business students in class at Chapman University
Argyros School of Business and Economics

» Student Onboarding

+ - Registration

All new students must meet with your advisor to register for classes once you indicate you will be attending our program.  After you submit your deposit, you will receive an email on the next steps.  In addition to registering, your advisor will go over your program plan and review the details of getting started as a student at Chapman University.  Please reach out to your respective advisor: Dawn Brewer, Executive MBA,  Masters in Accounting and Accelerated MSA at dbrewer@chapman.edu or (714) 744-7694; Serena Healey, Full-Time MBA and Accelerated MBA at healey@chapman.edu or (714) 516-7190; Heather May, Flexible MBA and Joint MBA at hmay@chapman.edu or (714) 628-2898.

+ - Program Requirements & Advising

Please contact your program advisor with any questions or concerns related to your progress in the program, academic issues or interactions with other offices on campus.

  • Executive MBA, MS in Accounting and Accelerated MSA  – Dawn Brewer, dbrewer@chapman.edu, (714) 744-7694
  • Full-Time MBA and Accelerated MBA – Serena Healey, healey@chapman.edu, (714) 516-7190
  • Flexible MBA and Joint MBA – Heather May, hmay@chapman.edu, (714) 628-2898

+ - Student ID Card

Once you have registered for classes, you may apply for your ID card online here

You can contact the Service Desk at (714) 997-6600 or via email at servicedesk@chapman.edu

+ - Parking

Information regarding parking permits will be available in the summer at www.chapman.edu/vr which is also where you will register your vehicle.  Select the mail delivery option to have your permit mailed to you or pick up your permit at the Public Safety Office at 418 N. Glassell St.; you must bring your photo ID.  If you will not be driving to campus you will still need to visit www.chapman.edu/vr and apply for a parking permit waiver; otherwise you will be charged.

+ - Financial Aid

Please visit the financial aid page for current students for more details.

+ - Information Systems & Technology

Obtaining your Username/Password

  • Once we receive your application, an email is sent from our Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) department that lists your student ID Number and Chapman username/password. If it has been more than two weeks since your acceptance, please contact the IS&T Service Desk at (714) 997-6600 or servicedesk@chapman.edu for this information.
  • You will use this username/password to access My.Chapman, our student information system.

Setting up your PantherMail E-mail Account

  • Once you are admitted, all official e-mails from Chapman (including information on your specific registration date and time) will be sent to your Chapman e-mail account.
  • Using the username and password you received when you applied,  you can set up your new e-mail account by activating it online.

+ - Books

The textbook store is in the Bhathal Building (located behind the Law School).  You may visit the bookstore to purchase your books or purchase them online at eFollet

*Please note: Materials for BUS 600 will not be purchased through the bookstore – we will contact you with further information and instructions to receive these materials.

+ - Library

You can find more information about Chapman Libraries here, or call (714) 532-7756.

View commonly used business databases.

+ - Transcripts

If you have not already done so, please submit your official final transcript, with your Undergraduate degree posted from the degree granting institution.

Your previous college or university may submit transcripts electronically to admtranscript@chapman.edu or have them mailed to:

Chapman University

Office of Graduate Admission

One University Drive

Orange, CA 92866

+ - Housing

Resources are available to assist graduate students with housing on and off campus. Please visit the Office of Residence Life for more details about university housing or call (714) 997-6603

Connect with other students looking for roommates on the Campus Housing and Roommate Corner Facebook page.  

+ - International Students

Our Center for Global Education offers extensive International Student and Scholar Services for F-1 visa international students, J-1 visa students, research scholars, and professors