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Welcome to St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Coptic Orthodox Theological School!

Dear Graduate Student,

Congratulations on your admission to graduate study at St. Athanasius and St. Cyril Coptic Orthodox Theological School (ACTS) for the Spring 2019 semester. Your participation in the program will prepare you to become a Christian leader that is fully equipped for the various ministries of His Church.

Please complete the checklist below BEFORE your first day of class.

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√ Access the Student Portal

You should have received an email from Populi with instructions on how to access your student account. You will use this account to make tuition payments, connect with your fellow students and faculty, access class lectures and resources.

√ Register for Courses

Once registration begins, check the Academic Calendar for dates, you will need to login to your Populi account and register for courses for the upcoming term. Watch this video for more information on how to register. Questions? Contact us!



Attend New Student Orientation

Orientation for Summer 2019 will be Sunday May 19th from 6:00- 7:00PM. In this bride session we will go over the basic tools necessary for your success at ACTS! All local students are encouraged to attend on site at our ACTS office. The orientation will be offered online to those unable to attend in person. An email with more detailed information will be sent out.

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√ Pay Invoices

All tuition must be paid in full by the first day of class each semester. Students will be dropped from their courses if they fail to pay the amount due to the account by the end of the add/drop period, unless they have made prior arrangements.

Payment Options:

  1. You may mail or drop off a check to: PO BOX 4422, Anaheim, CA 92803

  2. You may make a payment directly through Populi (credit card or e-check). Please not that a 3% convenience fee for your total outstanding balance will be charged to your account if paying by credit card. Convenience fee does not apply to e-check. To make a payment online log-in to your Populi student account and click on “You have unpaid invoices” under “Alerts.

  3. If a third party is paying on your behalf, the university can arrange to have an electronic payment link or a printed invoice sent to them.  


Michelle Tadros, Director of Student Affairs

Curriculum/program, Transfer Units, Faculty Questions

Jessica Shalaby, Executive Administrative Assistant or (657) 390-2287

Finance (payments, payment plans, scholarships), Facilities, Library

We thank you for choosing ACTS to provide you with a sound Orthodox Christian education, that through the Grace of God, guidance of the Holy Spirit, and blessings of the Saints, aspires to be the premier center of Orthodox Christian scholarship, pastoral education, Orthodox ministry and mission throughout the world.

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