Overnight Orientation

All new students are encouraged to attend the two-day Orientation Session.  The cost for the overnight stay is $40.  Students will be able to check in at 6pm for an eventful evening of fun activities and games.

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Before you stay overnight:

  • It is extremely important that you have taken all of your placement exams if you need them (if you are not sure, contact the Admissions Office at admissions@wcsu.edu or call 203-837-9000).
  • Send in a check for $40 made out to WCSU to 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810, Attn: Student Affairs (make sure the student's name is on the check) or use our convenient on-line ticket purchase website at no additional cost.

The evening program (for all students):

  • Arrive at Newbury Hall on the Midtown campus at 6 p.m.
  • Get to know other students from within your school - students with whom you will likely be taking classes - during activities and group gatherings and meet Student Government Association representatives and other student leaders
  • Get an inside scoop about "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of a degree" at Western from your upper-class Orientation leaders
  • Enjoy pizza and refreshments around 8:30 p.m.
  • Comedian and Magician Michael Kent at 9:30 p.m. in the Student Center Theater
  • Have fun and win prizes playing Bingo at 10:30 p.m. in the Student Center Cafeteria

Items to bring for the overnight stay:

  • A pillow and pillow case
  • A sleeping bag, or sheets/blanket (linens are not provided)
  • A towel
  • Toiletries
  • Casual, comfortable clothes
  • Shoes
  • A jacket and/or umbrella (just in case)

We also would advise you to put a luggage tag on your bag to avoid mix-ups.




Questions?  Call 203-837-9700


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