Pre-registration timeline – Fall 2019

To provide your personal details by April 5 :

  1. Login to the VWPP Administrative portal
  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) before May 1st.
    You must have uploaded a passport sized ID photo to the VWPP database in the documents tab for your university registration to be completed. This is mandatory and has to be done before May 1st.
  5. Save changes

To fill out the housing questionnaire:

  1. Login to the VWPP Administrative portal
  2. After filling out the “General info” (see above), choose the “Housing” tab at the top
  3. Follow directions and accept terms and conditions of the VWPP Housing Charter.
  4. Fill in your responses
  5. Click on submit.

April 8: Deadline for all students to submit responses to General information and Housing questionnaire online (see how to above).

Between 29th and 30th – TBA (8 :30am – 11am EST) :  Skype appointments with Lisa Fleury for Students of Wesleyan University and other institutions. Please check with Michael Acosta to make sure you sign up for an appropriate time-slot.

Between May 2nd and 3rd – TBA (8 :30am – 11am EST): Housing skype appointments with Lisa Fleury for Vassar students. Please check with Susan Stephens to make sure you sign up for an appropriate time-slot.

May 4th: Housing questionnaire is closed for changes (Any changes sent after this date to Lisa Fleury may not be guaranteed and are subject to availability).

Indicate your French university preference:

Around April 19th: You will receive a message from the 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. In the meantime, guidelines are outlined on VWPP’s French Web site.

May 10th: Student Deadline to complete university request.

To indicate your preferences:

  1. Login to the VWPP Administrative portal
  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 22nd: University assignment communicated to students.

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 are available for fall semester). You will meet with one of your French professors to make a first selection of your university courses. 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.

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

June 5th: Deadline for sending the Alliance Française housing questionnaires (

Things to do before June 14th:



1/ Select the first option to get a sim card without a phone.


2/ Enter your personal contact details and make sure you enter the VWPP’s address and phone number as indicated here. Then confirm your details.



3/ On this webpage, you will be asked to keep your phone number or not. Select “No” and choose a French phone number in the list. You will also be asked to select the type of sim card you want (for example, Nano SIM for an iPhone).



4/ This page is the payment page. Click on the “Pay by Card” button as shown.




5/ Enter your credit/debit card information. Don’t forget to check the box at the bottom of the page and to confirm your payment.


6/ Here you will find a recap of your personal contact details and card info. Make sure you check them before you confirm.


7/ You will then receive an email confirmation and your sim card will be mailed to the VWPP office in Paris before your arrival.

Indicate your VWPP seminar preferences:

June 15th: VWPP seminar descriptions for Fall 2019 will be available online on our French Website. Click here to see courses descriptions. Read them closely.

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
  2. Choose the “Course Reg.” tab at the top
  3. Indicate your preferences for each writing intensive (4 choices) and seminar (5 choices)
  4. Click on submit.

Friday, June 28th 12h00 EST : Deadline for completion of VWPP course pre-registration.

VWPP Course assignments will be communicated to students upon arrival in Paris in Spring 2019.

August 20: Last date to upload your visa for France on the VWPP databse (login to the VWPP Administrative portal)