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

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—by Sarah Kelen, vice president for student life

Purchasing Fall Semester Books

Now that your student has registered for fall semester classes, they may be wondering about purchasing textbooks.

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Prairie Wolf Prep

We’re preparing new students to join P-Wolf Nation.
Excitement and anxiety swirl together in the summer before people arrive on campus as new or transferring students. “Who will sit with me in the dining hall?” “Where does my class meet?” and a thousand other questions bounce across everyone’s mind.

Beginning in July, we’ll set out to answer as many of those questions as we can with Prairie Wolf Prep.

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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.

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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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