New Students

New Students

Karen Talentinodawn ellinwoodWe welcome you to our learning community at Saint Michael's College, and look forward to helping you make your four years of college memorable and transformative. 

In order for you to be prepared for your life as a Saint Michael’s student in the fall, there are a number of things that you need to attend to over the next few weeks.  Please take the time to review the information on this website and on the New Student Portal page, and submit the necessary information so that you can be registered for courses and have a place to live in the fall! 

The most important steps you should take in the next few weeks are:

  1. Log in to the mySMC portal with the instructions included in the welcome letter you received in mid-May so that you’ll have access to your St. Mike’s email account and the New Student Forms plus other important information.  Please note that from this point forward, most of our communication with you will be through portal announcements and emails to your SMC account, so it is essential  that you log on, get familiar, get started and check back frequently. 
  2. Review our “Registration Overview” and “Suggestions for Selecting Courses” to prepare for completing your Academic Form.
  3. Complete the Academic Form, the Student Life Form, and your Housing application online by June 15 (access the New Student Forms via the New Student mySMC portal page, and arrange with your health care provider to complete your required Immunization Form.

Review the other information on this page throughout the summer and be sure to contact the following offices with any questions you have.  

  • Academic questions:  Associate Dean of the College – 802.654.2347
  • Student Life questions:  New and Sophomore Student Programs  -  802.654.2248

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

Summer 2015


May 18

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)
  • Summer Optional Program POW* Application Form (paper)
  • Summer Optional Program SOAR* Application Form (paper)
  • Knight Card Application (paper)
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
June 26 - June 28 POW* (Pre-orientation Weekend)
July 10 - July 12 POW*
July 15 Housing notifications begin (if online forms have been submitted)
Receive billing information for the fall semester
July 17 - July 19 POW*
July 27 - August 2 SOAR* (Summer Orientation for Academic Excellence and Retention)
August 3 Receive Course Schedule and Faculty Advisor information
Housing notifications begin for Transfer Students
August 26
International Student Orientation
August 27 Orientation Begins - Connect and Reflect
August 31 Classes Begin
September 18-20 Family and Alumni Weekend

*Optional program; fee

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