Class Of 2021 Frequently Asked Questions
WHEN TO ARRIVE
Saturday morning, August 19, check in at the Allen Athletics and Recreation Center at 9:00am. You will receive an information packet including the orientation schedule. Lunch will be provided in Chadwick Court. There is no charge for the student, but a cost of $5.00/person (paid at the event) for additional persons attending. President Gregory Hess will ring in the Class of 2021 in a ceremony that begins at 1:00 PM in the Pioneer Chapel.
**International students need to arrive by August 15.
Freshman Saturday events for parents will end at 4 PM.
Students buy their textbooks from the College bookstore. The Bookstore accepts personal checks, cash or credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover). The average cost of books and supplies for the first semester is $500.
To contact the bookstore call (765)361-6271 or visit the Bookstore website.
PAYMENT OF FEES
Tuition invoices for the first semester will be available online in Wabash Self-Service (https://webservice.wabash.edu/Student/) on June 1 with payment due July 15.
- Expected loans and outside scholarships are shown as “pending” until actually received.
- Your paid admission deposit is credited on your first semester statement.
- Students can set up access for parents to view their bills through the Wabash Self-Service system; instructions are available here.
- Questions related to fees should be directed to Cathy VanArsdall at 765-361-6421 or email@example.com.
- Credit card payments are accepted online (MasterCard,Visa, American Express and Discover).
- You cannot register until your fees are paid.
Wabash Internships and Student Employment
To better understand how Wabash Internships and Student Employment hours are credited toward your cost of attendance, visit the Financial Aid office webpage on Wabash Internships and Student Employment.
Questions about how to complete Wabash Internships and Student Employment forms, pay rate, etc. can be found here.
You can view your Wabash Internships and Student Employment credit on AskWally.
You will apply for all Wabash Internships and Student Employment opportunities through the Handshake system via Career Services. The majority of Wabash Student Employment positions are posted at the beginning of each semester, however, they may be posted at any time throughout the academic year. For details, and to begin the application process, go to The Career Services Wabash Internships and Student Employment website.
STUDENT HEALTH FORMS
Prior to taking classes at Wabash College, all students must provide the Student Health Center with current address, emergency contact, insurance, medical alert, and health history information. Everything must be filled out in its entirety and a copy of your insurance card (front and back). To expedite this process Wabash College uses an online data entry system.
For more details on how to enter your information, visit /medical/.
If your financial aid package includes loans, you will need to activate your loans prior to your arrival on campus. Visit the Financial Aid Office loan activation page to activate your student loans.
To enroll in a payment plan for the this academic year, you can find more information at /businessoffice/plans. You can enroll online or contact our partners, Tuition Management Systems, at 1-800-722-4867
OTHER FINANCIAL AID QUESTIONS
If you have questions about financial aid that aren't addressed above, please contact the Financial Aid Office directly at 800-718-9746 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College does not handle personal funds for students, and some local businesses may not accept out-of-city personal checks; therefore, we recommend that students open a personal checking account at a local bank. Bank representatives will be available on August 19 (Freshman Saturday) to open accounts. Students may cash personal checks for up to $50 at the Business Office located in Center Hall. Additionally, the local Chase Bank will cash student checks with a Wabash ID.
VARSITY ATHLETIC PRACTICE
Watch for letters from the Athletic Department announcing the reporting dates for football, soccer, and cross country practice. Most Fall sport athletes will report before August 19. Please call the Athletic Department for sports information at 765-361-6220.
Your housing assignment letter will be emailed to your Wabash email account on or before August 4. All freshmen, sophomores, and juniors (beginning with the Class of 2019) are required to live in College Housing, unless a student receives permission from the Dean of Students to commute from home.
Fraternity rooms, and the assignment of them, vary from house to house.
All dorm rooms come with extra-long twin beds (a little longer than the standard size 80”), dressers, desks, and desk chairs, cable, and campus network jacks. The dorms are air-conditioned. Dorm room sizes vary from hall to hall. Your room will be ready to move into on Freshman Saturday, August 19, beginning no earlier than 9:00am. Single occupancy rooms are usually only available to upperclassmen.
WHEN DO I FIND OUT WHO MY ROOMMATE IS?
The Dean of Students Office only assigns roommates to students living in a residence hall. Each fraternity has their own system for assigning rooms and roommates. If you selected to live in a residence hall, then you will receive your roommate information along with your housing assignment in your Wabash email account on or before August 4.
WHEN CAN I MOVE IN?
Your room will be ready to move into Freshman Saturday, August 19, 2017, beginning no earlier than 9:00 a.m. Incoming students living in Independent Housing will pick up their room key in the Allen Center at the end of the Freshman Saturday Check-In process. Further details will be provided in the Housing & Roommate Assignment Letter, which will be emailed on August 4th.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
See our suggested guidelines for what entering students may need at Wabash.
WHAT WILL MY MAILING ADDRESS BE?
Mail will be delivered directly to your Fraternity using the information sample below. For Residence Hall students and students in College-owned Housing, you will be assigned a mailbox located in the lower level of the Sparks Center and should be addressed using the information sample below:
Fraternity's street address
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
301 W. Wabash Ave. (or Wabash College)
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
WHEN CAN I REGISTER FOR CLASSES?
Beginning May 24 at 3:30pm, freshmen will register for their Freshman Tutorial. Freshmen will register for their remaining classes during the week of Freshman Orientation, after meeting with their academic advisor.
HOW DO I INQUIRE ABOUT AP CREDIT?
Review the credit evaluation process in the Academic Bulletin then contact the Registrar's Office at 765-361-6416.
If you have a question that is not answered here, please contact the Dean of Students' Office at 765-361-6310 or email@example.com for further assistance.
Wabash College Dean of Students Office
301 West Wabash Avenue
Crawfordsville, IN 47933-0352