You have completed the first step in becoming a Bishop State Wildcat! Below is an outline of the next steps you should take now that you have been accepted to Bishop State.

Make sure you have turned in all the necessary documents to Admissions

Be sure to send your final transcript and other documents. You can refer back to our Apply Now page for more details. For more information about how to complete your admissions file, contact the admissions office at or call (251)405-7005.

Apply for Financial Aid

Attend "The Wildcat Welcome" - our new student orientation

Once you are accepted, you will be provided with information about The Wildcat Welcome - Bishop State's orientation for new students. Wildcat Welcome is your first step in successfully transitioning to Bishop State. All new undergraduate students are required to attend an orientation session.

During the Wildcat Welcome, you will become better acquainted with the resources that will help guide your total student success here at Bishop State and also register for your classes!

Click here to see the orientation session dates and times and select the date most convenient for you.

Got questions? Contact the Academic Advising Center at or call 251-405-7002.

Meet with an academic advisor

Students must meet with an academic advisor before they will be allowed to register for classes. The Academic Advising Center (AAC) is available to provide students with guidance and advice on the classes they should take before registering. They also provide ADA Accommodations for students with documented disabilities. Visit the Academic Advising Center’s webpage to learn more about the services they provide and to contact one of the advisors. You can also contact them at for more information.

Register for classes

Register for classes here. Be sure to check out the Student Services tab to learn more about Bishop State and the different services and resources we have available. Also, check out our many student organizations and make plans to GET INVOLVED!