New Students

Welcome to
Wilmington University

You're now a member of the Wildcat family! We're pleased you chose WilmU to continue your education, and we're here to support your success.


Get Ready to Start Classes

Register or Confirm Your Schedule

You can log in to MyWilmU to view or change your course schedule.

   Register NOW!

   View MyWilmU Tutorial

First Year Experience

First year students with 15 credits or less are required to enroll in FYE 101, a course that prepares students for their academic success.

   Register for FYE 101

First Day Checklist

Here's a checklist of things you will need to do to ensure you are prepared for your first day.

   Get Ready


New Student Resources

WilmU's dedicated advisors, mentors, and tutors are here to provide support in person and online.

   Online Orientation    Student Success Center    Academic Advising

   All Student Services


Get Involved

Participating in student organizations, events, and activities helps you stay connected, learn outside the classroom, and show your Wildcat pride.

   Student Life   WilmU Athletics

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ For Students

A: Peer Mentors will assist first year students, enroll in FYE 101, during their academic transition into college. Mentors will offer guidance, respond to questions and provide information about campus and community resources; to empower mentors to become successful students at Wilmington University.

Wilmington University utilizes a plus/minus grading system in assessing student achievement. Students are awarded a grade and corresponding quality points for each credit hour they are enrolled. Selected programs require a minimum grade for passing.

Undergraduate Grading

Graduate Grading

A: Students will utilize MyWilmU for access to online services, Canvas for online learning, and University email to stay in touch with professors and peers. Any additional online systems needed will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

A: A course syllabus is usually available on Canvas about 2 weeks prior to the start date of the course. Login to Canvas at myWilmU. Select the name of your course in the “My Courses” list on the Canvas start page or the “Courses” tab. On the left course menu, click Syllabus.

A: The instructor will specify in the course syllabus if you are required to read any materials for your first day of class.

A: Textbooks are available for purchase 2 weeks before the start of classes at the Campus Store.

A: The instructor will specify in the course syllabus if you need any additional materials for class besides the course text.

A: The Student Success Center provides support and resources to help you reach your academic goals including tutoring, workshops & seminars, and resources guides.

A: The campus offers free WiFi access and classrooms are well equipped with power outlets for personal laptop connection.  Computer labs are available but are limited to Technology majors.

A: Student Life is committed to make students college experience a positive one. Each year they hosts a series of events and activities both on and off campus. It's easy to get involved.

A: UIC stands for University Information Center. The UIC is a source for all Wilmington University information and services.

FAQ For Parents

A: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.

A: As a result of FERPA, Wilmington University must have written consent to disclose student records to parents and/or other parties.

A: Wilmington University's low tuition rates are the same for both in-state and out-of-state students.

A: Applying for financial aid the first time can be confusing.  Our Financial Aid department has step-by-step instructions to guide you through the process.

A: Yes, the University has a Technology Purchasing Program which enables students to purchase personal computers at a student discount from select vendors..

A: Unless specified by the course instructor there are no university requirements for personal computers.

A: The Career Services Center is a free resource that offers students and alumni help with job searches and technical training.

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