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Summary

This article will outline the standard progression for Bethel students from an account perspective. This article will follow the application process to inform the future student of what to expect next and how to complete the next step.

 Application

The first step in the process for attending Bethel is to fill out an application. Applications can be submitted at apply.bethel.edu.If you have issues filling out the application, please contact the IT Help Desk.

  1. To begin, create an account by filling out the information on the left side of the screen. The email address that you used will become your username until you are given your Bethel username. This will happen if you get accepted and pay the enrollment deposit.

  2. An email will be sent asking to finish account creation. Follow the link to create a password.

     

     

  3. The username and password will be used to log in after clicking "Returning Applicant? Login". If you are receiving a Single Sign-On Error, please double check the spelling of your email address. If the error persists, please contact the IT Help Desk. Please include your name and the email address you are using to log in. 


  4. Fill out the application.
 Enrollment Deposit

The admissions team at Bethel will reach out to you with the status of your application. If you are accepted, you will need to confirm enrollment by paying your enrollment deposit. If you have issues submitting the enrollment deposit or any questions on the process, please contact the IT Help Desk.

  1. Log in at my.bethel.edu with the same username and password that was used to log in to your application. If you need to reset your password, you can do that at apply.bethel.edu and fill out the First Name, Last Name, and Email Address on the left. You will receive an email with a password reset link.

  2. Select "Pay Your Enrollment Deposit". 



  3. Fill in first and last name and email.



  4. Fill in payment information and click Submit Payment.
 Enrollment Checklist and Housing

After paying the enrollment deposit, new options will be available in MyBethel. The next steps are to complete the enrollment checklist and apply for housing. The enrollment checklist will look different depending on the type of applicant (e.g. traditional, returning student, transfer, etc.) and previously received information. If you have issues or questions on housing, please contact Student Life. If you have issues or questions on checklist items, please see the Enrollment Checklist Components section.

 Housing
  1. Log in at my.bethel.edu with the same username and password that was used to log in to your application. 

  2. Select "Apply for Housing". 



  3. Follow the Room Selection Instructions.



  4. If you are not housing at Bethel, fill out the My Profile section of the checklist.
 Enrollment Checklist - Traditional

The checklist will include a variety of Financial Aid requirements, trainings, and an Academic Registration Information Form, or ARIF. When the ARIF is submitted, a committee of faculty will look at the form and register courses for you. You will receive an email after you have been registered for courses. You can expect this email around Mid-June to Mid-July for students coming in the fall.

 Enrollment Checklist - PSEO

The checklist will include a variety of trainings and course registration forms including the Academic Registration Information Form, or ARIF. There are no Financial Aid requirements on this checklist. When the ARIF is submitted, a committee of faculty will look at the form and register courses for you. You will receive an email after you have been registered for courses. You can expect this email around Mid-June to Mid-July for students coming in the fall.

 Enrollment Checklist - BUILD

The checklist will only include Financial Aid requirements. The primary item to fill out is the FAFSA.

 Enrollment Checklist - Transfer

The checklist will include a variety of Financial Aid requirements, trainings, college transcripts, and the Academic Registration Information Form, or ARIF. When the ARIF is submitted, a committee of faculty will look at the form and register courses for you. You will receive an email after you have been registered for courses. You can expect this email around Mid-June to Mid-July for students coming in the fall.

 Enrollment Checklist Components

This section is for any issues or questions on a particular item on the checklist. In this section, you will see the checklist item, how long it can take to receive a check upon completion, and who to contact for issues or questions. If there are items in this section that are not on your checklist, Bethel has already taken care of that item or it doesn't apply to you. Please refresh your browser to double check for a checkmark before reaching out to the proper team.

Academic Registration Information Form - should be immediate - contact the Registrar

All Financial Aid components - can take up to a day - contact Financial Aid

Apply for Housing - should be immediate - contact Student Life

Cleared to Register for Classes - contact Advisor

Final College Transcript - can take up to two days - contact Enrollment Management Operations (enrollment-data@bethel.edu)

Final High School Transcript - can take up to two days - contact Enrollment Management Operations (enrollment-data@bethel.edu)

First Payment Made - should be immediate - contact the Business Office

Health Insurance - should be immediate - contact Health Services

High School Counselor Form - can take up to two days - contact Enrollment Management Operations (enrollment-data@bethel.edu)

Immunization Records - should be immediate - contact Health Services (if filling out the Conscientious Objection form, can take up to a week)

Language Placement - can take up to a week - contact the Registrar

Math Placement - can take up to a day - contact the Registrar

Minnesota State Form - can take up to two days - contact Enrollment Management Operations (enrollment-data@bethel.edu)

My Profile - should be immediate - contact the IT Help Desk

Payment Agreement - should be right away - contact the Business Office

Racial and Ethnic Harassment training - can take up to a day - contact Shaune Yonkers: Title IX Compliance (s-younkers@bethel.edu)

Registered for Payment - should be immediate - contact the Business Office

Room Selection - should be immediate - contact Student Life

School Bill Satisfied - should be immediate - contact the Business Office

Sexual Misconduct training - can take up to a day - contact Shaune Yonkers: Title IX Compliance (s-younkers@bethel.edu)

 Student Account

The transition into a student account occurs once an incoming student has registered for courses and is within 45 days of their first class. When these two criteria are met, a new username will be issued. If you have issues or questions with this process, please contact the IT Help Desk.

  1. Log in at my.bethel.edu with the same username and password that was used to log in to your application. 

  2. A prompt will be given to activate your Bethel Community account.

  3. Select an account recovery email address. This email address should be different from your new Bethel email as this will be used to recover a forgotten password.

  4. Create a new password.



The new username, or Bethel Community Account, will be used during your time at Bethel. You will no longer log in with your previous username and password. You also now have access to your Bethel email which can be accessed at mail.bethel.edu.