You've been accepted—congratulations!

Now what? Follow these steps to prepare for life as a Beacon.

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First things first – you’ll need to create login credentials for your My.Bushnell account, your personalized student portal, and submit your enrollment deposit by following the steps below.

1. Create your password.

Enter your personal Bushnell username that was emailed to you following your acceptance to the University into the first-time login portal. Hint: if you are unsure of your Bushnell username or have misplaced it, don’t worry! Simply contact your admissions counselor at 541-684-7201 and they can provide you that information.

2. Login to My.Bushnell and review your Admitted Student Hub.

Once you are able to login to My.Bushnell you’ll find a personalized list of enrollment steps and resources. Go ahead and bookmark the site — you’ll return to it frequently as you complete your enrollment.

3. Submit your enrollment deposit via My.Bushnell.

Submitting your enrollment deposit is your way of telling us that we’ll see you this fall. Once you deposit, you will be able to register for classes and receive your housing assignment. The priority deadline for deposits is May 1st for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester.

Prefer to pay by mail? Make your check payable to Bushnell University and send to:

Office of Admissions
Bushnell University
828 E 11th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401

IMPORTANT DATES

  • October 1: FAFSA becomes available
  • December 1: Recommended FAFSA filing date
  • February: Financial aid award letter notifications
  • March 1: Priority FAFSA deadline
  • April 10: Admitted Student Event
  • May 1: Tuition deposit deadline (National Decision Day); deposits are refundable through this date
  • May: Advising/registration appointments begin
  • July: Housing and roommate assignment notifications
  • August 19: Move-in; New Student Orientation begins
  • ​August 23: First day of classes

Other Important Steps

Here you’ll find all the information you’ll need to prepare for your first year on campus.

Once you have submitted your tuition deposit, your next step is to register for courses!

Every student is assigned an academic advisor who will work with you throughout your time at Bushnell. First year students will also be part of a First Year Seminar course your first semester, led by a faculty and staff member. You can expect to hear from them over the summer.

Check your My.Bushnell portal for more information on advising/registration appointments! 

A financial aid award letter will be made once you are admitted and have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Financial aid awards for fall semester applicants are traditionally granted in the spring prior to enrollment, or for spring semester applicants in the fall prior to enrollment. Should you have any questions about the process or your specific financial aid award, you may contact the Financial Aid Office at 541-684-7291 or finaid@bushnell.edu or your admissions counselor.

Campus visits are an important step in the college search, particularly as you near the end of your decision-making process. We offer a number of exclusive visit options—including both on-campus and virtual options. View options and schedule your campus visit.

Access to Bushnell’s virtual bookstore will be available within your My.Bushnell portal. You may purchase books from any retailer but please make sure you order the exact edition specified in the bookstore. Textbooks will be available for purchase beginning five weeks before classes start. Students who buy their textbooks during the first week that books are available for purchase will receive free shipping through Bushnell’s virtual bookstore!

Your final official high school/college transcript must be sent to the Office of Admissions prior to the start of courses. Please arrange to have your final transcript submitted electronically to admissions@bushnell.edu or mailed to the Office of Admissions.

Mail to:
Office of Admissions
Bushnell University
828 E 11th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401

If you are taking AP exams, please request that your scores be sent to Bushnell. If you took dual-credit courses, please request your transcript from the college that offered the dual-credit course(s).

Check in with the Business Office to discuss payment options and create a plan for your remaining tuition and fees after financial aid. We offer a variety of options to make your Bushnell education affordable.

Applications for on-campus employment will open prior to the start of courses. Instructions on applying for on-campus employment will be sent to the email address we have on file for you. Both on-campus and off-campus employment opportunities are available within Handshake.

If you plan to bring a car to school you’ll need to register it and carry a permit. Parking registration forms will be available during New Student Orientation.

Each on-campus student will be supplied with a bed, desk, desk chair, and dresser/wardrobe in their room. Room and board costs include free laundry facility use. Students need to provide all personal items, bed linens, and towels. Additional items that students might bring include: alarm clock, bedspread, television, computer, ethernet cord, laundry supplies, shower bucket, plants, fan, simple eating and cooking utensils, desk lamp, stereo/radio, stationery and stamps, storage crates. For more information on what to bring, check out our Residence Life webpage.

Upon your arrival, you will be introduced to student life at New Student Orientation – a jam-packed event that will give you a chance to get acclimated, get acquainted with students and staff, and simply have fun. The event includes a river rafting trip, some late-night fun and lots of good food. Visit our Orientation webpage for more information!