ADMISSIONS

  • Things to Do Before You Arrive
    Spring-Entry Checklist

    Accepted Student 1     Pay Your Admission Deposit
    Your first step in getting here is to submit your non-refundable deposit to the Admissions Office by the deadline noted otherwise on your acceptance letter. The deposit is $300 for on-campus resident students and $150 for commuter students.
     
    Admissions Deposit due by May 1
    Accepted Student 2   Get Connected

    Log in to your WSU email and familiarize yourself with the myWSU portal. Your username and password can be found in your deposit confirmation letter. Offices will now begin to contact you through your WSU email regarding placement testing, course registration, and more. myWSU houses Blackboard (course material), WebAdvisor (course registration, student account management, and online payments), OneCard, and more. Your OneCard is your official identification, library, dining, and residence hall key card. All vehicles require a valid parking decal, visitor pass, or hang tag. Commuter parking decals will be mailed to home addresses before the start of the semester. Resident student parking decals are distributed on a limited basis.  Worcester State University requires all students to have laptops. Visit Information Technology for laptop purchase information, technology support, help desk hours, and software pricing.
     
    myWSU       OneCard   Parking Information
     

    Accepted Student 3   Prepare for Academics
    Prepare to register for a Registration Day through the Academic Success Center. Be sure to submit all final transcripts to the Admissions Office—AP scores, IB scores, CLEP test results, and college transcripts (if applicable). Buy your books and supplies from the WSU Bookstore.
     
    Accepted Student      Disability Services Office  

     
    Accepted Student 4   Paying for College
    Apply for financial aid if you haven’t already. The Financial Aid Office can assist you through the process and info about scholarships, costs, and tuition payment plans. Make payment arrangements with our Student Accounts Office or pay your bill online.
     
    Financial Aid     
     
      
    Accepted Student 5   Get Ready for Life at WSU
    If you indicated that you would like to live on campus, you will need to complete the Residence Hall License Agreement and Room Assignment Questionnaire. The Residence Hall License Agreement and Room Assignment Questionnaire will be emailed to incoming resident students starting April 1st to their Worcester State email address. Room rates, suggested items to bring, prohibited items, and info about Living-Learning Communities can be found at Residence Life. Turn in all required health forms. (These forms must be received before resident students can move in; commuters before the start of classes).
     
      Commuter Services   Dine on Campus   Health Services    

      
    Accepted Student 6   Attend Orientation
    Worcester State University’s Winter Orientation program is required for students. Visit the orientation page for the date, time, and location, and to register online.
     
    Orientation  
    Accepted Student 7   Learn about Student Life
    Get involved in more than 30 student clubs and organizations, 19 varsity sports, and 10 intramural sports. Our Multicultural Affairs Office and International Programs Office can assist your adjustment to college with a host of programs. Explore study abroad programs and discover a new culture.
     
    Student Involvement and Leadership Programs   Study Away