Congratulations on your acceptance to Linfield!
Now that you've taken the tests, submitted the apps, and received your offer of admission, what's next? Over the coming months, we will be sending you more information. Listed below are the next steps in the process as you finalize your plans for college.
Before committing to Linfield:
Admission packet – Your admission packet included the Welcome handbook. You, and your parents, should read through both for complete details to confirm your enrollment at Linfield.
Welcome to Linfield College 2016! Facebook Group – Request to join our exclusive Facebook group for admitted students. We'll keep you posted on important dates and reminders, and you can start connecting with future classmates and friends. Search Facebook for "Welcome to Linfield College 2016!" and request to join the group.
Financial Aid – If you wish to be considered for need-based financial aid, submit your FAFSA to Linfield (school code 003198) after January 1, 2016. Financial aid and cost information will be sent to all first-year, fall enrolling, admitted students by April 1; transfer students will receive it by May 15. Spring students will receive their financial aid and cost information by December 15. Once received, please review all materials completely and reply with any requested documents as soon as possible. If you have special circumstances, please submit the Request for Special Circumstances form at your earliest convenience.
Matriculation Deadline – In order to secure your enrollment, you must submit the $400 matriculation fee by the appropriate deadlines (May 1 for first-year, fall enrolling students; June 15 for fall transfer students; January 15 for all spring students).
After committing to Linfield:
New Student Orientation and course registration information – Sent in May (for fall) and January (for spring) from the Office of Enrollment Services, this packet will include your New Student Orientation and Academic Advising Guide, course registration time, summer common reading, and Colloquium faculty and peer advisor assignment.
Receive your CatNet ID and begin checking your Linfield email and Complete WebAdvisor Forms – Additional information is in the Welcome Handbook (check out the Computing section), but this must be completed prior to registering for classes.
Course Registration – Additional information will be sent in the New Student Orientation and Academic Advising mailing in May for fall students.
Housing and roommate assignment – Mailed from the Office of Residence Life by mid-July for fall students, information will include residence hall, room, and roommate contact information.
Tuition Payment – Pay tuition and fees by August 15 for fall enrollment and February 1 for spring enrollment.
All New Students (first-year & transfer): Attend New Student Orientation