What comes next? 

  • Before mid-May: relax and celebrate!
  • Mid-May: Carleton College email credentials sent by postal mail: use that information to set up your Carleton account and access the online New Student Checklist
  • Late May: parent and family information sent by postal mail
  • During June: complete the housing questionnaire, make your plans for studying a language, send us your final transcript
  • During July: submit health forms, finalize financial aid, explore Argument & Inquiry Seminars, attend a summer send-off gathering
  • During August: prepare for course registration, pay the first trimester bill, pack your bags
  • September: move-in day and New Student Week begins!

Parent Mailing

We usually send this mailing to parents during the third week of May. It includes:

Visit the “For Parents and Families” page for more parent-related information