Welcome to the nest, Skyhawks

Congratulations! We are so excited you're joining us on your next academic adventure! As a newly admitted student, it's time to start planning your transition to FLC.

Reply to our offer of admission

Accept our offer of admission by confirming your enrollment in three easy steps. You can register for classes after you pay the confirmation fee.

  1. Log into your admission portal.
  2. Find "Reply to offer of Admission" under the "Forms" section.
  3. Pay $300 confirmation fee to confirm enrollment.

Next steps as an admitted student

Access your personalized Admitted Students Checklist in your admission portal or view a general checklist:

View Admitted Student Checklist

First-Year Launch

First-Year Launch is our signature program for first-year students. There are many topics to choose from because our faculty and staff have designed these half-semester, one-credit courses around topics they're interested in and passionate about.

Confirmation deadlines

  • Fall semester
  • Spring semester
  • Summer semester
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Campus opportunities before classes begin

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Campus Tours

Our Daily Campus Tour allows students to explore, connect with faculty and students, and see what life is like at Fort Lewis College – all while enjoying our beautiful campus overlooking the Rocky Mountains.


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PEAK Experiences

PEAK Experiences are optional programs right before Orientation that help you find a core group of friends, build your academic and leadership skills, play outside, and get insider tips on college life.

Choose a PEAK Experience

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Get your FLC journey off to a good start at Orientation. Orientation is all about fostering school spirit and welcoming you and your family to the Fort Lewis College community. Our events provide you with important information and fun activities to support a smooth transition to your new life as a Skyhawk at FLC.

Learn about Orientation

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Admitted Student Day

Admitted Student Day in Durango for Fall 2024 offers faculty sessions, financial aid, housing details, student involvement opportunities, and social events for students and their families.

Register for Admitted Student Day

Housing & dining at FLC

First-year students are guaranteed on-campus housing but all students can apply. Apply as soon as you can because housing placements are first come, first serve!

FLC has a great selection of on-campus dining options, too. You can purchase a delicious meal plan whether or not you live on campus.

Aerial view of Animas Hall, with a blue sky and the Animas Valley foothills in the background.

Meet the Skyhawk Welcome Team!

We help new students connect with student organizations, FLC sports teams, and campus and local events.

Contact us

Admission Office

Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301

Phone: 877-352-2656 or 970-247-7184
Fax: 970-247-7179
Email: admission@fortlewis.edu

Talk with admission counselor

Connect with your admission counselor over the phone, in email, or take a campus tour and meet them in person.

Schedule an appointment