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Next Steps

Right Away

  • File your FAFSA (federal school code – 003302)
  • Visit Mount Aloysius College if you haven’t done so already. Options for your visit:
    • Meet 1-on-1 with an admissions counselor and financial aid counselor
    • Sit in on a class
    • Meet with a professor from your desired major
    • Eat lunch in the cafeteria
    • Stay for an overnight with a current student
  • After you receive your financial aid award letter, sign and return along with any other paperwork including work study ***Work Study documents need to be submitted in person at the financial aid office. They cannot accept anything faxed
  • Pay your enrollment deposit
  • Register for Accepted Student Day
  • Apply for endowed scholarships and book scholarship by May 3
  • Set up an appointment to register for classes

Before the Start of Classes

Review the MAC Portal for your bill

Accepted Student Day

You’ve worked hard to get into college. Now it’s time to reward yourself! Celebrate your success during a day designed specifically for YOU! (proud parents, family and friends are invited too). While you’re here:

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What to Expect

  • Meet your future classmates

  • Ask questions of current students and alumni

  • Mingle with professors, students & staff

  • Finalize financial aid and admissions

  • And…become part of the MAC community!

Accepted Student FAQs

How do I access MyMAC Portal?2019-12-03T12:08:24-05:00

After you register for courses, you can access your MyMAC portal page by going to Your username will be everything before the of your email address and your password will be your student ID number. You can also access Blackboard and your student email from the portal.

When will I receive my housing assignment?2021-09-27T15:38:21-04:00

Housing assignments are typically released in early July.  You will receive information on which residence hall you are assigned to, as well as your roommate’s contact information.

Housing assignments are made based on the date of the enrollment deposit and housing application forms. The earlier you put down your enrollment deposit, the more likely you are to get your housing preferences.

Can I request a roommate?2021-08-04T15:24:59-04:00

The Residence Life Staff will try their best to honor student preferences when it comes to housing, though no guarantees can be made. You can request a specific roommate on the housing application form, but it must be a mutual request for it to be considered (in other words, your desired roommate must fill out the application and request you as a roommate as well).

What is the schedule for move-in day?2019-10-03T14:34:16-04:00

Students check in with Residence Life first to get their keys and sign paperwork. They can then move their belongings into the residence halls. Typically, move-in is from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

What health forms do I need to complete before starting school?2019-12-03T12:22:33-05:00

We require certain health forms before you start school. For a complete listing, please click here:

When is tuition due?2019-10-03T14:33:17-04:00

Tuition is generally due the week before the semester starts. However, you will receive a postcard from the Business Office with your official due date on it.

How do I pay my tuition?2021-09-30T13:55:25-04:00

All students who are accepted to Mount Aloysius College through the Office of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions are asked to pay a $250 enrollment deposit which will guarantee their place in each respective fall and spring class. The deposit is deducted from the student’s accounts.

How do I get my parking permit and student ID?2019-10-03T14:32:10-04:00

You can pick up your student ID and parking pass in the Campus Police and Safety Office in Cosgrave Student Center. Make sure you bring your license and car registration.

Can I bring my car to campus?2019-10-03T14:31:45-04:00

Yes, all students attending Mount Aloysius College may have a car on campus. The parking registration fee is $40 yearly.

Where can I buy my textbooks?2019-10-03T14:30:59-04:00

After you get your class schedule, you can generate a book list through a link on the MyMAC Portal page. On the left-hand side, look for the link called “Bookstore—Textbook Lookup” and follow the prompts.

Starting in August, you can purchase your books from the campus bookstore. You have through the first week of classes to purchase your books.

How do I enroll in my courses?2019-10-03T14:29:03-04:00

Our Student Success and Advising Department will be contacting you in the spring before you start to set up an appointment. You can also set up your appointment at Accepted Student Day. One of our academic advisers will sit down with you and help you make your first schedule. It is a collaborative effort, and you get a say in what classes you take and when.

I’ve been accepted. How do I commit to MAC?2021-09-27T15:39:02-04:00

A $250 enrollment deposit serves as your commitment to Mount Aloysius. On your acceptance letter, you will find a due date for the non-refundable tuition deposit. Deposits can be paid over the phone with credit/debit card, by check, or online.

Who is my advisor and how do I contact him/her?2019-10-08T20:45:14-04:00

Everyone receives an advisor after their initial appointment with Academic Advising. We recommend meeting with your advisor within the first 2 weeks of class. Meeting with your academic advisor throughout your time at Mount Aloysius College will more likely ensure your academic success within your chosen program. Check your Advisor’s Office Hours. If you are unable to schedule during normal office hours, advisors may be available at other times. Please give ample notice for advising appointments, especially those outside of normal office hours.

Want to spend to come visit and spend the night? Here are some local hotels with special rates for our guests!

Cresson Lodging The Cresson House (B&B): 417 Park Ave. Cresson, PA 16630 Call 814-886-5014 for MAC rate

The Station Inn: 827 Front Street Cresson, PA 16630 814-886-4757 for MAC rate

Johnstown Lodging Holiday Inn Express: 1440 Scalp Ave. Johnstown, PA 15904 Call 814-266-8789 or 1-800-822-9194 for MAC rate

Hampton Inn: 129 Commerce Ct. Johnstown, PA 15940 15% Off standard rate Book online at and under Special Accounts and Rates, enter offer Promotion/Offer Code 000303

Comfort Inn: 455 Theatre Dr. Johnstown, PA 15904

Sleep Inn: 453 Theatre Dr. Johnstown, PA 15904 Mention MAC—receive a special price

Ebensburg Lodging Quality Inn: 111 Cook Rd. Ebensburg, PA 15931 Call 814-472-6100 for MAC rate

The Noon-Collins Inn B&B: 114 East High St. Ebensburg, PA 15931 Call 814-472-4311 for MAC rate

Altoona Lodging Courtyard by Marriott: 2 Convention Center Drive. Altoona, PA 16602 MAC special rate: Link

Fairfield Inn & Suites: 2915 Pleasant Valley Blvd. Altoona, PA 16602 15% Off—Book online at and under special rates, enter code: UQY

Hampton Inn: 180 Charlotte Drive. Altoona, PA 16601 15% Off standard rate—Link

Holiday Inn Express: 115 Convention Center Dr. Altoona, PA 16602 Call 814-693-1004 for MAC rate

Clarion Inn & Suites: 3306 Pleasant Valley Blvd. Altoona, PA 16602 Call 814-944-9661 for MAC rate

Altoona Grand Hotel: 1 Sheraton Dr. Altoona, PA 16601 Call 814-946-1631 for MAC rate

Quality Inn: 3306 Pleasant Valley Blvd. Altoona, PA 16602 Call 814-944-9661 for MAC rate

Comfort Inn: 130 Patchway Road. Duncansville, PA 16635 Call 814-693-1800 for MAC rate

Still have questions?

A member of the admissions team would love to get connected with you!

Admissions Office

Main Administration Building
7373 Admiral Peary Highway
Cresson, PA 16630

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