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  • BSCBirmingham-Southern College

    thenextstepsjoining the BSC Class of 2020

  • are you ready?

  • are you ready?Forward, ever be our watchword conquer and prevail.

    BSCs alma mater says:

    At BSC, we dont look backonly forward. Follow these steps to your own future

  • The hard parts over.

    Youre in!

  • 1,300 students from 38 states and 22 countries

    51% male, 49% female

    99 full-time faculty; 96% with highest degree

    13:1 student-to-faculty ratio

    Average class size: 1624 majors, 25 minors, plus create-your-own majors

    Pre-professional programs in: Pre-Engineering (dual degree), Pre-Law, Pre-Health, Pre-Ministry, Nursing (dual degree)

    Special programs in honors, service learning, leadership, international studies, entrepreneurship, and collaborative research

    80+ student organizations

    22 NCAA Division III varsity sports

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    get readyWere thrilled to welcome you to the BSC family.

    First things firstsubmit your $300 enrollment

    deposit and the enclosed form to hold your spot

    in the Class of 2020. Then read through this

    booklet, which explains how to get your future

    on the right track, including information about

    living on campus and when to visit. You can

    also find it all at www.bsc.edu/yourein.

    Confirm your enrollment online at www.bsc.edu/yourein.

    ready to deposit?

  • Tour campus, take a class, and get all your questions answered. Visit anytime or join us for one of these special events for admitted students.

    Admitted Student Receptions February 7 from 2-4 p.m.April 10 from 5-7 p.m.Meet the president, professors, staff, and students

    Select SouthernMarch 6-7Panels, tours, fun, optional overnight stay

    Also keep an eye out for information about our June Summer Orientation programs!

    Register online at www.bsc.edu/yourein.

    2see for

    yourselfcome see us, yall.

  • Where will I live? First-year men live in New Mens; first-year women live in Cullen Daniel or Margaret Daniel. Transfer students can opt to live in Hanson, Bruno, or the Hilltop Village Apartments.

    Who will I live with? You can let us match you up, or you can choose your own roommateeither someone you know or someone you find on your own. Just let us know by June 1 on the online housing form.

    When will I know for sure?Youll get your room number and roommate assignment by email in July.

    What about meal plans? Our default meal plan for residential students gives you unlimited meals Monday through Friday plus Panther Bucks to spend in our convenience stores and Subway. You can increase to a seven-day plan in the first two weeks of school if you prefer.

    housing FAQs

    more questions?Contact Residence Life at reslife@bsc.edu or (205) 226-4726.

  • 3live with it

    We want you to feel at home on the Hilltop. The first

    step is to submit your enrollment deposit of $300 by May 1. All the forms you need, plus a full list of FAQs and a video tour of our residence

    halls, are at www.bsc.edu/yourein.

  • BSC students love living in Birminghamand BSC alumni are

    helping make the city a better place. Take Glenny Brock 99,

    (pictured below) who is leading the campaign to restore the

    historic Lyric Theatre in the citys downtown.

    Shes not the only one: from digital CEOs to the director

    of the award-winning Railroad Park, from groundbreaking

    restaurateurs and artists to the medical professionals

    who keep residents healthy, BSC graduates go on

    to do great things in Birmingham and beyond.

    Joe De Sciose

  • 4feel the

    magic

    Youll love Birmingham as much as we do. Living here

    means all the fun of a big city plus great opportunities

    for internships, mentorships, job shadowing, and cultural

    activities. One day, youll be ziplining at Red Mountain

    Park or meeting friends for a concert; the next, you can be

    getting critical experience for your future career or learning

    from the BSC alumni who make the city tick.

    The Magic City, that is!

  • more questions?Contact Financial Planning at (205) 226-4688 or finaid@bsc.edu.

  • 5get yourmoneys

    worthPrivate doesnt mean priceyand were committed to making a BSC education affordable. About 95 percent of our students receive some financial assistance. The value of a BSC degree cant be measured. Our financial planning experts are here to make sure its within your reach.

    To be considered for additional grants, low-interest loans and campus employment opportunities, please submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):

    www.fafsa.ed.gov Application available after January 1 Preferred filing deadline is March 1

  • www.bsc.edu/yourein

  • Where do you want to be in ten years? How about next January? Our unique E-Term program will get you on the right track to your future. It gives you four weeks each year to do whatever you want: an internship, travel, research with a professor, or just the chance to learn something new. You dont have to pick now but it doesnt hurt to start imagining!

    6get

    flexiblewww.bsc.edu/yourein

  • you want to know more before making this life-changing decision. Questions about majors? Scholarships? Or how BSC prepares you for the future? Weve chosen you because youre curious and insightful, and we want to help find answers.

    Here are a few places to start, or simply email us at admiss@bsc.edu or call (205) 226-4696 and well hook you up with the experts.

    7question

    everything!we get it

    Want to know about what to do on campus or about Orientation? Contact Student Development, (205) 226-4725

    Curious about choosing a major, making your class schedule or how academic advising works? Contact the Provosts Office, (205) 226-4603

    Need information about Student Accounts or a payment plan? Contact the Bursars Office, (205) 226-7871

    Wondering about what Greek Life at BSC is all about? Contact Student Activities, (205) 226-4730

    Interested in study abroad? Contact the Sklenar Center for International Programs, (205) 226-7722

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  • Office of Admission900 Arkadelphia RoadBox 549008Birmingham, AL 35254

    admission@bsc.edu

    (205) 226.4696

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