Admitted Freshman: Next Steps



October 1

FAFSA

Available

January 15

Priority Deadline

Scholarships

September 1

Housing Applications

Available


  1. VISIT THE CAMPUS [ + ]

    One of the best ways to become familiar with Lewis University is to visit the beautiful campus.

    • Campus Visit Days: You will learn about the admission process and financial aid, as well as have the opportunity to meet with faculty to learn more about your major. Students reserve their spot by calling the Office of Admission at (815) 836-5250 or by registering online on the Campus Visit Day web page.

    • Individual Visits: Tours are available Monday through Friday at 9am, 11am, and 2pm. Students and parents may schedule an individual visit by calling the Office of Admission at (815) 836-5250 or by registering online at the Individual Visits web page.

    For other opportunities to see the Lewis University campus in person before attending classes, see Campus Visits.


  2. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID AWARD [ + ]

    If you wish to receive Federal Student Aid, please complete a FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Our school code is 001707. Please contact the Financial Aid Office directly at (815) 836-5263 or via email at finaid@lewisu.edu.


  3. ACCESS YOUR FINANCIAL AID AWARD [ + ]

    Use the myLewis portal for review of all financial aid documents and awards. In order to receive your Federal loan and/or Federal work study you must accept those awards in your myLewis portal. NOTE: You should have received a letter from the Office of Admission with your username and password.


  4. DECLARE YOUR INTENT TO ENROLL [ + ]

    Login to the myLewis portal, click on the Admitted Students tab, then click on the payment link to submit the $100 tuition deposit. The tuition deposit is fully refundable until May 1.


  5. SECURE YOUR SPOT IN CAMPUS HOUSING [ + ]

    If you plan to live on campus, login to the myLewis portal and submit the online housing application with an additional deposit of $100. The housing deposit is fully refundable until May 1.


  6. ATTEND A SOAR SESSION [ + ]

    The Student Orientation Advising and Registration (SOAR) program will get you started with your academic career at Lewis University. Participation in SOAR is mandatory for all incoming freshman students. You can view a list of available dates and register for a session by visiting SOAR First Year Students.


  7. SEND YOU FINAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT [ + ]

    High school graduation and grades still need to be verified once you enroll.

    • Make arrangements to have your official final high school transcript (which includes graduation date) mailed once your final grades are posted, to the following address:

      Lewis University
      Office of Admission
      One University Parkway
      Romeoville, IL 60446

    If a decline in grades occurs after acceptance, Lewis University reserves the right to rescind the admission offer.


  8. SUBMIT YOUR IMMUNIZATION RECORDS [ + ]

    All new students are required to submit an up-to-date copy of their immunization records to the Health Services office at Lewis University. 

    IMMUNIZATION POLICY

    The Illinois College Student Immunization Act requires ALL students born after January 1, 1957 enrolled in six (6) or more credit hours on the Romeoville campus to provide written evidence of current immune status with respect to certain communicable diseases. Documentation must be submitted to campus Health Services by September 1 for Fall classes and by February 1 for Spring classes. Students not in compliance by or before the deadline will have a Medical Hold for future class registration and cannot add, drop or make any schedule changes until compliance is met. Students who are not compliant by the grace period, 1st week in October (for Fall classes) or the 1st week of March (for Spring classes),  will also have a non-refundable $50 late fee assessed.

    More details about immunization requirements can be found on the Immunization History Form. Students and parents can contact the Health Center with any other questions at (815) 836-5455, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


  9. PREPARE FOR CLASS [ + ]

    You can find the dates for the first day of classes, finals, and everything in between on the Lewis Academic Calendar.

    Still have questions?
    If you need clarification or have any questions about these items, please contact your Admission Counselor at (815) 836-5250 or admissions@lewisu.edu. If you need assistance with the myLewis portal please contact your Counselor. For all other portal errors contact the IT Department’s Service Desk at (815) 836-5950 or ServiceDesk@lewisu.edu.