Wondering what to expect in your first year at Wingate University? This page is a great place to start. 2 students catch bubbles during the street fair

It’s hard enough to find your classes in your first year, much less find or even know about all the student resources that are right at your fingertips. This list of important links can help get you started.

Academic Advising

You’ll find advising information and how to declare your major or minor on the advising pages, as well as other helpful tips. You’ll be assigned an academic advisor when you arrive on campus.

Arrival Preparation

There are specific steps you need to take to prepare for your arrival at Wingate University. The following pages can help you make sure you’re ready to start:

Financial Aid

Everything you need to know about scholarships and grants, student loans and the work-study program can be found on the pages for Student Financial Planning.

Gateway 101

Gateway 101 is our required core course for freshmen and transfers. It sets you up for success at Wingate University.

Lyceum Series

Attending Lyceum Series events offers enrichment outside the classroom. It’s also required for every major, so don’t ignore this page.

Majors and Minors

Wingate University offers a variety of majors, minors, professional programs and advanced degrees. If you’re not certain which major is for you, start with this page to learn more about the possibilities we offer.


Parents have questions, and our Parents FAQs page has the answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Residence Life

Everything you need to know about living on campus can be found on the pages for Residence Life, including a list of what to bring with you to campus.


WiRE: The Wingate Reading Experience is a summer reading program that unites faculty and students. Reading the book is not mandatory, but many classes do include it. The author will visit campus for a Lyceum event.

Didn’t Find What You Were Looking For?

We’re here to help! Email Alexandra Finley, and she’ll be happy to point you in the right direction.