Welcome!

Congratulations again on your acceptance to Warren Wilson College. Your admission is a reflection of your hard work and shared values. We’re excited to work with you on the next steps.

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Steps to Orientation

There’s a lot to do in preparation for Orientation on August 21-26!  Some of these steps can be confusing, so please have a look at the Student Life & Housing Guide, the Advising, Registration & Academic Support Workbook, and your billing packet to help you through the process.  If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to email or call: (800) 934-3536.

At a Glance

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ASAP

By June 1

By June 15

By July 1

By July 15

By August 1

August 21

All the Details

  1. Newly admitted?

    If you’ve just been accepted to Warren Wilson, please pay your $300 enrollment deposit online now. Note that you will need your myWWC portal login, which was emailed to you shortly after your acceptance. Can’t find your login? Drop us a line and we’ll be glad to help.

    If you’ve been admitted after any of the deadlines below, please complete these items as soon as possible.

    DEADLINE: ASAP

  2. Accept your Financial Aid

    If you have not completed a FAFSA, you will not have an award.  If you’ve been selected for verification, you must complete that process before you can accept your final award.

    If you haven’t already done so, please login to NetPartner to accept your Financial Aid award.

    You can find information about NetPartner and how to login here.

    DEADLINE: ASAP

  3. Start your Student Health Record

    You’ll need to work with your family and physician to complete your Student Health Record.  This was mailed to you in the Student Life & Housing Guide (or you can download and print a copy here).  Don’t put it off!  You’ll need to complete the following:

    • Student Health Record
    • Immunization Record
    • Physical Examination

    Note that you cannot attend classes next fall without this paperwork submitted.

    DEADLINE: AUGUST 1

  4. Complete your Housing Application

    Information about the Housing Application and your available options was mailed to you in the Student Life & Housing Guide. Take a moment to review it now.  Among other things, you’ll need to select a meal plan option.

    Once your ready, complete your Housing Application online.

    If you complete your application on time, then your roomate and housing assignment will be available on myWWC starting June 15.

    DEADLINE: JUNE 1

  5. Setup your WWC login credentials and email

    Your WWC username and temporary password have been mailed to you inside the Advising, Registration & Academic Support Workbook (the Coloring Book).  Note that you cannot login to your new Gmail account until you setup your login credentials with the instructions below.

    Set up Your Credentials

    • Grab your Coloring Book with your username, temporary password, and student ID number.
    • Go to https://reset.warren-wilson.edu and click the “My Account” button. Do NOT click the “Forgot My Password” button.
    • Login and follow the instructions to setup your recovery email address, define your security questions, and change your password to a permanent one.  Now the temporary password in your Coloring Book will no longer work for any of the College systems — use your new password instead.
    • Give the system 10-15 minutes to propagate your new login credentials to Gmail.

    Setup your WWC Email

    • Go to http://mail.warren-wilson.edu (or you can just go to Gmail).
    • If you see a ‘Sign in’ screen here asking you to enter an email address to login, then continue to the next step.  If you’re already signed in to Google with a personal email, then sign out.  Note: If you’re using Chrome and want to access multiple Google accounts at once, you can add a new profile. Search “Add a person to Chrome” to find out more.
    • Use your full email address (your user name
      @warren-wilson.edu) and your new permanent password (the one you setup in the steps above) to sign in.
    • Check your email regularly. Pre-Orientation communication will
      be going to your new email address.

    If you are having problems, or if you have not received your login credentials in the workbook by June 1, then please email web@warren-wilson.edu.

    DEADLINE: JUNE 15

  6. Take Placement Tests

    These placement tests are hosted on our e-learning platform called Moodle.  You will need to login to Moodle using your WWC username and password (refer to instructions in the step above).

    • Math Placement Test
      All incoming students are required to take this test.
      LENGTH: 60 Minutes
      NOTE: Have pencil and paper on hand. Test should be completed without a calculator.
      TAKE TEST HERE
    • Chemistry Placement Test
      Do you plan to study science at Warren Wilson?  This includes natural science majors (chemistry, biology, etc.) and environmental studies students, as well as students interested in medical school or other health professions.  If yes, you must take this test.
      LENGTH: 80 minutes long and must be done in one sitting.
      NOTE: You may use a calculator.
      TAKE TEST HERE
    • Spanish Placement Test
      If you have studied Spanish in high school or speak it at home, and if you think you might take Spanish in college, you must take this test.
      LENGTH: Untimed.
      TAKE TEST HERE

    DEADLINE: JUNE 15

  7. Send us your documents

    Don’t forget to send us the following required documents:

    • Final official transcript showing proof of high school graduation
    • Official AP/IB scores, if applicable
    • Final official college/university transcripts (if dual enrolled or transfer student)

    DEADLINE: JULY 1

  8. Health Insurance Waiver

    You’re required to have health insurance to attend, and Warren Wilson enrolls you in a CIGNA plan and adds the charge to your bill.  If you have health insurance already through a parent or guardian, please fill out the waiver to cancel enrollment and reverse the charge for our student health insurance.

    • Go to studentinsurance.com and enter “Warren Wilson College” in the Find Your School field.
    • Choose “waive new students” and follow the instructions to create an account.
    • Enter your insurance information.
    • Waiving in the fall will waive coverage for the entire year.
    • Are you considering competing on a varsity sports team? If so, you can learn more about athletic insurance coverage here.

    NOTE: The waiver must be completed by September 28, 2018 or the charge will not be reversed.  We recommend completing it as soon as possible.

    DEADLINE: JULY 1

  9. Get ready for academic advising!

    Review Activity 3, Activity 4, and Activity 5 of the Advising, Registration & Academic Support Workbook (the Coloring Book) in order to be ready to work with your Summer Advising Coach during the month of July.  Your Summer Advising Coach will talk with you about class registration and will tell you the steps involved and when it will happen.

    Use this handy guide to prepare for Class Registration! It includes instructions on completing some required pre-registration steps.

    NOTE: An invitation to participate in The CIRP Freshman Survey was emailed to you in June. This email was sent to your Warren Wilson College email account.

    DEADLINE: JULY 1

  10. Complete your Academic Survey

    Make sure that you have reviewed Activity 3 in the Advising, Registration & Academic Support Workbook (the Coloring Book) and chosen your top three picks for a First Year Seminar.  Once you’re ready, complete the Academic Survey online.

    NOTE: You will need to login with your WWC username and password (refer to instructions in the step above).

    DEADLINE: JULY 1

  11. Complete your Work Crew Application

    Complete your Work Crew Application here.

    NOTE: You will need to login with your WWC username and password (refer to instructions in the step above).

    DEADLINE: JULY 1

  12. Setup Community Engagement tools

    Please complete the survey and account setup detailed below.

    NOTE: You will need to login to your WWC gmail account (refer to instructions in the step above).

    Community Engagement Survey

    Complete the Community Engagement survey here.

    Setup Your GivePulse Account

    Our Community Engagement Program uses a system called GivePulse to help track your progress.  Below are instructions to get everything setup!

    Set a new password in your GivePulse account by logging in with your WWC email address: https://warren-wilson.givepulse.com

    • All incoming students already have an account created in GivePulse.  You don’t need to create a new account!
    • Select “Forgot Password” to generate a new verification email message that allows you to create a password using your @warren-wilson.edu email address.
    • Having problems?  Contact engagement@warren-wilson.edu for help with GivePulse.

    DEADLINE: JULY 1

  13. Pay your first semester bill

    In mid-June, you receive a billing packet that provides you with a statement for your first semester along with helpful instructions about ensuring your financial aid is applied, payment plans, and payment options.  You can download the guide included with the packet here.

    NOTE: Completing the Health Insurance Waiver (above) will reverse the $1,164 charge for student health insurance.

    REVISED DEADLINE: JULY 15

  14. Send your Student Health Records

    You can download and print a copy here.  You’ll need to complete the following:

    • Student Health Record
    • Immunization Record
    • Physical Examination

    Note that you cannot attend classes next fall without this paperwork submitted.

    DEADLINE: AUGUST 1