Steps to Fall Orientation
on August 17, 2021

Congratulations again on your acceptance to Warren Wilson College. Your admission is a reflection of your hard work and shared values. We’re excited to work with you on the next steps.

Dates for New Student Move-in & Orientation are dependent on the developing COVID-19 situation and may change. Move-in may be staged over more than one day to facilitate social distancing. Our current move-in dates are:

First Year students – Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Transfer Students – Wednesday, August 18, 2021

In the meantime, join your new classmates in our Fall ’21 Facebook Group, and see below for important next steps. You can also connect with us on Instagram @warrenwilsoncollegeadmissions. Don’t forget to use the hashtags #warrenwilsonbound #wwcowls #wwc25 and #warrenwilsoncollege. Maybe we’ll add you to our story!

Academic Showcase Logo

Academic Showcase - March 22-26 

We are excited to invite you to join us for the 2021 Warren Wilson College Academic Showcase! This week of online classes is an opportunity for you to experience our unique, interactive approach to learning and gain a sense of how it feels to be in class at Warren Wilson. Choose from course offerings available from every department on campus.

2021 Accepted Student Passport Days

Passport Days - Every Saturday in April 

Travel to WWC for one of our Accepted Student Passport Days! You and up to two family members can meet representatives from across our community, including Housing & Residence Life, Student Activities, Farm & Garden, Athletics, and more! Explore Warren Wilson College’s beautiful campus in person in this series of interactive, self-guided tours happening every Saturday in April.

What’s Next?

  1. Newly Admitted?

    If you’ve been accepted to Warren Wilson and are ready to commit, please pay your $300 enrollment deposit online now. Your deposit is nonrefundable and will go straight to your first semester’s bill. Note that you will need to have or setup your WWC Admissions Portal login. Can’t get your login to work? Drop us a line and we’ll be glad to help.

    Once you’ve logged in, fill out the Offer of Admission Reply Form (if you haven’t already). After that, you will see a new item on your Application Status Page that says, “Enrollment Deposit – Submit Payment for 307.80 USD,” which is where you can pay online with a credit card. (The additional $7.80 is a 2.6% processing fee for credit card payments.)

    ​​​​​​​You can also send a check in the mail made payable to: Warren Wilson College. Send it to:

    Office of Admission
    PO Box 9000
    Asheville, NC 28815-9000

    Please put the student’s name on the memo section of the check. You’ll receive a confirmation email when we receive it.

  2. Complete Your Financial Aid

    Complete the FAFSA, and (if applicable) verification process and/or North Carolina residency determination.

    • If you have not Complete the FAFSA, you will only be eligible for merit-based scholarships.  If you would like to apply for need-based aid, including federal, state, and institutional aid, then you must complete a FAFSA.
    • If you are selected for FAFSA verification, you must complete that process before you receive a final financial aid offer.  Note the verification process can be lengthy — don’t procrastinate!
    • North Carolina residents must complete and be approved for NC residency on the state NC Residency Determination Service (RDS) website before being eligible for NC need-based aid and the Warren Wilson College NC Free Tuition program.
    • If you’re accepting your students loans, you must complete all loan paperwork before funds can be disbursed.
    • For help, contact the Financial Aid Office (phone or text) (828) 771-2082 or email
  3. Accept Your Financial Aid Offer in NetPartner

    If you haven’t already done so, log in to your Net Partner account to accept your financial aid offer and view any pending requirements needed to finalize your financial aid.

    Your financial aid cannot be applied to your student account bill until you accept OR decline each of your offer(s) listed and complete all paperwork. Please log in to Net Partner for more details. You can find more information about NetPartner and how to login here.