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Fall 2020 Freshmen

We are excited that you have been accepted to Wilmington College!  If you are a First-time Freshman enrolling for the Fall semester, you are in the right place. Please use this page as a reference as we move through the year. Before you know it, it will be time to start classes!

Important Dates

Fall Orientation
August 20-23, 2020

First Day of Classes
August 24, 2020


Live Events!

Virtual Q&A Sessions
July 29 & 30, 2020

Our Fall ’20 Virtual Q&A Sessions for our incoming class is planned for July 29th and 30th.  Each date has the SAME sessions.  Sessions are designed to be informative and give you the opportunity to ask questions. The schedule for each day is different to give you options for times that can best serve your schedule.  This is not a mandatory event.  You can plan to participate in each session or you can choose the sessions that you are most interested in or have questions about.  Members of our Wilmington College campus will be present to answer your questions and to present information as it pertains to the sessions topic.  Take a few moments to register today!

Sessions topics include:
Housing & Showroom
Financial Aid
Information Technology (IT)
Diversity & Inclusion

Register for a Virtual Q&A Session


Virtual Q&A Sessions – Parents

We encourage you join your student for our Fall 2020 Virtual Q&A Sessions on July 29th and 30th. We realize you may need additional opportunities to meet with our staff to answer the various questions related to your student’s enrollment process. In addition to the Virtual Q&A Sessions, we are also providing the following:

Virtual Financial Aid Q&A Opportunities
July 14 at 12:00pm and 6:00pm
Join Tammi Carpenter, Associate Director of Enrollment Success and Danny Harp, Associate Director of Admission, to engage in conversation and to ask questions about Financial Aid. These sessions are an opportunity for you to ask general questions about our financial aid processes, billing, completing verification forms, etc.

To register for the July 14 Q&A, call Danny Harp, Associate Director of Admission at 937.725.0503 or register at this link:
Register for a Virtual Financial Aid Q&A Session

Virtual Lunch Hour Q&A Opportunities
July 13 & 23 at 12:00pm
Join Danny Harp, Associate Director of Admission to engage in helpful conversations and to ask questions. While we know our Admission Counselors have been available to assist you throughout your students enrollment process, we offer these sessions as yet another opportunity for assistance and guidance.

To register for the July 13 or July 23 Q&A, call Danny Harp, Associate Director of Admission at 937.725.0503 or register at this link:
Register for a Virtual Q&A Lunch Hour Session

What’s Next?

Now that you’re accepted, there are a few steps you must complete leading up to your first semester at Wilmington College.


To confirm your acceptance of admission and be eligible to register for classes, you must submit your enrollment deposit online through WILpay. If you plan to live on campus, you may pay your housing deposit at the same time. Instructions for receiving your WILpay password and student ID number can be found inside your acceptance packet.



Financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to all accepted students beginning in January. A “Financial Aid Award Notice” will be emailed to you on receipt of your FAFSA results. When filing your FAFSA, please list Wilmington College and our school code (003142), so that your results will be sent to us electronically.

If you need assistance, contact the Office of Admission at or 937.481.2260.


Instructions on how to access the registration forms have been emailed to you. If you have not received them or have any questions concerning the registration forms, contact your admission counselor.


Your offer of admission is contingent upon receipt of your OFFICIAL, FINAL high school transcript. If you have taken college courses through PSEO, CCP or dual enrollment, you will also need to send your official final college transcript(s). Transcripts must arrive in a sealed envelope. Faxed transcripts are not considered official. All transcripts must be received by the day you move into the residence halls, or for commuters, the first day of classes.

Complete the Medical Requirements for enrollment

You must complete the steps required by the Student Health Center by July 15.
Medical Requirements

Tuition & Billing

New incoming students will receive an electronic statement through WILpay. The statement will be available to view and make online payments for Fall 2020 by July 1. Students have the option to pay in full or set up a 5-month Installment Payment Plan (IPP) with the first payment being due July 20, 2020. Students will re-enroll in the IPP each semester. Students will need to add a Parent Pin to allow parents to sign in to make payments, view their student’s account, and receive email notifications.

For more information view Online billing and payment options. For questions contact Student One Stop in Pyle Center at or 937.382.6661, ext. 600.

Contact Your Counselor

Your admission counselor will keep in touch with you throughout the year and you may reach out to them at any time. Visit Meet My Counselor to find your counselor’s contact information, reach out to the Office of Admission at or 937.382.6661, ext. 260.


News Publication Request

If you would like to have your acceptance to Wilmington College published in your local newspaper, complete the online request form through the Office of Public Relations.