Newly admitted transfers

Next steps

  • Take a campus tour.
    • Walking tours are available Monday-Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Accept your offer of admission and scholarships.
    • Log in to with your AccessID and password to let us know you're ready to join the Wayne State family.
  • Start checking your WSU email.
    • We will be sending you important information about orientation, housing and financial aid.
  • Apply for financial aid.
    • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid will be available at beginning Jan. 1.
    • Use the WSU school code 002329 when applying.
    • You can check your financial aid status on after you apply.
  • Apply for private scholarships.
  • Review your transfer credit evaluation
    • You will be notified via WSU email when your evaluation is complete.
    • Log on to using your AccessID and password.
    • Click on the Student tab, then on STARS for degree audit.
    • You can then log in using your AccessID and password and select Transfer/PvEd.
  • Check out on-campus housing.
    • Housing applications will be available in February.
  • Register for orientation.
    • You will sit down for a personalized academic advising session and register for classes.
  • Learn about placement testing.
    • After reviewing your transfer credit evaluation, determine whether placement exams in English, math, biology or chemistry will be required by visiting
    • You are encouraged to take them at least two weeks prior to your orientation date.
  • Submit your final transcripts.
    • Wayne State must have proof of graduation before you can start classes.
    • Be sure your transcripts are sent to the Undergraduate Admissions office once you have graduated.

Key dates

March 31

  • Last day to complete your FAFSA for WSU grants.
  • Finish applications for private scholarships.

June 1

  • Accept your offer admission to WSU.

June 30

  • Submit all final transcripts.

August 15

  • Fall tuition due
  • Financial aid payments will disburse in late August.

August 27

  • Classes begin