Continuing Undergraduate Student
The steps below apply to continuing undergraduate students.
Students who have previously attended Walla Walla University, and were enrolled the preceding quarter (excluding summer quarter) are considered continuing students.Continuing students do not need to reapply for admission but must reapply for financial aid once each academic year.
If you are not a continuing undergraduate student, see the steps to enrollment that apply to you.
As you go through the enrollment process we are here for you every step of the way. You can contact the Office of Enrollment with questions any time at (800) 541-8900.
1. Things to do
For questions about financial aid call (800) 656-2315 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Submit a FAFSA form
The Free Application for Federal Student aid, or FAFSA, is a federal aid form for grants and loans. Use the school code for Walla Walla University: 003799. To sign the form electronically, set up your Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID). This step is open to all U.S. citizens, permanent residents and residents of U.S. territories.
Complete the verification process (if required)
The government selects about 30 percent of FAFSA applications for verification. You will be required to submit documentation (such as signed tax papers, W2 forms, and a verification worksheet).
Submit a WWU Financial Aid Application
Complete the WWU financial aid application. Your myWWU account and password will be required.
WWU offers financial aid separate from federal programs. Canadian students are welcome to submit this application as well; WWU offers some financial aid to Canadian students.
Review your financial aid award packet from WWU
Once you have completed the above, you will receive a financial aid packet from WWU which shows your complete aid (loans, grants, work study, etc.) and your payment plan. Review your plan with a financial aid counselor. If there are extenuating circumstances in your family finances that are not reflected on the FAFSA, please call a financial aid counselor.
You must be accepted to WWU before a financial aid award packet can be sent to you.
Complete the paperwork to accept your student loans
You will be notified to complete the promissory notes and entrance interviews for your student loans.
International and Canadian students do not need to fill out the FAFSA.
Please familiarize yourself with the eligibility requirements for student housing. These include requirements for both on-campus, as well as off-campus housing.
Living in a residence hall
For questions about women's residence hall housing call (509) 527-2531, or email email@example.com.
For questions about men's residence hall housing call (509) 527-2111, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students planning to live in a residence hall must submit an online Residence Hall Housing Application (sign-in to myWWU is required).
For questions about off-campus housing options call (509) 527-2109 or email email@example.com.
To live outside of the residence halls, students must meet certain eligibility requirements or receive approval from the Director of Residential Life and Housing. After verifying your eligibility or receiving approval, you may arrange for housing outside of residence halls.
Visit Village Housing for information about applying for university-owned off-campus housing.
For questions about enrolling in classes contact the office of Academic Advisement at (800) 558-2132 or (509) 527-2132 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a freshman and met with an academic advisor at your high school or academy, then you may already be enrolled in classes. If so, you can view your class schedule on myWWU.
After logging into myWWU use the Enter Student Center drop-down menu to select either HighPoint > Dashboard or PeopleSoft > Student Center Classic. (For tablets and smart phones, HighPoint is better.)
You can add, swap, or drop classes using HighPoint or PeopleSoft. If you need assistance enrolling in classes contact the office of Academic Advisement.
2. After July 1
For questions about health information, call the Student Life office at (509) 527-2511 or email email@example.com.
Complete the immunization history form
If this step is required, it will be listed in your To Do’s in the Student Center in myWWU. If you have questions, contact the University Health Clinic at (509) 527-2425.
Review your health insurance
All undergraduate students and graduate international students taking more than 6 credits must be covered by a health insurance plan. Please make sure that you have coverage throughout your entire education at Walla Walla University.
A complete physical is recommended for new students. This examination can be performed by your regular physician.
Fill out the TB screening form
New students must fill out a tuberculosis (TB) screening form.
Address and E-mail
WWU Health Clinic
204 S. College Ave.
College Place, WA 99324
3. After Mid-August
For questions about financial clearance call (800) 656-2815 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete your financial clearance to-do items
If you want to sail smoothly through financial clearance, get your holds and to-do items done before starting financial clearance.
You can view your holds and to-do items in either myWWU > Student Center or myWWU > HighPoint.
Complete any remaining items such as loan promissory notes, loan entrance interview or other financial aid forms.
Financial clearance for fall quarter normally opens in mid-August. For other quarters, financial clearance normally opens a few weeks before the start of the quarter. Watch for an email notification about the date for an opening of financial clearance.
Financial clearance can be done online through myWWU > HighPoint after you have completed your financial clearance holds. Use the Financial Clearance menu option in myWWU.
4. After Arriving on Campus
Finish your holds and to-do items
The secret for getting through registration smoothly is to get your holds and to-do items done. Review your holds and to-do items in either myWWU > Student Center or myWWU > HighPoint. Use HighPoint if you are using a tablet or smartphone.
Make final housing arrangements
Make your final housing arrangements with your Residence Hall or with Village Housing.
Attend JumpStart sessions
If your first quarter of attendance is in the summer or fall, attend JumpStart sessions during the week before classes start in the fall.
If required, get clearance from Academic Administration
Students who were admitted provisionally and returning students who are on academic probation from their previous quarter require clearance from Academic Administration. Make an appointment with the Office of the Associate Academic Dean at (509) 527-2395.
Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic Administration
Administration Building, Room 336
204 S College Ave
College Place, WA 99324
See your academic advisor
Refer to your individual JumpStart schedule for the date and time of your appointment with your academic advisor.
You must meet with your academic adviser in order to complete the registration process.
Get your ID card
Get your ID card at the location and time mentioned in your JumpStart schedule. Your ID card will be activated for charging when you complete Registration Finalization — also known as Jumping Einstein.
Finalize your registration
In myWWU > HighPoint select Registration Finalization in the Enrollment menu to start the registration finalization process.
See Jumping Einstein
You know you are finished with registration when you see the graphic of Jumping Einstein™. Once you have seen Jumping Einstein, it takes about 60 minutes for your ID card to be activated for charging at The Express and the University Bookstore.
Register your vehicle
After you are on campus and have received registration finalization for the term, register your vehicle with Campus Security.
Purchase your books
After you have seen Jumping Einstein, purchase your books at the University Bookstore. Use the View quarter Textbooks link in myWWU > Student Center; the system will automatically populate the page with the textbooks that you need for the classes in which you are enrolled.
New students have a special time reserved for them to purchase textbooks from the University Bookstore during the week before fall quarter starts. Watch for announcements of the particular date.
Review the syllabus for each of your classes
Before the first day of classes, review the course syllabus for each of your classes. The course syllabus and homework information is available on Desire2Learn (D2L).
Attend the Welcome Back Bash
The Welcome Back Bash occurs on the Sunday evening before fall quarter classes start. You may check out all the various clubs and sign up online. You must have seen Jumping Einstein before you can sign up for clubs.