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March & April

Beacon’s 2024-2025 Tuition & Fee Schedule and Room & Board rates are announced and posted online.  New Fall 2024 students with preliminary aid letters will be issued updated School Aid letters. 

Students who haven’t already are strongly encouraged to file a 2024-2025 FAFSA (www.studentaid.gov) for full consideration of need- and merit-based aid as well as federal and state eligibility.  Students & Parents can register for a one-on-one advising session if needed at: 

Beginning April 1-5 currently enrolled students will be able to register for Fall 2024 term courses with their Learning Specialist/Academic Advisor.  

Currently enrolled students will be able to sign-up for preferred housing assignments beginning April 1.  Students will have access to sign-up based on classifications (seniors, juniors, sophomores, freshmen) on specific designated dates.


May

New students entering for Fall 2024 term should have their Intent to Enroll and nonrefundable deposits ($525) submitted on or before the May 1 deadline to secure any Beacon offered aid/scholarships, and housing opportunities and Fall 2024 course registration.

New incoming students will begin to receive student portal login access and instructions. (Please note that course registration, housing, and financial information is not available in the portal until later in the spring/summer.)

Financial aid awards continue to be sent to applicants who have completed a FAFSA and whose results are available to Beacon.

The fall 2024 housing application for new students is available beginning in late spring. New students who have submitted their deposit and intent to enroll will receive an email with a link to the housing application. Students should complete their housing application as soon as possible. 

 

May 6

Course registration begins for new incoming fall 2024 students who have submitted their Intent to Enroll and enrollment deposit.


June

Beacon continues to accept students for fall 2024 on-campus and Foundations. If you have not already, please submit your $525 deposit online here.

New fall 2024 incoming students will begin to receive access to online pre-orientation, where they can submit enrollment documents and learn about campus resources. Online pre-orientation must be completed before New Student Orientation.


June 15

Mailing of fall 2024 tuition bills begins and ebills become available in the student portal. All bills are due July 28.

New and returning students should begin to complete the required forms in the enrollment checklist prior to arrival on campus this fall. Students and families should download the Immunization Form and Physical Exam Form as soon as possible in order to have it completed by your local primary care physician. Other required health forms can be found in the enrollment checklist and completed online prior to arrival.


June 27

June 27 is the deadline to register for the five-month interest-free monthly tuition payment plan. Parents and students can learn more and enroll online.


July 1

The Student Health Insurance “Wellfleet” Opt-Out waiver is available after July 1. You must complete the form until you receive a confirmation code to waive the student health insurance plan. Failure to waive the health insurance will result in in the annual fee being applied to your fall 2024 billing statement.

If you have questions, please contact the Beacon Health Office at: 352-638-9701 or mybeaconhealth@beaconcollege.edu.

 

July 15

In mid-July, new incoming students will be able to view their housing assignments in the Student Portal. 


July 28

Fall 2024 tuition bills are due for new and returning students. (Please note: fall 2024 Foundations semester bills are due Sept. 15.)

  • There is still time to enroll in the four-month interest-free monthly tuition payment plans through Nelnet Campus Commerce.
  • Parents and students who have questions or concerns about their financial aid can schedule a financial aid meeting online here or call 352-638-9792.
  • Parents and students who have questions about payments, payment plans, or coordinating payments from a 529 can call the business office for assistance at 352-787-8068.


July 29

July 29 is the deadline to register for the four-month interest-free monthly tuition payment plan. Parents and students can learn more and enroll online.


August 16

All steps to complete your financial aid should be completed by new and returning students prior to arrival on campus. Please be sure to accept or decline your financial aid in the student portal and complete any paperwork required for loans or scholarships.


August 20

Navigator PREP students are welcomed to campus for check-in and pre-orientation activities.


August 21

Students new to Beacon in fall 2024 are welcomed to campus for check-in and orientation.


August 21-25

New Student Orientation activities will take place on campus.  


August 23-25

All returning students must complete check-in on campus for the fall 2024 semester. Please note: commuter students who live off campus are still required to check in. 

Finally, please be sure to cross reference the enrollment documents checklist at the top of this page before returning to campus. This will speed up your check-in process!


September 3

The add/drop period for the fall 2024 semester ends on September 3. All Veterans’ Benefits will be certified through the federal system (typical processing time is 30-days) and fall 2024 loan disbursements will begin shortly. Students and families can log into portal to view a finalized billing statement if needed.

Please note: Students who drop below full-time (12 credits per semester) jeopardize their original financial aid awards and may receive notification of adjusted scholarship awards via email. Parents and students who have questions or concerns can schedule a financial aid meeting online here.


September 15

Bills are due for the fall 2024 Foundations semester.

  • Parents and students who have questions or concerns about their financial aid can schedule a financial aid meeting online here or call 352-638-9792.
  • Parents and students who have questions about payments, payment plans, or coordinating payments from a 529 can call the business office for assistance at 352-787-8068.

 

September 24

The add/drop period for the fall 2024 Foundations semester ends on September 24.