New Student Checklist
Congratulations on being accepted to CMU!
Please review this checklist and complete the necessary steps before arriving on campus.
- Sign scholarship letter and return to Office of Admission
- Pay enrollment deposit ($200 for resident students, $100 for commuter students)
- Submit AP/Dual Credit information and transcripts (if applicable)
- Submit final high school and/or college transcripts
- Submit the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). CMU's school code is 002453
- CMU's Priority Date for the FAFSA is March 15.
- The deadline for Access MO is April 1.
- If you are eligible to receive Veterans benefits please complete the Request for Certification form.
- Eagle Days are now over. If you have not attended an Eagle Day you may come on select Wednesdays to register for classes. To schedule your appointment to register please call our Campus Visit Coordinator, Paige Sanders, at 660-248-6626.
Log onto your myCMU account
- Go to myCMU. (A link to myCMU is also in the top right corner of every CMU webpage.)
- Enter your username and password. If you're unsure of your username and password please contact the helpdesk at 660-248-6197 or email email@example.com.
- Click on the student tab and complete the following:
- Financial Aid
- Housing and Meals
- Parking Registration
- Register your vehicle and receive a parking pass. (All students must complete this form.)
- Billing and Payments
- Sign the Contract for Payment
- Select an e-Cashier payment plan (available after May 1)
- FERPA form (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act - more information)
- Validation Checklist - Checklist students need to complete before the start of each semester.
- PlayNAIA.org is the official clearinghouse for the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) eligibility. Every student-athlete must register with the NAIA eligibility center to play sports at an NAIA college.
- Complete your paperwork on Sportsware
Want to get a head start on your college career? Reserve your books, find a campus job, or get connected!
Reserve your Textbooks
Reserve your books at the CMU Bookstore, learn more and fill out the book reservation form.
Find a Job
Find a campus work-study job beginning on August 1 through Eagle JobNet.
Get in the Know
- Follow CMU on social media where ever you are: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube.
- Get involved on campus, check out CMU's Student Organizations or Eagle Athletics.
- Check out Technology Services for all of your technology questions or register your laptop or desktop computer. Once you get to campus you can register your gaming system, smart phone or other device.
- Want to know more about different majors and classes? Check out the CLAS Course Catalog.
- Need help with a class? Visit the Center for Learning and Teaching.
- Want to know what Orientation will be like once you arrive on campus? Visit our Orientation Page.
- Still have questions? Visit the stuff to know page and find out more about living and learning on campus.