Wesleyan Wednesdays
Video content and resources for parents and families of NWU students

Classes start in less than a month and you want to familiarize yourself with the resources available to help your student be successful in the long run and start strong in August. Each Wednesday through August 5, we will post videos and other resources to help you become familiar with NWU processes and resources. Check back each week for new content.

#1 – Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Student Transitions: Academics, Community, Emotional and Spiritual Resilience

In this video you will hear from Assistant Dean of Students Success & Student Engagement Karri Sanderson-Tobler, Vice President of Student Life, Sarah Kelen and University Minister Eduardo Bousson on how to prepare your student for their first year at Nebraska Wesleyan.

Learn about key points and conversations to have with your student about self-advocacy, how college can differ from high school for both students and their families, and the importance of community. This will also include information on supporting the emotional and spiritual growth of your student.

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Financial Aid and Accessing Student Accounts

In the first part of this video, Director of Scholarships and Financial Aid Tom Ochsner explains the ins and outs of financial aid, student loans, scholarships and tools to manage it all at Nebraska Wesleyan. In the second half of the video, Assistant Controller Benjamin Dahl explains how parents can gain access to their student's information.

For more information regarding Financial Aid, please call (402) 465-2167 or email financialaid [at] nebrwesleyan.edu.

For more information regarding your student's account, please call the Business Office (402) 465-2118 or email studentaccounts [at] nebrwesleyan.edu.

#2 – Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Thinking Ahead: Living On Campus at NWU

We couldn’t be more excited for your student to join us on campus. Throughout this video you’ll learn about your student’s transition to on-campus living, helpful tips, move-in details and how we plan to all work together to keep our communities healthy this year.


Thinking Ahead: Commuting at NWU

In this video you will hear from Assistant Dean for Student Success & Campus Community, Janelle Andreini, on how to prepare your commuter student for their first year at Nebraska Wesleyan.

Janelle will address logistics for this fall’s orientation as well as ways that you as a parent or guardian can support your student’s success.