Admitted Student Information

Congratulations! You’ve been admitted to Spalding University. (Go on, do that celebratory dance again. We’re not watching.)

Welcome to the Nest! You’re one step closer to experiencing the Spalding difference and becoming a Golden Eagle. Confirm your enrollment and join in on the fun, excitement and opportunities that await you at Spalding.

Enrollment Checklist

Stay on top of the next steps in your enrollment to Spalding. Log in to your applicant portal for your personalized Enrollment Checklist to stay on top of these checklist items and other upcoming deadlines and events:


Submit Your Enrollment Deposit

Your non-refundable $100 deposit secures your spot in the Class of 2028.

You may submit your enrollment deposit anytime through your applicant portal.


Fill Out the Housing Form

On-campus living is an important part of your Spalding experience. Students under the age of 21 are required to live in the residence halls unless they meet certain exemption requirements. The housing application is now open. You can submit your housing form or request a housing exemption waiver. The deadline to submit your housing application is May 1, 2024. To submit your housing application or housing exemption, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your applicant portal.
    • Complete the Housing Application or Housing Exemption Form listed on your Enrollment Checklist.
      • You will see either an application or exemption form based on the information you provided in your application to Spalding University. If you’ve changed your housing plans, email Clem Thomas, Residence Life Operations Coordinator, at [email protected] to gain access to the correct form.
    • Fill out the entire form
      • It must be completed in one session. Your answers will not be saved.
  2. Make your $100 housing deposit, if you plan to live on campus.
    • Have your credit card/ bank account information ready. Your housing application cannot be submitted until you submit the payment information.

Send Your Final Official Transcripts (May - July 2024)

Before August, you must submit a final official transcript that includes the month, day and year of graduation. Final official transcripts must be sent to us directly from your high school and can be submitted:

  • Electronically via Parchment or National Clearinghouse, via email to [email protected]
  • By mail to Spalding University, Attention: Elizabeth Simmons, Admissions Office, 901 South 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40203

Get credit for your Dual Credit classes or your AP test!

Dual Credit Classes: Please have an official college/university transcript sent to Spalding so that you can get credit for your Dual Credit classes. You can submit your transcripts 1 of 2 ways:

  • Electronically via [email protected]
  • By mail to Spalding University, Attention: Admissions Office, 901 South 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40203

AP Test Scores: Once you receive your AP test scores and you earned a 3, 4, or 5, please send the scores to Spalding:

  • Electronically via [email protected]
  • By mail to Spalding University, Attention: Admissions Office, 901 South 4th Street, Louisville, KY 40203

Plan for the Months Ahead

Stay on track as you count down to your first days on campus. We’ll be updating this list regularly, so be sure to check back often for dates, deadlines and new info.

Set Up Your SU Student Portal and Email

You’ll receive an email with your university-issued ID number and instructions to set up your Spalding email account and SU student portal.

Register and Attend beSU Enrolling Eagles

In early spring, you’ll receive an invite to attend beSU Enrolling Eagles; the option to sign up for your preferred date will be available in your applicant portal. In late spring and summer, you’ll attend your new student orientation. The dates for BeSU 2024 are:

  • Saturday, May 18
  • Friday, June 7
  • Friday, June 21

Join GroupMe

In the spring, you can connect with classmates and find information by joining your class’s GroupMe.

Receive Your Housing Assignment

In July, you will receive an email from Residence Life with your housing assignment. Be on the lookout for more information about move-in and items required to live on campus.

Move In

In mid-August, move into your new campus home. Be on the lookout for more details from Residence Life.


Engage with other new students and learn tips for success in and out of the classroom at this new student event.

Join Us for Welcome Week

During the first week of classes, join in on the fun with food, entertainment and giveaways organized by campus departments and student clubs.

Attend Convocation

After the start of fall classes, attend Convocation, a Spalding tradition to inspire and excite new students to live out Spalding’s mission.

Contact Us

Office of Admissions

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Call: (502) 585-7111

Email: [email protected]