All San Marcos Academy students, whether new or returning, must complete the registration
process before starting classes at SMA. Day students will need to make an individual
appointment, while boarding students will have designated registration days. Following are
the registration dates for the 2017-18 school year:
International Student Registration
Friday, Aug. 11, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Report to the School Office upon arrival.
Boarding Student Registration (all grades)
Saturday, Aug. 12, 9 a.m. to noon
Report to Library upon arrival
NOTE: If you are unable to register during the assigned times listed above, please contact the admissions office (512-753-8000) to schedule an alternate time for registration.
What should I expect at registration?
The registration process will take about one to two hours for most students.
Additional time may be required for purchasing uniforms and moving into a dormitory room.
During registration, students will receive a class schedule and will have an opportunity
to approve that schedule or make changes as needed. Following that, students (and parents)
will make stops at the business office, infirmary, IT department, bookstore and uniform
supply room. Boarding students will also check in with their dormitory hall director and move into their dorm room.
What should I bring to registration?
Please be prepared to take care of any financial obligation
on the day of registration. Invoices and other financial information as well as instructions
for using Smart Tuition will be sent out after a student has been accepted. Also, please bring
a current record of immunizations, a current physical examination and any medications that need to be
left in the infirmary.
High School students who plan to use their own personal laptops for school should bring their laptop
(fully charged) to registration so that our IT staff can load the software and e-books.
Students and parents who will be driving their vehicles on campus regularly will need a permit for their
automobile(s). Please have your license plate numbers handy for this purpose; permits are available in the bookstore.
What forms will be required at registration?
Posted below are health forms and other important forms that we require at registration.
While we will have copies of these forms at registration, we recommend that you review the forms and complete them ahead of time
in order to streamline the registration process for you. If parents or guardians are not able to accompany a student to registration,
we strongly recommend completing the forms ahead of time and sending them with your student when he or she registers.
IMPORTANT: please note that each student should have a current physical exam dated within three months of his/her arrival on campus as well as updated immunizations.
Please also have avilable a photocopy of the front and back of the of the medical insurance card that covers your student.
International Students: the Academy will make arrangements for medical insurance as required by the Federal Government and will have copies of your insurance information.
Forms for Boarding Students, Grades 6-8
Forms for Boarding Students, Grades 9-12*
Forms for Day Students, Grades 4-5
Forms for Day Students, Grades 6-8
Forms for Day Students, Grades 9-12*
* additionally all high school students must complete these two TAPPS forms
Purchasing School Uniforms
SMA sells some uniform items on campus, while others must be purchased through our online uniform provider,
Academy Uniforms Online.
A few basic items can be purchased through a retail store such as Target or Wal-Mart. Please visit our
to view a list of uniform requirements and for information on how to order items through the Academy Uniforms website. Items sold through our own
SMA Bookstore or in our Uniform Supply room may be purchased during registration or by appointment with the bookstore manager. Call or email
(512-753-8026) for any uniform questions.
Packing for the Dormitory
Please view our
dormitory room check list
to see which items we recommend for your boarding student.
Purchasing Books and School Supplies
Books, e-books and school supplies may be purchased during your studentís registration at our school bookstore.
We also sell laptops for those who may wish to purchase one for their student. Call or email
(512-753-8026) for any questions about school supplies or books.