Spring 2023: Pre-Registration Timeline


1 Oct.
Deadline to submit your application at the Study Abroad Office at Wesleyan
14 Oct.
9am ET
University selection meeting with Michael Meere, resident director of VWPP.
Zoom link here.
20 Oct. 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 have uploaded a passport-sized ID photo (.JPEG) to the VWPP database in the documents tab in order to be registered at a Parisian university. 
5.    Upload your Passport (.PDF only)
6.    Save changes

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.
28 Oct. General pre-departure meetings with Michael Meere, resident director of VWPP.
9am ET OR 12pm ET. 
Zoom link here.
3/4 Nov. Housing pre-departure meetings with Hannah Gersten, assistant director of VWPP.
3 Nov. at 12pm ET OR 4 Nov. at 9am ET. 
Zoom link here.

6 Nov.
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.
7-16 Nov.
9-11am ET
Zoom appointments with Hannah Gersten to discuss housing. Please sign up for an interview on the Sign-up sheet. Contact Greta Decker (gdecker@vassar.edu) and Emily Gorlewski (egorlewski@wesleyan.edu) if you have questions on scheduling an interview.
7-10 and 14-16 Nov., between 9am and 11am ET.
Sign up for one 30-minute meeting here.
Zoom link here.
18 Nov. Housing questionnaire is closed for changes. Requests sent to Hannah Gersten after this date are not guaranteed and are subject to availability.

21 Nov.
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 fourth [S4] and sixth semester [S6] courses are offered in the spring 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 Paris.

28 Nov.
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.
30 Nov. Descriptions of the writing intensive courses and seminars offered at Reid Hall will be available.
1/2 Dec. Logistics Orientation for Paris with Michael Meere and Sophie Kolesnikov. 
1 Dec. at 12pm ET OR 2 Dec. at 9am ET. 
Zoom link here.

5 Dec.
Deadline for pre-registering for Reid Hall courses. Your course assignments will be communicated to you when you arrive in Paris. By December 5, 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.
7 Dec. If you are not on the group flight, you must send your travel itinerary to info@vwpp.org by this date!
9 Dec. You should subscribe to a Pass Navigo.
Please read the pre-arrival document here
12 Dec.

16 Dec.
Deadline for uploading your French visa into the VWPP database (log into the VWPP Administrative portal).

Deadline to open your WISE account (see Essential Information for details).