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Freshman Students
Transfer Students


We send financial aid packages to new students on a rolling basis.
Current students: view your existing award letter on your myDC Portal.

Want one-on-one help filing the FAFSA? Contact the financial aid staff to request your own virtual meeting!

Are you still accepting applications for admission?
Yes! We are accepting applications with no application fee. You can apply online or through the Common Application.

My ACT and SAT test dates were canceled - what can I do?
Many of our majors are test optional! Contact your admissions counselor for details.

I want to visit your campus - how can I do this?
Visit this page to for more information and to schedule a visit.

Will a virtual visit still let me be eligible for the $1,000 DC Visit Grant?
Yes! After we "see" you at your virtual visit and you are accepted to the College, you will have the $1,000 Visit Grant added to your financial aid award letter.

I signed up for a football overnight and it got canceled - what can I do?
The football team has developed a virtual visit program. Contact Chris Shank at for more information about the program.

I have questions about filing the FAFSA - can you help?
Yes, our financial aid staff are accepting virtual appointments via Google Meet, Skype, or FaceTime to walk you through the process. To schedule an appointment, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at or 419-783-2364.

I do not understand my financial aid award - can you help me?
Yes, our financial aid staff are available for any questions you have. You can call them or schedule a virtual meeting at the contact information listed above.

Will Defiance College still have orientation?
Yes! Register online here.

Will Defiance College provide housing this fall?
We are currently expecting to have on-campus housing in the fall.

How do I apply for housing?
You will receive an email from the Office of Admissions with a link to a housing survey in the coming months. Once you complete the survey, your housing process will begin.

When will housing assignments go out so I can contact my roommate?
Housing assignments will be available on myDC on July 15.

Who do I contact for questions about housing?
You can contact the Office of Residence Life at

If you have any additional questions about Defiance College, please contact the Office of Admissions at 419-783-2359 or Thank you, and we hope to see you on campus this fall!

Defiance College admits students regardless of race, color, creed, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.