New Student Checklist: Ensure Everything is Complete Before You Start the Semester

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New Student Checklist

Medaille College: New Student Checklist.  Time to get your ducks in a row

Medaille College - New Student Checklist

Check each box for items you've already completed, and keep on track as you go!

Immediate Action: Submit official high school and college transcripts
(if you have not already done so)

  1. Have transcripts mailed from your high school to:
    Undergraduate Admissions
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 142145

    Or emailed to:
  2. Questions? Call (716) 880-2200

Immediate Action: Submit photo for Medaille ID

  1. Visit
  2. Complete and submit the form
  3. Questions? Call (716) 880-2911

Immediate Action: Create Medaille Account

  1. Visit
  2. Follow the instructions there to pick up your Medaille computer account.
  3. Questions? Call (716) 880-2282

Immediate Action: Health history form

  1. Download health form and immunization form, if you don't have them already
  2. Complete and submit to
  3. Alternatively, you may fax to (716) 880-3399 or mail to
    Medaille College Health Services
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14214
    * New York State Public Health Laws require full- and part-time students to submit proof of immunity to measles, mumps, and rubella. In addition, all students must either receive the vaccination against meningococcal meningitis within the last five years, or acknowledge that they are aware of the risks and have chosen not to be vaccinated. Complete the meningitis waiver here

  4. Upload your COVID-19 vaccine card to
  5. Upload your COVID-19 vaccine booster information to
  6. Questions? Call (716) 880-2112

Due August 15: Complete Blackboard training

  1. Download the New Student Blackboard Training Guide and follow instructions
  2. Questions? Call (716) 880-2358 or email, or stop by Huber Hall 121/124

Beginning August 1: Housing assignments & move-in information

  1. Keep an eye out for info from Medaille College Residence Life
  2. To receive housing assignments, you must complete the following by July 30:
  3. Questions? Email or call (716) 880-2449

Due August 1: Pay your bill and finalize financial aid

Pay your bill and finalize financial aid

Your tuition bill must be paid in full, covered with financial aid or enrolled on a payment plan or enrolled on a payment plan.

Check your E-Bill Statement and balance due:
  • Go to, login with your username and password Click on "360 for Students"
  • Click on "Billing & Financial Aid" box
  • Click "Review eBill"
    This is the home page for your Student Account.
    Your balance due is listed at the top of the page, which includes any pending financial aid.
To pay your tuition bill, you may either:
  • Mail in a check, or bring in a check or cash, for the full balance due, after any financial aid, to:
    Medaille College
    Attn: Student Accounts
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14214

  • Call our office and pay with a credit card over the phone:
    Contact 716-880-2271
    Service fee of 2.85% applies

  • Pay online or set up a payment plan by logging into Medaille360 as above and follow the steps below:
    • Choose Make Payment to pay your bill via checking/savings account or credit card
    • Choose Payment Plan to set up a 5 month semester payment plan
If you need additional financial aid, you can apply for an Alternative Loan at, where the loan is in your name but you need a credit worthy cosigner.
Your parent can apply for a Parent/Plus Loan at

For more information, view the Tuition Payment Policy

Tuition & Student Account Questions
(716) 880-2271

Financial Aid Questions
(716) 880-2256

Due August 10: Register for orientation (mandatory for all new students)

  1. Visit
  2. Questions? Call (716) 880-2248

Due August 15: Complete community wellness (Title IX) requirement

  1. Visit
  2. Follow prompts to complete your training requirement
  3. Questions? Call (716) 880-2203

Additional Required Tasks for International Students

Immediate Action: Tuberculosis (TB) screening form

  1. Download tuberculosis screening form, if you don't have it already
  2. Complete and submit to
    Alternatively, you may fax to (716) 880-3399 or mail to
    Medaille College Health Services
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14214
  3. * In addition to the mandatory immunization record requirement for all students, international students must also complete the tuberculosis screening form and testing, if applicable.
  4. Questions? Call (716) 880-2112

Due Prior to Issuing of I-20: Purchase & submit proof of student health insurance coverage

  1. Learn about international student health insurance options
  2. Submit documentation to
    Alternatively, you may fax to (716) 880-3399 or mail to
    Medaille College Health Services
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14214
  3. * International students must submit completed immunization record, tuberculosis screening, and proof of health insurance before they will be cleared to begin the I-20/VISA process. Additionally, international students may be required to self-quarantine upon arriving at Medaille College, pending further information from the New York State Department of Health.
  4. Questions? Call (716) 880-2112

Seek Additional Support Services

  1. TRiO Student Support Services (TRiO SSS) - A federally-funded student success program, which provides qualifying students with free academic support, including computer lab access, free printing, tutoring, Supplementary Grant-Aid opportunity, academic coaching, and much more! Click here for more information and qualification inquiry.
  2. Office of Accessibility Services - Provides students with Accommodations for Academic and/or Housing needs with appropriate documentation. Click here for more information.
    Alternatively, you may fax to (716) 880-3399 or mail to
    Medaille College Health Services
    18 Agassiz Circle
    Buffalo, NY 14214

Optional Tasks for All Students, Prior to Start of Classes

Purchase course materials (course materials are required)

  • Learn about ordering textbooks online
  • January 3rd- Scrub and Name-Tag orders due (Vet Tech Students only). First year Vet Tech students are eligible for one pair of light blue scrubs and a Name-Tag from the Medaille Bookstore. Second year Vet Tech students can order one pair of navy scrubs (additional name-tags are available through the store for new and returning students at the cost of 7.50 each). These scrubs are paid for through a course fee but the order form (available from the department) must be submitted to The Bookstore in advance to the beginning of class. All scrubs and Name-Tag orders received by the 3rd should be available for pickup in the store by January 13.
  • December 13th - Book Vouchers become available for Spring 2022 classes. If you have extra financial aid available after tuition and fees you will be able to use it on course materials, and supplies mid-semester. Book lists for most spring courses are now listed on our website ( with more being added throughout the summer. To use your financial aid just choose "Book Voucher" as the payment method and we will go ahead and work with Student Accounts. Make sure to check your email as that is where we will be communicating any issues.
  • Questions? Call (716) 880-2252

Purchase NFTA Metro passes

  • Monthly passes available; contact Student Accounts (716) 880-2271 with questions

Purchase Dining Dollars

Purchase Mav Bucks

  • Mav Bucks may be used to purchase books inside the University bookstore (not online).
  • Mav Bucks must be prepaid, but can use excess financial aid
  • Contact Student Accounts (716) 880-2271 with questions

Watch our Medaille University video tour

View Medaille University 360° virtual tour photos

Contact Student Development
(716) 880-2218
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