Important Dates for New Students

Welcome to Winona State University! Here are some important dates to keep in mind as you count down the days to your first semester at WSU in Fall 2018.

2017

    Sept. 1
    First day to apply for Fall 2018
    Sept. 15
    WSU begins mailing admissions decision letters
    Sept. 27, 28
    Minneapolis National College Fair Days
    Oct. 1
    Can begin to submit FAFSA for Fall 2018 Financial Aid
    Oct. 2
    Can begin to submit online housing application for Fall 2018
    Oct. 19, 20
    Fall Open House Days at WSU, 9am and 1pm
    Oct. 23-27
    Free application week! Fees waived for any applications submitted
    Dec. 1
    Academic Preview Day: all-day event; meet faculty and learn about programs

    2018

    Jan. 21-22 PALS Weekend overnight program for admitted high school seniors
    Feb. Fridays
    Admitted Student Day Programs - invitation by email; must RSVP. Spend a day with your WSU academic college!
    March 30
    Academic Scholarship Registration Day - must be invited and RSVP; opportunity to register early for fall classes
    April 6
    Academic Scholarship Registration Day - must be invited and RSVP; opportunity to register early for fall classes
    May 11
    Spring Showcase Day; if you haven't visited campus yet, please attend!
    Approx. June 15
    Housing assignments available online
    June 18-22
    New Student Registration Days - Email/letter invitations sent approx. May 1. RSVP for your one-day program. Get advising and set up fall schedule; ID card photos, receive laptop and tablet; parent and family sessions included
    By July 1
    Roommate assignments available online. Last day to request housing deposit refund. Cancel contract by email to ResLife@winona.edu
    July 20
    Additional Freshman Registration Day (tentative)
    Before Aug. 15
    Have your high school send an official transcript showing a graduation date to WSU Admissions
    Aug. 14
    Move-in Day!
    Aug. 14
    Last New Student Registration Day for Fall 2018
    Aug. 14-18
    New Student Orientation Days
    Aug. 20
    Fall Semester classes begin!

    For a complete list of important dates for the entire academic year, review the Academic Calendar.