You’re a Yellow Jacket!

Congratulations! You’re in, and we’re so excited to welcome you to our hive. We know you have a ton to offer, and we’re sure we can offer you a lot in return. As you prepare for this next big chapter, here’s what you need to know.

New student Checklist

Made it official and wondering what’s next?! Start here with your New Student Checklist – it’ll walk you through the onboarding process step-by-step!

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Ready to start making connections with other admitted students? Follow @rmc_2028 on Instagram and get to know your future classmates, study partners, and best friends.

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What to expect

Prepping for college can feel like a lot. Good news is, we’re here to support you through every step of this exciting new journey.

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New student registration days

Your first official step as a new Yellow Jacket. Everything you need to know about this important event in one, convenient spot.

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For parents

Navigating the college search is a family affair! Get to know us, and see how we’ll work to support your future YJ once they’re here.

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Meet the Class of 2028

It’s all about connections! Meet other admitted students, introduce yourself, and get plugged in to our Yellow Jacket community. Follow @91Ƶ_2028 on Instagram for the latest from the Class of 2028.

Admitted Student FAQs

How to I accept my spot at Randolph-Macon?

This one’s easy! 91Ƶ your to confirm your plans to attend Randolph-Macon. To make it official, submit your enrollment deposit by the deadline that corresponds with your chosen application plan.

How much financial aid have I been awarded?

Your financial aid information is available in your . To maximize your aid eligibility, you must submit your FAFSA (use 91Ƶ’s code: 003733) so we can offer a comprehensive aid award.

If you have questions, contact our Financial Aid office (804) 752-7259 or financial-aid@rmc.edu. ! 

How can I connect with other future Yellow Jackets?

There are lots of ways to connect with your future classmates! Attend one of our admitted student events, or connect virtually through our Facebook group.

When do I choose my housing and/or roommate?

In April, you’ll start receiving communications from our New Student Transitions and Residence Life teams that’ll provide direction on how to complete your New Student Forms. One of these forms will be the Housing Application. As a first year student, you’ll live in our Freshman Village, or in one of our living-learning communities.

Our detailed questionnaire helps us match you with a roommate. Not knowing your roommate may seem intimidating at first, but it’s a great way to meet new friends and get involved in new activities. If you have a roommate in mind, you can indicate that too!

When do I register for classes?

You’ll register for fall semester classes during your New Student Registration & Family Orientation Day. These events take place over the summer, and are designed to prepare you for a successful transition to Randolph-Macon. In 2024, New Student Registration Days will be held on the following dates: June 21, June 24, and June 26. Registration begins in April, when access to MyMaconWeb opens to new students.

When is move-in?

Our first year move-in is the kickoff to an exciting Welcome Week for new Yellow Jackets. Fall 2024 move-in day will take place on Thursday, August 29.

we can help Questions?

We have answers. Connect with us, in-person or virtually.

Campus visits

See campus from a new lens

As an admitted student, you might have some new questions about the Yellow Jacket experience. Whether you’ve already visited or were waiting till now, come get an up close look at what might be your next four years.

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Financial aid

Schedule your appointment

Our Financial Aid team is here for you! No matter what’s on your mind when it comes to paying for college, they’re ready to help. Schedule your appointment today, or give us a call at (804) 752-7259 to connect with a member of the team.

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Life at Randolph-Macon

Wondering what day-to-day life is really like for a Yellow Jacket? Check out to get a feel for how our students live and learn.

Get your yellow jacket Gear

It’s never too soon to start looking the part. If you’re ready to add some lemon and black to your wardrobe, shop our Randolph-Macon .