Keene State College



Beth Neuhardt

“Before I came to Keene I was an OK student, but the College helped me realize I need to take responsibility for what I learn and how I apply it. I’ve become a much more focused student.”

– Beth Neuhardt

Students Admitted for Spring, January 2014

Congratulations on your acceptance to Keene State! You are in!

Here are the most important things you need to do:

  1. 1

    Sign Up:

    Come to an Information Session to hear more about Keene State and decide if you want to enroll (we hope you do!).

    Visit Campus
  2. 2

    Pay Up (No later than January 3, 2014):

    Payment of the enrollment fee and housing deposit confirms your commitment to enroll and reserves a room for you in one of our residence halls. All freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus. Although junior and senior transfer students are not guaranteed housing, we typically have space available for all new spring students and encourage you to apply for on-campus housing.

    Pay Enrollment Fee

    Deadline for payment is January 3, 2014.

  3. 3

    Show Up

    Move-In Day for new students is Sunday, January 19, 2014. Classes begin at 8:00 a.m. sharp on Tuesday, January 21.

In the meantime:

Send us your final high-school or college transcript (required)

If you are enrolled in either high school or college, it is a condition of your admission to Keene State College that you will maintain satisfactory grades the remainder of your semester. You must provide the Admissions Office with a final high school or college transcript by January 15, 2014, for our review. Keene State College reserves the right to revoke your admission if you do not complete your coursework at the same level of achievement as at the time of acceptance.

Please ask your high school guidance counselor to send your final transcript to:

Keene State College
229 Main St
Keene, NH 03435

Important dates for new students

September 2013 check the admissions website to register for an Information Session,
March 1 Preferred deadline to file FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
December 15 Deadline for enrollment fee and housing deposit. Both are nonrefundable. (link to Pay enrollment fee and housing deposit) Beginning early May Health Services physical examinations are required for all students. Download the form at These forms are due by January 15 for fall admittance. Any student who fails to meet this requirement will have a hold placed on his or her student account and will not be able to register for classes until the form is received.
January 19, 2014 Move in Day for new students
January 21, 2014 First day of classes

These dates are subject to change. For up-to-date information, check, or call 603–358–2276.

Set up your KSC Email

Using the information provided in your admissions letter, set up your email so that you can access important information various college offices will send you about how to get ready for spring semester.

Get your Spring Semester Courses

Once you pay your deposit, the office of Academic and Career Advising will send information to your KSC email address about how you’ll get registered for your spring semester courses.


If your payment included a housing deposit, information regarding housing contracts will be sent via email to you from the Residential Life Office. Students enrolling for Spring, 2014 (January) can expect this email by mid-December.

Fill out Health forms

All new and transfer students are required to complete the following health forms:

  • Comprehensive Student Health Form
  • Immunization Form
  • Tuberculosis Screening Form
  • Physical Form

These are necessary to satisfy Keene State College Pre-entrance Requirements and the American College Health Association Pre-matriculation Immunization Recommendations.

Health Forms

Your College ID

Once you get to campus, you’ll get your ID from the lobby of the dining commons. Students are expected to carry their ID at all times. If you live on campus, you’ll use it to enter your residence hall and if you have a meal plan, you’ll use it to enter the dining commons.

Change your Intended major

On your application for admission, you designated an educational goal that serves for now as your intended major.

Has your educational goal/intended major changed since you applied to Keene State College? At KSC, it’s okay to change your mind, but please let us know. To request a change, please e-mail the Admissions Office, including your name and student ID# by April 15, 2014. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Resources and Links for Admitted Students

The following online resources will help answer common questions about finances, housing and dining, campus facilities, student services, and other aspects of student life at Keene State.