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Admitted Student Checklist

Orientation Team - Opening Program 2019

Checklist for Spring 2022 and Fall 2022 Admitted Students

If you plan to enroll at Wheaton, you need to submit the following required items:

  • Confirm your enrollmentAn advance deposit of $300 is due by December 1 (Spring 2022 Enrollees) or May 1 (Fall 2022 Enrollees) or the date indicated on your acceptance letter (whichever is later). Upon enrollment, the deposit will be credited to your tuition.
  • A final high school transcript (new first-year students only) showing final class rank (if available), grades for your senior year, and the date of graduation. All coursework must be completed satisfactorily. The transcript must have an approved seal and/or signature and come directly from your school. Please be sure to request this before you graduate since some school offices close for the summer. Submit this to the Undergraduate Admissions office.
  • A final college transcript if you are enrolled in any college or dual enrollment courses. All coursework must be completed satisfactorily. Submit this to the Undergraduate Admissions office.

Students are encouraged to apply for financial aid and housing before they submit their deposit and enrollment confirmation form.

Note: The following information is best viewed on a desktop computer rather than a mobile device. 

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Upon Admission to Wheaton

Create your Wheaton NetID Account 
Gives you access to the Wheaton Portal and official @my.wheaton.edu address. You will need your account established to be able to review your financial aid award, and if you choose to confirm, submit required forms (i.e. Medical Questionnaire, Housing, Registration, etc.)

Set up Your NetID Account 

Date Due

Material

Web Link

Upon Admission to Wheaton

Review the Wheaton College Community Covenant 
Prepare to join our campus by reviewing what it means to live together in covenantal community.

Community Covenant 

December 1
(Spring Start)

Confirm Your Enrollment 
Return your enrollment confirmation form and $300 deposit to the Admissions Office if you plan to attend Wheaton. Confirm your enrollment online. (Due by December 1st or the date indicated in your acceptance letter, whichever is later.) Enrollment deposits from non-U.S. banks: Please contact Admissions for information about paying your enrollment deposit from a non-U.S. bank.

Confirm Your Enrollment
 

May 1
(Fall Start)

Confirm Your Enrollment
Return your enrollment confirmation form and $300 deposit to the Admissions Office if you plan to attend Wheaton. Confirm your enrollment online. (Due by May 1st or the date indicated in your acceptance letter, whichever is later.) Enrollment deposits from non-U.S. banks: Please contact Admissions for information about paying your enrollment deposit from a non-U.S. bank.

Confirm Your Enrollment

Date Due

Material

Web Link

December
(for Spring)

June 1 
(for Fall)

New Students Sign Up For Housing

Students will be emailed housing information within one month of acceptance. New students for spring should contact housing.services@wheaton.edu with their housing request.

Students enrolling for the fall will receive a welcome email from the housing office within a month of being accepted.  Accepted students can complete their housing application and submit their housing preferences by logging in to their Wheaton Portal account and navigating to the Housing section. Check out the 360 tours of our residence halls. Housing requests are given priority by the date and time applications are submitted to the Housing Services Office. You are encouraged to sign up for housing even if you have not yet finalized your college enrollment decision. Students may request a roommate, which must be mutually submitted on the housing application.

Spring 
housing.services@wheaton.edu

Fall
Wheaton Portal 

Housing Info

January
(for Spring)

Mid-July
(for Fall)

Receive housing and roommate assignment
Assignment will be emailed to your @my.wheaton.edu email account

 

January 7 

New student move-in date will be announced.

Spring Orientation Schedule  

August 3/9/10/15

Fall Orientation begins on the Passage track selected

Fall Orientation Schedule

Date Due

Material

Web Link

August 2022

Wheaton Passage: The Orientation Program of Wheaton College

Passage Orientation website

 

 

Date Due

Material

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December
(Spring)

May 
(Fall)

Review the General Education Testing Information
See what general education requirements may be waived and how many college credit hours will be granted for AP, IB, SAT Subject, SAT, and ACT exam scores.

First Year Advising & Registration 

November 
(Spring)

June 
(Fall)

First-years: Receive your class registration details.
Details will come to your Wheaton email.

 

Immediately
Upon Registering

View Your Schedule Online
New students may view their Spring schedule online by logging into the Wheaton Portal.

Wheaton Portal

 

Check the Academic Calendar
Begin to familiarize yourself with the Academic Calendar for this upcoming school year.

Wheaton Portal 

January 9, 2023
(Spring)

Spring Semester Classes Begin 

Academic Deadlines

August 24, 2022 
(Fall) 

Fall Semester Classes Begin

 

For students who have an approved exception to stay home and pursue Wheaton online, financial aid awards will be recalibrated to account for tuition only. You will be required to update your FAFSA to list your residency status.

Date Due

Material

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Spring Semester

For students who have an approved exception to stay home and pursue Wheaton online, financial aid awards will be recalibrated to account for tuition only. You will be required to update your FAFSA to list your residency status. 

 
 

Submit your FAFSA in order to receive priority processing.
You may check the status of your application by logging into the Wheaton Portal. 

Wheaton Portal

Ongoing

Check for Outstanding Financial Aid Requirements
Students who have applied for financial aid will receive a letter and email, inviting them to electronically review and accept the aid offered. Since awards cannot be prepared until all required documents are received, you can check for outstanding requirements by logging into the Wheaton Portal.

How to check for outstanding requirements

January 1 
(Spring)

June 1
(Fall)

Priority date: Accept financial aid package items
Use the response form located in the "Financial Aid" section of the Wheaton Portal. 

How to Accept Financial Aid 

Late December 

Late July 

Receive your spring semester bill

Receive your fall semester bill 

If applicable, sign up for the Wheaton College Payment Plan. Information about your student account is also available through the Wheaton Portal.

How to Set Up a Payment Plan

January 19, 2021

August 25, 2021

Due date for spring term bill

Due date for fall term bill

How to Pay Your Bill Online

Date Due

Material

Web Link

December 8

Review Entrance Medical Requirements and Deadlines
You will receive emails regarding your entrance medical requirements at your @my.wheaton.edu email account. If necessary, schedule a physical exam with your doctor.

Student Medical Requirements

December 22  

Establish Your MyChart account
You'll use MyChart to submit Student Health Services medical entrance paperwork. Instructions to create your MyChart account will be emailed by December 15, along with your unique access code for account creation.

 

Ongoing 

Review your health insurance policy for coverage in the Wheaton area.
It is required for varsity athletes. F1 Visa students are automatically enrolled.

Student Health Insurance

January 17  

Deadline to submit your medical records to Student Health Services
If you were admitted before January 1.

 

January 17

Athletics Forms
There are 7 forms that need to be completed before participation in varsity athletics can begin. Those forms will be completed using OnBase and the link will be located on the Athletics webpage once the forms are ready.

athletics.wheaton.edu

Date Due

Material

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Before the First Day of Class

Secure a laptop computer that meets your program guidelines
To facilitate optimal learning students are required to have a personal laptop computer. Before purchasing a computer, refer to the College technology recommendations and look for any academic program specifics.

New Student Technology Resources