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If you plan to complete military, religious or humanitarian service after high school and prior to starting school at Weber State, learn how to make a smooth return to Weber.
 
Admissions Process Part 1

Application & Admission

Complete the application, submit required documents, and await your acceptance letter.

 

Application process for:

New Freshmen

Application Process

  1. Fill out the online application.
  2. Pay a $30 application fee.
  3. Submit the following:
    • Official high school transcripts or GED documentation
    • ACT/SAT scores (these aren't mandatory. They help determine math and English placement)
    • Transcripts from any college or university where you have completed work including concurrent enrollment and early college.

What is a Freshman?

You are a freshman if:

  1. you either (1) graduated from an accredited high school; or (2) completed the General Educational Developmental (GED) exam with an overall score of 2250 or higher, with no individual score below 450; or (3) have met with the Director of Admissions for special consideration under university policy.
  2. you have never attended any college or university
  3. or you are transferring with fewer than 30 credit hours.
Transfer Students

Application Process

  1. Fill out the online application.
  2. Pay a $30 application fee.
  3. Submit the following:
    • Official high school transcripts or GED documentation (not required if transferring 30 or more college credits)
    • Transcripts from any college or university where you have completed work.

What is a Transfer Student?

You are a transfer student if you have attended another college or university and have completed 30 or more semester hours.

Returning Students

Application Process

You may log into the eWeber portal and register for classes. If prompted, follow the steps to reactivate your record. If you have questions, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@weber.edu.

What is a Returning Student?

You are a returning student if you have gone through the application process previously and have been accepted at Weber State.

Transfer Returning Students

Application Process

You may log into the eWeber portal and register for classes. If prompted, follow the steps to reactivate your record. If you have questions, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@weber.edu.

Also, submit transcripts from any college or university where you have completed work.

What is a Transfer Returning Student?

You are a transfer returning student if:

  • you went through the application process previously and were accepted at Weber State.
  • You attended classes at another institution
Early College
See the Early College site for admissions information
Concurrent Enrollment Students
See the Concurrent Enrollment site for admissions information
International Students
See the International Student and Scholar Center site for admissions information.
Graduate Students
See the graduate programs site for admissions information.

Start a new application

Finish your application

Check the status of your application

Send all documents/materials to:

WSU Admissions Office
1137 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408-1137

FAQs

Who do I call if I have questions?
You may contact the office of admissions at:
Phone: 801-626-6050
email: admissions@weber.edu
How long does it take to be admitted?
Once all your materials have been received (application, application fee, test scores, transcripts), it generally takes 3-5 days to process your application.
How can I pay my application fee?
  1. Online (at the time you apply)
  2. Mailing a Check to the Office of Admissions (be sure to include your name and date of birth)
    Admissions Office
    1137 University Circle
    Ogden, UT 84408-1137
  3. Calling Cashier's Office at 801-626-8006
  4. Coming in person to the Cashier's Office
    Weber State University
    Student Service Center, Room 209
Am I a freshman, transfer or returning student?

You are a freshman if:

  • You have never attended any college or university.
  • You graduated from high school or completed the GED test.
  • You are transferring with fewer than 30 credit hours.

You are a transfer if:

you have attended another college or university and have completed 30 or more semester hours.

You are returning if:

You have gone through the application process previously and have been accepted at Weber State.

Do I need ACT/SAT scores to apply?
ACT and/or SAT tests are not required for admission. The scores help determine your scholarship eligibility and Math & English placement, so send them in if you have them.

Send all materials to:

WSU Admissions Office
1137 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408-1137

Checking Your Application Status

Check the status of your application by logging into your admissions application or by contacting the admissions office. Once all materials are received, processing usually takes 3-5 days, but can take up to 2 weeks.

 
Admissions Process Part 2

Enrollment

You're just 6 steps from being a student at WSU.

 

You're in. What's next?

Once you receive your admission letter, you have completed Part 1 of the admissions process: Application and Admission. Follow these 6 steps to accomplish Part 2 of your admissions process: Enrollment.

 

Step 1:
Create Your eWeber Account

Once you've received your WSU acceptance letter, create your eWeber account.

Create Your eWeber Account

What is eWeber?

eWeber is WSU's online student portal. Your eWeber account allows you to:

  • Register for classes
  • Check your transcript
  • Use CatTracks to track your progress to graduation
  • Access your student e-mail account
  • Check your financial aid status
  • Pay tuition
  • Review your grades
  • Perform many other tasks related to your education at WSU

FAQs

What is a Wildcat ID?
A Wildcat ID (WCID) is the username that is created for you when you apply for admission to WSU. You will use your WCID to log into your eWeber portal.
What is a "W" number?
To protect your identity, your "W" number has replaced your Social Security Number within the university's tracking system. It is an eight-digit number preceded by a "W"; for example, W12345678. You can locate your "W" number in the eWeber portal in the "Personal Profile" channel.
What is Wildcat (student) email?
Wildcat Mail is the name of our g-mail student email system. You automatically receive a Wildcat Mail address when you apply.

Check your Wildcat e-mail account regularly.

Wildcat Mail is the name of our Gmail student email system. You received a Wildcat Mail address when you applied. Once you're admitted, the personal email address you provided on your application is no longer used by WSU. Check your Wildcat Mail frequently or forward it to an account you check often, as it is used for official communication from the university (financial aid, professors, etc.).

 
 

Step 2:
Prepare Your Finances

Apply for financial aid and scholarships. There are priority deadlines, but you can apply anytime.

What financial support is offered?

WSU provides more than $100 million in financial support to students every year. Monthly payment programs and jobs can also help you pay for your classes. Below are resources that may be available for you.

Financial Aid

This is a federal program that provides monetary support in the form of grants, loans and work study.

Scholarships

When you were admitted to WSU, you were automatically considered for WSU academic scholarships. To be considered for all other WSU scholarships, the next step is to complete the online application.

Dream Weber Program

This program provides free tuition and fees to students whose annual household income is $27,000 or less.

Supplemental Grant Aid

This federally funded program provides supplemental assistance for low-income, first-generation or physically challenged students who currently have a Pell Grant.

Monthly Payment Plan

This is a payment program that allows you to pay tuition in installments.

Jobs

Many students work while attending classes. Career Services can help you search for jobs, as well as provide you with information about careers.

FAQs

What is a scholarship?
A scholarship is a form of financial aid that helps you pay for your education. Unlike a student loan, a scholarship does not have to be repaid. Sometimes special conditions must be met to maintain a scholarship.
What is a loan?
A student loan is a form of financial aid that must be repaid.
What is a grant?
Grants are forms of financial aid, based on need, which you do not have to repay. Grants are generally given by state and federal government.
How do I apply for financial aid?
You need to complete the FAFSA and WSU Applications to apply for financial aid. Visit the Apply for Federal Aid page for details.
How do I apply for scholarships?
You can apply for most scholarships by completing the scholarship application within your eWeber portal after you have been admitted as a student. Talk to your advisor about possible departmental scholarships that you might qualify for. Visit the About Scholarships page to learn more.

Paying for Classes

Once you have registered for classes, you are assessed tuition and fees based on the number of credits for which you have registered. Tuition must be paid on time to avoid a late fee. If you do not attend a class and do not officially drop the course, you are still responsible for the full tuition.

Log into eWeber to view your tuition bill. Click on the "Student Services" tab, then select "View/Pay Tuition & Fees."

Tuition & Fees

Payment Deadlines

Monthly Payment Plan

Additional Resources

Financial Aid Office

Scholarship Office

International Student Services

Multicultural Student Center

Nontraditional Student Center

Women's Center

Services for Veteran Students

 
 

Step 3:
Complete Required Placement Tests

Your admissions letter lists any placement tests you must complete before registering for classes. The Testing Center can provide info on test hours, costs, and descriptions.

Accuplacer Information

Why do I have to take Accuplacer?

Sentence Skills and Reading Comprehension

You are required to take the Sentence Skills Accuplacer and Reading
Comprehension
Accuplacer exams prior to registration for your first
semester if:

  • You did not submit ACT/SAT scores;
  • You have not completed a WSU or equivalent English course with a "C" or better; or
  • Your ACT/SAT scores are more than 2 years old.

Non-native English Speakers

If you are a non-native English speaker and your ACT is 16 or below, you will need to take the Reading Skills ESL Accuplacer and the Language Skills Accuplacer exams.

Math

You are required to take the Math Accuplacer exam prior to registration for your first semester if:

  • You did not submit ACT/SAT scores;
  • Your ACT Math or comparable SAT score is 22 or below;
  • You have not completed a WSU or equivalent math course with a "C" or better within the last year; or ACT scores are more than two
    years old.

FAQs

How much are the Accuplacer tests?
The math exam costs $10.00.
The Reading Comprehension and Sentence Skills cost $5.00 each.
How long do the tests take?
On average, each test takes 30-45 minutes.
How do I get my Accuplacer results?
Test results will be received immediately, although registration holds will not be removed until the next morning
What do I need to bring to take Accuplacer?
A picture ID and your W number are required. Calculators are not allowed, but scratch paper will be provided.
Where do I take Accuplacer?
The Union Testing Center is the primary location for the Accuplacer test.  Please direct questions to that center at 801-626-6645. Davis Testing Center call 801-395-3495.
How do I take the Accuplacer if I live more than 50 miles from campus?
Please refer to the accuplacer website.

Avoid Registration Holds

If your admissions letter shows you are required to take one or more Accuplacer tests, you should do so at least one week before you attend orientation. This will allow time for the registration hold on your account to be removed. The hold will prevent you from registering for classes at orientation.

Testing Center

Distance Accuplacer

Required Math & English

 
 

Step 4:
Sign Up for Orientation

Orientation is the best way to get connected at WSU.

Why go to orientation?

Sessions are held throughout the year to accommodate students
starting fall, spring or summer semesters.

At orientation you will:

  • Meet your academic advisor;
  • Meet other students and make new friends;
  • Get familiar with campus;
  • Get acquainted with clubs, organizations, student services and departments;
  • Organize a class schedule and register for classes with help from your advisor; and
  • Get a FREE WSU T-SHIRT!!!

Sessions for Transfer and Returning Students

Transfer and returning students often have specific needs that differ
from those of incoming freshmen just out of high school. Come to a
New Student Orientation session designed just for you.

Register for Orientation

FAQs

When is orientation?
Orientations are held before the start of classes for Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. View the orientation schedule and register to attend.
How long is orientation?
The length of orientations can vary depending on which one you register for. Go to http://weber.edu/orientation for a schedule and more information.
Is orientation required?
No. However, at orientation, you will learn all you need to know to get started at Weber.
I don't live in Utah, and I won't be there until school starts. What do I do?
WSU offers online orientations for those who can't make it on campus. Go to http://weber.edu/orientation for a schedule and more information.
I went to WSU a few years ago and am coming back. Do I need orientation?
You are welcome to attend if you need a refresher, but meeting with your advisor is probably a better idea.
Who can I call if I have specific questions?
You can call the admissions office at 801-626-6050.

Orientation Information

Testing Center

 
 

Step 5:
Meet with an Advisor

WSU advisors know the specific courses you need to complete your degree and are key to your academic success.

Advising options are:

  • Meet with an advisor at your new student orientation
  • Schedule an appointment with your major advisor
  • Visit Career Services to explore programs and careers that interest you.

Find Advisors by Major

Student Success Center

Enrollment Services - Davis

Career Services

FAQs

Who is my advisor?
Your advisor is based on your major. See the advisor list to find out who your advisor is.
Why do I need to see an advisor?
Your advisor can help you put together a plan toward graduation.
What if I change my major? Do I get a new advisor?
Yes. You will need to meet with the advisor for your new major. You can find their contact information on our advisor list page.

CatTracks

CatTracks is WSU's online advising tool which helps you track your progress to graduation.

To use CatTracks, simply log into eWeber, click on the "Student Services" tab, and click on CatTracks.

Go to eWeber login

CatTracks FAQs

Majors & Programs

 
 

Step 6:
Register for Classes

Use CatTracks (online advising tool) and consult with your academic advisor to determine the courses you need to meet your degree requirements.

To register for classes:

  • Log into eWeber at weber.edu.
  • Click on the "Student Services" tab.
  • Click "Register for Classes (Add/Drop)" and then select the term for which you want to register from the drop-down menu.
  • Read and agree to the tuition and fee statement.
  • Click on "Class Search" for a search tool to help you find your classes.
  • Follow the prompts to select the classes you want.

Video: Create Your eWeber Account

Go to eWeber login

Find Advisors by Major

Catalog

Paying for Classes

Where can I get help?

If you are having difficulties, visit the Registrar's Solution Center on the first floor of the Student Services Center or call 801-626-6100.

Registrar's Solution Center

On Track to Graduation

Graduate on Time & Get Ahead

School is expensive. But on average, if you take 15 credits each semester, you'll graduate on time and save money.

15 to Finish

FAQs

When can I register for clasess?
Check your registration appointment in your eWeber portal.
What classes do I need?
Use the Cattracks tool or talk to an advisor
Where do I register if I don't have a computer?
You could use a computer lab here on campus or come to the registration window in the Student Services Building.
What if a class I need is full?
Keep checking online. Classes open up all the time. If you can't register for it by the time classes start, go to the class and speak with the professor.
Who do I speak with about a hold on my registration?
Questions about registration holds should be directed to Terry Wright at 626-6645 or twright@weber.edu.
Where is the campus map?
Check out the Weber State Map on the web.

Now that You're Enrolled, Get Ready for School

Academic Calendar

Wildcard (Student ID)

Your Wildcard gives you access to the library, testing center, computer labs, health center, veterans' benefits, the gym and athletic events.

Wildcard Services

Getting Around Campus

Explore your parking options at WSU.

Campus Parking

Campus Map

UTA Ed Pass

Take advantage of public transportation at a significantly discounted rate.

UTA Ed Pass

Books and School Supplies

Get everything from books to computers to art supplies at Campus Stores. Purchase online or in person.

Campus Stores

WSU Disclosures

To comply with Federal, State and Institutional rules, there are important disclosures that you should be aware of. WSU has located this important information in one central website, and we
encourage you to review it.

WSU Disclosures