Accepted Students - Fall



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You’re accepted to Messiah University!

We are excited to offer you a spot in our incoming class, and look forward to welcoming you to the Messiah community! Keep the momentum going by completing the steps below.

Celebrate with our mascot, Flex the Falcon, by viewing your admissions decision online!

Use the login email address and password that you used for your application.

Watch this page for future updates regarding possible scholarship invites and to register for an Accepted Student Preview Day or other programming exclusively designed with accepted students in mind.

When you are ready, log in to your Admissions Status Page, respond to the "Reply to Offer of Admission" form to let us know what you are thinking. If you have questions, we want to answer them for you!

myMU is the accepted student portal where you will find access to email, financial aid information, the housing contract, online health forms, course registration and orientation information. Please feel free to activate and log in after Sept. 15.

In the acceptance materials you received online and in the mail, you received your student ID and instructions for activating your myMU account via your Admissions Status Page. You can also reference our accepted student portals page for additional information about myMU and account activation. Contact the admissions office at 717-691-6000 (or 800-233-4220) with any issues during this process.

Accepted Student Login

Accepted Parent Landing Page

Details regarding scholarship deadlines can be found on our merit-based assistance pages.

We encourage you to submit your FAFSA as soon as possible after Oct. 1. Financial aid packages will be available beginning early December for students starting in the fall. Our preferred priority date for filing the FAFSA is April 1, but you can submit after that. International students, please visit this page for details regarding your financial aid.

Submit your deposit via There are a couple options there, but our preferred method is through your Admissions Status Page. You must mark "planning to enroll" or "leaning towards enrolling" to be able to see the deposit link on the admissions status page.

Our preferred deposit date is prior to May 1, but you can deposit throughout the summer. Housing assignments are based on the deposit receipt date. 

Congratulations on your acceptance to Messiah, we can't wait to get to know you better! We also want you to become more familiar with the place that you will call home during your college years. All Accepted Student Preview Day events are designed to:

  • Experience academic advising led by faculty in your department
  • Connect with other prospective students
  • Engage with student life and learn how to register for classes
  • Prepare you and your family for your upcoming years as a Falcon.

Learn more about visit options on our visit webpages


Submit housing contract and preferences via myMU, which opens in early March. The deposit must be submitted prior to completing the contract.

Commuters must also complete the housing contract.



Register for courses via myMU starting in June. The deposit must be submitted prior to course registration.

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We are here to help

Here are a few ways to contact us.

  • 800-233-4220
  • Chat online