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The College of St. Scholastica

St. Scholastica is a welcoming community that allows you to become part of something bigger than yourself. We’re excited to help you follow your dreams and make a difference in the world. Take these next steps to explore campus and begin your adventure.

We’re Here to Help

If you have questions while completing your next steps, contact us at admissions@css.edu or 800-447-5444 and we will lead you through the process.

Tour The Campus

Meet with an admissions counselor and tour campus to see all that The College of St. Scholastica has to offer! Schedule your visit today.

Visit Virtually

Join us from the comfort and safety of your home, school or anywhere! During your personalized virtual visit, you will meet 1:1 with an admissions counselor via phone, email or live video chat.

Begin Your FAFSA

Start the FAFSA process early as this is the step to obtain your financial aid package. This will allow you to determine how much aid you will receive. St. Scholastica’s FAFSA code is 002343.

You may also complete the Financial Aid Net Cost Calculator in the fall to receive an estimate of the package you will receive.

After Oct. 1 – complete using information from your previous year’s taxes. 

Additional Steps to Complete

Look for Scholarships

Check out these additional scholarships.

Financial Aid Important Dates and Deadlines

September 7, 2021

  • Fall classes begin

October 1, 2021

December 1, 2021

  • Priority scholarship deadline

December 18, 2021

  • St. Scholastica starts sending financial aid offers for new/prospective students for the upcoming school year

January 18, 2022

  • Spring classes begin

March 1, 2022

  • Competitive scholarship deadline
  • Priority deadline for new students to apply for financial aid for the upcoming academic year. (Later applications will be processed, but may receive reduced funding.)

June 1, 2022

  • If selected for Verification, please submit verification materials to onestop@css.edu or via mail
  • Begin all loan processes to ensure funds will be received in time for the beginning of fall term

July (mid-month) 2022

  • Fall semester bills go out to St. Scholastica email accounts
  • Sign up opens for the optional monthly payment plan for fall semester

August 20, 2022

  • Bill due for fall 2022 semester if you are paying out of pocket
  • OneStop Checklist due

Ongoing

  • To be considered for student employment, you must complete the FAFSA and be offered student employment on your Financial Aid notification document. There are a limited number of positions that are available to students who don’t qualify for federal or state funded positions. Visit the Student Employment page for more information and to view and apply for jobs.

Complete Your Housing Application

Once you have submitted an enrollment deposit you will be able reserve your place in the residence hall by completing your housing application. The housing application will be available for you to complete starting on January 1. St. Scholastica does have a two year requirement to live on campus for incoming freshmen.

Submit Final Transcripts for AP, IB, CITS or PSEO

Please order the following official transcripts:

  • College transcripts from all colleges that you have attended, including military, trade, technical, unaccredited or differently accredited schools
  • College transcripts from all colleges from which you have received financial aid
  • High School transcripts, if you have no college credit
  • International transcripts: Please see the International Admissions page for additional requirements
  • Closed school transcripts: Check the OHE website to see who to contact for an official transcript

All transcripts are required for admission and to determine the number of credits you may transfer to St. Scholastica. Transcripts must be received on or before the application deadline. Order early in the application process!

Email official transcripts to transcripts@css.edu. Electronic transcripts must be from a certified electronic official transcript provider such as ParchmentDocufideScrip SafeNational Clearinghouse or other certified, online transcript services.

Mailed transcripts must be in the original sealed envelope from the school. Mail to:

The College of St. Scholastica
Transcript Processing
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811

 

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