Admitted Students

Welcome Fall 2023 Admits!

Accepting Your Offer | Getting to Know Our Community | Financial Aid at Union | Getting Started at Union

Congratulations on your acceptance and we look forward to celebrating this exciting milestone with you! Welcome to our community of compassionate and justice-focused leaders.

The resources below will assist you in your decision and help you get started as a student at Union.

Within three weeks on making your deposit, you will be assigned a University ID (UNI) and Union Theological Seminary email address. These two important credentials will provide you access to key university services and allow you to move forward in the enrollment process.

Join us for an upcoming event designed for our admitted students. These events including information sessions and public lectures, will connect you with other admitted students and faculty members and provide you with valuable insight into life on campus as you get ready to embark on your journey to graduate school. RSVP for each event you plan to attend.

Information Session | Buddhism & Interreligious Engagement at Union

Wednesday, March 8 at 6:00 pm ET  |  Virtual  |  RSVP HERE

Information Session | Chaplaincy at Union

Monday, March 20 at 6:00 pm ET  |  Virtual  |   RSVP HERE

Pubic Event  |  Investigating Case and Racial Oppression through a Buddhist Lens

Tuesday, March 21 at 7:00 pm ET   |  Virtual  |  RSVP  HERE

Information Session  |  EDS at Union

Wednesday, March 22 at 7:00 pm ET  |  Virtual  |  RSVP HERE

Public Event  |  The Purpose of Power with Alicia Garza

Thursday, March 23 at 6:00 pm ET  |  Hybrid  |  RSVP HERE

Admitted Students Day

Friday, March 24 at 8:30 am – 3:30 pm ET  |  In-person  |  RSVP HERE

Public Event | Just Conversation with Union Faculty

Monday, March 27 at 1:15 pm  |  Virtual  |  RSVP HERE

Information Session  |  Housing at Union

Wednesday, March 29 at 6:00 pm ET  |  Virtual  |  RSVP HERE

Information Session  |  Financial Aid at Union

Tuesday, April 4 at 6:00 pm ET  |  Virtual  |  RSVP HERE

Join us for Admitted Students Day

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Joining us from out of town? Visit the Columbia University Visitor’s Center for discounted accommodations.

More ways to get to know our community

Both merit and need-based scholarships are available to new and continuing full-time students enrolled in a qualifying degree program. Over 90% of Union students receive some form of financial assistance, with the average award covering 50% of tuition or more. Please refer to your Funding Letter for more information about your award.

To be considered for financial aid, you will be required to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or via the myStudentAid app on IOS or Android. Please use G02890 as your school code.

Cost of Attendance

Once you have submitted your enrollment deposit, review the following pages to learn how to prepare for the start of classes.

  • Login to your Union Gmail and check it frequently, as all Getting Started forms and instructions will be sent here. You can expect to receive your log-in credentials approximately two weeks after your deposit is submitted.
  • International Students should review the following page to learn more about the F-1 visa process.
  • Complete all required Action Items before you arrive of campus for Union Orientation.