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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. 

Date Due

Material

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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 2021 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 2021 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 2021)

June 1 
(for Fall 2021)

New Students Sign Up For Housing
Students will be emailed housing information within one month of acceptance. New students for spring 2021 should contact housing.services@wheaton.edu with their housing request. For fall of 2021, students should submit their housing application by logging in to their Wheaton Portal account and navigating to the Housing section. 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 2021 
housing.services@wheaton.edu

Fall 2021
Wheaton Portal 

Housing Info

January
(for Spring 2021)

Mid-July
(for Fall 2021)

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

 

January 8 

New student move-in date will be announced.

Spring Orientation Schedule  

August 18-24

Fall Orientation

Fall Orientation Schedule

Date Due

Material

Web Link

January 18

Spring 2021 Virtual Orientation 

Spring Orientation website

August 19 

Fall 2021 Orientation

Fall Orientation website

 

 

Date Due

Material

Web Link

December
(Spring 2021)

May 
(Fall 2021)

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 

December 
(Spring 2021)

June 
(Fall 2021)

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 19, 2021
(Spring 2021)

Spring Semester Classes Begin - Virtual Class Schedule  

Academic Deadlines

August 25, 2021 
(Fall 2021) 

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 2021 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

December 1
(Spring 2021)

May 1
(Fall 2021)

F-1 Visa Students: Prepay Semester for I-20 Materials
Prepay your first semester, following instructions emailed to you by Student Financial Services (SFS). Once your payment is confirmed, expect an email from International Student Programs (ISP) to collect information as they prepare the I-20 document you will need at your visa interview.

sfs@wheaton.edu
isp@wheaton.edu

January 1 
(Spring 2021)

June 1
(Fall 2021)

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 

December 18 

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 9 
(Spring 2021)

June 1
(Fall 2021)

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(Spring 2021)

Fall 2021 TBD

December 23  

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 16, 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 18  

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

 

January 19

Athletics Consent Forms

  • Athletic consent forms
  • Sickle cell waiver
  • Sports physical (submitted to SHS through their forms/website)


There are 7 forms that need to be completed before participation in varsity athletics can begin. Those forms will be completed using this link.  

athletics.wheaton.edu

Date Due

Material

Web Link

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