New Student Checklist

Items you will receive from Whitman College

By June 1:
• New Student Orientation Packet

By July 1:
• Information and Annual Payment Invoice from the Business Office

By August 1:
• Residence Hall Room Assignment via e-mail, with mailed confirmation to follow

Items you must complete for Whitman College

By June 15:

  1. On-line activate your Whitman e-mail account and check weekly
  2. On-line complete your advising questionnaire
  3. Send completed “Scrambles” forms (optional) to Outdoor Program for 1st round trip placement lottery
  4. On-line SCORE registration (optional) to Student Engagement Center

By July 15:

  1. New Students: Send final high school transcripts from all previous institutions to the Office of Admission
  2. Transfer Students: Send final college transcripts from previous institutions to the Office of Admission
  3. Request College Board send AP Reports to Whitman College (if applicable)
  4. Request International Baccalaureate send IB Certificates to Whitman (if applicable)
  5. On-line submit Transfer Credit Eligibility Form (if applicable)
  6. If requesting a fall 2014 Deferred Payment Plan: select option #2 on the purple "Invoice for 2014-15 School Year" and return to Student Accounts, with a $25 check payable to Whitman College to cover contract set-up fee

By August 15:

  1. On-line take applicable placement tests
  2. On-line complete your profile and preferences in "iEngage"
  3. On-line select a Bon Appetit meal plan
  4. On-line through the Quack tab in CLEo ( complete the pre-registration checkline items:
    • emergency contact information
    • alert information
    • medical insurance requirement
    • immunization and screening form
    • permission to release financial information
    • federal financial aid funds disbursement information
    • financial responsibility form
    • permission to release financial information
  5. Send payment for the 2014 fall semester to Student Accounts, along with the purple "Invoice for the 2014-15 School Year" (payment option #1)