Current Student Checklist

Congratulations on continuing another semester at Bowie State University! Use this checklist to ensure that you are prepared for the upcoming semester. Take action today to make certain that you have the classes you need in preparing for your bold future.

New students (incoming freshmen and transfer students) should refer to the Next Steps for Admitted Students.

Class Registration

 Undergraduate students need to meet with your Academic Advisor. Students with less than 60 credit hours should schedule an appointment with the Academic Advising Center. All other students should consult with the appropriate person in their academic department. Graduate students will be contacted by their program coordinator to finalize their schedule.

 Log in to Bulldog Connection to register for classes during the designated registration period for each semester.

Student Accounts & Financial Aid

Review your bill in Bulldog Connection under the "Financial Account" tile. 

Submit your FAFSA. Learn more about the process in the Financial Aid web section.

 Log in to Bulldog Connection to check the status of your financial aid award documentation to ensure that your aid can be awarded and disbursed.

 Submit all of your required financial aid documentation and forms through your Student Financial Planning Portal (SFP)

 Accept any loans, complete loan entrance counseling and complete Master Promissory Note.

 If you would like to set up a payment plan, login to Bulldog Connection

Student Home>Financial Account>Make A Payment Link
The system will automatically redirect you to TouchNet.
Please follow these navigation steps: Payment Plans > Enroll Now > Select Term (your payment schedule will automatically calculate)


 If interested, apply for On-Campus Housing

 Monitor your BSU email for updates.


 Complete the mandatory Entrance Medical History Form. Please visit the Henry Wise Wellness Center Website to download the appropriate medical forms and mail to:

Bowie State University
Henry Wise Wellness Center
CMRC Lower Level
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715
Fax 301-860-4179

Failure to submit a completed form will result in registration blocks.