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Fall'18 Checklist

All of the tasks you need to complete are listed below. Links to helpful information can be found at the bottom of the page. If you have questions, please contact the Admissions Office at 608-363-2500; a full directory can also be accessed here.

  • Fridge/Microwave Rental form (optional)
    Complete and mail to:
    Refrigerator/Microwave Rental Coordinator
    700 College St., Box 95
    Beloit, WI 53511
    Office of Residence Life
  • *Activate your Beloit College email account*
    Your username and temporary password were sent by mail with Becoming a Beloiter: The Guide (look in the front pocket). [International students: you should have received this information in an email.] Once your email has been activated, go to the Terrarium, scroll down, and click on the blue "Email" box.
    If you are unable to access the Password Manager System, please contact the IT Help Desk at 608-363-HELP (4357) or email Please state in the email subject line: "Password support"

Log in to the Portal and click on the "New Students" tab at the top to complete the forms listed below:

If you are unable to access the Portal, please contact the IT Help Desk at 608-363-HELP (4357) or email Please state in the email subject line: "Password support"

  • Vehicle Registration/Parking Permit Request Form
    A limited number of permits are issued by lottery. Bringing a vehicle is not recommended. Cost is $85/semester or $170/year. Review Beloit's parking policy here.
    Deadline:  July 1

  • Emergency Contact Information
    Deadline: July 15
    Dean of Students Office
  • Flight Arrival Information
    *International students only
    Deadline: July 15
  • Health Forms
    Deadline: July 15

  • Athletics Medical Forms
    *NCAA athletes only*
    You will receive more information from your coach and our athletic trainer.
    Deadline: July 15

  • Parental Education Form
    Log in to the Portal to complete this mandatory, two question survey.
    Deadline: July 15
    Office of Institutional Research, Assessment & Planning

  • Questionnaire for Advisor
    *allow 30-45 minutes to complete
    Accessible via the Portal beginning July 1
    Deadline: July 15

  • "Coming to Beloit" online survey
    *allow 30 minutes to complete
    Accessible via the Portal
    (Click on the "Student Life" tab and scroll to the bottom)
    Deadline: July 31
    Revised deadline: August 15

  • Health Insurance Waiver Form or Health Insurance Selection Form
    *domestic students only* 
    All degree-seeking students must provide proof of health insurance. Those who do not provide proof of insurance by July 31 will be billed for an insurance plan offered by the college. (For international students, health insurance coverage is automatic and mandatory; students will be billed.)
    Deadline: July 31

  • Sexual assault awareness assignment
    This mandatory online tutorial should take about 2 hours to complete.
    Accessible on the Portal on or after June 2
    Deadline: July 31
    Dean of Students' Office

  • New Student Days T-Shirt Order Form (optional)
    *Orders open June 15
    Deadline: August 1
    Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
  • Preferred Name Change (optional)
    Deadline: submit request no later than August 1
    Registrar's Office

  • FERPA Release Form
    You can read an overview of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) here; this form authorizes the release/disclosure of financial aid, billing, and/or tax info to designated individuals. The completed form can be submitted to the Financial Aid Office, 2nd floor of Pearsons Hall, or emailed to
    Deadline: August 1

  • PLUS Application
    *if applicable, domestic students only
    Deadline: August 1
    (process completion date to meet the fall semester payment deadline in mid-August).
    Office of Financial Aid

  • Direct Loan Processing: Complete Loan Counseling and Master Promissory Note
    *if applicable, domestic students only
    Deadline: August 1
    Office of Financial Aid

  • Tuition payments
    Your bill will be sent by mail on June 22, at which time it will also be available on the Portal.
    Due by: August 10, 2018
    Bursar's Office

  • Payment plan (optional)
    Enroll online with Tuition Management Systems

  • Tuition insurance plan (optional)
    Deadline: Enroll online no later than August 27,
    the 1st day of classes

Bring the following to campus for work authorization, summer grants, and other paid opportunities (*original documents, not copies):

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

  1. An unexpired U.S. passport or Permanent Resident Card or A driver’s license or photo ID
  2. A Social Security card or birth certificate (original or certified copy) *If you are under the age of 16, you must bring your Social Security card and your birth certificate.
  3. A voided check or similar bank document with your bank's name, your name, the bank's routing number, and your bank account number.
    *These details will provide the information needed for electronic deposit of financial aid refunds and earnings from your campus job.

Non-U.S. Citizens

  • Proof of identity and, if applicable, eligibility to work on campus

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