Schedule of Events: New Student Orientation 2024

Last updated: May 23, 2024
We are excited for our 2024 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 overnight sessions will be interactive, fun-filled and have opportunities to win some great prizes!


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School of Visual & Performing Arts, Monday/Tuesday, June 17/18
School of Professional Studies, Thursday/Friday, June 20/21
Ancell School of Business, Monday/Tuesday, June 24/25
Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences, Thursday/Friday, June 27/28
Make-Up Day (for those not able to attend on the day of their major) Monday/Tuesday, July 8/9

What to Expect on New Student Orientation 2024

Day 1

Check-in between 8 – 9 a.m. in Litchfield Hall (Continental breakfast will be available).
Morning activities include meeting new students and orientation leaders, interactive games and activities, and hearing from university leaders.

Afternoon activities include meeting faculty and staff, learning about your academic programs, touring our beautiful westside campus and learning about athletics, visual and performing arts, and other campus centers. You will also attend a clubs fair, hear all about our student life and activities, and enjoy some evening entertainment.

Evening activities include more fun and games and experiencing residential life.

Day 2

Morning activities include learning about our student support services and other important campus resources.

Afternoon activities include meeting the university advising team, learning how to access your schedules through BannerWeb and learning about recreation and joining in on the fun!

After the closing ceremony, you will be able pick up your student ID, shop in the WCSU bookstore, and visit any other offices you would like to learn more about.

Check-out will be in Litchfield Hall from 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Meals, water, and snacks will be provided throughout the day.

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

Please park in the Midtown Campus, White Street Garage and follow signs to check-in.

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