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New Student Checklist

New Student Checklist

Hello Students! 

Here are some to-do's for you to complete before Fall Orientation. 
Please complete these by their given due date. 

Due in June

Due before June 1st

Doane Email

In order to receive all future communications, you will need to activate your Doane Email Account. Refer to the instructions sent to your personal email from the Admissions Office. If you need technical assistance contact Tiger Tech at

Review LAR Descriptions

Doane University's Liberal Arts Seminars address essential learning outcomes for incoming students. Within each Liberal Arts Seminar students will experience a unique topic of interest, chosen by the faculty member that leads their course section.

Due before June 30th

Financial Aid Paperwork

If you are a Federal Student Loan Borrower, you must complete:

Student must also fill out the Outside Assistance Form, this form documents any funds you are receiving from local scholarships or other sources. Students may contact the Financial Aid Office at 402.826.8260 or via email at

Student Health Forms

Using your Doane email and password, register at and complete all of your required health forms.

High School Transcripts

Submit your final high school transcripts by email to the Admissions Office at

Language Placement Test

Since many of you will be registering for your first classes at Doane soon, the Department of Modern Languages wants to reach out to you. If you are interested in taking German or Spanish at Doane and you have had experience with that language in the past, we invite you to take this online placement test. This will help with the decision of which language class would be best to start with. To take the test, go to the appropriate link below, create an account (no student ID number is needed) and complete the test. Once you are done, we will see your results immediately. You can also contact the person given at the end of the test. The test should take about 15 minutes.

If you have any questions, please contact Josh Pope.

Spanish Placement Test

German Placement Test

Due in July

Due before July 6th

Emergency Contact Information and Housing Forms 

Please ensure you login at eRezLife and complete your Emergency Contact Information and any Housing Applications, including Off Campus Applications. Housing Assignments will be released on eRezLife and via your Doane email on July 13, 2020. 

Due before July 15th

Summer Common Reading 

Buy or rent Becoming a Learnerthe book for the Summer Common Reading Program. This short, 52-page book is the basis for an introductory assignment on the fundamental purpose of college and will serve as the beginning of your academic journey at Doane University. Look for an email from your LAR 101 professor for more details! 

Authorized Users

By adding authorized users you are allowing access to your billing and payment information. Usually students add their parents/guardians, or other individuals who help them financially. To add authorized users to your student account, follow the directions at

Emergency Alerts

All students are automatically signed up for our emergency alert system each semester. Please contact the Registrar at to ensure that your current contact information (e.g., cell phone) is up to date in order to receive alerts.

Doane University's Safety Office also utilizes the Crisis Manager app (available in the App Store and Google Play Store) as a resource for everyone in the Doane community to have vital safety information at their fingertips at all times.  Your Doane email address has already been added to the appropriate safety plan. If you open the app, it will automatically download that plan for you.

For parents: if you would like to have the Parent Safety Guide, please email We can then add you to that plan and once that is completed, it will automatically download when you open the app.

Payment Plan Agreement

If you have not already submitted your Payment Plan Agreement Form to the Student Accounts Office, please do so before July 15th. You can contact the Student Accounts Office at 402.826.8250 or by emailing

Due before July 27th

CAPE Training

The link will be shared through your Doane email account by July 15. This training is a requirement of the Campus Advocacy, Prevention, and Education (CAPE) Project. Students who fail to complete this will have a hold placed on their account and will be unable to register for Spring Term. Students who have questions or concerns about completing a training with sensitive information regarding sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, and stalking are encouraged to reach out to or the CAPE Project Director at for accommodations.

Student Athletes

At click: My forms or Pending forms

Fill out all forms and upload physical and insurance card (front and back). 

Complete the NAIA Clearninghouse Registration at

This includes submitting your final high school transcipt and registration fee.