Incoming Students

Welcome Class of 2026!

Class of 2026, congratulations on your admission to Denison and welcome to our community!

Forms & Deadlines for 2022

We cannot wait to have you on campus. But first, we need you to complete a some tasks. For more information on the required tasks, how to complete them, and deadlines, please check your Enrollment Checklist on your Denison Admitted Student Portal at

Phase 1: General & Advising Information

See Enrollment Checklist for deadline

  • Enrollment Questionnaire: This questionnaire asks general biographical and contact information, and will take you less than 5 minutes to complete.
  • June Orientation Registration: All incoming first-year students must attend a June Orientation session. Sessions are offered on campus and virtually.
  • Advising & Academic Interests: The information you provide in this form will assist those who are assigned to support you in the course registration process and prepare you for your academic journey at Denison.
  • Math Placement Assessment
  • Vaccination Policy Acknowledgment
  • Financial Responsibility Agreement

Phase 2: Family & Wellness Information

Family Information Form

Denison doesn’t just welcome you to our community on The Hill, we welcome your family as well! Provide additional information to ensure that your family stays connected to the Denison community and informed of the happenings on campus.


  • Wellness Examination Form
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Authorizations
  • Immunizations*
  • Proof of Covid Vaccination*

*Based on your responses to questions in the vaccination policy acknowledgement, these requirements could fall in other phases.

Parent Proxy

As a student, you can give your parents or legal guardians access to your personal information, student account, records, and more.

Language Placement Assessment

Students wishing to continue a language taken prior to arriving at Denison or students seeking to demonstrate proficiency as a part of seeking a language requirement waiver will need to complete a language assessment.

Phase 3: Housing & Financial Aid

Housing Preference Form

All new students need to complete this form to receive a housing assignment.

Submit an ID Photo

All new students are required to submit a photo for their student ID card. Your Denison ID serves as photo identification.

Financial Aid

  • Action on Student Loans
  • Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN)
  • Direct Loan Entrance Counseling
  • Denison Scholar Loan Promissory Note
  • Denison Scholar Loan Self Certification

Phase 4: Final Important Details

High School Transcript

In order to enroll at Denison, we must receive your Official Final High School Transcript no later than August 1.

Action on Student Insurance

All registered, full-time students are required to have health insurance coverage, either through the Denison Student Health Insurance Plan or through another individual or family plan. Students will need to opt-in or waive coverage.

  • Upload Insurance Card to MyWellness portal if you waive Student Health Insurance Plan coverage.



Orientation Programs

Denison offers several orientation programs, which provide incoming first-year and transfer students a unique, challenging, and enjoyable transition to life at Denison.

What's Happening

Workshops & Info Sessions

Apply for DU Lead today!

First-year students, find out how to make your mark on campus through DU Lead, a weekend leadership development retreat.

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