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Deadlines & Tasks to Complete for First-Year Students

All incoming students must complete the following by the deadlines indicated. Please note that some of these tasks cannot be completed until later in the summer.

  1. Submit first-year seminar requests.  Instructions are available in your portal in e-Services. You will list eight seminars you are interested in taking. Students in the honor scholar program do not request first-year seminars through this process, as they are assigned to a seminar through that program. You will select the rest of the courses for your schedule during New Student Orientation in August. 
         (Complete between May 9 - June 24). 
  2. Complete a housing preference form through Residence. Instructions are available in your portal in e-Services. To log in to Residence, use your full DePauw e-mail address as your username, and your DePauw network password will be your password. You will need to allow 24 hours after you establish your net work password before it will work in Residence. If you have questions, please email Campus Living and Community Development.
         (Complete between May 9 - June 10).
  3. Access CASHNet and create a Third Party PIN for parents/guardians or third parties needing access to your billing account for invoicing and payment of your student account balance. Instructions will be available in your portal in e-Services on June 1. Questions can be directed to the Cash Receipts Office at 765-658-4015. Additional information can be found here
    (Complete between June 1 - July 1). 
  4. Complete the online activity, "What is it like to come to DePauw?" Instructions are available in your portal in e-Services later this summer.
         (Complete between June 13 - 27).

  5. Complete a Student Health Record Form and mail it to DePauw Health. Students must have this form submitted in entirety in order to register for classes. Details on the immunization policy can be found here.
         (Complete by July 1).

  6. Request that your final high school transcript be sent to the Office of Admission. Questions can be directed to the Office of Admission at 765-658-4006.
         (Complete by July 1). 

  7. Follow these steps to make your Student ID.
         (Complete by July 31). 

  8. Complete your Tiger Tracks profile. Tiger Tracks is your online connection for jobs, internships, and information on Hubbard Center programs and events. We ask that you complete your profile, which will ensure we provide you with information that is relevant to you. Please complete your profile here. You can log in to Tiger Tracks using the same log in information you use for your portal. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Hubbard Center at (765) 658-4622.   
         (Complete prior to arriving on campus).  

  9. Purchase a laptop and complete the student technology checklist.
         (Complete prior to arriving on campus). 

  10. Complete the Writing Assessment. Instructions are available in your portal in e-Services.
         (Complete between July 7- August 5).
  11. Complete the Making Healthy Choices modulesInstructions are available in your portal in e-Services. 
         (Complete between August 1-12). 

  12. Verify that you have health insurance that is valid in central Indiana. It is highly recommended that students carry health insurance. Evidence of insurance is required for participation in intercollegiate athletics. If you need insurance, please visit or call 1-800-318-2596.
         (Complete prior to arriving on campus). 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: International students should complete the international student checklist
          (Complete by July ).