Steps to Orientation

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.

Coronavirus & Your College Decision

We recognize that the Coronavirus Pandemic is disrupting daily life for our students and their families and creating financial hardships for many. We are here to support our admitted students through your decision-making process and will be offering additional online programming for you to experience life as a Warren Wilson College Owl from the comfort of your home. You will be receiving additional information shortly about our virtual Accepted Students Day programming. You can schedule a virtual visit now, and, as always, contact the Office of Admissions at or (800) 934-3536. with any questions.

Get to Know Your Classmates

Sign up for our Fall 2020 Facebook group, start following Warren Wilson on Instagram, and begin connecting with your Wilson community.

On Your Way to Warren Wilson

There’s a lot to do in preparation for Orientation on August 18-23!  Some of these steps can be confusing, so please read carefully.  If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to email or call: (800) 934-3536.

All the Details

  1. Newly Admitted?

    If you’ve been accepted to Warren Wilson and are ready to commit, 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? Search your email for the subject “Warren Wilson College: Deposit Online Here,” or drop us a line and we’ll be glad to help.

    DEADLINE: May 1, 2020 June 1, 2020

    In order to provide flexibility to our admitted students and their families as a result of the evolving Coronavirus Pandemic, we’re extending the enrollment deposit deadline from May 1st to June 1st for incoming domestic undergraduate students (international students should still deposit by May 1 to allow time for visa preparations).

  2. Complete & Accept your Financial Aid

    Before your award can be finalized, you’ll need to make sure you’ve completed the following:

    • If you have not completed a FAFSA, you will only be eligible for merit-based scholarships and grants.  If you would like to apply for need-based aid, including federal or state aid, then you must complete a FAFSA.
    • If you’ve been selected for FAFSA verification, you must complete that process before you can accept your final award.  Note that the verification process can be lengthy — don’t procrastinate! Contact the Financial Aid office for help (828) 771-2082 or email
    • Note that NC residents must complete Residence Determination Service (RDS) before being eligible for NC state aid and the NC Free Tuition program.
    • If you’re receiving students loans, you must complete the loan paperwork before funds can be disbursed.

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

    Your aid package cannot be applied to your account until you accept your award.

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