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Express Registration

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Welcome to Defiance College!  

The next step as an accepted DC student is to sign up for Express Registration. On this page is everything you need to register for Express Registration and to understand what will take place.

We are looking forward to seeing you. If you have any questions or require special accommodations, feel free to call us at
419-783-2352 between 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


What is Express Registration?

The mission of Express Registration is to facilitate a positive and informational transition into the Defiance College community. Through orientation, students will be exposed to both curricular and co-curricular opportunities and resources. Additionally, Express Registration allows individual attention for students and parents to have significant time with staff and faculty to facilitate a successful transition.

Express Registration is your final step towards becoming an official DC student. The day will provide you and your parents or guests the opportunity to:


Registration Checklist:

  • Submit your $150 advanced Enrollment Deposit on or before your Express Registration day (full-time students only).

  • Fill out the appropriate registration form. Once registered, you will receive confirmation regarding your Express Registration date.

  • Before attending Express Registration (freshman):

    • College Transcripts – If you completed College Credit Plus (CCP) classes and received college credit, you MUST send us your official college transcripts in order to receive credit during our scheduling process (if applicable).

    • Advanced Placement (AP) credits - if you took AP courses with the exam, you must submit official AP scores to receive credit.


When is Express Registrations?

Express Registrations
[Freshmen]  Thursday, January 5, 2017
[Transfers/Nontraditional]  Thursday, January 5, 2017

Special Accommodations

Support services are available for people with a disability. If you require special accommodations/services, indicate your needs on the reservation form or contact Kris Knight at kknight@defiance.edu or 419-783-2445. You may also contact the Office of Admissions at 419-783-2352. 


Hotel Accommodations

If you need hotel accommodations, you may make your reservation with the hotel of your choice, conveniently located a short distance from campus. The city is also home to a selection of Bed and Breakfasts.

Comfort Inn
1068 Hotel Drive
Defiance, OH 43512
(419) 784-4900

Super 8 Motel
1053 Hotel Drive
Defiance, OH 43512
(419) 782-8000

Holiday Inn Express
1148 Hotel Drive
Defiance, OH 43512
(419) 784-0782

Hampton Inn
1037 Hotel Drive
Defiance, OH 43512
(419) 784-1515