New Undergraduate Student

Steps for Successful Enrollment

Things To Do Right Away

Step 1: Apply

Questions? Call: (800)-541-8900, email:

  • Create an Application Account at

    You’ll be asked to provide your name and an e-mail address, and to set a password. You will then receive an e-mail, where you will be asked to verify? your account.
    IMPORTANT: Please use a current, accurate e-mail address when you create your account.

  • Submit the online application to WWU

    After you submit your application you should receive an email that acknowledges your submission.

  • Send standardized test scores

    ACT or SAT scores are required of all entering freshmen, transfer students with fewer than 30 quarter hours or applicants who have been out of high school for five or more years. Submit your scores to the address below.

  • Send Transcripts

    Ask your academy/high school or college(s)/universities that you have previously attended to send transcripts to the address below. If you have completed a GED, send official documentation to the address below.

  • Submit a personal reference

    Ask one person who knows your academic ability and personal skills complete and submit a reference form online or mail it to the address below.
    IMPORTANT: Nursing students are required to submit three references.

    Walla Walla University Admissions Office
    204 S. College Ave.
    College Place, WA 99324

Step 2: Obtain financial aid

Questions? Call: (800)-656-2315, email:

  • Submit your FAFSA.

    The FAFSA is a federal aid form for any government-sponsored grants or loans. Complete the form using school code 003799 for WWU. To sign the form electronically, apply for a PIN.

  • Submit a WWU financial aid application

    WWU offers financial aid separate from federal programs.

    • Complete the verification process. (if you are required to do so)

      The government selects about 30% of FAFSA applications for verification. You will be required to submit documentation (such as signed tax papers, W2 forms, and a verification worksheet)

  • Receive your financial aid award packet from WWU

    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 and follow-up as instructed. If there are extenuating circumstances in your family finances not reflected on the FAFSA, let us know.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: You must have completed Step 1 and be accepted before a financial aid award packet can be sent to you.

  • Complete required paperwork to accept your student loans

    You will be notified to complete the promissory notes and entrance interviews for your student loans.

Step 3: Access your myWWU account

Questions? Call: (509)-527-2317, email:

  • Access myWWU

    Many enrollment steps are accomplished through your myWWU account.

  • Acceptance email

    Once you have completed Step 1 and are accepted, a new myWWU account will be created for you. You will receive an email titled, “Walla Walla University Acceptance? that will provide instructions to help you finish setting it up.

  • Don't forget!

    Be sure to remember your username and password—you will use it frequently for everything on campus from logging into the lab computers to using Outlook email and managing your enrollment in myWWU.

Step 4: Pay your enrollment fee

Questions? Call (800)-541-8900, email:

  • Pay enrollment fee

    If you are enrolling for six or more credit hours, a $200 non-refundable enrollment fee will hold your spot at WWU.
    Payment of this fee allows us to confirm your WWU housing arrangements and hold your spot in classes.

  • Rebate

    A $100 rebate will be applied to your school bill when you enroll at WWU if your fee is paid according to these deadlines:

    • Fall enrollment = received by April 30 preceding the fall term.

    • Winter/Spring/Summer enrollment = received two weeks before the first day of classes for the respective quarter.

  • Pay your fee on time!

    Students who do not pay the enrollment fee by the above deadlines will lose their placement in classes and will not be allowed to enroll until the fee is paid.

Step 5: Arrange for housing

Questions? Call: (509)-527-2109, email:

  • Residence hall housing

    Complete and submit a Residence Hall Reservation form.

    IMPORTANT: Enrollment fee payment is required before you can be assigned a room and matched to a roommate.

  • Off-campus university housing

    IMPORTANT: Must be 22 years of age, senior status, married, or have children to qualify. Enrollment fee payment is required before you can be assigned housing and matched to a roommate.

    • Submit a Housing Application. Once we receive your form we will add you to our wait list and contact you via phone or email when housing becomes available.

    • Once you are assigned an apartment/house, you must submit a non-refundable housing fee ($165 to $330) to hold your reservation.

    • The Village Housing Clearance form requires you to get signatures from two offices: Student Life and Student Financial Services.

    • Student Life Clearance: Login to myWWU to complete an Off-Campus Eligibility Application (you must have your WWU mailing address before you complete and submit this application). Then get a signature from Sheila Meharry at (509)-527-2511.

    • Student Financial Clearance: Complete FAFSA and WWU Financial Aid Applications. Obtain financial clearance for the upcoming quarter. Then get a signature from any of the financial counselors.

    • Fill out your housing contract and receive your key.

  • Off-campus non-university housing

    Off-campus non-university housing must be approved by Student Life, (509)-527-2511.

Step 6: Enroll in courses

Questions? Call: (800)-558-2132, email:

  • You may already be enrolled

    Since WWU visited many academy and high school campuses and assisted students with this process, you can view your enrollment on your myWWU account.

  • If you have not enrolled, contact WWU's Academic Advisement Office.

    Call: (509) 527-2132 or (800) 558-2132 to enroll in classes.

    IMPORTANT: Students who do not pay the enrollment fee by the deadlines outlined in Step 4 will lose their placement in classes.

Step 7: Submit health information

Questions? Call: (509)-527-2425, email:

  • Campus Health and Wellness (CHW) requires three documents

    As part of a healthy campus, the following requirements must be completed prior to registration finalization.

    • Health Record Form
      • Log into myWWU and navigate to 'Student Center' > 'Self Service' > 'Forms' > 'Health Record'.
      • The forms include personal health history and immunization records. Each new student is required to obtain a physical exam 16 months prior to the start of the school year. If a recent physical exam was completed, a chart copy can be submitted directly to CHW by your health care provider. Students who do not complete this step before arriving on campus can make an appointment with Campus Health at (509)-527-2425 upon arrival.

    • Tuberculosis (TB) Screening
      • Log into myWWU and navigate to 'Student Center' > 'Self Service' > 'Forms' > 'TB Test Questions'.
      • This is a screening tool that identifies exposure to TB. This form must be completed in full. Another option is for the student to submit official documentation of a TB skin test, read in millimeters, within the past six months (any positive TB tests will need a recent chest x-ray to verify the student is TB free).

    • Insurance Waiver form.
      • Log into myWWU and navigate to 'Student Center' > 'Self Service' > 'Forms' > 'Health Insurance'.

      • DOMESTIC undergraduate students are required to purchase Student Health and Additional Accident Insurance. The mandatory insurance fee will be waived with documentation of current medical insurance coverage within a 20-mile radius of WWU.

  • Send forms

    A copy of all completed forms MUST BE SENT DIRECTLY to:

    Campus Health and Wellness
    133 S. College Ave. Suite 101
    College Place, WA 99324

    or faxed to: (509) 527-2426, or submitted online through myWWU.

Step 8: Register for JumpStart - For Summer and Fall Enrollees

Questions? Call: (800)-558-2132, email:

Step 9: Register your vehicle

Questions? Call: (509)-527-2222

  • Register your vehicle

    Any vehicle that will be parked on campus must be registered through WWU Campus Security. A $25 fee will be charged for failure to register.

    • Login to your myWWU account:
      • Click the forms link in the Personal Information Center.

      • Select the Vehicle Registration tab.

      • Follow the instructions and submit your registration.

Step 10: Financial clearance - DO AFTER SEPT. 1, 2014

Questions? Call: (800)-656-2815, email:

  • Login to your myWWU account
    • Click on the green "Financial Clearance" button. Note: This button will appear when financial clearance is available.

    • Review the budget questions and make any necessary adjustments.

    • Review your estimated budget.

    • Review the Financial Clearance Checklist items. Complete any remaining items such as loan promissory notes, loan entrance interviews or other financial aid forms, and pay your down payment via credit card or electronic check. Note: Payment processing can take one business day.

    • Sign your payment agreement electronically.


  • Get final housing clearance

    Some paperwork can only be done after you arrive on campus.

  • Attend JumpStart sessions (the entire week it is scheduled)

    Notebooks and individual schedules will be available.

  • If you require international student clearance


    Phone: (509) 527-2608
    Cell: (509) 301-9599
    Administration Building, Room 101
    Marketing and Enrollment Services
    204 S College Ave.
    College Place, WA 99324

  • If you require probation clearance


    Phone: (509) 527-2395
    Administration Building, Room 336
    Marketing and Enrollment Services
    204 S College Ave.
    College Place, WA 99324

  • Check your individual JumpStart schedule for your appointment with your academic adviser.

    You must meet with your academic adviser in order to complete the enrollment process.

  • Obtain your ID card from Academic Records at the time scheduled for you during JumpStart week.

    Your ID card can only be used after it is validated. This happens when you complete the "Finalize Enrollment" steps and see the "Jumping Einstein" (see below).

  • Finalize your enrollment in myWWU.

    After you complete financial clearance, you must finalize your enrollment. Click on the green "Finalize Enrollment" button. myWWU will tell you if you have any "holds" or "to-do list" items to complete before you proceed. Here you will confirm a variety of personal information:

    • Personal contact information

    • Delegate permission.

    • Emergency notification directions.

    • Program plan verification(your major, minors, concentrations).

    Your enrollment is finalized when you see the "Jumping Einstein". YOU MUST SEE THIS to be completely enrolled.

  • Purchase your books AFTER you've seen the "Jumping Einstein" in myWWU.

    You must meet with your academic adviser in order to complete the enrollment process.

    Best Option:

    • New students may purchase textbooks from the University Bookstore during JumpStart on “New Student Night?.

      • Used books, e-textbooks and rental textbooks are available for many courses.

      • If financially cleared, students can charge books to their WWU account.

    Good Option:

    • Purchase books in the University Bookstore while student is attending JumpStart.

      • If a credit/debit card is used, the student must have that card or information should they need to return a book.

    Worst Option:

    • Purchase books elsewhere:

      • May have incorrect editions, incomplete bundles, or be missing discs or access codes required for the course.

      • Bundles are only available in the University Bookstore (Software, web login, etc.).

Questions? Call: (800)-541-8900, email:, fax: (509)-527-2397.