Welcome, New Students!
Welcome to the Franklin & Marshall community! We are so glad you have chosen to join us. The days and months ahead are sure to be filled with new experiences as you begin to prepare for your life at F&M. This site is meant to assist you in navigating your way through this transition. Be sure to visit it often for the most up-to-date resources.
We hope this to-do list can serve as a quick reference for you. If you have any questions regarding the items to be completed, please contact the office requesting the information.
Please also check out the "What to Expect" list for a timeline of when you can expect to hear about various items of interest.
You will receive an email from the ITS Helpdesk shortly after your matriculation fee is processed. Please be sure to set up your account as soon as possible. Follow the instructions in the email you receive. Contact 717-358-6789 if you need assistance with your email.
|When to expect:||item:||who should complete:||When it's due||Office:|
|Early May||New Student Information Questionnaire||All students-a link will be sent to F&M email address.||May 20||Dean of the College|
|Week of May 20||Academic Advising Questionnaire||All students-a link will be sent to F&M email address.||June 1||Dean of the College|
|Late-May||Housing Application||All students-instructions for completing the application will be sent to F&M email address. (Housing and Roommate notification; first week of August).||June 15||Housing|
|Late-May||Student Health Form||All students- The form should be downloaded and mailed to Appel Health Services.||June 15||Appel Health Services|
|Early May||Pre-Orientation Program Applications||If you plan to participate in a pre-orientation program.||Varies, read application information carefully||Various offices|
|Available now on their website||Self-Identification & Accommodation Form||If you will require any sort of special services or accommodations.||June 1||Office of Disability Services|
|Mid-May||Check Financial Aid account||If you have applied for Financial Aid, log on to MyAid to check your account.||Mid-May||Office of Financial Aid|
|Mid-May||Math Placement Exam||If you have taken calculus and plan to take Math during your first semester, a link to the test will be sent to F&M email address.||June 10||Mathematics|
|Late-June||Language Placement Exam||You will be contacted if a language placement exam is required for you.||TBA||Modern Languages|
|Instructions available now on the website||Submit Photo for F&M ID||All incoming students. Instructions available here.||August 3||Auxiliary Services|
|Early August||Payment of Fall bill||Fall bill will be emailed to students in July.||First week of August||Student Accounts and Billing|