Prepare for Westmont

rachel wong

Congratulations on your decision to attend Westmont! In order to make the transition smoother, we've provided some important information that is relevant to you as an incoming student, as well as info. that is specific to you as an international student. We've also included some info. that we hope you'll find helpful as you prepare to embark on your Westmont adventure. We can't wait to meet you. Welcome to Westmont.

All students:

  1. Check Financial Aid status
  2. Read First Lecture Book
  3. Login to your Westmont email/calendar
  4. Take the online safely quiz
  5. Complete health forms
  6. Register for classes
  7. Check room assignment
  8. Pay your first bill

Specific to international students:

  1. Get health insurance
  2. Get required immunizations
  3. Obtain F1 visa
  4. Register for International Orientation

Optional (but we think will be very helpful!) info.:

  1. How to get to campus from airport or train station
  2. Explore the Orientation Schedules, below.
  3. View the dorm room layouts here
  4. Get a head start:
    1. Learn What's What on Campus: Campus Map
    2. Learn what banks exist:
    3. Meet some of your support team

Orientation Schedules

KahoBelow are links to last year's International Student Orientation schedule, last year's All New Student Orientation schedule, as well as highlights of this Fall's Orientation Schedule. Please feel free to look at these--to whet your appetite as you prepare for life at Westmont.

Speaking of preparing yourself, mark your calendars for August 25th; this is the date you get to move into your dorm room!

Remember, International Student Orientation begins on Monday, August 25th and goes through Thursday, August 28th. (All international students are required to attend; this should be an extremely helpful time for you all!)

Directly following International Student Orientation is New Student Orientation, Thursday, August 28th- Sunday, August 31st. (All new students are required to attend).

And directly following that, your FIRST semester at Westmont begins!

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Orientation Schedule

Last year's International Orientation Schedule: 8/19/13-8/22/13

Last year's Orientation Schedule : 8/22/13-8/25/13

2014 All Student Orientation Highlights: 8/28/14-8/31/14.