Fall 2023: Pre-Registration Timeline


3/31 Deadline to submit your General Information
To provide your general information : 
1.    Login to the VWPP Administrative portal
2.    Click on “General info” Tab at the top
3.    Provide all information requested (you can wait to fill in “French mobile number” until you are in France).
4.    Upload your photo (« Documents » section). This is mandatory. You must upload a passport-sized ID photo (.JPEG only) — well-lit with a plain, white background — to the VWPP database in order to be registered at a Parisian university and to receive your Reid Hall student card. 
5.    Upload your Passport (.PDF only)
6.    Save changes


Academic orientation and university registration selection meeting with Anne Brancky, resident director of VWPP (2023-2024) and Michael Meere, resident director of VWPP (2022-2023).  12pm ET. Zoom link here.

4/17 Deadline to complete your 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 justify your first and second choices in the textbox.
5.    Click on submit.
4/23 Deadline to fill out the housing questionnaire.  Please read the Essential Housing information before you fill out your housing questionnaire. (You must fill out the housing questionnaire BEFORE  your housing interview can take place):
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.
4/24-28 Housing pre-departure meetings with Hannah Gersten, assistant director of VWPP. On campus @ Vassar and Wesleyan. Times TBD. 

Housing questionnaire is closed for changes. Requests sent to Hannah Gersten after this date are not guaranteed and are subject to availability.
5/1 You will be sent your university assignment. At this point, you are advised to read more carefully through the brochures of UFR’s in which you are interested and make a list of potential courses of interest offered at your assigned university. Remember that only third [S3] and fifth semester [S5] courses are offered in the fall semester. You will then meet with one of your French professors to make an initial selection of your university courses. Please also consult with the appropriate department at your home institution to make sure that any courses you would like to count towards a particular major will be accepted by that major. All final decisions regarding course choices will be made in Bordeaux and Paris.
5/15  Descriptions of the writing intensive courses and seminars offered at Reid Hall will be available.
5/29  Deadline for pre-registering for Reid Hall courses. Your course assignments will be communicated to you when you arrive in Paris. By May 29, you must indicate your first and second choice for both a writing intensive course and a seminar (so you will choose four courses 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 and seminar                       
4.    Click on submit.
6/2 Logistics Orientation for Paris with Anne Brancky, Michael Meere, and Sophie Kolesnikov. 
2 June at 10am ET. 
Zoom link here.
6/9  You will receive a message from the VWPP coordinator of student life (Sophie Kolesnikov) requesting that you indicate which extracurricular activities you would like to enroll in while in Paris. You should consult various websites to identify a couple of extracurricular activities based in Paris.
6/12 If you are not on the group flight, you must send your travel itinerary to info@vwpp.org by this date!


Deadline to subscribe to a Passe Navigo and to open your WISE account.
8/1  Deadline for uploading your French visa into the VWPP database (log into the VWPP Administrative portal).