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Complete the following steps to begin the resident graduate enrollment process.

Step 1: Claim your ASIST account

(If you haven't done so already during the admissions process.) An online ASIST account is required at Liberty in order to register for courses, complete Financial Check-In or check your class schedule.

  1. Go to the Create a Username page and click on “Claim Account” at the top of the page.
  2. Follow the onscreen instructions.
  3. Make sure to complete your FERPA in your ASIST account.

Step 2: Complete Financial Check-In

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Follow the 6 Steps to Financial Aid to secure your:

  • FAFSA (does not apply to International Students)
  • Graduate Assistantships
  • Loans
  • Financial Check-In

To complete your enrollment and course registration, you must complete Financial Check-In. Payment arrangements are made through the Financial Check-In process each semester.

Learn more on Liberty's Financial Aid website.


Married students and students 25 years of age or older, must live off campus. The Commuter Services webpage contains excellent resources for apartment searching and connecting in the Lynchburg community.

Liberty University owned graduate and married student apartments are now available! Liberty NorthPoint is located 2.5 miles from campus.

Students who wish to live on campus will select their housing preferences within Financial Check-In.

Questions about your account or Financial Check-In? Contact the Student Accounts Office at (888) 632-5551.

Step 3: Register for Classes

You will receive a registration PIN 24-48 hours after completing Financial Check-In. This PIN will allow you to register for your courses.

Your Degree Completion Plan shows the courses you must complete to earn your degree.

  • For a PDF copy, visit the Registrar's Degree Completion Plan page.
  • For an electronic version, access your Degree Completion Plan Audit through your ASIST account.
  • If you are interested in taking online classes please contact the Registrar's Office at with the CRN number of the class you wish to take.

Questions? Contact your admissions advisor at (877) 298-9617 or

Step 4: Complete the Student Health Form

Graduate students must complete the Student Health Form prior to their arrival at Liberty.  A $50 fine will be added to students' accounts who did not complete the Health Form prior to their first semester of enrollment.

To access the Health Form:

  1. Log onto your ASIST account.
  2. Click on the Student tab and select Domestic Student Health Form.
    • For international students, click on General Information and select the International Student Health Form.

If you have questions regarding the Student Health Form, you can contact the Office of Student Health Records at

Step 5: Get your Flames Pass/Select a BankMobile Refund Preference

BankMobile (all students)
A BankMobile welcome packet is issued to every Liberty University student and is the tool needed to select a refund preference to receive financial refunds. When you receive your packet, use the personal code to activate your profile and select a refund preference.

Flames Pass (resident students only)
The Flames Pass is your new campus ID card. It provides access to meal plans, Flames Cash account, events, and activities— campus-wide. Your Flames Pass is valid as long as you are actively enrolled and financially checked-in.

Learn more about ID & Campus Services.

Step 6: Read the Honor Code

Resident graduate students are responsible for knowing and complying with the Resident Graduate Code of Honor. The Code of Honor contains Liberty University’s Academic Policies and is the university’s Student Code of Conduct.

Learn more about Graduate Student Affairs.

Step 7: Attend Graduate Induction

Graduate Induction is a required event designed to inform new graduate students of all University services.

Fall 2018 Graduate Orientation will be on Sunday, August 26th between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm.  You can RSVP here.

International Graduate students, learn about your additional International Graduate Student Orientation events.

Step 8: Submit Official Final Transcripts

If you received preliminary acceptance with unofficial preliminary transcripts and the Self-Certification Form, official final transcripts showing a completed Bachelor's degree are still required.  If you are graduating from a school other than Liberty University, official final transcripts can either be sent via the Transcript Request Form, an official electronic sending service to or mailed to the following address:

Liberty University Resident Graduate Admissions Office
1971 University Blvd. Lynchburg, VA 24515

Students who do not submit official final transcripts showing a completed Bachelor's degree will have a hold placed on their account to prevent future course registration.


Email to contact your admissions advisor.

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