Next Steps

Congratulations and welcome to Texas Woman’s!

There are a few things you need to do as a first-year or transfer student before getting to class.

A TWU undergraduate student at commencement with the words Boldly Go underneath her.

Pioneer Portal Access

 Create your Pioneer Portal account

 Set up your TWU Gmail account and check it daily

 Access SelfService

For help with set up, contact or call 940-898-3971.

Apply for Financial Aid

 Submit a free federal OR Texas application for financial aid (FAFSA or TAFSA)

  • Applications open: Oct. 1
  • Renew FAFSA each year to qualify for more types of financial aid
  • TWU's institution code: 003646
  • TWU's FAFSA priority deadlines:
    • Summer & Fall: Jan. 15
    • Spring: Sept. 1

Apply for Scholarships

 Submit the TWU General Scholarship Application and automatically match with scholarships you qualify for

  • Fall deadline: March 15
  • Spring deadline: Dec. 14

Register for Orientation

 Register for orientation. (You will meet with your advisor and sign up for classes during orientation)


Housing is required and guaranteed for students under 21, or with fewer than 60 credit hours

 Submit the housing application, pay the housing deposit and choose your meal plan OR

 Visit TWU's Campus Alliance for Resource Education (CARE) for living off-campus resources and housing resources and tips.

Pay Tuition & Fees

 Visit the Bursar to pay for classes.

  • Pay by the posted deadlines to avoid deleting your course schedule
  • Review your tuition charges and fees
  • Learn how to sign up for installment payment plans
Get your Pioneer Printables and Swag

Complete these steps as soon as possible

Provide your immunization documentation

First-Year Students:

 Submit final high school transcripts with graduation date

 Check your Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Status in your Pioneer Portal

 If needed, register for TSI and Accuplacer tests

Transfer Students:

 Submit final transcripts from current college with all grades

Have questions? Contact us

Local: 940-898-3188
Toll free: 1-866-809-6130

Our Location & Hours

ADM Building, Rm 105
P.O. Box 425589
Denton, TX 76204

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mon. - Fri.

Page last updated 11:16 AM, April 20, 2020