February 1, 2023
This is the last day for you to file your 2021-2022 FAFSA. Make certain to have your FAFSA sent to Cumberland University. School code: 003485
April 1, 2023
We award over $300,000 in private and endowed scholarships every year. Apply at Cumberland.edu/scholarships
Your Next Steps
Use the #ItsTimetoRise hashtag on the enclosed card in your acceptance packet that was mailed to you and don’t forget to join your admitted student Facebook group.
Register for rising phoenix day
Rising Phoenix Day is always an exciting time at Cumberland University. During this on-campus visit, you’ll meet with your faculty advisor, confirm your student email and portal access, get your student essentials, meet with the Office of Financial Aid and Student Services.
Pay your enrollment deposit
Freshman must submit their $35 non-refundable enrollment deposit online through your student portal by August 1, 2023 for Fall 2023.
Apply for financial aid
Submit the FAFSA by February 1 for Fall 2023 applicants. The FAFSA, Free Application for Student Aid, is used to determine if you are eligible for federal, state, school or even private financial aid. By completing the FAFSA, you’re able to apply for federal and state grants, loans and work studies, as well as school and private scholarships. Basically, the FAFSA is your first step for receiving monetary assistance for your entire college career. Make certain to have your FAFSA sent to Cumberland University. School code: 003485
Submit your housing application
Our campus features five residence halls that offer a variety of living options and experiences to support you throughout your academic career. Residential students enjoy walking to class, academic support services, dining, and athletics facilities. CU requires freshmen students to live on campus unless they receive documented exemption from the Office of Residence Life. To apply visit Cumberland.edu/residence-
Apply for scholarships
There are a variety of ways you can pay for your college education and receive financial assistance. We award over $300,000 in private and endowed scholarships every year. Be sure to apply April 1 at Cumberland.edu/scholarships.
Submit final transcripts & documentation
After graduation, all high school seniors should request that their school counselors send an official final transcript which reflects their graduation date. All high school seniors who completed AP/IB/CLEP exams or who were dually enrolled at a college/university should request their scores/transcripts be mailed to:
The Office of Admissions
1 Cumberland Square
Lebanon, TN 37087
Attend new student orientation
Orientation is scheduled to kick-off Friday, August 19th. This is a mandatory three-day experience packed with information, community connections, and fun!
During Orientation, you’ll meet other new students and attend short informational sessions that will prepare you to rise and succeed while you’re a student at CU. More information will be shared in the coming months.
Your parents/guardians are invited to participate and learn pertinent information about your next steps into higher education.
Please continue to check your email for new announcements about the upcoming academic year. If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.