Schedule of Events: New Student Orientation 2022

Last updated: June 23, 2022

Please park in the Midtown Campus, 5th Avenue Garage and follow signs to check-in.

We are excited to bring back  in-person activities for New Student Orientation this summer. Orientation Sessions are on the following dates and students will be asked to register for the session that correlates to their major. These sessions will be interactive, fun-filled and have opportunities to win some great prizes!


The following dates will be available, to register click one of the links below.:

New Student Orientation, School of Professional Studies,  Tuesday, June 21
New Student Orientation, Ancell School of Business, Thursday, June 23
New Student Orientation, School of Visual & Performing Arts, Monday, June 27
New Student Orientation, Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences,  Wednesday, June 29 


New Student Orientation Schedule 2022 (Subject to Change)

 Each Session   Student Program
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Placement Testing – Math and Writing placement exams will be offered in the morning in the Math Emporium in Higgins. If you are required to take a placement exam the Admissions Office has sent you details in an email (to email you applied with). Registration is required.
Click here to register!
8:30 – 9:40 a.m. Check-in Students will check in under the tents on the Quad  and get their assigned Orientation Leader and Group. Students can enjoy the Continental Breakfast in Higgins Hall Lobby or take a Campus Tour at 9:15 leaving from the Student Center Plaza.
9:45 – 10:30 a.m. WCSU Welcome for students and parents in White Hall, Ives Concert Hall
10:45 – 11:30 a.m. Ice Breakers and Conversation with OLs on the Fairfield Hall Lawn (Rain locations: SC202A&B, WH122, WH127, SC Veranda, Wolves Den, Wolves Den Patio)
11:45 a.m.  – 12:15 p.m. Career Success Activity in the Student Center Theater
Students will be introduced to the new YOU@WCSU platform and NOD app 
12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Build-A-Bag Lunch
Students will receive a built-a-bag lunch in the Student Center Restaurant and eat with their OLs and other students in their group
1:30 – 1:55 p.m. Wellness Activity in the Student Center Theater
Students will receive a Build-a-Bag lunch in the Student Center Restaurant and eat with their OLs and other students in their group
2 – 3 p.m. Introduction to your Fall 2022 Class Schedule & Advisement at WCSU starts in the Student Center Theater and moves to Math Emporium in Higgins 122 on cue
3 – 5:15 p.m. Tour of Campus Services
In small groups students will rotate through in small groups and will be introduced to academic, non-academic and Wellness support services along with various programs and activities to get better connected at WCSU.  There will be several opportunities to win prizes during this time.

Sessions are 2 – 3:30 p.m.; 3:35 – 4:05 p.m.; 4:10 – 4:40 p.m.; 4:45 – 5:15 p.m.

Academic Support in the Haas Library
Non-academic & Wellness in Warner 101
Math Clinic in Higgins 108, ID Photos, survey, ID pickups
Getting Connected: CSI, SGA, etc. in SC202A & B

5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Orientation Leaders Wrap Up with groups and departure
Orientation Leaders will answer any final questions and give final directions while promoting summer activities as well as Welcome Week

* Schedule subject to change.  Please check back for additional information.