Admitted students - New student checklist

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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.


Next steps checklist for admittted students

Step 1Confirm enrollment

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

Target completion dates:

  • Fall 2019 start: Confirm by May 1, 2019
  • Spring 2020 start: Confirm by December 31, 2019

Confirm enrollment


Step 2Submit 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


Step 3Apply 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, 2019

Apply for housing


Step 4Register for classes

To register for classes, you start by taking the brief online course, Advising 101, and then scheduling an appointment (phone or in-person) 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, 2019

After completing Advising 101 Make advising appointment


Step 5Submit final transcripts

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

Target completion date: July 1, 2019

Submit transcripts


Step 6Complete immunization requirements

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

Target completion date: July 1, 2019

Complete immunization requirements


Number 7-01Mark your calendars for Orientation!

Get more information and get psyched for Orientation.

Go to Orientation