Important Dates

First Year Enrolling Students

Please check back as we update the important dates calendar listed below throughout the summer.

Not a first year enrolling student? Please follow the transfer students checklist.


May 5
Welcome Email & Create your Willamette email account
By May 15
Submit your College Colloquium preferences
Week of May 22
Housing registration information distributed
May 31
Electronic notification of College Colloquium placement


June 1
Advising & Course Registration Questionnaire
By June 5
Placement Exams (Completed at least 24 hours before your registration appointment)


June 5-30
Advising and registration phone appointments are arranged
  • Colloquium preferences and Questionnaire must be submitted before we will call to set up your registration appointment
  • We will contact you using information given in the Questionnaire
  • Registration continues through early July
Week of June 5
Student Accounts Office information mailed
  • The Student Account office will send you a letter regarding your online statement, the billing process, payment options and other important matters.
By June 10
Housing agreement and roommate preference form due to Housing & Community Life
Week of June 12
By June 14
Jump Start


July 5 - Aug 1
Complete "Health History Information" and "Think About It"
  • 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 11
Tuition & fees statement
  • Your tuition & fees statement will be posted to your online account, and a paper copy sent via regular mail.
Week of July 18
Complete "Student Financial Responsibility Agreement"
  • Complete your Student Financial Responsibility Agreement online by August 28
July 21
Jump Start and Hall assignments
  • Jump Start online registration deadline
  • Hall assignments are emailed to your Willamette University email account
July 24
Complete "Student Health Insurance Waiver" & opt out of the "Green Initiative Fee"
  • Complete your Student Health Insurance Waiver online by September 12 (5pm) (Domestic students only)
  • Green Initiative Fee opt out process begins. Must opt out before Sept 12. Read more
July 28
Housing assignments and roommate information emailed to your Willamette University email account


Week of August 1st
Financial Aid mailer to Federal Work Study Eligible Students on “How to find a job on campus”
By Aug 5
Room number and roommate information is emailed to your Willamette University email account
Aug 19
Jump Start
Aug 23-27
Aug 25-31
  • Music Auditions and Theory Assessment
Aug 28
First Day of CLA Classes and Student Financial Responsibility Agreement
  • First Day of CLA Classes. Due date for fall semester tuition and fees.
  • Deadline to complete your Student Financial Responsibility Agreement