Supplemental Checklist

  • Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) Authorization
    • If you would like to grant your parent(s) access to your students 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). To complete the online form, log onto the My.Moody Student Portal ( You will see a link for Academic Records and Registrar on the Students tab. 

  • 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 
    • Moody offers lessons in most instruments and voice. Contact for more information or to register. Lessons are open to all students.
  • 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 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 each year. 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 Life Guide & Agreement
  4. Choose Chicago Undergraduate SLG

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.