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New Student Orientation Hub

Welcome Bulldogs! We can’t wait for you to start your Wingate experience this August, it will most certainly be a difference-making experience! But first, let’s get you oriented to all things Wingate. That way, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running when you get here!

Take Action

Here is your to-do list and right now is the best time to take ownership of your college experience.
 

Be in the Know

Wingate provides you with the tools and resources to start strong and informed. Explore all the resources and reach out with questions.

Get Connected

College is about transition and change, it's important to get connected and stay connected. Explore ways our students are engaged.

Start Exploring

Take advantage of your time at Wingate by participating in an enrichment opportunity this summer or fall.
 

Important Dates

Date Event
April 26 The Business of Being a Bulldog - Getting Started, Virtual Event, register here.
     6:30 p.m. - Bulldog Central and Your Student Checklist

     7:15 p.m. - Financial Aid 101
May 4 Supporting the Bulldog, Virtual Event, register here.
     6:30 p.m. - The Office of Academic Advising

     7 p.m. - Student Health Center & Immunization Forms
May 19 The Business of Being a Bulldog - Financial Aid & Billing, Virtual Event, register here.
     6:15 p.m. - Introduction and Announcements

     6:30 p.m. - Understanding Your Bill
     6:30 p.m. - Applying for Financial Aid
     7:15 p.m. - Your Payment Options
     7:15 p.m. - Understanding Your Bill
June 1 Student Checklist Tasks Due: Math Placement, Course Preference Form, Financial Aid Documents
June 14 The Business of Being a Bulldog - Financial Aid & Billing, Virtual Event, register here.
     6:15 p.m. - Introduction and Announcements

     6:30 p.m. - Understanding Your Bill
     6:30 p.m. - Applying for Financial Aid
     7:15 p.m. - Your Payment Options
     7:15 p.m. - Understanding Your Bill
June 22 Student Checklist Tasks Due: Priority Deadline for Housing Application, Registration deadline for June in-person orientation
June 24 In-Person Orientation 1 - Click here for the scheduleregister for your in-person orientation date via your Student Checklist
June 27 In-Person Orientation 2 - Click here for the scheduleregister for your in-person orientation date via your Student Checklist
July 1 Student Checklist Tasks Due: Health Forms & Immunization Records, Final Official High School Transcript(s)
July 14 Student Checklist Tasks Due: Regular Deadline for Housing Application, Registration deadline for July in-person orientation
July 18 In-Person Orientation 3 - Click here for the scheduleregister for your in-person orientation date via your Student Checklist
July 22 In-Person Orientation 4 - Click here for the scheduleregister for your in-person orientation date via your Student Checklist
July 25 In-Person Orientation 5 - Click here for the scheduleregister for your in-person orientation date via your Student Checklist
July 29 In-Person Orientation 6 - Click here for the scheduleregister for your in-person orientation date via your Student Checklist
Aug. 1 Student Checklist Tasks Due: Student Account Balance, Student Health Insurance, Student Waiver & Release of Claims form, ID Photo Submission, OneDog Pledge, Student Financial Responsibility Agreement, Title IV Authorization, Vehicle Registration
Aug. 14        New Student Move-In
Aug. 15-17 Bulldog Beginnings (schedule coming soon)
Aug. 18 First Day of Class
Sept. 23-24 Family Weekend (schedule will be published in the fall)

Look Who's Coming to Wingate

Emily Johnson

Emily Johnson from Fort Collins High School in Fort Collins, Colorado, earned All-State recognition and as volleyball team captain, led the team in kills and blocks.

Khalil Khenayzir

Khalil Khenayzir from Cinco Ranch High School in Katy, Texas, will play soccer at Wingate. 

Jasean Young

Jasean Young from Pinecrest High School in Southern Pines, North Carolina, received the Anne Dorsey Scholarship from the Moore County Choral Society.

Tayler Hicks

Tayler Hicks from Sullivan East High School in Bluff City, Tennessee, plans to double major in criminal justice and psychology.

Makenna West

Makenna West from Palmer Ridge High School in Monument, Colorado, will play field hockey at Wingate.

Rylie Cordrey

Rylie Cordrey of Dagsboro, Delaware, is transferring to Wingate from Coker University, where she played field hockey.

Romel Jackson

Romel Jackson, a standout athlete at Valley High in Valley, Alabama, will be a member of the track and field team.

Maddie Hoffman

Maddie Hoffman from Cor Jesu Academy in Fenton, Missouri will be playing volleyball at Wingate.

Kyle Honore

Kyle Honore, senior at Potomac Senior High School in Dumfries, Virginia, will play basketball at Wingate.

Josh Massey

Josh Massey will join the Wingate basketball team. Massey was a part of Team United, a non-profit organization that helps foster basketball and life skills.

Gabby Saye

Gabby Saye, a senior at Edwardsville High School in Edwardsville, Illinois, will  join the Wingate volleyball team.

Christian Contreras

Christian Contreras, a senior at Hibriten High School  in Lenoir, North Carolina, will be attending Wingate and will play football.

Zahra Gaskin

Zahra Gaskin will join Wingate’s triathlon team. She’s a member of the Barbados Federation of Island Triathletes and represented Barbados in the Junior Pan Am Games.

Danny Parker

Senior Danny Parker of South Brunswick High School in Southport, North Carolina, is headed to Wingate and will be a member of the University’s football team.

Clare Sheedy

Clare Sheedy, a senior at Plymouth High School located in Plymouth, Indiana, will be joining the Wingate volleyball team.

Meagan Mowrey

Meagan Mowrey, a senior at North Lincoln High School of Denver, North Carolina, will be playing volleyball for Wingate.

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Tyler Moltisanti

Tyler Moltisanti, a senior at Nease High School in Ponte Vedra, Florida, is bringing his love for lacrosse to Wingate.

Madison Setzer

Madison Setzer, a soccer standout at Crest High School in Shelby, North Carolina, will play soccer for Wingate. 

Maya Walker

Maya Walker attends Fleming Island High School and has a passion for volleyball. She is a defensive specialist and outside hitter and is part of the Jacksonville Juniors Volleyball Association. 

Lauren Montgomery

Lauren Montgomery is a senior at Williamsville South High School in Williamsville, New York. She is a part of the Williamsville Stampede and will be a member of Wingate’s inaugural field hockey team.

Kaylee Hobgood

Kaylee Hobgood plays center field for the Wildcats’ softball team at West Stokes High School in King and will soon be playing for Wingate.

Kenleigh Frye

Kenleigh Frye of Richmond High School in Rockingham, North Carolina, will bring her skills and enthusiasm to Wingate’s softball team. She played infield on her high school softball team, the Lady Raiders.

Evelin Cezati

Evelin Cezati of Greenville Early College plans to major in biology to follow her dreams of becoming an OB-GYN. She’s looking forward to her future as a Bulldog at Wingate University.

Austin Starr

Austin Starr, an offensive lineman at Mary Persons High School in Forsyth, Georgia, will bring his skills and determination to the Wingate gridiron.

Cole Leasure

Cole Leasure of Orange City, Florida, plays football for University High School. He’ll soon be a Bulldog.

Sydney Morland

Sydney Morland, a senior at Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado, will join Wingate’s volleyball team.

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Seth Griffiths, senior at Central York High in  Pennsylvania, has committed to play football at Wingate. He was named the York-Adams League Division I Defensive Player of the Year.