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  1. SUM General Application(complete?)
  2. Pastor's Reference Form (download) (electronic submission)
  3. General Reference Form (download) (electronic submission)
  4. Educator's Reference Form - Graduate Degree requirement (download) (electronic submission)
  5. Official High School Transcripts or proof of GED(download)
  6. Official College Transcripts 
  7. 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:
        How did I become a Christian?
        How am I currently serving in my home church? 
        And upon graduating from SUM, where do I feel the Lord is leading me? 
  8. One time non-refundable $20 Application Fee payment (call office at 510-567-6174)
  9. Community Covenant
    (Read and agree to the SUM Statement of FaithCourse Catalog, and Student Handbook)
  10. Student Record Release Authorization (FERPA) (download)  
  11. Admissions Interview