From admitted to attending

You've done a lot of work to get this far, and you're almost here. Use the reference below to guide your next steps. This is roughly the order we suggest, though you may take many of these steps concurrently.

You may also wish to bookmark this page, or download a printable checklist.


1. Activating your FLC account

First, you must activate your account. The steps for account activation are as follows:

  1. Locate your FLC identification number on your acceptance letter
  2. Using your FLC identification number, activate your FLC Network account

Activate FLC Network Account


2. Confirm your intent to enroll in classes at FLC

We encourage you to confirm your intent to enroll in classes at FLC ("confirm," as we like to call it) as early as possible. Confirming is how you reserve your spot, and doing it early will give you the most time to prepare.

Target completion dates:

  • Spring 2021 start: Confirm by December 1, 2020. 
  • Fall 2021 start: Confirm by July 15, 2021. 
    • Note: To give you extra flexibility in your planning, your confirmation fee will be refundable until July 15.

Confirm enrollment


3. Submit FAFSA

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year to apply for financial aid at Fort Lewis College. The FAFSA is available each year beginning October 1 for the following academic year. You should plan to submit your FAFSA by November 15 for full consideration for aid although it does remain open all year.

Target completion date: As soon as possible

Apply for financial aid


4. Apply for housing

Target completion dates:

  • Spring 2021 start: The online application for student housing opens October 1, 2020. Apply as soon as possible after that date. 
  • Fall 2021 start: The online application for student housing opens each year on January 15. Apply for housing by May 1 and you have the option of choosing your own room. After May 1, rooms selections are made on a first come, first served basis. We recommend that you apply by  April 1, 2021

Apply for housing


5. Register for classes

To register for classes, new first-year students will fill out the Advising 101 Questionnaire. Check your FLC email for an invitation to Advising 101. Returning and transfer students will schedule a registration appointment with an advisor.

Target completion dates:

  • Spring 2021 registration opens November 23, 2020. Register as soon as possible after this date. 
  • Fall 2021 registration opens on May 1, 2021. Register as soon as possible after this date. 

 

Register for classes


6. Submit final transcripts

Submit your final academic transcripts to FLC before the start of your first semester.

Target completion dates:

  • Spring 2021 start: TBD
  • Fall 2021 start: July 1, 2021

Submit transcripts


7. Complete immunization requirements

You'll need to submit proof of immunization by the start of your first semester.

Target completion dates:

  • Spring 2021 start: TBD
  • Fall 2021 start: July 1, 2021

Complete immunization requirements


8. Get your student ID

Upload a photo to ensure your SkyCard is ready for you when you arrive on campus and won't delay your move-in. When you upload a photo and get your SkyCard before arrival, you'll have immediate access to your student housing and your meal plan.

Target completion dates:

  • Spring 2021 start: TBD
  • Fall 2021 start: August 5

Get your student ID


9. Mark your calendars for Orientation!

  • Spring 2021 start:
    • Mandatory Online Orientation: Date TBD
    • In-person Orientation: Date TBD. 
  • Fall 2021 start:
    • Mandatory Online Orientation: Date TBD
    • In-person Orientation: Date TBD. 

Go to Orientation