Next Steps

Congratulations again on your admission to Goucher College, we hope you join our vibrant community.

Ready to take the next step? Select your student type from the list below to see what the next step in the process looks like for you.

First-Year Students

  1. Review Your Financial Aid Award: If you applied for need-based aid and your application was complete, a financial aid offer was included with the mailed offer of admission and added to your Admissions & Financial Aid Status Portal.

  2. Visit Campus: Register for Gopher Day, one our our events for admitted students, or schedule your own personal visit to campus.

  3. Stay Connected: Check your email often for information about Goucher and events for admitted students. Explore our website for more information on aspects of life at Goucher.

  4. Reply to the Offer of Admission: Complete the online Reply to Offer of Admission and submit your enrollment deposit by credit card or electronic check by May 1. If you need a deposit extension, email admissions@goucher.edu.

Transfer Students

  1. Review Your Financial Aid Award: If you applied for need-based aid and your application was complete, a financial aid offer was included with the mailed offer of admission and added to your Admissions & Financial Aid Status Portal.

  2. Review Your Transfer Credit: Review the Preliminary Evaluation of Transfer Credits form enclosed in the mailed offer of admission. (Final transfer credit will be determined by Goucher's registrar once all final (and official) transcripts and/or AP or IB score reports have been received.)

  3. Visit Campus: Use our online scheduler to plan your own personal visit to campus.

  4. Stay Connected: Check your email often for information about Goucher and events for admitted students. Explore our website for more information on aspects of life at Goucher.

  5. Reply to the Offer of Admission: Complete the online Reply to Offer of Admission and submit your enrollment deposit by credit card or electronic check by May 1. If you need a deposit extension, email admissions@goucher.edu.

International Students

  1. Reply to the Offer of Admission: Complete the online Reply to Offer of Admission and submit your enrollment deposit by credit card or electronic check by May 1. If you need a deposit extension, email admissions@goucher.edu.

  2. Visit Campus: Register for Gopher Day, one our our events for admitted students, or schedule your own personal visit to campus.

  3. Visa Status: For students enrolling at Goucher on an F-1 visa, you will need to submit financial documents and a copy of your passport here. For any question regarding this, contact Megan Steely, admissions counselor for international student recruitment.

    1. If you are a first time visiting student to the US, you will need to obtain the Form I-20. Once you receive the Form I-20, you can begin to apply for your F-1 student visa. Please consult the document, Applying for Your Goucher College Visa (PDF), which details the steps you need to take in order to acquire your F-1 student visa.

    2. If you are currently in F-1 Visa Status, you will need to complete the Goucher College F-1 Transfer-In Form (PDF) and return it via email to Karen Sykes, international student advisor, at karen.sykes@goucher.edu

    3. If you have any questions, contact either Megan Steely, admissions counselor for international student recruitment or Karen Sykes, the international student advisor responsible for any additional immigration issues that arise and for your initial adjustment to the U.S. and Goucher College as an international student.

  4. Stay Connected: Check your email often for information about Goucher and events for admitted students. Explore our website for more information on aspects of life at Goucher.

Adult Undergraduates

  1. Review Your Financial Aid Award: If you applied for need-based aid and your application was complete, a financial aid offer was included with the mailed offer of admission and added to your Admissions & Financial Aid Status Portal.

  2. Reply to the Offer of Admission: Complete the online Reply to Offer of Admission and submit your enrollment deposit by credit card or electronic check.

  3. Visit Campus: Use our online scheduler to plan your own personal visit to campus.

  4. Stay Connected: Check your email often for information about Goucher and explore our website for more information on aspects of life at Goucher.

If you applied as a transfer student: Review the Preliminary Evaluation of Transfer Credits form enclosed in the mailed offer of admission. (Final transfer credit will be determined by Goucher's registrar once all final (and official) transcripts and/or AP or IB score reports have been received.)