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.
6/27/17: Please make sure you have completed the following actions items:
1. New Student Information Survey (everyone) due 5/30
2. Advising Survey (everyone) due ASAP
3. Math Placement Exam (certain students depending on math answers from survey #1) due 6/9
4. Students who took survey #1 (on or before 6/27) will receive an advising team and the ability to access Phase II of the New Student Information Survey, which will allow you to preference elective courses.
In case you missed the new student webinar from 6/8 you can follow this link and watch the playback! Total running time is roughly an hour, or click on the PDF below for FAQ.
6/1/17: Students who submitted an Enrollment Fee on or before May 30th have received the New Student Information Survey AND the Advising Form at their F&M Email Account. PLEASE COMPLETE THESE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL STEPS. Additionally, certain students will have received a calculus placement exam. Additionally, there is a MANDATORY HEALTH FORM included that needs to be returned to the Student Wellness Center. Please contact ITS at 717-358-6789 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have difficult accessing your F&M email account.
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:|
|Rolling basis; when Enrollment Fee is paid||Accessing your F&M email account.||All students||Please check that you can access your account immediately after receiving an email from ITS||Dean of the College|
|Rolling basis; depends on your enrollment fee deposit date||New Student Information Questionnaire (5/5/17) and Academic Advising Questionnaire||All students-a link will be sent to F&M email address.||May 26||Dean of the College|
|Early July||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).||July 14||Housing|
|Late-May||Student Health Form||All students- The form should be downloaded and mailed to the Student Wellness Center.||ASAP||Student Wellness Center|
|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|
|Early June||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 9||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.
Students will receive housing assignments.
|First week of August||Student Accounts and Billing|