Pre-Registration timeline – Fall 2017

March 20: Students receive an email message with details on how to register online and to complete the general information form and fill in the housing questionnaire.

To provide your personal details:

  1. Login to the VWPP Administrative portal at https://data.vwpp.org
  2. Click on General info Tab at the top
  3. Provide all information requested (Note you can fill in French Mobile number once in France).
  4. Upload your photo (“Documents” section)
  5. Save changes

To fill out housing questionnaire:

  1. Login to the VWPP Administrative portal
  2. Choose the Housing tab at the top
  3. Follow directions and accept terms and conditions.
  4. Fill in your responses
  5. Click on submit.

Housing Questionnaire and Skype housing meetings

When you have your password to the VWPP database:  Please login to the VWPP administrative portal at https://data.vwpp.org/ to complete your general information and housing questionnaire.

Should you change your mind about your housing preference, your eating habits, or any other significant information after you have completed your survey and before your arrival in Paris, you must send a message to the VWPP right away to housing@vwpp.org, so that adjustments to your placement can be made in advance.

Skype Meeting for Housing

Lisa Fleury, the Assistant to the director of the VWPP, will meet with you individually by Skype:

April 5 : Deadline for accepted Wesleyan students  to submit reponses to General Information and Housing questionnaire on the VWPP database https://data/vwpp.org

April 6 and 7 : Skype appointments with Lisa Fleury for Wesleyan students (please check with Zehra Abbas at the Office of International Studies (mailto:zabbas@wesleyan.edu ) to make sure you sign up for an appropriate time-slot.

April 7 : Deadline for accepted Vassar students and students from other institutions to submit reponses to General Information and Housing questionnaire on the VWPP database https://data/vwpp.org

April 10 and 11:  Skype appointments with Lisa Fleury for students of Vassar College and students from other institutions (please check with the Office of International Programs (mailto:sustephens@vassar.edu) to make sure you sign up for an appropriate time-slot.

April 13 : Housing questionnaire is closed for changes. If you have made any changes to your housing questionnaire between your Skype appointment and April 13th, please also notify us by sending an email to housing@vwpp.org.

Any changes you wish to add after April 13th: please notify housing@vwpp.org by an email of these, however they may not be guaranteed and are subject to availability.

Any changes you wish to add after April 13th: please notify housing@vwpp.org by an email of these, however they may not be guaranteed and are subject to availability.

April 17 : You will receive a message from Professor Thomas Parker, the 2017-18 VWPP director, with request for University choices. Students are requested to consult French University Web sites to familiarize themselves with UFR’s, departments, parcours, etc. Guidelines are outlined on VWPP’s French Web site.

May 12: Student Deadline to complete university request.

To indicate your preferences:

  1. Login to the VWPP Administrative portal at https://data.vwpp.org
  2. Choose the Univ. Reg. tab at the top
  3. Click on Edit
  4. Provide your choices and be sure to justify your 1st and 2nd choice in the textbox.
  5. Click on submit.

May 22: University assignment communicated to students along with request for information to pre-register at assigned university (on VWPP Administrative portal under Univ. Reg. tab).

May 30: Deadline to complete University enrolment form (on VWPP Administrative portal).

Note to students: all final decisions regarding course choice will be made in Paris.

At this point, you are advised to read through more carefully the brochures of UFR’s in which they are interested in order to pick out possible courses you want to take (remember only S3 and S5 courses are available for fall semester). Make sure to consult with the appropriate department in your home institution to make sure that the courses you are interested in will count toward you major (if you so wish). Make a list of potential courses of interest offered at your assigned university.

June 5: Deadline for sending the Alliance Française housing questionnaires (hebergement@alliance-bordeaux.org)

June 15: Reid Hall course descriptions for Fall 2017 will be available online on our French Website.

All students are required to give first and second choices for both a Writing intensive course and a seminar (so 4 courses choices in all). To indicate your preferences:

  1. Login to the VWPP Administrative portal at http://data.vwpp.org
  2. Choose the “Course Reg.” tab at the top
  3. Choose two Writing Intensive courses and two seminars from the drop down menus.
  4. Click on submit.

You will be able to preregister for VWPP courses only AFTER the Paris office receives all information for University pre-registration.

June 26: Deadline for non-group flight students to send their travel arrangements to info@vwpp.org

June 30: Deadline for completion of VWPP course pre-registration.

VWPP Course assignment will be communicated to students upon arrival in Paris in Fall 2017.

August 15: Make sure you have ordered your Navigo pass for Paris metro (for details see Essential information page).

August 15: Last date to upload your visa for France on the VWPP database (login to the VWPP Administrative portal at https://data.vwpp.org).