First-Year Student Orientation

Let's Get You Connected!

Visit the Class of 2028 Jacket Connect page to meet other first-year students and chat with Orientation Leaders at BW

    What to Expect

    Orientation is an important first step in your BW experience! It offers helpful information about college life, as well as the opportunity to meet other first-year students, faculty and staff.

    All first-year students are expected to remain on campus over-night between Day 1 and Day 2 of Orientation. A residence hall room will be provided for your use!

    2024 Orientation Session Dates

    Monday, June 24
    Tuesday, June 25
    Thursday, June 27
    Monday, July 8
    Tuesday, July 9
    Thursday, July 11

    Fall Orientation
    Transfer and New Students
    Wednesday, August 21, 2024

    Orientation is a one day experience that begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes by 5:30 p.m.* There is optional programming for parents/family members at the same time.

    *BW varsity student-athletes and Conservatory students will have a slightly longer day due to population specific orientation sessions

    Register For Orientation

    Follow the link below and log in using your application account information to register for an orientation session

    Register Here

    Orientation Schedule

    Our orientation schedule is created with your success in mind. Below is a brief overview of what to expect

    First-Year Schedule

    Guest Hotels

    Below is a curated list of hotel recommendations for your guests to stay in over-night during your orientation session

    Hotels near BW