Step-By-Step Admitted Student Checklist

Welcome to Morehouse — Your Destiny Awaits!

We’re excited to welcome you to our campus, our classes, and our family. Until then, there’s plenty to do. This checklist will help you stay organized and complete all necessary tasks so you’re ready on your first day.

Step-By-Step Admitted Student Checklist

To Do For Now

#1: Access the Morehouse Student Portal.

Find the email you received from This contains your Morehouse student identification number, or M#. You’ll use your M# to obtain your official email address, which will also be your login for your Morehouse College “MyPortal” account.

#2: Access Banner Web.

BannerWeb is an app inside your MyPortal account. Here, you can check your financial aid award status, bills and payment information, and other important details. You should start using BannerWeb ASAP.

#3: Make Your Commitment.

To officially accept your place in the Class of 2028, you’ll need to pay a commitment fee or deposit of $600. While you have until May 1, 2024 to make this payment, you should do it as soon as possible. this payment, you should do it as soon as possible. However, if there are early deposit deadlines for other scholarships or tuition discounts, prioritize meeting those requirements first.The first 100 to pay will receive a 20% discount at the Morehouse College Bookstore on-campus or online.

#4: Submit Your FAFSA. (see January tasks)

Your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed so we can determine if you qualify for additional grant funding.

#5: Understand College Financing.

Learn more about the cost of college — and about grants, loans, scholarships, and other financial aid opportunities. Although you’re automatically considered for certain scholarships, it’s important to understand all your options.

#6: Take Your Placement Assessment.

To determine which classes are right for you, you’ll take and foreign language assessment. All students regardless of transfer credit will need to take the math assessment. If a student has transfer credit for foreign language you may not need to take the assessment.

#7: Submit Your Mandatory Health Forms.

Health and safety are priorities at Morehouse College. The pre-entrance health record is required before you are allowed to move onto campus housing or enroll in classes.

To Do in January

#4: Submit Your FAFSA. (occurs in January for 2024-2025 only)

Your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed so we can determine if you qualify for additional grant funding.

#8: Select Your Campus Housing and Meal Plans.

You’ll make housing and meal plan selections through MyPortal. Remember that all previous checklist items must be completed first.

To Do in February

#9: Attend Admitted Student Day.

This informative event will help you learn more about what to expect as a Man of Morehouse, what the rest of the enrollment onboarding process looks like, and what else you need to do. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions along the way.

To Do in May – June

#10: Access and Pay Your Bill.

Between May 10 and June 30, 2024, you can access and pay your bill through BannerWeb.

#11: Get Academic Advisement.

Weekly between May 10 and June 30, 2024, you’ll also have access to regular advisement sessions. These sessions cover a variety of topics and will connect you with your appropriate Divisional Advisor..

#12: Submit Final Transcripts.

You have until August 1, 2024 to submit final transcripts. You can the Applicant Status Portal to confirm that your Final High School Transcripts has been received.

#13: Resolve Your Balance.

To avoid your classes being dropped you must resolve your balance.

#14: Get Your Photo ID.

Your Morehouse identification card says that you are a valued member of our family, and opens the doors to campus facilities, resources, programs, and events for you. Because you are a new member of the Morehouse family, you need to get your identification card as soon as possible. You must first pay your $600 commitment deposit (see step 3)

To Do in August

#15: Attend New Student Orientation (NSO).

Visit the Admissions Resource Center for more information as it becomes available.

#16: Register for Courses.

Registration will happen at 10:30am and 2:30pm on Registration Tuesday sessions beginning May 14, 2024.  Visit the Admission Resource Center for more information as it becomes available.

#17: Attend Your First Day of Class.

The time has come. Welcome, future Man of Morehouse!

Additional Resources

Check out these additional resources.

FAQ Video Library
View videos that share tips and information about the most frequently asked questions about the admitted student process.
Social Media Tips
To help students and their families celebrate early acceptance, we’ve put together some social posts that will spread the word on your favorite platforms. Here’s a step-by-step guide to posting on Instagram and Facebook.

Meet the Admissions Team

We’re here to help you take your student’s educational dreams and turn them into reality.  

Alvin Conteh

Alvin Conteh

Position: Associate Director of Admissions for Recruitment and Athletics Liaison
Phone: 470-639-0947
Categories: Admissions, Staff
Contact Alvin:

Areas of Focus: Recruitment Calendar, Athletics and Change of Starts

Out of State: California, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Texas

Georgia: S. Fulton, Clayton, Fayette, and Henry Counties


Stefan Heard

Stefan Harden

Position: Undergraduate Recruiter
Phone: 470-639-0694
Categories: Admissions, Staff
Contact Stefan:

Areas of Focus: Readmits and Transient

Out of State: Arkansas, Indiana,  Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Michigan, West Virginia, and Wisconsin

Georgia: Columbus, Augusta, Macon, Savannah, and Warner Robins


Marilyn Bibby

Marilyn Bibby

Position: Student and Family Care Manager
Phone: 470-639-0606
Categories: Admissions, Staff
Contact Marilyn:

Areas of Focus: Student and Family Care, Events and Tours

Ryan Gray

Ryan Gray

Position: Senior Recruitment Manager for Online Admissions
Categories: Admissions, Staff
Contact Ryan:

Areas of Focus: Recruitment Online Admissions (Morehouse Online)



Contact the Admissions Team

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