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.


May 11
Spring Showcase Day; if you haven't visited campus yet, please attend!
May - June
Students with a complete application can log in and select a room.
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
Last day to request housing deposit refund. Cancel contract by email to
July 20
Additional Freshman Registration Day
Before Aug. 15
Have your high school send an official transcript showing a graduation date to WSU Admissions
Aug. 21
Move-in Day!
Aug. 21
Last New Student Registration Day for Fall 2018
Aug. 21-25
New Student Orientation Days
Aug. 27
Fall Semester classes begin!

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