Admissions & Aid

Becoming a Scot Day

At Becoming a Scot Day, you’ll connect with faculty, staff, and current students and prepare for your Alma College experience. 

All ​incoming first-year and transfer students are required to sign up for a Becoming a Scot Day event. By attending this event you will:

  • make meaningful connections
  • engage with members of the campus community
  • explore campus services at a resource fair
  • learn about college policies and expectations

You’ll also get a few things to take home! 

  • Alma swag
  • ID card
  • Parking pass (if purchased ahead of time) 

Becoming a Scot Day – Check In

We look forward to welcoming you to campus for Becoming A Scot Day. Check in each day runs from 9:15– 9:50 a.m. Our opening program will take place in Presbyterian Hall. There is ample parking available in the lots by the Heritage Center. The program will last from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with optional program offerings until 5 p.m.

Sign Up

Registration will be available in April for the following dates. 

  • Tuesday, July 11, 2023
  • Wednesday, July 12, 2023
  • Thursday, July 13, 2023
  • Friday, July 14, 2023

After you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with more details.

Physicals for Student-Athletes 

Are you planning to be a student-athlete? If so, you will need an updated physical to participate Our team physician will be on campus on Becoming a Scot Day from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Athletic Training Room of the Hogan Center. Physicals are only $20 and no insurance card is needed. Come meet your athletic training staff and get prepared for your experience in Alma College Athletics.

Online sign-up forms will be available in the spring. Walk-ins will also be welcome on all Becoming a Scot Days.