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Registration

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Online Registration

Online registration for Orientation 2017 will open on March 1. Register through your Ecampus account using the information sent to you from the Undergraduate Admission Office.

Registration Fees

Registration fees for Orientation and Welcome Weekend 2017 are as follow:

  • First Year Students & Parents/Guests
    • $305 = First Year Student (Orientation + Welcome Weekend)
    • $135 = Parent/Guest of First Year Student (Orientation)
    • $25 = Parent/Guest of First Year Student (Welcome Weekend)
  • Fall Transfer Students & Parents/Guests
    • $135 = Transfer Student (Orientation + Welcome Weekend)
    • $50 = Parent/Guest of Transfer Student (Orientation)
    • $25 = Parent/Guest of Transfer Student (Welcome Weekend)
  • Winter Transfer Students & Parents/Guests
    • $50 = Transfer Student
    • Free = Parent/Guest of Transfer Student

Note: Student fees cover both Orientation and Welcome Weekend. Parents/guests pay separate fees for Orientation and Welcome Weekend.

What Do Fees Cover?

For students, the registration fee covers the costs of both Orientation and Welcome Weekend. This fee covers meals, lodging, materials, publications, activities, and administrative costs. The charge for the fee will be posted to your student account shortly after Orientation.

For parents and guests, the registration fee covers the cost of meals, materials, publications, activities, and administrative costs for Orientation.

Forms of Payment

If paying upon registering online, you may submit the following forms of payment:

  • Credit card (no American Express)
  • Checks made out to "Santa Clara University" and mailed to:
    • Orientation
    • Santa Clara University
    • Locatelli Center
    • 500 El Camino Real
    • Santa Clara, CA 95053

However, if paying in person upon Orientation check-in, you may submit the following forms of payment:

  • Credit card
  • Check made out to "Santa Clara University"
  • Cash

Registration Changes

Log back into your Ecampus account if you need to make any changes to your registration such as changing which Orientation session you plan to attend and adding or removing guests from your registration.

Fee Waivers

Students must be Pell Grant eligible in order to receive an Orientation fee waiver. To request a fee waiver, please email our office at orientation@scu.edu with your first name, last name, and student ID number. Also, students must accept their financial aid packages first before a fee waiver can be fully processed.

Parents and guests are not eligible for fee waivers. Exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis for extenuating circumstances.

Refunds

Contact us at orientation@scu.edu if you need a refund due to a duplicate payment, removal of guests from your registration, or cancellation of registration. For refunds due to cancellation, your request must be made prior to the Orientation session for which you are registered otherwise your refund may not be approved.

Important Note About Payment

Registration fees for students are billed to their student accounts under the Bursar Office. However, fees for parents, other guests, and Welcome Weekend are paid directly to Orientation upon registering for an Orientation session.

For students attending Orientation sessions in July, billing statements will be available in your Ecampus account starting August 1. The payment deadline for this bill is August 21.

For students attending Orientation sessions in September, billing statements will be available in your Ecampus account starting October 1. The payment deadline for this bill is October 21.