New Student Orientation

Freshman and Transfer students entering Fall 2019


Summer Orientation is a structured day-long program that offers new students and transfer students the opportunity to establish a link with faculty in their intended major, become familiar with the campus and the array of academic and campus life programs available and "take care of business" to prepare for move-in. The day begins at 8:00 a.m. with Check-In and a continental breakfast and ends at 3:00 p.m.

Freshman Summer Orientation

June 7, June 14, June 21

July 12, July 19, July 26
 

Details for the day can be found below:
Freshman Orientation Program (2018)

Transfer Summer Orientation

June 20

July 25
 

Details for the day can be found below:
Transfer Orientation Program   (2018)

Our one-day orientations are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

For additional information, please view the following:
2018 Orientation Handbook 
2018 Freshman Summer Reading Assignment
Parking Permit Instructions
Parent Guide (hard copies provided at orientation)
Student Guide (hard copies provided at orientation)
Parking Map

*Cost of attendance includes all orientation materials and programs, mementos, continental breakfast and lunch.

2018 Summer Orientation Leaders

 

 

Couldn't make a summer orientation session?


We will hold a condensed orientation session on Move-in day, August 15th.
Freshman and Transfer Students entering Fall 2019
Cost of attendance is: $15/person.

Online registration will open in Summer 2019.

Late Fall Orientation is a shortened version of the summer orientation sessions. Check-in will be held from 12:30 pm-1:00 pm in the Arts & Sciences Atrium, with the session wrapping up around 3 pm. Like the summer sessions, students will have an opportunity to hear from faculty and staff, participate in a Q&A session with Orientation Leaders, and get their bobcat card. More information will be sent out to the email address listed on the registration form prior to the event.  

 

For additional information, please view the following:
2018 Orientation Handbook 
2018 Freshman Summer Reading Assignment
Parking Permit Instructions
Parent Guide (hard copies provided at orientation)
Student Guide (hard copies provided at orientation)
Parking Map

 

 

Spring 2019

Weekend of Welcome Kick-off

Friday, Jan. 11, 2019
*$10 per person


Registration is closed for this event.


Spring Orientation is a structured program that offers new students and transfer students the opportunity to establish a link with faculty in their intended major, become familiar with the campus and the array of academic and campus life programs available and "take care of business" to prepare for move-in. Our orientation program is also the kick-off for Spring Weekend of Welcome! 

AGENDA

Friday, January 11th
 2 – 3:00 p.m. - Check-in at Arts & Sciences Atrium
 3 – 3:40 p.m. - Welcome program – Arts & Sciences Auditorium
 3:45 p.m. - Parent Information Session/Student Orientation Leader Session
 4:30 p.m. - Becoming a Bobcat Session
 5:30 p.m. - Dinner 
 7:00 p.m. - Weekend of Welcome Kick-off Event 

Saturday, January 12th
1:30 p.m. - Women's Basketball
3:30 p.m. - Men's Basketball 
Weekend of Welcome Event

Sunday, January 13th
Bobcat Marketplace (Student Organization Fair)
Welcome Back Event

 

For additional information, please view the following:
Orientation Handbook 2018-2019
Parent Guidebook 2018-2019
Student Guidebook 2018-2019

*Cost of attendance includes all orientation materials and programs, mementos, and Friday evening dinner.