NWU New Families Blog
A resource for families of NWU incoming students

NWU Planning for August Classes


We assure you that we’re doing everything we can to welcome your student to campus in August. Face-to-face classes and activities are central to a Nebraska Wesleyan education, and our mission and core values are best showcased when we are personally together.

Things to Know Ahead of Your Student’s Advising Session

Your student will soon have their summer advising meeting with an academic advisor. The summer advisor will work with your student to craft a first semester schedule based on information your student has provided about their goals, interests, prior education and anticipated involvement on and off campus.

Here are a few things for you to know about academic advising at NWU.

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We’re Getting Ready for Your Arrival

The Residential Education Office is hard at work preparing for your student’s arrival to campus. There’s nothing we look forward to more than welcoming students to campus and reestablishing our vibrant and supportive living community. We hope your student is excited, too!

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New Families Blog

Spring is one of the most exciting times of the year for high school seniors. It is for us at Nebraska Wesleyan University, too. Those highlights like prom, championships and graduation are the capstone to a high school career. I remember them fondly. Not only from my own days as a student, but because I’m a father. Thinking back to my own daughter’s senior year of high school, I know just how important those moments are to your child and how important they are to you as proud family members.

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Caring for Your Mental Health during Uncertain Times

Dr. Kim Corner (’98) directs counseling services at Nebraska Wesleyan University. She has tips for students and families seeking to maintain mental health through difficult times.

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Advice on Advising

One of the ways Nebraska Wesleyan realizes its central value of personal attention to students is through its advising system. We start with summer advising, where a specially trained New Student Orientation (NSO) advisor, drawn from our most experienced advisors, will develop a schedule based on each student’s needs and interests.

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