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

Access your Applicant Portal

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 2026.
When it’s time to submit your enrollment deposit, you’ll be prompted to do so in 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. Beginning January, you can submit your housing form and deposit or request a waiver. To submit your housing application or housing exemption, follow these steps:

  • 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 Deanna Kirby, Residence Life Operations Coordinator, at 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.
  • 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 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 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 Enrolling Eagles

In early spring, you’ll receive an invite to attend beSU Enrolling Eagles. Select and sign up for your preferred date in your applicant portal:

  • Saturday, May 21
  • Friday, June 10
  • Friday, June 24

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.Newly admitted students are invited to join us for Louisville City FC’s match against Indy Eleven on Saturday, March 26th. The game will be at the Lynn Family Stadium at 7:30. Tickets are limited. If you’re interested in attending, please fill out the Spalding Admitted Student Event form.

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.



August 14 – 16
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

Student Athletes: August 15
All First-Year Students: August 16 – 17
In mid-August, move into your new campus home. Be on the lookout for more details from Residence  Life.


August 18 – 19
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

August 22 – 26
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

August 25
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