Admitted Non-Degree-Seeking Checklist
Are you admitted for the Fall of 2023? Go through the following checklist as you prepare to enroll at Western.
- Visit western.edu/activate to create your MyWestern account. MyWestern is where you view financial aid information, class registration dates, and much more.
- After MyWestern account creation, another email will arrive with instructions on setting up your western.edu email address. Your western.edu email is what you should use for official University communication.
- Be sure to check your spam/promotions folder if you don’t receive this email in your inbox.
Once you’ve made your decision to attend Western, you may submit your $200 tuition deposit. You will need to submit your deposit before you can register for classes. You can submit your deposit through your MyWestern account. You can also pay your deposit by check or credit card with the Cashier’s Office at 970.943.3003.
- Note: Tuition deposits are non-refundable and only necessary for your first semester at Western.
Non-degree-seeking students enroll in classes without meeting with an advisor. Register for classes by following the instructions on the Non-Degree Seeking Registration page. If you need assistance registering for courses, contact the Office of the Registrar at 970.943.7012.
The Mountaineer Card is your official University ID. By uploading your photo after you’ve registered for classes, you will be able to receive your ID from your EPIC Mentor during a normally scheduled event at New Student Orientation. Otherwise, you will have to find a limited scheduled time to visit the Mountaineer Card office and have your picture taken and card printed.
After you’ve registered for classes, upload your photo. The login for this webpage is the same as your MyWestern account. Once logged in, choose “Profile” to upload your photo.
For questions, contact the Mountaineer Card office at 970.943.2525, or email email@example.com.
- Colorado law requires all students to show proof of immunity against measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR). At a minimum, students must have completed the first MMR immunization before classes begin. Medical and religious exemptions are allowed. Students who plan to reside in on-campus housing may also want to consider receiving the meningococcal vaccine. If you live on campus, proof of meningococcal vaccine or waiver is required.
- Please submit your immunization records via the housing portal on the western.edu site here. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Affairs at 970.943.2011.
For questions about these documents, contact the Office of Student Affairs at 970.943.2232 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Sign up for the Books-To-Go Program or pick up all your books during your first week of classes at Western’s Bookstore located in the University Center.
For questions on textbooks, contact the Bookstore at 970.943.2156 or email@example.com.
You will receive a paper billing statement by mail.
- Adding or dropping classes, or changing housing or meal plans may affect your account balance. Check your current account balance through your MyWestern Account one business day after making any changes.
Payment is due in full on or before the first day of classes unless you set up a W-Pay Payment Plan.
For questions on your billing statement, contact the Cashier’s Office at 970.943.3003 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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