Applying- FAQ

Click the icon below to view a tutorial on how to apply online.


Create a Discover Stockton Account (your prospective student portal). This is where you can access the online application, check your application status, and register to attend an event.

No. Please make sure you review all of your information carefully prior to submitting your application online. Note: It is helpful to write your essay in a word document and then paste it in the online application so that you are able to check spelling, grammar, and ensure you have the correct word count.

You are able to re-create your password by answering your security question. Click on the "Forget your Password" link on the log-in screen then follow the prompts. If you do not remember your answer to the security question, e-mail and we will be able to assist you further.

Yes. Students applying to the Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Science in Communication Disorders, or the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy must complete Stockton's Online Supplemental CAS Application in addition to the centralized application system. Please visit your respective program's Website for additional supplemental materials that need to be uploaded to Stockton's online applciation.

NOTE: The "Supplemental Items" section of your application will not appear UNTIL you complete the application and pay the application fee.

Letters of recommendations are submitted electronically via the online application. You must provide the e-mail addresses and contact information for those who are recommending you. Your recommender will then receive further instructions on how to provide our Office with their recommendation. If the person listed denies your request, we will notify you and you will be able to update your recommender list with a new e-mail address.
The ability to upload documents to your Discover Stockton Online Application becomes available once you submit your application. Please have your documents such as your resume, volunteer/observation hours forms, certifications, or any other requirements (as applicable by your program) saved on your computer. You will then be able to select the file and upload/attach it to the specific supplemental item on the list. NOTE: If you have multiple pages per supplemental item, you MUST combine them into ONE file.
All letters must be submitted electronically by the recommender via the online application system. If a recommender cannot access the online application system, please download the Paper Recommendation Form, fill out the top portion, and provide it to your recommender.
No, however, you can preview the online application before inputting your information.
Supplemental items that you have uploaded directly (resume, essay, etc...) will appear immediately. Letters of recommendations that are uploaded by your recommender will appear once they upload it directly into your online application. Transcripts will take longer to appear on your status screen depending on the date your sending institution mails it to our Office. Applicants should allow more time if credentials are being sent from overseas.
No. Stockton University does not provide refunds for missed deadlines, failure to correctly complete the application, or change of mind. As stated on the University's website the Admission Application Fee is $50.00 and is required for the review of all application forms submitted to the University in consideration for admission. This fee is non-refundable. 
If you are applying for a new graduate program you will need to submit new application items since our admissions process has changed. If you are re-applying to the same graduate program, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies or the Program Director for advising. NOTE: Students re-applying via a centralized application system (CSDCAS, OTCAS, or PTCAS) must contact a customer service representative from THAT application system to inquire about using previously submitted application materials.