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We can’t wait to have you on campus. There are a variety of things for you to take care of before you arrive. Click on the different items below to get you on your way.

1. Sign up for housing & meals

See your campus living options. Please note the townhouses and group living options are not available in Winter Term. Single rooms are limited and assigned as needed.

Winter 2018 residence hall pricing:

  • Traditional Double Room: $2,034.50

Students living on campus are required to have a meal plan. Please note, the prices listed are for the full year.

Complete the Housing & Meal Plan Agreement. Return to residential life via email, fax 715-682-1879, or mail to Northland College, Attn: Residential Life, 1411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806.

Residential halls are open beginning at 10 a.m. on January 6, 2018. The Residential Life Office will contact you directly to schedule a move-in date/time once your completed Housing & Meal Plan Agreement has been received. If you have questions email residential life or call 715-682-1272.


You have the option to register in person or by phone. Review the registration materials to get you started.

3. Complete your HEALTH FORMS

All first-year and transfer students are required to submit health forms.

4. Pay Your BILL

Tuition payment arrangements for the Winter Term must be completed by December 15. Click to access your bill and forms.

5. Participate in ORIENTATION

The first few days can prove to be some of the most important of your college experience so we try to make these as exciting, informative, and unique as possible. Call 715-682-1823 or email Orientation Coordinator Lucas Will with any questions.

  1. Register for Orientation
    Email Lucas Will at lwill@northland.edu to sign up for either the three-day experience (Jan 6-9) or the one-day welcome (Jan 9).
  2. January 6-9, 2018 Outdoor Experience
    Meet Orientation Coordinator Lucas Will and trip leaders in the Student Lounge (Ponzio Campus Center lower level) at 3 p.m. on January 6 to begin. We’ll go over all the last minute preparations together and leave in the morning for Forest Lodge. This experience is available to all incoming new students but only required for all first-year students and for transfer students with fewer than 24 transfer credits. Register by emailing lwill@northland.edu.
  3. January 9, 1-4 p.m. Orientation Welcome
    Meet Orientation Coordinator Lucas Will, in the Student Life Commons (Ponzio Campus Center 2nd floor) between 1-2 p.m. to pick up materials and complete the on-campus orientation. This is also the one-day orientation for students not participating in the three-day experience.
  4. Advisor Meeting
    Schedule a meeting with your assigned adviser for a time during the first week of classes.
  5. First Year Experience (FYE)
    Making a smooth transition into college is an important step in achieving success. The First Year Experience course is scheduled for the fall semester only and you will be automatically registered for it next fall.

DON’T FORGET: If you’re living on campus, be sure to schedule your move-in by email res-life@northland.edu.