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Congratulations on your acceptance! At Northwestern, you will be surrounded by energetic and supportive peers, receive personal and professional guidance and have outstanding clinical experiences.
Checklist for newly admitted students
It is important that you complete this checklist prior to the start of the term.
1. Pay your tuition deposit
You are required to pay a tuition deposit as soon as possible to secure your enrollment and begin the financial aid process.
2. Apply for financial aid
Apply for financial aid early to be considered for federal grants, loans and work study programs. You'll begin by submitting the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
3. Submit your Minnesota Immunization Form
Minnesota state law requires that Northwestern have a signed immunization form in each student's file. To obtain the form, visit Minnesota Immunization Requirement.
4. Confirm your attendance at Orientation
All students are required to attend New Student Orientation. You’ll receive the information you need to begin your studies, meet faculty and staff, and find out more about campus services.
To view dates and confirm your attendance, visit New Student Orientation.
5. Review important policies
At New Student Orientation, you will be required to sign a document that you have read and understood the following information and policies:
Registration and class schedules
Registration process - Registration information will be mailed to you approximately 2 months prior to the start of the term.
Class schedules - General class schedules are available for you to view. If applicable, you will be given your section number approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the term.
Books and supplies
- College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
- College of Chiropractic
- College of Undergraduate Health Sciences
- School of Massage Therapy
Study Skills Workshop
Learn some simple and effective study skills at our Study Skills Workshop.
You are able to purchase a parking sticker at a cost of $10.00 for your entire stay at Northwestern - the charge is added to your first-trimester statement. The sticker must be displayed at all times when using the University parking facilities. Parking stickers are available at New Student Orientation.
For questions, contact:
Office of Admissions