Fall'16 Checklist

Items to complete and return are listed first.  Items just for your information follow.  Keep scrolling.  As you work through this checklist refer to Becoming a Beloiter: The Guide, which you received by mail, or simply navigate through this website.  If you have questions, contact the Admissions Office.         

You can probably check the first few items off your list already, so you’re off to a great start! 

□  Beloit College Housing Agreement and Placement Questionnaire
Instructions were sent in your admission packet, with a due date on or before your date of deposit. Due now.
Office of Residential Life

□  FYI Class Registration (first-year students only)
It’s all online and due now.
Office of Admissions

□  Join the Beloit College Class of 2020 group on Facebook! (transfer and exchange students are also welcome)     

□  Make the Terrarium your homepage.
Here you will find links to email, the Portal, Moodle, updates on campus events, and more.   

□  Activate Beloit College email account
Your username and temporary password were sent by mail with Becoming a Beloiter: The Guide (look in the front pocket).
If you are unable to access the Password Manager System, please contact the IT Help Desk at 608-363-2067 or email ITsupport@beloit.edu (state in the subject line that you need password support).

□  Final transcripts (submit official copy):

     □  High school (must include graduation date)

     □  College transfer credit (if applicable)

     □  AP/IB/GCE A-Level/other credit by exam (if applicable)

     Deadline: August 1
Office of Admissions

□  Health Forms
The health forms were sent to you by mail, but you can also find the PDFs online.  They’re due July 15.
Submit to Health Center   

Log in to the Portal to complete the forms listed below (most are due by July 15)
Scroll down
on the Terrarium and click on "the Portal" button in the middle of the page. Sign in with your Beloit username and password (same as you use for email).
If you are unable to access the Portal, please contact the IT Help Desk at 608-363-2067 or email ITsupport@beloit.edu (state in the subject line that you need "password support").

Click on the "New Students" tab at the top to complete:

     □  Questionnaire for Advisor  (allow 30-45 minutes to complete; due by July 15)

     □  Emergency Contact Information (due by July 15)

     □  FERPA Release Form authorizing release/disclose of financial aid, billing, and/or tax info to designated individuals.  (due by July 15)

     □  Parental Education Form (due by August 1)

     □  Flight Arrival Information (if applicable, due by August 1)

     □  International Student Arrival Information (due by July 15)

     □  Vehicle Registration/Parking Permit Request Form (Parking Policy)
          Bringing a vehicle is not recommended.
          A limited number of permits are issued by lottery.
          This request to be included in the lottery must be completed prior to July 1.

     □  Health Insurance Forms   (submit as soon as possible and no later than July 31)

       - Domestic students:  All degree-seeking students must provide proof of health insurance.
         Those who do not provide proof of insurance will be billed for an insurance plan offered by the college.
         You will receive more information by email.  Subscribe no later than July 31.         
     □   Proof of Health Insurance form or Insurance Selection form (domestic students)

       - International students:
         Health insurance coverage is automatic and mandatory.  You will be billed.

□  Publicity and Photo Opt Out Form
Due by July 15.
Communications and Marketing

□  Sexual Assault Awareness Tutorial
Log in on or after June 1.  Be sure to complete this tutorial by August 1.  It will take about 2 hours.
Dean of Students' Office

□  New Student Days T-Shirt Order Form (optional)
Order may be completed after June 15 and needs to be submitted by August 1.
Student Engagement and Leadership

□  Athletics Medical Forms (NCAA athletes only)
You will receive more information from your coach and our athletic trainer, but the deadline for submitting these online forms is July 15.          

□  PLUS Loan Application (if applicable/domestic students only)
Applications may be completed now and are due July 30.
Office of Financial Aid

□  Federal Direct Loan Processing: Complete Loan Counseling and Master Promissory Note
(if applicable/domestic students only)
Forms are completed online and due July 30.
Office of Financial Aid

▪  Expect to receive an email message with the following from the Office of Residential Life by July 15:
       ▪ Residence Hall Room Assignment
       ▪ Campus Mailbox Assignment
       ▪ Refrigerator/Microwave Rental
       ▪ Linen sets (optional purchase)

▪  Billing Statement
Your bill will be sent by mail on June 24, at which time it will also be available on the Portal.

     □  Payment due by August 12.
      Accounting Office                           

     □  Payment Plan (optional)
     Enroll online with Tuition Management Systems.
      Accounting Office   

     □  Tuition Insurance Plan (optional)
Enroll online no later than August 22 (1st day of classes).
      Accounting Office                                        

     ▪  Wire Transfer Instructions (information only)

▪ Bike Registration
Bike registration is completed online when you arrive on campus.
Security & Safety Office

Student Direct Deposit Authorization
You will complete this form when you arrive on campus.

Bring the following to campus (original documents, not copies):

                □  A voided check


                □  U.S. Passport or Permanent Resident Card (unexpired); or

                Driver’s license AND Social Security card or birth certificate
Human Resources


HELPFUL LINKS (information only)

Becoming a Beloiter: The Guide                             

Admissions Counselor  Connect by email or phone

Academic Calendar                                                     


Course Catalog                                                                 

Course Schedule  Scroll to bottom of the linked page. No username or password is needed for access.

Disability Support Services                                       

Financial Aid                                   

Fields of Study

Health Center                                                              

Local Banks, Stores, Pharmacies, Etc.                  

Orientation Schedule                                                

Student Handbook     

Summer Bridge Program (by invitation to eligible students)


Visit Beloit (Visitor’s Bureau) Homepage

City of Beloit Homepage