For Admitted Graduate Students

Congratulations on your decision to pursue graduate studies at McKendree University!


Our graduate programs provide an opportunity for you to deepen your understanding of your discipline and develop skills that will enable you to ask questions, explore
ideas, solve problems, and effect change. Our graduate faculty will challenge you to participate actively, understand critical issues in your field, share your own perspectives, and work on real-world projects. I am confident that the knowledge and skills you bring to your studies, coupled with the tremendous expertise and experience of our graduate faculty, will ensure your preparation for leadership roles in the workplace and community.

We are fully committed to meeting the diverse needs of our graduate students. We offer our programs on campus and via online instruction. We understand that you must balance many responsibilities as a student, family member, employee, and community member, and we are here to help.

We are pleased that you have chosen to study here, and are ready to support you on your journey. Welcome,
and best wishes for a successful McKendree experience.


Daniel C. Dobbins ‘81

President • McKendree University



Visit the Application Portal

Visit your application portal to view your Admission Decision and download your Admission Decision Letter.


Access your Admission Decision Letter


Activate Your McKendree Account

Visit to activate your official McKendree University account.  You will need your Student ID to complete the activation process.  You can find this on the Enrollment Confirmation Form sent with your admission packet.


Activating Your Account

Explore Your MyMcK Portal

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Graduate Tuition Discounts

Graduate Tuition Discounts are awarded upon admission. Please reach out to your admission counselor with any questions you may have. 



Graduate Financial Aid

McKendree offers a variety of graduate financial aid services: federal student loans, alternative loans, employer reimbursement and payment plans. Please visit Graduate Financial Aid for detailed information. 




McKendree’s First Year Introduction program is your first step in becoming a successful college student. This program is designed to help you transition to life at McKendree.

Specific dates and details regarding course registration for Fall 2022 will be available February 1.


Click here to get started with the FYI experience.



Medical Forms

If you are taking classes on the Lebanon campus, please complete and return your Confidential Medical History Form and immunization record.

Health Services can provide you will additional details on immunization requirements and a link to the Confidential Medical History Form.




Make arrangements to have your final high school transcript mailed to:

McKendree University
Office of Admission
701 College Road
Lebanon, IL 62254

If you have dual-credit courses, other college credit, or AP exam credit you will also need to send those transcripts.

Deadline: August 15



New Student Orientation (NSO)


After you attend FYI and/or complete course registration, you must register for and attend New Student Orientation (NSO) in August.

This event is essential to your college transition and participation is required.

Registration deadline: August 1