New Student Orientation (NSO)

Checklist

Helpful links:

Submit any Advanced Placement or Transfer credits to the Admissions office.

Inquire about Financial Aid opportunities.

Contact Student Housing at 260-481-4180, if you are interested in living on campus.

Activate your my.IPFW account.

Log into myIPFW and familiarize yourself with its features.

Visit the Orientation and Placement channel on the "Enrollment" tab and follow the links to: Complete your Writing Guided Self-Placement, view your Reading Placement and schedule your Math Placement. All placements must be completed at least 24 hours in advance of your SOAR date.

If you need special accommodations during your College Day, call our Services for Students with Disabilities office at 260-481-6657. Please call at least two full weeks before your scheduled day so they can make your day great!

Make arrangements for Overnight Accommodations if needed.

Check myIPFW and your IPFW e-mail at least twice per week for important announcements.

Attend your College Day

  1. Bring your placement test scores and your myIPFW username and password.
  2. Bring a government issued photo ID in order to have your Mastodon Card photo taken. 
  3. Bring a sweater or jacket as many of our buildings are cold at times.
  4. Learn about IPFW, meet with an academic advisor and register for classes.
  5. Watch your IPFW e-mail for your E-bill. Pay tuition and fees or make arrangements for a payment plan by the published deadline.
  6. Buy your books and other needed materials at Follett's Bookstore

Attend Freshmen Fest, Friday, August 23, 2013

© 2014 Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). All rights reserved. IPFW is an equal access/equal opportunity university.
If you have trouble accessing this page because of a disability, please email the Office of Institutional Equity at accessibility@ipfw.edu.