Transfer Check List

Transfer students should follow the steps below to complete the application and enrollment process.

  1. Apply to Nebraska Wesleyan.

    Your Nebraska Wesleyan experience begins by completing our free online application. To learn more about our academic requirements, the application process and enrollment process, see Apply page. If you’ve applied and have been accepted, complete the following steps to enroll and become a Prairie Wolf!
  2. File your FAFSA and send us your financial aid information.

    Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at Make sure we receive your FAFSA information by entering Nebraska Wesleyan University’s school code: 002555 as a recipient college.
  3. Review and accept your financial aid award.

    Nebraska Wesleyan customizes aid packages to each student’s needs and strengths. Once we receive your FAFSA information, we build your financial aid package and send you your financial aid award letter. Even if you don’t file the FAFSA, it is likely you will qualify for academic and achievement scholarships at NWU. Review your letter, accept the aid offers and return it to secure your awards.
  4. Submit your tuition deposit.

    The $350 tuition deposit reserves your space in our incoming class and allows you to register for housing and classes. You can pay your tuition deposit online or send in your payment by mail.
  5. Submit your housing request.

    Complete the online Housing Request Form. Even if you do not plan to live on campus, you still need to complete the housing form.
  6. Complete the Modern Language Assessment.

    You should have received your letter to complete your Modern Language Assessment online. If you have forgotten your password, please contact the Admissions Office at 402.465.2218 for assistance.
  7. If applicable, complete the online PDF icon Request for Disability Accommodation Form (PDF).

  8. Mail in your Medical Forms.

    You will receive a medical packet in the mail. Follow the instructions for returning your completed form to NWU.
  9. Schedule your Registration Advising Session.

    Fall Registration for transfer students will take place this summer on three days: June 11, July 11, and August 11. In order to set up your advising appointment, your transcript analysis must be completed. Contact Melanie Armstrong, marmstro [at] or call 402.465.2100 to set up your appointment.

All materials may be mailed to the Admissions Office at the following address:

Nebraska Wesleyan University
Office of Admissions
5000 St. Paul Ave.
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794

Contact Melanie Armstrong with questions:
marmstro [at]

Mail transcripts and other required materials

Nebraska Wesleyan University
5000 Saint Paul Avenue
Lincoln, NE 68504-2794


Melanie Armstrong
800.541.3818, ext. 2100
marmstro [at]