Incoming Albrightians Checklist

After you send in your $200 enrollment deposit, you will receive a letter in the mail and a message in your e-mail detailing your log-in information for your e-mail account, Housing, Albright Self Service and other online forms. If you have log-in difficulties at any Albright page, please contact the Albright Help Desk at 610-921-7676.

Please read each section carefully before completing any forms. If you have questions, contact information is provided for each item.

You will need a PDF reader, such as Adobe Reader, to view many of the documents listed. You can download Adobe Reader here.

* Please complete all forms before January 10. *

check boxGable Health Center
check boxCollege Relations & Marketing
check boxAcademic Affairs 
check boxIT Services
check boxHousing and Dining Services
check boxID Photograph Submission

Mark your calendar!

  1. New Student Registration – Tuesday, January 14. Register for classes and tie up the loose ends of your questions regarding financial aid and housing. Call 1-800-252-1856 to reserve a space.

  2. Move-In Day – Sunday, January 26. POPs, Peer Orientation Persons, will greet you when you arrive to check in at the Residential Life Department.  They will show you to your residence hall and provide some assistance with moving you in to your room.  The POPs will meet you for lunch in the dining hall afterward, and a special activity with the POPs will be planned for our new students later that day.  The RA staff (Resident Assistant) will also be available to welcome you to campus and check you in to your room.  New commuter students are also welcome to join the POPs for lunch and the activity.  

  3. Classes Begin – Monday, January 27. Good luck on your first day of class!

Double check that you have sent all of the forms below. Once you have, you can relax!

Gable Health Center

  1. Please print this PDF packet.

  2. Carefully review the information provided on pages 1 and 2. Page 1 is a letter from the Gable Health Center. Page 2 explains a Pennsylvania law requiring all college students to be immunized against bacterial meningitis or to sign a waiver on medical or religious grounds declining the vaccination.

  3. Page 3 is the waiver mentioned above.

  4. Complete pages 4-7 with the advice of your physician. A physician’s signature is required.

  5. Complete page 8 with the advice of your parent(s)/guardian(s). A copy of your insurance card and a parent/guidance signature are required.

  6. All medical forms should be returned to:

    Albright College
    Gable Health Center
    P.O. Box 15234
    Reading, PA 19612
    Fax number: (610) 921-7590

    ***To protect your medical privacy, do not e-mail these forms.
    ***Please return all forms by January 10.
    ***Direct all questions to: Samantha Wesner at 610-921-7532.

College Relations & Marketing

  1. Complete the College Relations Student Information Form.

  2. The College Relations form should be returned to:

    Albright College College Relations & Marketing
    13th and Bern Streets
    P.O. Box 15234
    Reading, PA 19612
    Fax: 610-921-7295

    ***Please return this form by January 10.

    ***Direct all questions to the College Relations Office:

Academic Affairs

  1. Read the Academic Highlights in order to prepare for course registration. The course selection materials will be mailed in mid-November.

  2. Contact Yuriko Beaman, Director of Disability Services, regarding services for students with disabilities and to start the accommodations request process.  The Director can be reached at ybeaman@albright.edu or at 610-929-6639.

IT Services

  1. Read the information provided by IT Services in this PDF.

  2. For more information and information on specific topics, please visit the IT Services website.

    ***Please direct all questions to: the Help Desk at 610-921-7676.

Housing and Dining Services

Before you begin, you will need to know your LionLink UserID and password. Please go to the Albright College Information Technology (IT) website at http://www.albright.edu/itservices/accounts/ to activate your account. If you have any questions about your LionLink UserID or password, please contact the IT Help Desk at helpdesk@albright.edu or 610-921-7676. Once your LionLink UserID and password are activated, follow the directions listed below for MyHousing.

Step 1: Go to www.albright.edu/campuslife/housing/index.html

Step 2: On the left side of the webpage there are links in red type. Click on the “Housing, Roommate, Dining Selection” link

Step 3: Under the heading “Housing, Roommate, Dining Selection,” in the center of the web page, click on the third link down titled “New Students: Online housing process guidelines.” Please read through this document, which provides step-by-step instructions for using “MyHousing” to complete your housing application, select housing preferences, select roommates and choose a meal plan.

Step 4: Follow Step 1 and 2 again and click on the “MyHousing” link. Under the heading “Housing, Roommate, Dining Selection,” click to start your Housing Application.

Please click here to view a ste-by-step guide, including screen shots of the selection process.

The online housing application process will begin Monday, November 11, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. In order to have the best opportunity for living in your preferred residence hall, you should submit your online applications by Friday, December 20, 2013. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Residential Life at 610-921-7641.

ID Photograph Submission

Visit the Albright ID Photo Submission tool to take or send a photo for your Albright ID card.

Log in using your Lion Link username and password.

 Follow all instructions listed on the above page.

***Direct all questions to the Albright Help Desk: 610-921-7676.