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.

Submit your enrollment deposit

Your non-refundable $100 deposit secures your spot in the Class of 2026.
When it’s time to submit your enrollment deposit, you’ll be prompted to do so in the applicant portal.



Fill out the housing form (January 2022)

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. In January, you can submit your housing form and deposit (or request a waiver) to secure your housing plans.

Send your final official transcripts (May - July 2022)

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
  • By mail to Spalding University, Attention: Janet McCorkle, 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 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 portal.

Register and attend new student orientation

In early spring, you’ll receive an invite for beSU orientation. Select and sign up for your preferred date. In late spring and summer, you’ll attend your new student orientation.

Join GroupMe

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

Attend our admitted student event

In late spring, join us for a fun off-campus event exclusive to newly admitted students. Be on the lookout for more info.

Receive your housing assignment

As early as May, 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.



In August, conditionally admitted students will attend a program to get a head start on the college experience and connect with students, faculty and staff.

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 or text (502) 585-7111