Seniors…your final steps to college!

Congratulations on your graduation! Now it’s time to make these final preparations for college:

  • Watch for notifications from your college and respond quickly. 
    • These might include housing and roommate assignments and information about course registration and student loans.
  • Attend new-student orientation. 
  • Discuss with your roommate who will bring major dorm room items. 
  • Review this list of what to pack for college.  
  • Set up a budget for college expenses.

See our “College Students” website section and Blog for tips to help ensure a successful start to college.



Juniors…4 things you can do this summer to prep for college

  1. Save as much as you can from your summer job for college expenses.
  2. Retake the ACT and try to improve your score.
  3. Update your Activities Resume.
  4. Job shadow to explore potential careers.

Junior Checklist

Senior Checklist

  • Apply for student loans, if necessary.
  • Register for new-student orientation at your college.
  • Start purchasing dorm essentials.