Supplemental Checklist

  • Family Education Rights and Privacy Acts of 1974 (FERPA) Authorization 
    • If you would like to grant your parent(s) access to your student bill and/or academic record, you must complete the online FERPA Authorization form. This permits Moody to disclose information related to your student bill and/or academic record to your parent(s). 
      • Go to and sign in
      • Click Academic Records and Registrar (center column)
      • Click on "FERPA" (on the left)
  • Need a job?
    • On- and Off-Campus part-time jobs can be accessed through the My.Moody Student Portal ( After logging in, you will see a link for job listings on the Chicago tab.
  • Music Lessons and Classes
    • Moody offers lessons and classes in voice, piano, guitar, composition, organ, and other instrumental areas. Contact the Music Office Coordinator at for more information or to register. Lessons are open to all students, and lesson/class fees apply.
  • Music Ensembles
    • Moody has five touring ensembles who perform choral, contemporary, and instrumental repertoire. Fall students may sign up for an audition during move-in day, and spring students may email to set up a choir or orchestra audition. For more information about ensembles click here.

  • Varsity Athletics
    • Moody offers varsity men's basketball and soccer and varsity women's cross-country and volleyball. More information can be found at
  • Bringing a Car
    • Due to limited parking, Freshmen (anyone who has completed less than 30 credit hours) are not allowed to bring a car to campus. If you have a disability and require handicap assistance, please contact the Facilities Department at or 312-329-4314.
  • Getting to campus
    • Whether arriving by plane, car, or train, we can help you get here.
  • Furniture Policy
    • Upholstered furniture is not allowed in the Residence Halls. This includes couches, futons, and any other furniture with padded material. Students may bring plastic, wooden, metal, or canvas furniture.
  • Submit Emergency Contact Information
    • Go to and sign in.
    • Click on Student Center under Academic Self-Service on the Students tab.
    • Click on Emergency Contact under Personal Information at the bottom of the page.
    • Click Add An Emergency Contact, fill out the form, and hit save.
    • You may add more than one emergency contact if desired. 

New Student Tips

Read the Student Life Guide (SLG) ahead of time.

All students are required to read the Student Life Guide and sign the Student Life Agreement each year*. All new students are required to read and sign this before Move-In day. The Student Life Guide (SLG) is located on the portal:

  1. Log on to using your username and password. 
  2. Click on the Chicago Campus tab. 
  3. Click on Student Handbook.
  4. Choose the 2019-2020 Chicago Undergraduate SLG.
  5. Once you have finished reading the current SLG, select Chicago Undergraduate Student Life Agreement, read, and sign.

*Note: The SLG for the upcoming academic year will be posted online in early-mid summer. Please wait to accomplish this task until you are reading the version of the SLG for the upcoming academic year.

Get a head start on your required reading for Orientation here.

All students are required to complete one of the following reading options as part of their Orientation credit. Get a head start on the reading assignment below before you come!

Please read one of the following required reading options: 

-A Passion for Souls by Lyle Dorsett: Pages 19 – 141, 387-412 
-The Shorter Life of D.L. Moody by Paul D. Moody & A.P Fitt (accessible Online
-D.L. Moody: A Life by Kevin Belmonte: Pages 15-137, 159-174, 261-272

Watch a required (and helpful) campus technology video before you come!

This ITS (Information Technology Services) video is required for Orientation. Get a head start on watching it here before you come and find out some helpful information about technology services on campus.