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  1. SUM General Application
  2. Pastor's Reference Form (paper download) (electronic submission)
  3. General Reference Form (paper download) (electronic submission)
  4. Official School Records
    • Freshman - If you have never attended college, submit your Official High School Transcripts or proof of GED(download)
    • Transfer - If you have attended college, submit both your Official High School Transcript or GED and your previous college's Official College Transcript
  5. Essay (email to, please attach as a separate document and include your name and desired cohort at the top.)
    The essay should be a 1-page typed, 12-type, and double spaced testimony answering three questions:
            a) How did I become a Christian?
            b) How am I currently serving in my home church?
            c) And upon graduating from SUM, where do I feel the Lord is leading me? 
  6. One time non-refundable $20 Application Fee payment (call office at 510-567-6174)
  7. Community Covenant
    (Read and agree to the SUM Statement of Faith, Course Catalog, and Student Handbook)
  8. Student Record Release Authorization (FERPA) (download)  
  9. Admissions Interview