Admitted Online / Distance-Only Students

Undergraduate Admissions
Admitted Online / Distance-Only Students

Congratulations on Your Admission to Marshall University!

If you are a newly admitted online/distance-only student, you’re ready to take your next steps to enroll in Marshall University in Huntington, WV. (If you are not a newly admitted online/distance-only student, please visit our Admissions page to get more information about other types of students who apply and are admitted to Marshall University.)

This is an exciting and busy time, so we make the process of enrolling at Marshall as easy as possible. The following will serve as your Admitted Student Checklist to complete the various tasks required to join Marshall. If you have paid your $100 enrollment deposit, then you’re ready to get started on your next steps as an admitted freshman student.

We’re excited to help you begin your journey toward becoming a Son or Daughter of Marshall!

If you need more help, please contact the Office of Admissions. Let’s get started!

Looking to Apply?

If you're looking to apply to Marshall, please review the admission checklist to apply for admission as an online/distance-only student at Marshall!

Admitted Online/Distance Only Student Steps

Apply for Financial Aid

We’re dedicated to making a Marshall education affordable for every accepted student. In addition to offering competitive tuition, our financial aid packages include generous merit and need-based scholarships, loans, grants, and work-study opportunities. To be considered for financial assistance, you’ll need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is made available each year on October 1.

Register for Online Orientation

If you plan to begin your online learning at Marshall in a summer or fall term, you will need to submit the $100.00 enrollment deposit before you are eligible to register for an orientation date.

Request access to special content within MUOnLine under the Orientation tab. This content will help you learn how to use MyMU, take an online class, and know about resources, and academic policies and procedures. If you are interested in orientation on campus, please contact the contact the Orientation Office.

Register for Online Classes

After you receive your admission letter and pay your enrollment deposit, you can log on to your MyMU account and register for the online classes you are interested in taking. Online courses can be found under the registration tab on your QuickLaunch navigation menu on the left side of the screen on your myMU account. You can choose the option “add/drop classes” to view available courses. Online courses are marked “Electronic.”

If you have questions, please contact the Registrar’s office at 1-304-696-6410 or on the Registrar’s website.

Get Your Campus ID and Computing Account

When you’re participating in Orientation, you will create your Campus ID Card and Computing account. If you are unable to attend Orientation, please visit the Campus ID Office website.

Tuition & Fees

Fully distance learning students pay a prorated distance education tuition based on their level, up to the appropriate hours cap (12 hours for undergraduate / 9 hours for graduate). A student must be enrolled in an online program and be designated as a distance education student to receive the special tuition rate.

You’ll work with our Office of the Bursar to make your payments; we offer various options for paying tuition and fees—by check, money order, credit card, cash, and payment plans.

Visit the MU Bookstore

The MU Bookstore is your source for course books and materials, and your supplies. You also can obtain Marshall gear, MU gifts for family and friends, and more. Check out the bookstore website, then follow the prompts in choosing your desired semester and courses. The MU bookstore also can be reached at 1-304-696-3622 or stop in to visit.