Important Dates for Enrolling Students

Please check back in early May, as we are updating the important dates calendar throughout the summer.

First Year Students

Week of May 7
Welcome Email & Create your Willamette email account
By May 15
Paying For College Mailing
  • Summarizes estimated costs and financial aid for fall semester
  • Provides instructions for student loan processing
  • Reviews options for paying fall balance due (payment plan, parent loan, and/or private loan)
Week of May 22
Housing registration information distributed
May 31
Electronic notification of College Colloquium placement
June 1 Complete the online Advising & Course Registration Questionnaire
Student-Athlete Medical Paperwork
All incoming students who are planning to participate in varsity sports are required to complete the medical screening process by July 1st.
By June 4
Request for final HS transcript and official test scores
  • Mail to: Office of Admission, Willamette University, 900 State Street, Salem Oregon, 97301
Placement Exams (Completed at least 24 hours before your registration appointment)
  • Complete foreign language placement exams online (by June 4)
    All online language placement exams are now available. Please read the instructions carefully for accessing and completing the online exams.
  • Read and review the Math placement information online
June 4-29
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 due to Housing & Conferences in the Bearcat BnB.
Week of June 11
Orientation
June 13
Jump Start
  • Jump Start online application opens. Apply as early as possible, space is limited.
Starting June 15
ID Card Photos
  • Submit your ID card photo online using the provided form
Complete your new student profile
  • To better welcome you and improve your experience at Willamette as an incoming student, we ask you to take a moment to complete a short profile which will provide us with your interests and basic contact information.
July 5 - Aug 1
Complete Think About It
  • Complete "Think About It" - an online program to reduce and prevent risky student behavior. Link will be mailed to your Willamette email account.
Complete Health History Information
  • Submit your online health history information to Bishop Wellness Center via the Student Health Portal. Information about SB 274 will be included per Oregon Law.
Week of July 9
Tuition & fees statement
  • Your tuition & fees statement will be posted to your online account, and a paper copy sent via regular mail.
July 20
Jump Start and Hall assignments
  • Jump Start online registration deadline
  • Hall assignments are emailed to your Willamette University email account
July 23
Student Financial Responsibility Agreement
  • Complete your Student Financial Responsibility Agreement online prior to the first day of classes, August 27.
Opt out of the Green Initiative Fee
  • Green Initiative Fee opt out process begins. Must opt out before Sept 10, 2018. Read more
Complete Student Health Insurance Waiver
July 28
Housing assignments and roommate information available in the Bearcat BnB. An email will be sent to students when this is available for viewing.
Week of August 1st
Financial Aid mailer
  • Send to Federal Work Study Eligible Students on “How to find a job on campus”
Parking Permits Required
  • Parking permits are required by the last Monday in August. Apply online and your permit will be delivered to your campus mail box.
By Aug 5
Room number and roommate information is emailed to your Willamette University email account
Aug 18
Jump Start
Aug 22
Move in for New Entering CLA students.
Aug 22-26
Orientation
Aug 24-30
Auditions
Aug 27
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

Transfer Students

Week of May 7
Welcome Email & Create your Willamette email account
By May 15
Paying For College Mailing
  • Summarizes estimated costs and financial aid for fall semester
  • Provides instructions for student loan processing
  • Reviews options for paying fall balance due (payment plan, parent loan, and/or private loan)
Week of May 22
Housing registration information distributed
June 1
Review the Transfer Student Advising Manual
By June 4
Placement Exams (Completed at least 24 hours before your registration appointment)
  • Complete foreign language placement exams online
  • Read and review the Math placement information online
June 5-30
Advising and registration phone appointments are arranged
  • 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 due to Housing & Conferences in the Bearcat BnB.
Week of June 11
Orientation
June 13
Jump Start
  • Jump Start online application opens. Apply as early as possible, space is limited.
Starting June 15
ID Card Photos
  • Submit your ID card photo online using the provided form
Complete your new student profile
  • To better welcome you and improve your experience at Willamette as an incoming student, we ask you to take a moment to complete a short profile which will provide us with your interests and basic contact information.
July 5 - Aug 1
Complete Think About It
  • Complete "Think About It" - an online program to reduce and prevent risky student behavior. Link will be mailed to your Willamette email account.
Complete Health History Information
  • Submit your online health history information to Bishop Wellness Center via the Student Health Portal. Information about SB 274 will be included per Oregon Law.
Week of July 9
Tuition & fees statement
  • Your tuition & fees statement will be posted to your online account, and a paper copy sent via regular mail.
July 20
Jump Start and Hall assignments
  • Jump Start online registration deadline
  • Hall assignments are emailed to your Willamette University email account
July 23
Student Financial Responsibility Agreement
  • Complete your Student Financial Responsibility Agreement online prior to the first day of classes, August 27.
Opt out of the Green Initiative Fee
  • Green Initiative Fee opt out process begins. Must opt out before Sept 10, 2018. Read more
Complete Student Health Insurance Waiver
July 28
Housing assignments and roommate information available in the Bearcat BnB. An email will be sent to students when this is available for viewing.
Week of August 1st
Financial Aid mailer
  • Send to Federal Work Study Eligible Students on “How to find a job on campus”
Parking Permits Required
  • Parking permits are required by the last Monday in August. Apply online and your permit will be delivered to your campus mail box.
By Aug 5
Room number and roommate information is emailed to your Willamette University email account
Aug 18
Jump Start
Aug 22
Move in for New Entering CLA students.
Aug 22-26
Orientation
Aug 24-30
Auditions
Aug 27
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

First Year & Transfer Student Checklist

There are a few tasks you need to complete before you will begin your journey at Willamette. Once you have created your Willamette email account, you will be able to access the new student checklist.

Student Checklist