Returning Students – Academy

Returning Students

We hope you are enjoying the summer and look forward to welcoming you back on campus in the fall. Schedules for returning students are being created and the summer reading list is also ready. The textbook list is now available. To expedite your return to campus on move-in day be sure to complete and submit all applicable financial aid paperwork, outstanding tuition payments, and necessary medical forms. Move-in dates can be found below.

Summer Reading List

Be prepared for class, review the VFMA Summer Reading List.

Billing and Payment Contract

  • Complete and sign the Billing and Payment document and return to Academy Admissions at the address below:
    Valley Forge Military Academy
    1001 Eagle Road
    Academy Admissions – Shannon Hall
    Wayne PA 19087
  • Reminder: Valley Forge does offer payment plans, complete details are provided within the document. This service is provided through Higher Education Services and requires a small annual application fee. Contact HES at 1-800-422-0010 or visit their web-site at www.highereducationservices.org.

Have you made your deposit for the Upcoming year?

To make your non-refundable deposit, secure your spot, and be able to access to your schedule:

  • Pay online with e-check or a credit card
  • Pay via wire transfer – contact the Business Office at 610-989-1230 for routing information.
  • Pay via personal check
    Checks or money order need to be mailed to:
    Valley Forge Military Academy
    1001 Eagle Road
    Academy Admissions – Shannon Hall
    Wayne PA 19087

View Your Class Schedule Online

  • Log in to PowerSchool to view your academic schedule
  • As a reminder our PowerSchool site is: https://vfma.powerschool.com
    Type in your username.
    Type in your password.
    Click the “Sign In” button.
  • Once you have access, Powerschool will default to the Quick Lookup screen which will display your schedule, indicating all of the courses for which you are enrolled. As the school year progresses, this is also the screen where you can review your grades as they are posted and your academic progress.
  • Textbook ordering information.
  • When ordering your textbooks, please order by ISBN number to ensure you have the correct edition.

Complete your Financial Aid Paperwork

  • Financial Aid (US Citizens Only) Complete your financial forms
  • If your aid award calls for a Master Promissory Note, please be sure to complete, sign, and return that prior to your August arrival.
    The form should be mailed to:
    Valley Forge Military Academy
    1001 Eagle Rd
    Academy Financial Aid – Shannon Hall
    Wayne PA 19087
  • Additional Financial Aid Information
  • If you have questions about your financial aid please contact your admissions counselor

Order your Textbooks

Books may also be available and ordered via other websites such as Amazon.com, BN.com, among others. When ordering books, please order by the ISBN indicated to ensure you have the correct edition.

Complete Mandatory Medical Paperwork

Information Technology

Reminder all students are required to own a laptop. Most current production laptops in the market will meet our requirements, however we encourage you to review our Academic Student Computer Standards, which will provide you details on recommended system specifications and standards while attending Valley Forge Military Academy & College.

Remember to complete your paperwork prior to your arrival and we will be able to expedite your move-in. Failure to do so will result in significant delays.

Returning Academy Move-In and Arrival Dates

Please follow the dates and times below that pertain to you. Barracks assignments will be available shortly and will be e-mailed to you. We are currently working on assigning rooms for all registered fall students. Information below is currently tentative and subject to change, please check this site frequently for updates.

Monday August 4

  • Report for check-in at the Athletic Field House
    • 11:30am-12:30pm Returning Band members
    • For your convenience, please park in General Parking, adjacent to our track and field.

Thursday August 7

  • Report for check-in at Eisenhower Hall
    • 11:00am Academy Football athletes
    • For your convenience, please park in Parade field parking lot.

Thursday August 14

  • Leadership Detail – Academy Cadets who have accepted leadership invitations, report on August 14 for training. Check-in at Eisenhower Hall at the times listed by your barracks assignment.
    • 9:00am Martin Hall
    • 10:30am Hocker Hall
    • Park in the Parade Field lot

Tuesday August 19

  • Report for check-in at Eisenhower Hall
    • 9:00am-10:00am Academy Soccer and Cross Country athletes
    • For your convenience, please park in the Parade Field parking lot.

Friday August 22

  • Returning Academy students who have already registered for College courses, report for check-in at Eisenhower Hall at the times listed by your barracks assignment. Reminder: College courses begin on Monday, August 25.
  • 11:00am Martin and Hocker Halls

Tuesday September 2

  • Returning academy students, report for check-in at Eisenhower Hall at the times listed by your barracks assignment.
    • 9:00am Martin Hall
    • 11:00am Hocker Hall and any other returning Academy students assigned to other barracks.
    • You may park in the Parade Field lot during check-in.

Bring your Uniforms and Basic Issue Items

      Reminder: you must return to Valley Forge with the prior year’s basic issue clothing items that you were issued at both the Cadet Store and Press Shop. Upon returning to Valley Forge these items will be inventoried by a member of the TAC Officer team. Basic clothing issue items that cadets have worn out or outgrown will be replaced. Cadets must replace lost items or items that have become unserviceable due to negligence or abuse.

      Should you wish to purchase any of these items from the Cadet Store, you may use the Cadet Store Order Form.

      Additionally, please complete the following, if you would like to establish a line of credit at the Cadet Store.

    • Previously issued at Cadet Store
2 Laundry Bags1 Pair Combat Boots10 VFMAC T-Shirts1 Pair Black Gloves
10 Laundry Tags1Pair Black Dress Shoes1 Beret Capshield (College)1 Beret
1 Laundry Marker2 Sweatshirts1 Capshield 1 Combination Lock
15 Laundry Pins2 Pair Sweatpants3 BDU Name Tapes1 Wool Cap
4 Wire Hangers2 Short Sleeve School Shirts1 VFMAC ID Card1 Chapel Cap
8 Coat Hangers3 Pair Gym Shorts1 Breast Plate1 Cap Cover
3 Trouser Hangers5 Gym Shirts1 Belt Plate1 Black Scarf
1 Can Brasso1 Swim Suit1 Web Belt and Buckle1 Pair Low Overshoes
1 Nail Brush1 Pair Suspenders2 Pair White Gloves1 Mattress Cover
2 Blankets
  • Previously Issued at the Press Shop:
    • 1 Full Dress Blouse
    • 1 pair Full Dress Trousers
    • 2 pair Dress Grey Trousers
    • 1 Raincoat/All-Weather Coat
    • 1 Black Sweater
    • 1 CQ Jacket/Leave Jacket
    • **2 Battle Dress Uniform (BDU)
      • 2 BDU Shirts
      • 2 BDU Trousers
  • **1 BDU Field Jacket
  • **1 pair White Trousers
  • **items are issued to the cadet but remain property of school.

Should you wish to purchase any of these items from the Cadet Store, you may use the Cadet Store Order Form.

Additionally, please complete the following, if you would like to establish a line of credit at the Cadet Store.

Parents Association

2014-15 Parents Association Membership Form