Prospective Freshman Admissions

Key Dates & Deadlines for New Freshmen Entering in Fall 2015

Nov. 30 Early Action admission applications due (sent by Nov. 30)
Jan. 31 Early Action students encouraged to submit enrollment deposit (refundable until May 1)
Feb. 7-8 Whitworth Music Department live scholarship auditions for new students
March 1 Regular admission applications due (sent by March 1)
March 1 Preferred due date for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) submission to the federal processor
May 1 Deadline for submitting enrollment deposit to hold spot in the freshman class

Key dates for enrolled students in the 2015-16 academic year

Sept. 5 Residence halls open at 9 a.m. for new freshman and transfer students
Sept. 5-8+ New-Student Orientation (parents welcome on Saturday and Sunday)
Sept. 7 Residence halls open for returning students
Sept. 8 Academic Advising Day
Sept. 9 Day and evening classes begin
Oct. 2-4 Homecoming Weekend
Oct. 30-Nov. 2 Fall Break (no classes)
Nov. 25-27 Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 15-18 Final Exams Week
Dec. 19-Jan. 4 Christmas Break (residence halls close at 10 a.m. on Dec. 19)
Jan. 4, 2016 Residence halls open at 1 p.m. for Jan Term