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Welcome to Waynesburg University! We are so pleased that you will soon be joining our campus community! We strive to make your personal and academic experience at Waynesburg University a positive one by giving you opportunities to become a part of our campus community before the fall semester begins. Therefore, we are hoping you will join us this summer for our virtual 2021 Seeds for Success Orientation Program, designed for new students and parents.

Below you will find information about preparing for your arrival to campus in the fall. Please read all of the information carefully.

We hope the following information answers any questions you may have. However, you should always feel free to call us for any questions you might have.

I look forward to meeting you on campus!

Don't forget to sign up for one of our three virtual Seeds for Success days.


Pat Bristor
Interim Dean of Students

Step 1: Read and be prepared to indicate your choices Step 1: Read and be prepared to indicate your choices

Class Schedule
We take pride in using a personal approach to scheduling for new students. New students are automatically enrolled in classes necessary for their major and are asked to rank their preferences among General Education class options

Home Away from Home
Take a look at our Residence Halls and Meal Plans. Please be ready to make your choices when you complete the New Student Form Below in Step Two:


Code of Conduct
All students are required to understand our policies and proceedures that is located within our Waynesburg University Code of Conduct. You will need to sign off that you have reviewed this information on the New Student Form in Step Two.



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Medical Forms - All Students 
Maintaining a healthy campus community is important to us. Please print the Medical Forms, take them to your doctor's office and return them to Student Services as soon as possible, but no later than December 31, 2020.
Athletic Medical Forms
Check out the numerous options to compete in Athletics and, if interested, contact the head coach of that sport to learn more. Please note if you plan to participate in any of our varsity sports, club sports, or cheerleading; you must complete two medical forms.
Athletic Medical Form Needs

Housing & Food Service Contract

If you are a resident student starting classes in Spring 2021, you will need to complete this electronic 20-21 Housing & Food Service Contract by December 31, 2020. 

If you are a resident student starting classes in Fall 2021, you will need to complete this electronic 21-22 Housing & Food Service Contract by July 31, 2021. 

If you have any additional questions regarding our Housing or Food Service Contracts, please contact the Director of Housing, Matt Pioch, at 724-852-3260.


All paper forms should be submitted to:

Waynesburg University
Student Services
51 W. College St.
Waynesburg, PA 15370

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GROW with us!  The Seeds for Success Program is a virtual summer program that will be held on June 19, June 22, and July 17 that will assists students and parents with their Waynesburg University experience.  This program prepares students for the transition to college life and will provide information about resources available to support students and parents both academically and socially.  Students and parents will interact with faculty and staff members, administrators, alumni and current students on topics including academics, social opportunities, wellness and vocation. Register here for Seeds for Success!

All communication from faculty and staff will be sent to your WU email account. Be sure to set up your email account as soon as possible. If you need assistance with this setup, you can contact the Helpdesk or call 724-852-3413. You can also visit the ITS tab on myConnect for more information.

Do You Have Questions?
New students always have a multitude of questions before they arrive on campus, If you have questions please feel free you can email us at or call us at 724-852-3206.
Planning Your Arrival 
Start to plan What to Bring for move in day and take a look at this 
video to see how our team approach makes moving in a breeze. For more information about your arrival dates and times, please click here. If you are planning on arriving via plane, Amtrak, or Grey Hound Bus, please check the Shuttle Schedule to determine the best time for your arrival. Once on campus, you will participate in New Student Orientation
Financial Aid
Our Financial Aid Office can help you understand the financial aid process and answer any questions you may have. 
Business Office can help you understand the billing process and answer any questions you may have.
Academic Calendar
The 2020-2021 calendar 
includes information about when to arrive on campus, official class dates, breaks and closing information.

Our bookstore is conveniently located in Stover Campus Center and also offers many of their services 
online. Information about textbooks will be available several weeks before the start of classes. The bookstore can be reached at 724-852-2665.

Pathways Center
Know that if you need a bit of help, the Pathways Center is located in the Eberly Library.  Services include:
Education Majors Only
Any student that is planning on majoring in Education or taking an Education course is required to apply for state-mandated clearances prior to their arrival on campus. Additionally, please look at the Basic Skill Assessment options here.
Counseling Center
The Counseling Center provides academic, personal and career counseling to Waynesburg University students. Counseling for Waynesburg University students is free and confidential. If you have any additional question regarding the Counseling Center, please feel free to contact our office at 724-852-3233 or in room 320 of the Stover Campus Center.


Parking on Campus
Parking on campus is overseen by the WU Department of Public Safety. Freshman resident students are not permitted to have a vehicle on campus unless there are extenuating circumstamces and with prior approval. If you are a freshman resident student and have a special need for having a car on campus, please complete a Freshman Parking Permit Request Form. If you have any additional questions regarding parking, please feel free to contact Chris Hardie, Assistant Dean of Students at 724-852-3402.


2021 New Student Arrival Dates

If you are a freshman or transfer new student and you are a member of or involved in:

Plan to   arrive on:            

During the assigned times below:         

Men's and Women's Soccer TBD TBD
Football, Men's and Women's Cross Country, Volleyball, and Women's Tennis TBD TBD
New Bonner Scholars and Stover Scholars  TBD TBD
New Students (not a part of the aforementioned groups) TBD TBD
New Commuter Students (not a part of the aforementioned groups) TBD



**Note: Each arrival group will be emailed additional instructions on how to secure a move-in time for Residence Halls.