Key Dates and Deadlines

The following items need to be completed and submitted over the summer before you arrive on campus.  First year students should look for weekly emails from the Deans' Office with details.  Transfer students will receive bi-weekly emails from your class dean.

The Academic Roadmap and forms are available through your WesPortal.


  • Disability Notification and Accommodation Request form
  • Emergency contacts
  • Housing Preference form (available June 5)
  • Medical/Health forms
  • Placement tests
  • WesCard ID photo


  • Final transcript
  • International Student Orientation (ISO) Student Registration form in WesPortal (due by Friday, July 14 at 5 p.m. EST)
  • Sign up for the Academia, Culture, and Campus Life: An Online Resource for International Students Coursera course for international students
  • Meal plan selection
  • Order computer from Campus Store
  • Medical/Health forms (due July 5)
  • Housing Preference form (due July 5)
  • Official SAT/ACT scores, if taken (first-year students only)


  • Alcohol Prevention Education
  • Sexual Violence Prevention Education
  • New Student Survey
  • Fall semester payment (due August 9)
  • First Year Matters Reading & Response
  • Health Insurance waiver (due August 15)

  • International Student Arrival Days: Thursday, August 24 - Friday, August 25
  • International Student Orientation: Saturday, August 26 - Sunday, August 27
  • New Student Arrival Day: Wednesday, August 30
  • New Student Orientation: Wednesday, August 30 - Sunday, September 3


  • WesWOW  - Wesleyan Week of Welcome: Monday, September 4 – Saturday, September 9
    In addition to helping students towards a successful start to the year, our goal is for WesWOW to be an exciting and engaging week where students may further foster personal connections with other students, faculty, and staff while increasing their sense of belonging to the University.