Stay on Track

Here is a list of required steps to become a student at PNCA.

  • You will be receiving an estimated financial aid offer in the next few weeks. Follow the steps on the offer letter closely.
  • If you have any questions, please contact
  • Have you filled out your FAFSA yet? Visit
  • For Spring 2022, you will need to include both the PNCA and Willamette FAFSA codes:
    • PNCA School Code: 003207
    • Willamette School Code: 003227

Visit campus

Log into your personal application portal at and let us know you’re attending by submitting your Undergraduate Decision Response Form.

  • Please submit your $400 tuition deposit via credit card. Paying your deposit will secure your spot in the Spring 2022 incoming class.
  • Deposit link:
  • If you are submitting your deposit via check, please send checks to:
    • Willamette University
    • Attn Student Accounts
    • PO Box 24285
    • Seattle WA 98124-0285
  • Once you have submitted your tuition deposit, within 2-3 days you will receive an email invitation to set up your Willamette ID and student email (check your spam folder too).
  • If you mailed your deposit, please allow at least one week to receive your email invitation to set up your Willamette account.
  • To submit a help ticket to technology, please write to

Please submit a photo of yourself for your PNCA ID card via this form:

  • Once you graduate high school, request your official transcripts from any/all schools attended. Official transcripts must be received before the start of the semester.
    • Hard Copy: Hard copies of official transcripts must be mailed directly from the school to the address below:
      • PNCA Admissions
      • 511 NW Broadway
      • Portland, OR 97209
    • Electronic Copy: Electronic copies of official transcripts must come from an online service like Parchment Exchange OR sent via email directly from your school counselor or registrar and must include a graduation date and a school official’s signature. Have all transcripts sent to PNCA Admissions Office at

After you have submitted your deposit, we will place you into the courses available to you for your first semester. If you have questions please contact

  • After you have deposited, request your official college transcripts from any/all colleges attended. We can provide an unofficial transfer credit audit with projected credits, however, we will need official copies of your transcripts to enter the approved transfer credit to your student record. All official transcripts must be received before the start of the semester. It is best to provide official transcripts ASAP. If you are transferring with less than 30 semester credits (or less than 45 quarter credits), your official high school transcript must be submitted as well.
  • Contact your Academic Advisor if you have questions about the recommended courses highlighted on your transfer audit. If you are not sure who that is, check out your transfer audit that was sent from
  • Register for classes and view your schedule in SAGE for students. Registrar’s office web page for Registration instructions:
  • If you have any questions about how to register for classes, please contact

Connect with the Student Accounts Office to review payment plan options:

  • Once you’ve paid your deposit, please complete your housing application to request a room assignment in ArtHouse
  • Log into Bearcat BnB, Willamette’s housing portal, with your Willamette account credentials.
  • Click on the “New Student On Campus Housing” application located under the “APPLICATIONS AND FORMS” menu. This is a two-part application wherein you’ll need to:
    • Review and sign the housing agreement.
    • Fill out your personal information questionnaire. When completing the questionnaire, be forthcoming and honest; this helps the housing team attempt to make the best housing assignment for you.

Check your email to RSVP for New Student Orientation! Questions can be directed to 503.821.8902 or

Don’t forget to bring the necessary documents needed to work such as your Social Security Card, valid ID, and/or driver’s license.

Arrive at PNCA!