be sent to the Office of Admissions from any post-secondary college or university where you’ve earned course credit by July 1. Remember: we cannot award credit for dual enrollment courses based on your high school transcript. We MUST receive the official transcript from the college/university.

 

☑ TEST SCORES

Request official Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), or CLEP scores be sent to the Office of Admissions by July 1.

 

☑ TUITION

Pay your tuition and fees by July 31. Tuition and fees can be paid online via Self-Service under the "Finances" tab.

 

☑ DISABILITY SERVICES

When students become aware of the need for a disability-related accommodation at YHC, students should first register with YHC Disability Services. Information about registering can be found on the Disability Services website.

 

☑ GET PACKING

Review Young Harris College’s Suggested Packing List and get ready to arrive in the Enchanted Valley!