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2013 Spring Student Handbook 
2013 Spring Student Handbook [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Enrollment Steps


STEP 1: Submit admission application - $25 application fee assessed.

All admissions requirements  are due 30 days after the first day of school.
NOTE: Students applying for federal financial assistance must submit proof of high school graduation before aid is processed.

Who: First-time freshmen, transfer, and re-admit students

How: Apply online at

When: APPLY NOW! – Delgado is currently taking applications through January 18, 2013.


STEP 2: Apply for financial assistance. 

Who: All students in need of assistance to pay tuition and fees

How: Apply online at or see Financial Assistance  information. 


  • FAFSA priority deadline October 15, 2012
  • First document deadline December 7, 2012
  • Second document deadline January 9, 2013

Students who miss the second document deadline of January 9, 2013 will be processed, but may not be processed in time to secure classes. (See Step 5 below for more details.)


STEP 3:  Schedule and take appropriate placement test if applicable - $15 testing fee assessed.


  • First-time freshmen who score under an 18 in Math or English and under a 17 in Reading on the ACT or who have not taken the ACT.
  • Re-admit or transfer students who have not successfully completed developmental or college-level math and English courses with a grade of “C” or better within the last three years.


When: As soon as possible; placement tests are being given now and must be taken before students can register for classes. Students must be admitted before scheduling their placement test.   


STEP 4: Register for classes.

Who:  All students


  • First-time freshmen schedule classes immediately after taking placement test.
  • Re-admit, transfer, and continuing students schedule classes online at LoLA. (Students must wait 24 - 36 hours after their application has been processed before scheduling classes online.)

Note: Transfer and re-admit students must register in-person for classes that have corequisites or prerequisites. They must bring to advisors an official or unofficial copy of a transcript or grade reports from all institutions previously attended to register for courses requiring co-requisites or pre-requisites. Transfer students must also verify their academic status in the Admissions Office before registering.

When: October 22, 2012 through January 11, 2013.

View our registration videos for help with scheduling classes.


STEP 5: Secure classes.

Who: All students


  • Using financial aid:  Students must have completed the financial aid process before financial aid can be used to secure classes. (See Financial Assistance   for information.)
  • Paying out-of-pocket:  Pay online at LoLA (credit card or electronic check) or visit the Bursar’s Office (cash or check only.)

When: By January 11, 2013 at 3 p.m. in person, or via LoLA by 11 p.m.

Note: Classes not secured with enrollment in payment plan  or financial aid will be dropped. After January 11, 2013, all unpaid schedules are deleted at the end of each last chance registration day.


STEP 6: Start right – prepare for your first day of school.

  • Get a parking decal - Bring your car registration and license with you to the Bursar’s Office. Complete the vehicle registration form, pay the fee, and pick up your decal when you pay tuition. For those who make payment online or secure classes with financial aid, parking decals must be purchased before the first day of the second week of school.  
  • Get Delgado ID card – ID card office on your campus - New students can receive their ID card 48 hours after securing classes. ID cards begin to be issued January 16, 2013.
  • Learn how to use Delgado’s online resources e-mail, Blackboard, LoLA – (see Online Tools & Resources  pages for more information).
  • Purchase books* in person at the bookstore; bring a copy of your schedule to ensure you purchase the correct books, or online at

*Bookstore credits are only available for financial aid recipients who have a negative balance on their account and are only available for a limited time: January 14 - 30, 2012. Visit for complete information.