Admitted Students
Welcome Class of 2024!

Before you arrive on campus

  1. Check your NWU email for important announcements from the university.
  2. Review the policies and expectations listed on the NWU COVID-19 webpage
  3. Log in to Canvas and check the Prairie Wolf Prep course (new first-year students only) for helpful information as you prepare for next week. You should also check each of your courses for announcements.
  4. If you are interested in Sorority Recruitment (Aug. 11-15) or Fraternity Recruitment (Aug. 20- 28), email involvement [at] nebrwesleyan.edu.

Prairie Wolves Welcome Schedule

August 13-16, 2020

All in-person events will follow local health and safety guidelines. Student meal plans are active for all meals (Prairie Point Dining Center) and Munch Money/Paw Points (Archway Café). There are no in-person programs or events for parents/families.

 

Thursday, August 13

8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Archway Café open (Munch Money/Cash/Card)
Lower level, Story Student Center
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Campus offices and mailroom open
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. All first-year students living on campus check-in
(excluding those who moved-in early)
See information shared with you by Residential Education.
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Prairie Wolves Bookstore open
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Prairie Point Dining Center open (student meal plans are active)
Grab and Go options only.
Parents/Guests able to purchase a Grab and Go meal with cash/card.
4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Open Rec Hours
The Weary Center will be open for exercise and recreation. Students are expected to maintain physical distance and wear masks. Students must scan in with their fob.
5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Optional events
More details will be provided at move-in.
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Prairie Point Dining Center open
Grab and Go options only.
Students can meet Prairie Wolves Welcome leaders on Taylor Commons for dinner groups.
10:30 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings
Required of all new students living on campus. See information posted in your residence hall for more details.

 

Friday, August 14

7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Grab and Go breakfast available
Prairie Point Dining Center, Student Center
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Campus offices and mailroom open
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Prairie Wolves Bookstore open
Required events for all new students:
7:45 a.m. First-Year commuter student check-in
New students who are commuting to campus will check in to receive parking permits and other items prior to the beginning of Prairie Wolves Welcome events. Check in with Janelle Andreini outside of Smith-Curtis (south side).
8:15 a.m. First-Year students meet Prairie Wolves Welcome groups
Groups are assigned by Archway Seminar. Students will be emailed locations to meet their groups.
8:15 a.m. - 1 p.m. Prairie Wolves Welcome events
These events are required of all new and transfer students and will be held on-campus and in-person. Students will be in small groups following current health and safety guidelines. All students are required to wear masks.

Events include first meeting of Archway Seminar class, Matriculation Convocation, and First Walk. Lunch provided, no meal plan necessary.
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Prairie Wolves Welcome events continued
These events are required of all new students and will be held online. Students will be assigned a specific schedule and attendance will be taken.
4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Open Rec Hours
The Weary Center will be open for exercise and recreation. Students are expected to maintain physical distance and wear masks when possible. Students must scan in with their fob.
4 p.m. - 9 p.m. Optional events
More details will be provided at move-in.
9 p.m. Screen on the Green outdoor movie, The Lion King (1994)
Taylor Commons
Sponsored by Wesleyan Entertainment Board

 

Saturday, August 15 and Sunday, August 16

Events for these dates are still being scheduled. Some events may be required depending on the student’s interests including auditions, scholarship programs, etc.

Prairie Wolves Bookstore hours:
10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday
12 p.m.- 6 p.m. Sunday


Steps to Enrollment

We’re excited to welcome you to Nebraska Wesleyan University and P-Wolf Nation! Please refer to this webpage for the latest new student updates and to get started on a college experience that will change your life. Here’s how.

  1. Join the Class of 2024 today! Submit your $350 tuition deposit.
  2. Complete your housing request. Even those who qualify for an exemption and live off campus must submit this form.
  3. Complete your First Semester Advising QuestionnaireYour academic advisor will use this information to learn more about your interests and goals and aid in developing a first semester schedule.
  4. Complete your language assessmentYou will complete this assessment if you have studied French, German or Spanish. You will need to create an account in order to complete the assessment. You may leave the student ID section blank.
  5. Develop your first semester schedule with an academic advisor. Once you submit the above steps, an academic advisor will schedule a time with you to review and develop your class schedule.
  6. Complete your NWU account activation. Once you’ve met with an academic advisor, you will be sent an email with account activation instructions. If you need us to resend this email, please contact the Admissions Office at 402-465-2218 or admissions [at] nebrwesleyan.edu.
  7. Send final transcripts.
    • Transcripts containing completed, college-level coursework may be submitted at any time.
    • Final high school transcipts must be submitted upon graduation from high school.
    • Submit transcripts to:
      Nebraska Wesleyan University
      Office of the Registrar
      5000 Saint Paul Avenue
      Lincoln, NE 68504
      admissions [at] nebrwesleyan.edu
  8. Please print and complete the student health form. Then, scan and email it to studenthealth [at] nebrwesleyan.edu or mail to:
    • Student Health Services
      Nebraska Wesleyan University
      5000 Saint Paul Avenue
      Lincoln, NE 68504