Summer Registration Day Information

Registration is Closed for this event

What is Registration Day?

Registration Day marks the beginning of your college experience at Fisk! During the registration program, you'll have the opportunity to:

•Meet with an advisor to map out your academic strategy and select fall classes. Advising and registration for Fall 2015 classes will be available for high school seniors that have been accepted to the university, have paid the $100 Admission Fee and have completed the 2015-16 FAFSA.

•Meet Fisk faculty and staff.

•Meet new and current students.

•Attend sessions and meet with staff from campus offices such as financial aid, housing, campus safety, and various student support services.

•Tour the campus.

•Find answers to your questions about being a student at Fisk.

Registration Day schedule

Registration Day consists of a full day of activities and meetings for both new students and family members.

  1. July 17th

  2. July 18th

Friday: July 17, 2015

TimeIncoming FreshmanGuests and Visitors
Available All DayFinancial Aid Appointments
2nd Floor of Cravath Hall
Financial Aid Appointments
2nd Floor of Cravath Hall
Spirit Store Open
Adam K. Spence Hall
Spirit Store Open
Adam K. Spence Hall
Admission Office Open
2nd Floor of Cravath Hall
Admission Office Open
2nd Floor of Cravath Hall

Saturday: July 18, 2015

TimeIncoming Fisk FreshmanGuests & Visitors
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Business Office Appointments
Carnegie Hall
Business Office Appointments
Carnegie Hall
Financial Aid Appointments
2nd Floor of Cravath Hall
Financial Aid Appointments
2nd Floor of Cravath Hall
Spirit Store Open
Adam K. Spence Hall
Spirit Store Open
Adam K. Spence Hall
8 - 9 amContinental Breakfast and Check-InContinental Breakfast and Check-In
Adam K. Spence Hall, CafeteriaAdam K. Spence Hall, Cafeteria
8:30 - 9:30 amToursTours
Jubilee HallJubilee Hall
10 - NoonPlacement Tests (Students)Academic Panel
Park Johnson Hall Room 323Adam K. Spence Hall, Multipurpose Room
Noon - 1 pmLunch and Entertainment
Adam K. Spence Hall, Sub Shop
1 - 5:30 pmAdvising and Registration
Jubilee Hall, Appleton Room
Guests and Visitors
ToursStudent Services PanelID Cards Available (Students)
1-4 p.m.
Jubilee Hall
2-3 p.m.
Adam K. Spence Hall, Multipurpose Room
11-3 p.m.
Office of Campus Safety, Lower Level of Carnegie Hall

Registration Day check-in & parking

Check-in for Registration Day will be in the Appleton Room of Jubilee Hall.


It’s free!

Overnight accommodations

Fisk University is located near many hotels for those who need to stay overnight before or after Registration Day. Several hotels with quick access to campus are located in downtown Nashville or on West End Avenue.

A special Fisk Rate is available at:

Holiday Inn Nashville Opryland Airport Hotel

2200 Elm Hill Pike

Nashville, TN 37214


What to bring

You should bring pens to take notes, and spending money if you want to make a stop in the Spirit Store for Fisk gear. In addition, you should bring any documents necessary to complete your Admissions file, financial aid paperwork and housing paperwork. There are no formal functions, so casual wear is acceptable dress for the day. Because you will be walking to several buildings around campus, we recommended that you wear comfortable walking shoes.

What to expect

Proficiency and Placement Tests

Completion of the Computer Proficiency Test- This MANDATORY, 50 minute web-based, (required for graduation from Fisk University). A student will receive ONE PASS/FAIL attempt grade for the test, where passing marks are 60% or higher. If the student fails to pass the test, she/he MUST enroll in CSCI 100 (Introduction to Computing), or an equivalent course (e.g. BAD 110 – Business Information Systems).

Completion of the Language Proficiency Test- Fisk University requires demonstration of proficiency in a foreign language at the intermediate level to graduate with a B.A. degree.  The results of the examination are used to determine the appropriate beginning level of your foreign language class. 

Signing up for Classes and Getting your Class Schedule

After meeting with your advisor, you will register for your classes for the fall. You do not need to schedule an appointment in advance. The appointment will be set for you and put in your schedule for the day that you receive at check–in.

Residence Hall and Roommate Assignments

Students will not receive their hall assignment or roommate assignment until this summer. These assignments will be sent through email and will include roommate contact information. Representatives from the Office of Residence Life will be available to answer questions, collect paperwork and receive deposits.

Financial Aid information

Staff from the Office of Financial Aid and Business Office will be available all day for appointments on Friday and Saturday during both Registration weekends.