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 enrollment

We encourage you to confirm enrollment as early as possible. This will give you the most time to prepare.

Target completion dates:

  • Fall 2020 start: Confirm by July 1, 2020. 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

The online application for student housing opens each year on January 15 for the following fall term. 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.

Target completion date: April 1, 2020

Apply for housing


5. Register for classes

To register for classes, new students will fill out the Advising 101 Questionnaire. Returning and transfer students will take the Advising 101 Course and then schedule an appointment with an advisor. Check your FLC email for an invitation to Advising 101. Fall registration opens on May 1 and classes can fill.

Target completion date: Soon after May 1, 2020

Take Advising 101


6. Submit final transcripts

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

Target completion date: July 1, 2020

Submit transcripts


7. Complete immunization requirements

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

Target completion date: July 1, 2020

Complete immunization requirements


8. Get your student ID

Upload a photo to get your SkyCard without waiting in line. 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 date: August 22

Get your student ID


9. Mark your calendars for Orientation!

Get more information and get psyched for Orientation.

Go to Orientation