I’m Accepted… Now What?
Congratulations on your acceptance to Alderson Broaddus University!
Your next step is to submit a $200 enrollment deposit. This deposit secures your spot in the incoming Battler class. Your enrollment deposit can be made by check (made payable to Alderson Broaddus University), money order (made payable to Alderson Broaddus University) mailed to Box 2003 101 College Hill Dr. Philippi, WV 26416, or by credit card over the phone. You must submit your enrollment deposit before requesting housing or submitting your health forms. If you have any questions please call the admissions office at (304)-457-6256.
ABU Email Account
After you deposit, you will receive your ABU email username and password in the mail. Please allow two weeks to receive your account information via the mail. Please review this information after you receive it, and begin checking your ABU email regularly for updates and announcements regarding Housing, Orientation, and Move-in. If you have questions regarding your username and password, please contact IT at 304-457-6331.
Register for a New Student Registration Day
The New Student Day registration is a very important step to finalize your path to Alderson Broaddus University. We want to prepare you academically and financially for the upcoming year as a service to you as a new student.
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Click here to sign up for a New Student Registration Day.
New Student Registration Day schedule coming soon.
Express Check-In – Deadline July 28 at 4 p.m.
In order to move directly into the Residence Halls on August 20, you must have completed all necessary items for EXPRESS CHECK-IN by July 28 at 4 p.m. If everything is completed by July 28 at 4 p.m, New Students/Transfers will be allowed to move right into the Residence Hall. If all is not completed, New Students/Transfers will need to Check-in at Burbick Hall and complete all necessary items before moving into the Residence Halls.
Orientation – August 20-22, 2017
The Alderson Broaddus family is looking forward to welcoming you to the campus and assisting you with your transition into college.
Orientation is MANDATORY for all new students (transfers and freshman) at Alderson Broaddus University.
Fall Orientation schedule will be available here soon.
You can learn about our residence halls here. We offer a variety of styles and amenities.
If you need help finding a roommate, RoomSync Roommate Matching can aid you in finding a roommate with similar interests. You will receive more information about using RoomSync via your battler.ab.edu email.
If you will be living on campus, be sure to submit your Official Housing Request. Requests for the Fall semester can be submitted beginning in March.
If you want to commute, be sure to submit your Off-Campus Housing Request.
If you have a documented medical condition that requires a special housing consideration, please submit a Request for Housing Accommodation so we can best meet your needs.
- Submit your FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. ABU federal school code is 003806
- Review, sign and return one copy of your financial aid award letter
- Once awarded your financial aid package, you will receive two copies of your award letter. The student must sign and return on copy. (The other is for your records). In reviewing your aid, read the information on the reverse of your award letter. Sign and return one copy via fax (304) 457-6391, email email@example.com or postal mail.
- Complete BOTH Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note at www.studentloans.gov. (If you are accepting your federal student loans, you MUST complete these steps to receive funds)
- This is required by the Department of Education should you, the student, wish to accept your student loans included in your financial aid package. Go to http://www.studentloans.gov/ and complete BOTH Entrance Counseling & MPN. Loan funds cannot be put toward your bill until these steps are completed.
- Other — if the FAO has contacted you regarding verification, you will want to complete that process immediately in order to obtain aid.
- Determine if you need more funding through financial aid.
For a complete Financial Aid Check Sheet click here.
Questions? Email us firstname.lastname@example.org or call us (304) 457-6354.
In order to participate in Express Check-in, you must be registered for Fall Classes. If you do not have a class schedule, please register for a New Student Registration Day on this page. Class schedules will be made at New Student Registration Days with advisers. If you cannot attend one of the New Student Registration Days, you can mark the Distance Registration option on the New Student Registration Day registration form.
Student Health Assessment Forms
Alderson Broaddus University requires all new students (transfers and freshman) to complete the Student Health Assessment PRIOR to attending ABU. You will be receiving information via your battlers.ab.edu email account regarding how to upload the Student Health Assessment Information to the website. Information needed will be a completed physical, immunization records, insurance information including a copy of insurance card (front and back), and a completed questionnaire. Student athletes will have additional paperwork to read and sign.
Information must be uploaded by July 28 by 4pm to be eligible for Express Check-in during Fall Orientation.
All students who will have a vehicle on campus must register it with Campus Safety. When you arrive to campus, you can pick up your parking pass in the Campus Safety Office, located in the Student Center Lobby.
If you will not have a vehicle on campus, you must complete a Vehicle Waiver Form. The Business Office will send you a copy of this form. You can also pick up this form in the Business Office.
Please check back as this part of the process is UNDER CONSTRUCTION.