Steps to Enroll at Wichita State for Admitted High School Seniors.


 Step One Apply for Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Be sure to enter WSU’s school code (001950). Questions can be directed to the Office of Financial Aid at (316) 978-3430 or

 Step Two Set Up Your MyWSU Account & Sign In to Your Student Email

This is the Shocker portal to access your student email, financial aid, housing information and much more! You will need a myWSU ID to log in. If you have any trouble logging in, contact the WSU Help Desk at 316-978-4357 or Be diligent to check this account regularly. Important emails from Financial Aid and Housing may be sitting in your inbox.

 Step Three Check In with Housing

Whether you plan to live on campus or need to fill out an exemption form, make sure you’re taking the right steps. Having trouble? Call 316-978-3693 or email

 Step Four Review and Accept Financial Aid Opportunities

Within your myWSU account, you can review any scholarships, grants and/or loans you’ve been offered. You must formally accept the financial aid offers you would like. If you have questions, reach out to Financial Aid at 316-978-3430 or Note: To protect your privacy, Financial Aid will only communicate with you via your WSU email address.

 Step Five Register for Orientation and Complete Your Enrollment Questionnaire

Students will be required to attend a new student program. Visit for a complete list of orientation options and to RSVP for a program that fits your schedule. RSVP opens March 1If you RSVP for orientation between March 1 - July 31, you are registered for fall classes through pre-enrollment. First-Year Advisors at OneStop build schedules based on your questionnaire responses and the degree plan for your chosen major. Once created, instructions are sent on how to view and approve the schedule. You will have 10 days to accept or decline the schedule. If declined, or if you have questions, a First-Year Advisor will work (via phone, email or in person) with you to finalize the schedule. If no decision is made, the enrollment will not be complete and you must contact OneStop to start the process over. Starting Aug. 1, students may still fill out a questionnaire, but are required to meet with a First-Year Advisor in person before being registered for classes.

 Step Six Submit High School Graduation Transcript

Once your classes are completed and final grades for the year are submitted, official high school transcripts need to be hand-carried in a sealed, official school envelope or mailed directly from your high school to Wichita State University. Official electronic transcripts can be sent to

 Step SevenStill Have Questions?

Let us help! Contact the Office of Admissions via phone at (316) 978-3085 or email at