Graduate - Admitted Students - Christopher Newport University

Admitted Students


Congratulations on your acceptance!

Christopher Newport’s graduate programs offer opportunities to participate in regionally and nationally recognized research programs and feature small classes with personal attention.

Please let us know you are coming.

If you are pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching, a Master of Science in Environmental Science, or a Master of Science in Applied Physics and Computer Science, please send an email to to let us know whether you accept our offer of admission.

If you are pursuing a Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA), please visit the Master of Financial Analysis deposit page to reserve your spot in the class. MFinA students must pay a deposit within 30 days from the date of their acceptance letter.

To help you get started, here are a few items you need to know and/or complete:

  • Pay your Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) deposit
    Pay your deposit to secure your spot in the Master of Financial Analysis program by choosing MFinA Deposit Information on the left of this page.
  • Contact your graduate advisor or program director
    Your advisor or program director is listed in your letter of admission and can help you prepare for registration.
  • Get a Graduate Catalog
    The Graduate Catalog is available online.
    Student handbooks are also available.
  • Register for classes
    Detailed information regarding registration dates, how to register for classes, and the classes available each semester is listed on the Office of the Registrar’s website.
  • Apply for financial aid
    To apply for need-based financial aid you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. Our priority deadline to receive your FAFSA information is March 1. Christopher Newport’s school code is 003706.
  • Pay your tuition and fees
    For information regarding tuition and fees and corresponding payment due dates and payment options, please contact the Business Office.

For Students new to Christopher Newport:

  • Find your way around
    If you are new to CNU, learn more about our campus and area through our in person or virtual tour options.
  • Get Connected
    Once you are admitted, your student ID and email address automatically will be generated. You will receive this information by email after you confirm that you accept your admission.
  • Get your Captain’s Card
    Your Captain’s Card is your student ID and lifeline to campus. You’ll use it to access your meal plan and Captain’s Cash account. It also is used in the Trible Library, to enter the Freeman Center or check out game-room equipment in the David Student Union.
  • Buy a parking decal
    Pick up your decal at Parking and Transportation Services in the parking garage of the Ferguson Center for the Arts. CNU is a decal-enforced campus.
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