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A Step-By-Step Guide to Becoming a Regent Royal

So, you’ve decided to attend Regent. Now what? Here’s your one-stop shop for all the information you’ll need to become an official Regent Royal. Use the step-by-step process below to apply for your program and fulfill the requirements before your first class. Each step offers tutorials and explanations to clarify everything you need to do. Follow the prompts to ensure you get the proper financial aid, class registrations and materials you need.

We encourage you to bookmark this page to access these resources quickly and take your next steps.

Online or On-Campus
Early College
Juris Doctor


  • Online or On-Campus: You want to attend classes online or on campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Those transferring credits and international applicants also complete this application.
  • Early College: You are at least 16 years old, have completed at least the sophomore year of high school, and wish to enroll in college courses while attending high school.
  • Juris Doctor: You have obtained a bachelor’s degree and wish to pursue a professional degree in law.
  • Readmission: You were once a registered Regent student, but it has been more than a year (three semesters) since you’ve taken classes with us.

Once you’ve submitted your application, it’s time to submit your required documents and start your FAFSA.

SUBMIT YOUR Supplemental items

  • Upload your Unofficial Transcripts (High School and/or College) & a Government-Issued ID using the Admissions Supplemental Items Form.
  • If you do not have access to your unofficial transcripts, complete your Transcript Request Form to provide Regent permission to attempt to request your official transcripts from your previous institutions.
  • International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES-approved company.

Additional requirements

Some programs have additional admissions requirements. Find your program to view your admissions requirements.

To help you understand the financial aid process better and get you the most money toward your degree, learn these top 5 financial aid tips:

Get Your STeps to aid checklist

View the Steps to Aid Checklist and follow the steps to apply for financial aid.

Complete the FAFSA

Take the time to complete the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) today using Regent University’s FAFSA school code 030913. This is the best first step in identifying aid options available to you. It can be completed entirely online and takes most applicants 30 minutes or less to complete.

Financial Aid resources

View these resources from Federal Student Aid for more help with your FAFSA:

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Look how far you’ve come! As a new Regent Royal, it’s time to get ready for your first set of courses.

Simply provide your permission for Regent to register you for your first semester courses, if you haven’t already, and we’ll get started on your paperwork.

An important part of your admissions process at Regent University is submitting your $150 Enrollment Deposit. Your Enrollment Deposit is refundable, and Regent will apply it as a payment toward your first semester’s tuition.

Complete your Transcript Request Form to provide Regent permission to attempt to request your official transcripts from your previous institutions.

Roadmap to regent webinar

Watch this video to ensure that you are proactively prepared to succeed academically and financially as you begin your path as a future Regent Royal.

You’re almost there! Gaining a better understanding of the student portal is the next step in your journey. You’ll be accessing Genisys in your MyRegent Portal regularly as you navigate your courses and maintain a financial plan.

Check your personal email, if you haven’t already, for details on how to set up your Regent student account. Setting up your account – including your Regent email – ensures you won’t miss important communication regarding your student status. For help setting up your student account, watch this video. You may also contact our Office of Advising at 800.722.3680 or

Your MyRegent Portal is your hub for all things Regent. Accessing your MyRegent Portal allows you to view your Regent email, access course planning resources and more. It also provides direct access to your online courses/resources.

What is Genisys?

Genisys is the self-service student portal where you can accept loan offers, view account summaries and balances, register for classes, enroll in direct deposit, and update personal and demographic information.

How to create your Genisys account?

Watch this video to learn how to access your account in Genisys for the first time.

Watch this video to learn how to find your financial aid requirements in Genisys, through your MyRegent Portal.

If you have received financial aid awards or scholarships, you’ll need to accept them. Watch this video to learn how.

To make sure you’re ready for classes, you’ll complete the required Semester Check-In (SCI) each semester to verify/confirm your course registration, view your account summary, review important dates, learn how to order your textbooks, and complete any financial obligations.

Need help with Semester Check-In? View the below webinar for additional resources.

Order books

Order your books at least two weeks before your classes start to ensure a timely arrival and to avoid overnight shipping fees.

Visit the Gift Shop

Shop at the Regent Gift Shop to show your school spirit!

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You’ve made it! As a Regent Royal student, we are committed to supporting you along your journey. Here you’ll find resources that will keep you on track toward graduation.

Login to your MyRegent Portal where you’ll find Canvas, a course management tool, that allows you to access all your courses, communicate with faculty and classmates, view your grades, and more.

Discover Degree Works

Walk through your degree requirements, view required classes and find out when they are offered. You can also check your current GPA. Degree works lets you plan your academic journey today and all the way through graduation. Watch this video to learn more and login to your MyRegent Portal to get started.

Access the Course Planning Tool

Use the Course Planning Tool alongside Degree Works to map out your degree program by determining which courses will be offered each semester. Watch this video to learn more.

Watch this video to learn how to adjust your course registration.

Office of advising

Regent’s Office of Advising is here to assist you with understanding your degree requirements, financial aid and academic standing. Make sure to view and explore the full list of Academic Resources.

academic calendar

View the Academic Calendar for key dates and deadlines.

The Center for Student Happiness (CSH) facilitates new student orientations, success coaching, the writing lab, the math lab, webinars, and other valuable resources.

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If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Academic Advising at