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 rewarding, engaging, and filled with learning -- both inside and outside the classroom. 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.

Please find the three crucial links below that will share important information with you and your families. 

- Essential Upcoming Dates

- For Students

- For Parents

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

MIKENET account information (needed to complete forms on New Student mySMC site) mailed to home mailing address

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

Required of All New Students:

  • Academic Form (includes Course Selection)
  • Student Life Form 
  • Housing Application
  • Immunization Record (paper) 
  • Picture Submission of Your KnightCard (SMC ID)

Required for Specific Populations of Students: 

  • Calculus Placement Test (available mid-May)
  • Second Language Placement Test (available mid-May)
  • Knight Card Application (Pre-paid Debit Account) (paper)
  • Release for Minors (if under 18) (paper)
  • Collections Policy (if under 18) (paper)
  • SMC Connects Wilderness Adventures Option (paper)
  • NCAA Athletics Forms (Required for Varsity Athletes, available mid-June)

Other Forms: 

  • 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)
  • Summer Optional Program POW* Application Form (paper)
  • Summer Optional Program SOAR* Application Form (paper)
June 22 - July 24 Summer Advising and Course Registration (available mid-May)

June 24 - June 26

POW* (Pre-orientation Weekend)

July 7 - July 10 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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