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This page was created as a resource to help make your journey with your student through the college process a successful one.  We hope that you will find that the University “Exceeds your Expectations!”

Visiting Campus

Are you looking to visit our campus? Have you already been here once and just want to take another look? Whatever your situation, you are always welcome on our campus. You can attend an open house or set up an individual information conference and a tour. Can’t make it during the school year? You can always visit during the summer. Give us a call at 1-800-325-1122 ext. 1321 to set up your visit!

Up coming 2014-2015 Open House Dates:

  • Sunday, September 28, 2014
  • Sunday, October 26, 2014
  • Saturday, November 8, 2014
  • Saturday, November 22, 2014
  • Saturday, February 21, 2015
  • Sunday, March 29, 2015 
  • Saturday, April 11, 2015 (Accepted Student Day)

More information about visiting campus

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Can’t make it to campus?

Take our Virtual Tour!

 

Academic Services

As a parent, part of your concern is the academic services that are available to your student. Western New England University is committed to rigorous intellectual inquiry and to the development of a student-centered learning environment. U.S. News and World Report lists us in the top tier of its “North” category, which is based on 15 different indicators related to academic excellence. The University was also listed in Colleges of Distinction, a new college guide and website, which evaluates performance and recognizes institutions based on four distinctions: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Communities, and Successful Outcomes.

Here are some other links that you might find useful:

 

Student Services

Whether your student will be living on campus or not, the services outside of the classroom are important factors in a student’s success and overall experience in college.

We hope the following links will help you and your student to find important information about these services:

College Planning Calendar

Junior Year

Fall

Spring

  • Register your student for a spring SAT or ACT date.
  • Visit campus or attend an open house with your student.
  • Take and encourage your student to take virtual tours of various campuses.

Summer

  • Make more college visits with your student.
  • Help your student narrow down the college list.
  • Have your student begin to obtain college applications.
  • Help your student prepare a resume.

Senior Year

Fall

Spring

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as you can after January 1st. (It is much easier if you file it online.)
  • Attend an open house with your student if you haven’t done so already.
  • Have your student look into programs for accepted students – Ask about Western New England University’s Day Visit Program!
  • Help your student make a final decision
  • Pay the tuition deposit - due by May 1st.
  • Notify the other colleges to which your student was accepted that he/she will not be attending.
  • Send in student’s final high school transcript to the institution they are going to attend.

Summer

  • Watch for dates about registration, housing, etc.
  • Prepare for your student to start their freshman year in college!!

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