MBU Bound - New Student Guide

Get MBU-Ready! A Guide for New Students

Between now and move-in day, this New Student Guide is your home base for everything Mary Baldwin University.

The 2019-20 New Student Guide is here!

1. Apply for Housing

Tell us about your preferences and any medical accommodations. You’ll need your MBU email address and password- call our Help Desk at 540-887-7075 if you need assistance.

Apply by June 28

2. Complete Financial Aid Info

Complete your financial aid paperwork ASAP. Questions? Lost login? Contact 540-887-7022 or finaid@marybaldwin.edu

Visit the Portal

3. Sign Up for New Student Days

You’re #MBUbound! Choose the New Student Day date most convenient for you and your family.

Click a date to register:
July 26 or July 27

4. Pre-register for Courses

Provide input to help us to create the best preliminary schedule for you. You’ll get your official schedule at New Student Days.

Pre-register Now

5. Get Emergency Alerts

Baldwin Alert Messages, or BAM, is how you’ll get crucial notifications from tornadoes to to snow closings. You must sign up to receive alerts.

BAM me!

6. Fill Out Your Health Form

Please make an appointment and complete this form with your health care provider. The health form is required for attendance at MBU and is due by AUGUST 15.

Download the Form!

Important Dates

TUESDAY 8/13 VIRGINIA WOMEN’S INSTITUTE FOR LEADERSHIP (VWIL) MOVE-IN
You will be assigned a move-in time coordinated by the Office of Student Engagement. Please watch for directions included in your housing assignment email that will arrive near the first week of August.

FRIDAY 8/16 FALL ATHLETE MOVE-IN
Cross-Country, Soccer, Volleyball team members

FRIDAY 8/23 BAND MEMBER MOVE-IN

TUESDAY 8/27 PROGRAM FOR THE EXCEPTIONALLY GIFTED (PEG) and COLLEGE FOR WOMEN MOVE-IN

WEDNESDAY 8/28 NEW STUDENT MOVE-IN
New students, including transfer students, who are not involved in the previously mentioned groups: You will be assigned a move-in time coordinated by the Office of Student Engagement. Please watch for directions included in your housing assignment email that will arrive near the first week of August.

THURSDAY 8/29–SUNDAY 9/1 FALL ORIENTATION
Calling all new students! Kick off your college experience with a week of academic and social activities that officially welcome you into the MBU community.

MONDAY 9/2 FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

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