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OFFICE OF TRANSITIONS AND ORIENTATION

Spring Entry Transition Process

If you have not been fully admitted to WSU, or if you are unsure of where you are in the admission process, please contact the Office of Admissions before proceeding.

Graduate Student

If you are a graduate student, please contact the Graduate School or your academic department for additional information.

International Student

If you are an international student, please contact International Education for additional information.

Domestic Undergraduate Student

The following checklist will outline your transition process. The earlier you complete these steps, the better chance you have in getting classes and resources to meet your needs.

STEP 1: Set up your myWSU password.
In order to sign up for orientation, enroll in classes, and access your WSU email account, you will need to set up your password for your myWSU student account. Go to wichita.edu/newstudent for information and directions.

STEP 2: Sign up to attend Spring Orientation.
Attending orientation is required in order to confirm your enrollment and your place in the incoming class. Before you can sign up for orientation, you must set up your myWSU password. Sign up for orientation now.

Returning Adult Seminar
LASI 100A-This 2 day workshop one weekend seminar is designed for Adult students (age 24 or older) resuming their education. If you have had a break from college, or are a first-time college student, who wants help navigating the University and its resources. You will earn one (1) elective credit, complete your orientation requirement, and have the opportunity to meet other students facing similar challenges and questions. The course also includes study skills, career navigation, and education planning, and navigating WSU website and resources.

» Enroll for this course through the online registration system under LASI Interdisciplinary courses

Do you have questions regarding the adult seminar orientation course?
Contact Lisa Hilt, Office of Adult Learning
Main Office: 316-978-6777
wichita.edu/AdultLearning

STEP 3: Call to schedule a Shocker Connection advising appointment.
As a new student, you will enroll with the help of an academic advisor your first semester. When you call to schedule your appointment, let the staff know you are a new student and need to schedule a “Shocker Connection” advising appointment. You will meet one-on-one with an advisor in the college which houses your intended major. If you are unsure where you major is housed, consult this list of majors. Find your advising contact information at wichita.edu/academicadvising.

» View a list of items to consider before meeting with your advisor

STEP 4: Attend Orientation.
In order to confirm your enrollment and save your place in the incoming class, you are required to attend the orientation program you signed up for in Step 2.

» See a sample Spring Orientation student agenda

» See a sample Spring Orientation guest agenda

STEP 5: Send in updated transcripts.
Make sure all of your most recent transcripts from each institution have been sent to WSU and have been posted to your student records. If you are unsure if all of your transcripts have been received, contact the Office of Admissions.

Living on campus is not required if you are transferring more than 30 college credit hours to WSU. If you would like to live on campus, or have below 30 credits earned, you can find the housing contract at wichita.edu/housing.

After completing all five steps, you will be an official member of Shocker Nation!

» Sign up for orientation