New Students

Welcome to Saint Michael's!

Karen Talentinodawn ellinwood As a residential college, Saint Michael's is dedicated to making the entire college experience - inside and outside the classroom - rewarding, engaging, and filled with learning. We welcome you to our learning community, and look forward to helping you make your four years of college memorable and transformative.

This page contains the information you need during your first year as a student at St. Mike's. More items will be added as the information becomes available, leading up to the delivery of your MIKENET login credentials in mid-May that will allow you to access the New Student Portal and submit student forms.

Best wishes for an exceptional spring, and a relaxing and productive summer. We look forward to meeting you at Fall Orientation. Welcome!

Dawn Ellinwood, Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean of Students,
Karen Talentino, Vice President for Academic Affairs,

Summer 2016


May 23

Receive MIKENET account information

Housing Applications available beginning at 10:00am
Receive an email to Saint Michael’s College email address with specific instructions

By June 15

Complete Forms (on New Student mySMC site):
Requires MIKENET access


  • Academic Form (includes Course Selection)
  • Student Life Form 
  • Housing Application
  • Immunization Record (paper) 
  • Collections Policy (if under 18) (paper)


  • Textbook Order Form (If you wish to pre-order textbooks from the SMC Campus Store, this form may be submitted after you have received your course schedule in August)
  • NCAA Athletics Forms (Required for Varsity Athletes, available mid-June)
  • Summer Optional Program POW* Application Form (paper)
  • Summer Optional Program SOAR* Application Form (paper)
  • Knight Card Application (paper)
  • Second Language Placement Test (available mid-May)
  • Calculus Placement Test (if necessary, available mid-May)
Mid-Summer Receive email to Saint Michael's College email address with information about how to upload a photo to be used on your KnightCard
June 22- July 24 Summer Advising and Course Registration (available mid-May)

June 24 - June 26

July 7-July 10

POW* (Pre-orientation Weekend)

SOAR* (Summer Orientation for Academic Excellence and Retention)

July 8- July 10 POW* (Pre-orientation Weekend)
July 13 Housing notifications begin (if online forms have been submitted)
Mid-July Receive billing information for the fall semester
July 15 - July 17 POW* (Pre-orientation Weekend)
August 1 Receive Course Schedule and Faculty Advisor information
Housing notifications begin for Transfer Students
August 21
International Student Orientation
August 25 Orientation Begins
August 29 Classes Begin
September 16-18 Family and Alumni Weekend

*Optional program; fee

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