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Orientation for First-Year Students

Office of Student Life

(440) 826-2356,

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Get Started at BW

First-year students are those incoming students who will be starting their first semester of college in the fall of 2024.

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.

Summer Orientation Session Dates

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

Orientation is a one day experience that begins at 8:30 a.m. and concludes by 5 p.m.

BW varsity student-athletes will begin orientation at 8 a.m., with a session specifically for student-athletes.

Parents and family members have concurrent orientation programming that provides useful information and opportunity to learn about the parent and family role in a student’s experience.

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