Roanoke College

Transfer Orientation Calendar Fall 2015


Welcome to Roanoke College! The following calendar provides all the dates, deadlines and steps involved to prepare for your college experience.  Many of the action items require access to the MyRoanoke portal using your username and password. After you deposit, you will receive an enrollment packet containing this information.

MyRoanoke is the single access portal for all students. The portal includes “Roanoke College Notifications” which requires your attention. “WebAdvisor” provides access to forms that need to be completed along with other academic information.

Required: Activate MyRoanoke Portal
Activate the MyRoanokeportal to get started.  You must have your username and password.  If you cannot find your username and password, please contact the Roanoke College Information Technology Helpdesk at 540-375-2225 or 866-551-2225.


March, April and May

Encouraged (dependent students): Grant Parent Access
Give your parents access to financial and academic information (including grades).

Required: Financial Acceptance (Business Office)
Acknowledge your financial responsibility.

Required: Complete Health Services Form
A Health Record must be completed by your physician and on file in our Health Services Office before you arrive to campus. Return the Health Forms by mail no later than August 1.

Required Foreign Language Placement Tool
Complete a placement tool in the foreign language that you have previously studied (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Spanish).  Even if you have already obtained college credit for a foreign language, you will be asked to answer a few questions on this tool.

Required: Register for Fall Courses (beginning end of March)
After you receive your account information, you will call the Center for Learning and Teaching to schedule your advising appointment.



Required: Student Information Form
Emergency contact information is required for your safety.

Required (Resident Students Only): Housing Profile and Campus Housing Agreement (available May 18)
In order to maximize your chances of receiving a compatible roommate, it is important that we receive certain information regarding your interests and lifestyle choices.  Please take a few moments to complete the Transfer Student Housing Profile and Campus Housing Agreement. 

For more information about residence hall living, visit "Where to Live." Or, contact the residence life staff at or 540-375-2308.



Required: Academic Integrity Form
You need to acknowledge responsibility regarding the standards for Academic Integrity.  Visit for more information.

Required (Virginia Residents only): Submit the Tuition Assistance Grant (TAG) form by July 31

Required: Payment for Semester Billing
Starting July 10, the statement for fall semester is available electronically on your MyRoanoke account under E-bill (top right). It is a pdf document that can be saved and attached to an email, if needed.  Accounts must be paid prior to check-in for the fall semester.


Required (all incoming students): R-Days Schedule
Orientation to Roanoke begins Saturday, August 29

Questions about Orientation?

Contact the Admissions Office at 540-375-2270 or 800-388-2276 or by email at