Worcester State University
Accepted Students

 
First-Year Student Check List
 
 
SECURE YOUR PLACE AT WSU (SUBMIT DEPOSIT)
We can't wait to welcome you to the WSU community. Your first step in getting here is to send in your deposit. Your acceptance letter informs you of when your deposit is due. Contact Admissions at 508-929-8040 if you have any questions.


CHECK YOUR WSU EMAIL ACCOUNT
This was sent to you in your deposit letter. Offices will now begin to contact you through this account regarding placement testing and course scheduling.


APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID
Financial Aid website :: Administration Building, 1st Floor

ACCUPLACER PLACEMENT TESTING
This must be completed prior to course selection. Instructions were sent via your WSU email account. Please call Academic Success at 508-929-8111 if you have questions. What is the Accuplacer?

RSVP and ATTEND ORIENTATION
Orientation website :: 508-929-8615
      
SUBMIT YOUR FINAL TRANSCRIPTS
Tell your guidance office that you've been accepted and are coming to WSU so they can get all your official documents in—AP scores, CLEP tests, college transcripts for high-school-sponsored college coursework.

HEALTH FORMS
Turn in all required health forms (must be in before resident students can move in; commuters before the start of classes).
Health Services website :: Modular Building (behind Sullivan Academic Center), Room 117

FAMILIARIZE YOURSELF WITH OUR STUDENT PORTAL
Our student portal is called the community system and can be accessed by typing community.worcester.edu into your browser's url bar or by clicking the community button located at the bottom of WSU's website home page. There you will find Blackboard
course material posted by your professors, WebAdvisor (schedules, registration, advising and grading), another entry point to your WSU Gmail account, as well as other, just-in-time resources. Important alerts from WSU's alert/emergency notification system are posted in full on the main community page.  
 
BUY YOUR LAPTOP
A laptop is required of all new students. Buy your laptop before the start of classes. Order through WSU

MEAL PLAN
Determine which meal plan you want (Commuters - minimum meal plans are required). Dine on Campus website
 
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