Here we go, class of 2019!

Gretchen F. Moon, Associate Dean, Professor of EnglishIt’s May, and most of you will graduate from high school in the next few weeks. Some of you already have graduated. Someone at your graduation exercises will almost surely mention that you are truly commencing, beginning, setting out, as on a journey. Indeed you are: You’re commencing your college years, and we want that journey to be spectacular!

I want to take this opportunity to share with you some of the points of interest on this journey, and some of your fellow travelers. A Willamette education is highly relational and interactive, and you’ll be traveling this summer with current undergraduates who will help you register, faculty members who will welcome you to College Colloquium, administrators who will guide you through housing and financial aid, your future roommate, Opening Days leaders, coaches—we just can’t wait to meet you!

You should have received an email from me this week with several specific steps to take in May and June in preparation for your arrival on campus next fall. That email includes links taking you to further instructions and information, especially around activities that get you enrolled first in College Colloquium and soon thereafter in your other fall classes.

Oh, the places we’ll go!

Gretchen Flesher Moon
Associate Dean
Professor of English

Things To Do:

  • July 6 - Aug 10: Submit your online health history information to Bishop Wellness Center via the Student Health Portal. Complete "Think About It" - an online program to reduce and prevent risky student behavior. Link will be mailed to your Willamette email account.
  • Week of July 13: Your tuition & fees statement will be posted to your online account, and a paper copy sent via regular mail.


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Parents and Families

We’re excited that your family is joining the Willamette community in the fall. We hope this FAQ Page  helps you prepare for the coming months.

Check out the helpful contact information and our frequently used phone number list.

Make sure you familiarize yourself about FERPA: Student Records FAQ

If you can’t find an answer to your question, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Make sure you review these pages:
"Important Dates,"
"Fall Classes," and