Admitted Students

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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.

After receiving your acceptance letter:



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.



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.



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!



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:



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.



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



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.



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



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.



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


Before Move-In:



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!



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.



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



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



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.



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