Moundbuilder Check-In LogoMoundbuilder Check-In for Freshmen

Tuesday, August 3
Wednesday, August 4
(8 am - 4 pm - by appointment)
Mossman Hall (#6 on the campus map)

To help maintain social distancing, each student has been assigned a designated check-in day and time block.​ Students have been sent an email with their individual check-in time and details. If you did not receive your notification, or if you have questions or conflicts with your check-in appointment, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at or 620-229-6391.

Additional parking can be found behind Mossman Hall and Beech Science Center (#11 and #6 on the campus map)

COVID-19 Vaccination

If you have been vaccinated for COVID-19, please bring your vaccination record with you to Check-in. There will be cash incentives at check-in for students who have completed or who have received one of two vaccine doses.

Complete this Process Before Check-In

We encourage you to finalize your paperwork during regular business hours: M-F 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Items to complete before check-in:

The Office of Admission can assist you with any questions and may be reached at 1-800-846-1543.


Order your textbooks through the college online textbook store.
Free shipping on orders $99 and up! (Some restrictions apply.)

Order Textbooks

The Barnes and Noble College Bookstore storefront switches to Fall 2021 on July 19 for the Main Campus.

In the meantime, you can access the ISBN list from the Registrar’s webpage. A PDF copy of the courses offered and the corresponding ISBN are found there. 

Approximately 4 weeks prior to the class start date, you should receive an email with a voucher ID to purchase textbooks.  This voucher allows you to charge your books to your student account at SC. Log in to the link in the email.  You will need your SC ID # and the voucher ID. There is also a link to the online bookstore on Self-Service home page.

Want your textbooks mailed directly to campus?

The student mailing address is:

Student Name
Box Number
1820 Warren Ave
Winfield, KS  67156

Disclaimer: Don't worry if you have not been issued your Box Number. The Mail Center will hold and contact you for pickup.

What to expect at Moundbuilder Check-In

Financial Aid/Payment PlansIf you have an account balance you will be directed to the financial aid and student accounts areas. 

You will need to pay your balance in full, have financial aid in place to cover your full balance or set up a payment plan before the first day of class, Monday August 19th.

Questions regarding payment, payment plans, 3rd party billing should be addressed through Student Accounts.  Email or call 620-229-6318 or 620-229-6251. 

Get your ID card (if an ID card has not been issued to you)

Parking permitYou will need your license plate number, make and model of your vehicle. (There is no cost for permit/parking) 

Your scheduleYou will receive a copy of your schedule.

Meet the Student Success Team to schedule appointments to discuss disabilities accommodations, tutoring, or probationary status support.  

SC issued laptop (you must have your ID card with you). Due to supply-chain issues, Microsoft has recently delayed the delivery of the college's order of laptops for first-year students. Microsoft has estimated a delivery later in August. In the meantime, temporary computer stations will be available to first-year students who do not have a computer or tablet. At check-in, students will be trained to access their email, Blackboard, and Self-Service. As soon as the laptops arrive on campus I.T. will host distribution events to get each student their laptop. Faculty and program directors are making arrangements to their course schedules to better accommodate students who have difficulties accessing necessary technology. 

Athletes: Finalize athletic pre-participation paperwork. All insurance information should be sent prior to arriving, or have all insurance paperwork with you when you arrive. If you get your physical before arriving, that will help you speed things up. 

Pre-physicalYour admissions representative can assist you with getting your pre-participation paperwork to athletics prior to your arrival. If you have not had your physical before your arrival, give your pre-physical information to the Sports Medicine staff T, W, TH, F (9 am – 5 pm) or Saturday (11 am – 4 pm) in the Athletic Training Facility located in the basement of Stewart Field House before your physical on Saturday beginning at 4:30 pm.

Athletic PhysicalsSaturday, August 7 starting at 4:30 p.m. in Stewart Field House in the athletic training facility.  If you wish to get your physical before arriving, please contact: Lock Schnelle, Head Athletic Trainer  or 620-229-6070 (office) to get the proper forms and information necessary for your physical. 

Check into student housing before moving inMeet the Assistant Dean of Students.

Receive your Moundbuilder swag! 

Tuesday, August 3, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Lunch Provided (for you and your family: sandwich and salad bar)
Smith Dining Hall (#19 on the campus map)

Tuesday, August 3, 4:30 pm Parent Session
Richardson Performing Arts Center in Christy (#17 on the campus map)

Tuesday, August 3, 5:00 - 7:00 pm Dinner Provided (for you and your family)
Smith Dining Hall (#19 on the campus map)

Wednesday, August 4, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Breakfast/Lunch Provided (for you and your family)
Smith Dining Hall (#19 on the campus map)

Wednesday, August 4, 4:30 pm Parent Session
Richardson Performing Arts Center in Christy (#17 on the campus map)

Wednesday, August 4, 6:00 pm "Bon Voyage" Picnic (for you and your family)
Wallingford Hall Lawn (#6 on the campus map)

Wednesday, August 4, 7:30 pm Leave for Builder Camp Kickoff: Freshmen will leave for Sky Ranch. Builder Camp will continue at Sky Ranch Cave Springs in Quapaw, Oklahoma through Saturday morning. You will return to campus Saturday afternoon. You will need to pack for three nights: light, comfortable summer clothing for 2 days; two pairs of comfortable shoes- one pair will get wet; single sheets, pillow, pillow case and light blanket or sleeping bag; toiletries, including towel and washcloth; swim suit and pool towel; sunscreen and hat; Insect repellent; flashlight.

Additional Events

Builder Camp: August 4-7
BuilderFest: August 9-20

Residence Life information: Students will learn about their room assignments the third week of July. If for some reason a student has not received his or her information by the end of July, please contact the Student Life office. A full schedule of Move-in Day events can be found here!

  • Freshmen Registration (all freshmen) August 8, 8am-4pm (by appt) | Mossman Hall
  • Freshmen Move-In (after registration) August 8, 8:30am-4pm (by appt) | Assigned Residence 
  • Female students will check into Cole Hall and male students will check into Wallingford Hall.

Builder Camp

After all the new students are moved in, they will begin to focus on the trip to Sky Ranch for Builder Camp. Learn more about Builder Camp!

Freshmen Work Day

After students return from Builder Camp, Freshmen participate in Freshmen Work Day. Freshmen Work Day is a day of service for the incoming freshmen class to work in the community of Winfield, KS, creating a positive change in our world on an individual and local level. Learn more about Freshmen Work Day.

BuilderFest Activities

The first weeks here on campus are filled with lots of activities and events.  See the full BuilderFest Schedule!

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