Information for Newly Accepted Students

Welcome to the School of Divinity! As you begin your ministry education, you will quickly discover the tremendous opportunities for learning, networking and most importantly, continued spiritual growth. The pursuit of higher education is a path many have taken toward the fulfillment of God's calling and requires both diligence and stewardship.

The following graphic is provided to help new students understand the registration process so that each student can get off to a strong start in the School of Divinity.

Matriculation Process • Click on a button to learn more Acceptance Letter & Welcome Email Enrollment Agreement & Deposit Student Account Created New Student Orientation Course Register for Classes

Acceptance Letter & Welcome Email

Once you are accepted to the School of Divinity, you receive a welcome email and an acceptance letter in the mail informing you about it. Read it carefully because it contains important admissions information.

Enrollment Agreement Form and Enrollment Deposit

Submit the required enrollment agreement form and enrollment deposit. To officially accept your offer of admission, please complete the online enrollment agreement form. You may choose to pay your enrollment deposit online or by mail. The enrollment deposit will activate your student account and will be applied to your first tuition bill. Once your deposit is received, you will receive access to Regent online accounts and important registration information, so please be sure to send the deposit immediately upon receipt of your acceptance package.

U.S. Citizens: pay an enrollment deposit of $50.
International Students: pay an enrollment deposit of $50. For Next Steps for VISA and I-20 processing please follow the International Directions listed here.

Student Account Created

Personalized logins and passwords for Regent online accounts will be sent to you after your enrollment deposit has been received. Submitting the enrollment deposit online will expedite this process.

The creation of your student account means that you now have access to all student systems, your personal Regent email is created, and IT (Information Technology) Department emails you secure passwords and log-ins you will be using while at Regent.

If you have submitted your deposit and you have not received this information after an extended period of time, please contact Information Technology: 757-352-4076;

For media or technology related questions, please contact us:
Phone: 757-352-4076

New Student Orientation Course

View the following Blackboard™ tutorial: How to Login and Navigate Through Blackboard. When finished viewing the tutorial, login to Blackboard to access the resources featured below. Your Blackboard login and password will be sent to you after your enrollment deposit has been received.

(Master's students only) Work through Divinity New Student Orientation course in Blackboard™. You will receive a confirmation email when you have access to this course (after your enrollment deposit is received). This course covers:

  • How to register, select courses and pay your tuition bill
  • Where to find your course syllabi and order textbooks
  • Financial aid information
  • Information on student housing, student IDs, parking, etc.

(Doctoral students only) Work through the New Students section of your Divinity D.Min. or Ph.D. Resources site in Blackboard™. You will have access to Blackboard™ after your enrollment deposit is received. For questions, contact your program representative.

Register for Classes

After finishing the orientation you can register for classes yourself or seek advising from our Registration & Advising Office regarding the classes to take in your first semester.

For Divinity related questions, please contact us:
Phone: 757-352-4972 or 1-800-723-6162

David Stine, D.Min. '07

David Stine, D.Min. '07

Lead Pastor, DC Metro Church

"I felt such a connection with everyone at Regent. My education was fantastic; I needed it. But the relationships developed there were key. They still impact me today." Read more >