Admitted Students

Students hanging out between classes.

Step 7: Next Steps

This page will cover many of the other questions you may have about your college experience. If you can't find the answers to your questions here, please contact the New Student Advising & Registration Office at (970) 382-6985, toll-free (866) 385-3949, or advising@fortlewis.edu.

Complete Additional Forms

You may need to file additional forms, based on your individual situation. File them as soon as possible so you don't have a hold placed on your account!

If you... File this form
Are seeking more information about meningococcal disease and vaccinations, Meningcococcal Information Form
Are a student with a disability, Disability Services Form
Are seeking in-state residency, but your residency has not yet been established, Residency Form
Are seeking the Native American Tuition Waiver, Certificate of Indian Blood

Immunization Records

The Student Health Center needs a copy of your current IMMUNIZATION RECORD showing evidence of 2 MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccinations is required to attend college in the State of Colorado.  This record is due prior to the start of classes, but no later than September 15 for fall term, January 31 for winter, May 10, June 15 or July 20 for summer sessions.  Avoid a late fee of $25 and a registration “hold” by getting the record to the Student Health Center well before these dates.

Use these forms to obtain the record from your doctor, health department, or Veteran’s Affairs office:

Send by fax (970-247-7621), mail (Student Health Center, 1000 Rim Drive, Durango, CO 81301) or e-mail (hc_immun@fortlewis.edu).

Additional Opportunities

Make the most of your Fort Lewis College experience with these opportunities:

Preview Weekend

Preview Weekend is a 2-day VIP event for admitted students and their families.

Please join us next year!

Click here to learn more.

Join our Private Facebook Community

Fort Lewis College has a private Facebook community just for admitted and current students to make friends, share interests, and get involved on campus.

Current and admitted students can click here to sign up.

Partner with a Host Family

Host families help ease the transition for new students to college life by:

  • providing support and friendship to students away from home;
  • introducing new students to Durango and Southwest Colorado; and
  • providing a real-life experience for students apart from the everyday college perspective.
Click here to learn more about the host family program.

College Opportunity Fund

The College Opportunity Trust Fund (COF), created by the Colorado Legislature, provides a stipend to eligible undergraduate students to help them pay for college. Students who have been admitted to Fort Lewis College as in-state residents should apply for this stipend if they wish to reduce their out-of-pocket expenses.

Go to https://cof.college-assist.org/ to apply for the stipend.

View or Change Your Schedule

Printing and viewing your schedule

  • Go to theFort
  • Login to your account with your username and password
  • Choose "WebOPUS" from the left column
  • Choose "Student Services"
  • Choose "Registration"
  • Choose "My Class Schedule (Day and Time)"

Changing Your Schedule

If you decide that you want to make changes to your schedule you can consult with your new student advisor or make the changes on your own. Keep in mind that once you drop a class it may be difficult to re-enroll in the course.

To make changes to your schedule:

  • Go to theFort
  • Login to your account with your username and password
  • Choose "WebOPUS" from the left column
  • Choose "Student Services"
  • Choose "Registration"
  • To ADD a class
  • Choose "Class Search"
  • Choose the term you wish to alter
  • Choose "Advanced Search" (do not highlight a subject at this point)
  • Using the search options, find the courses you wish to add to your schedule. Courses marked by "C" are closed; courses with a box next to them are available.
  • Check the box next to the course you wish to add. Choose "Register"
  • To DROP a course
  • Choose “Add/Drop Classes”
  • Choose the term you wish to alter
  • Select “Drop/Delete” from the drop-down menu directly to the right of the course you wish to drop from your schedule.
  • Choose “Submit Changes”

Find Your Advisor

NSAR Advisor

If you would like to get in touch with the advisor you met with during your appointment, please send them an email or set up a follow-up appointment by calling (970) 382-6985 or 1(866) 385-3949.

 Name Email
Phone or Text
Shannon Dancy
sldancy@fortlewis.edu (970) 946-4591 
Joey Dell jedell@fortlewis.edu  (970) 247-7395 (no text option)
Crystal Fankhauser
fankhauser_c@fortlewis.edu (970) 946-4623 
Allison Flores  flores_a@fortlewis.edu  (970) 946-1663 
Matthew Krichman  krichman_m@fortlewis.edu  (970) 903-6774 
Melissa Marchase mmarchase@fortlewis.edu  (970) 946-7855
Carol Smith smith_carol@fortlewis.edu  (970) 903-8684 
Alyse Spencer aspencer@fortlewis.edu (970) 946-4217
Bianica Yellowhair bbyellowhair@fortlewis.edu (970) 946-3242

Faculty Advisor

You will be assigned to an advisor in your major field to assist you with choosing courses throughout your academic career. If you haven't declared a major, you will be assigned to a general advisor. To find out who your advisor is:

  • Go to theFort
  • Login to your account with your username and password
  • Choose "WebOPUS" from the left column
  • Choose "Student Services"
  • Choose "Student Records"
  • Choose "Advising Information"
  • Your advisor's name and contact information will be displayed.

Purchase Your Textbooks

To find the textbooks you'll need for each class, first print out a copy of your schedule (see above).

  • Go to: the FLC Bookstore
  • Choose "Textbooks & Course Materials"
  • Choose the term you will be attending
  • Choose the department of your first course (i.e. Math, Chem, etc.)
  • Choose the number of your first course
  • Choose the section of your course (the 5 digit CRN listed on your schedule)
  • Choose "Submit"
  • Textbooks will be listed; choose Used, New, or Digital textbooks
  • Choose "Add to Cart and add another course"; repeat with all courses
  • Purchase the items in your Cart

New Student Orientation

You are automatically registered for New Student Orientation. You will receive an email at your Fort Lewis College Webmail account about a mandatory online pre-campus orientation course, which will help you be successful in your first semester in college.

Financial Aid

If you are receiving financial aid, you should consider speaking with a financial aid counselor to ensure that you understand the terms and conditions that apply to the aid you are receiving. You may reach the Office of Financial Aid by calling (970) 247-7142 or toll-free at (800) 352-7152.

Canceling Your Schedule

Now that you have registered for classes, you have incurred a financial commitment to Fort Lewis College.  If you decide not to attend Fort Lewis College, you must take action to cancel your schedule before the first day of classes to avoid being responsible for a portion of your tuition and fees.  You may go to the Registrar’s Office for more information.