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Admitted Students

Congratulations, KNIGHT

Welcome to Bellarmine!

Important Next Steps

Below you’ll find important next steps to help you navigate upcoming deadlines, register for programs, and prepare to begin your Bellarmine experience.

  • Knight U RSVP – coming soon. We’ll announce dates mid-February

  • If you’ll be living on campus, complete part 1 of our online Housing Application. Part 2 will be available beginning Monday, March 22nd.

    GO TO HOUSING APP
  • If you’ve paid your deposit, keep an eye on your mailbox for your first Bellarmine Swag.

    DEPOSIT NOW
  • Sign up for our Spring Major Highlight Series:

    RSVP NOW
  • If you haven’t yet.

    File your FAFSA
  • If you filed your FAFSA, keep an eye out for your comprehensive award. Any questions contact finaid@bellarmine.edu

  • Confirm your enrollment at Bellarmine University by paying the $200 deposit. This deposit officially reserves your spot in the Class of 2025.

    SUBMIT DEPOSIT
  • View your Financial Aid Award online in your student portal. Choose to accept or decline each item on your award, then click “Submit.” If you accept Direct Loans, complete the Loan Entrance Counseling and sign the Promissory Note to have these applied to your Fall 2021 bill.

    ONE BELLARMINE
  • Request to join the official Bellarmine Class of 2025 Facebook group.

    JOIN NOW
  • Connect with Class of 2025 and current Knights in GroupMe.

    JOIN NOW
  • Apply to be a part of one of our Learning Communities open to students who plan to live on campus and who plan to commute before March 1st.

    LEARN MORE
  • Apply for Honors program, due March 1st.

    LEARN MORE
  • If you’ll be living on campus, complete part 1 of our online Housing Application. Part 2 will be available beginning Monday, March 22nd.

    GO TO HOUSING APP
  • Knight U RSVP – SAVE THE DATE April 17.

    LEARN MORE
  • If you’ve paid your deposit, keep an eye on your mailbox for Bellarmine Swag.

    DEPOSIT NOW
  • Sign up for our Spring Major Highlight Series:

    RSVP NOW
  • If you haven’t yet.

    File your FAFSA
  • If you filed your FAFSA, keep an eye out for your comprehensive award. Any questions contact finaid@bellarmine.edu

  • Confirm your enrollment at Bellarmine University by paying the $200 deposit. This deposit officially reserves your spot in the Class of 2025.

    SUBMIT DEPOSIT
  • View your Financial Aid Award online in your student portal. Choose to accept or decline each item on your award, then click “Submit.” If you accept Direct Loans, complete the Loan Entrance Counseling and sign the Promissory Note to have these applied to your Fall 2021 bill.

    ONE BELLARMINE
  • Request to join the official Bellarmine Class of 2025 Facebook group.

    JOIN NOW
  • Connect with Class of 2025 and current Knights in GroupMe.

    JOIN NOW
  • Knight U RSVP – SAVE THE DATE April 17.

    LEARN MORE
  • If you’ll be living on campus, apply for housing

    GO TO HOUSING APP
  • If you’ve paid your deposit, keep an eye on your mailbox for Bellarmine Swag.

    DEPOSIT NOW
  • Sign up for our Spring Major Highlight Series:

    RSVP NOW
  • If you haven’t yet.

    File your FAFSA
  • If you filed your FAFSA, keep an eye out for your comprehensive award. Any questions contact finaid@bellarmine.edu

  • Confirm your enrollment at Bellarmine University by paying the $200 deposit. This deposit officially reserves your spot in the Class of 2025.

    SUBMIT DEPOSIT
  • View your Financial Aid Award online in your student portal. Choose to accept or decline each item on your award, then click “Submit.” If you accept Direct Loans, complete the Loan Entrance Counseling and sign the Promissory Note to have these applied to your Fall 2021 bill.

    ONE BELLARMINE
  • Request to join the official Bellarmine Class of 2025 Facebook group.

    JOIN NOW
  • Connect with Class of 2025 and current Knights in GroupMe.

    JOIN NOW
May 2021
  • Sign up for Knight U by completing your advising form

    LEARN MORE
  • If you’ll be living on campus, apply for housing

    GO TO HOUSING APP
  • Share your pictures with your new Bellarmine swag and tag @BellarmineUAdmissions

    @BellarmineUAdmissions
  • File FAFSA

    File your FAFSA
  • Confirm your enrollment at Bellarmine University by paying the $200 deposit. This deposit officially reserves your spot in the Class of 2025.

    SUBMIT DEPOSIT
  • View your Financial Aid Award online in your student portal. Choose to accept or decline each item on your award, then click “Submit.” If you accept Direct Loans, complete the Loan Entrance Counseling and sign the Promissory Note to have these applied to your Fall 2021 bill.

    ONE BELLARMINE
  • Request to join the official Bellarmine Class of 2025 Facebook group.

    JOIN NOW
  • Connect with Class of 2025 and current Knights in GroupMe.

    JOIN NOW
June 2021
  • Final two Knight U dates June 7 and 18

    LEARN MORE
  • Start getting ready for Week of Welcome

    LEARN MORE
  • If you’ll be living on campus, keep an eye out for your housing information

    GO TO HOUSING APP
  • Share your pictures with your new Bellarmine swag and tag @BellarmineUAdmissions

    @BellarmineUAdmissions
  • File FAFSA

    File your FAFSA
  • View your Financial Aid Award online in your student portal. Choose to accept or decline each item on your award, then click “Submit.” If you accept Direct Loans, complete the Loan Entrance Counseling and sign the Promissory Note to have these applied to your Fall 2021 bill.

    ONE BELLARMINE
  • Request to join the official Bellarmine Class of 2025 Facebook group.

    JOIN NOW
  • Connect with Class of 2025 and current Knights in GroupMe.

    JOIN NOW

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