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Transfer Student Orientation

Office of Student Life

(440) 826-2356,

The orientation session for transfer students is a full-day experience designed to help new transfer students with their transition to Baldwin Wallace. Transfer student orientation is for students entering BW in the fall.

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 students, faculty and staff.

Transfer Student Orientation

Transfer orientation will take place on Tuesday, July 16, 2024.

Should you be unable to attend on July 16, there will be an orientation session that transfer students can attend on August 21, 2024. Registration for that day will open on July 17.

Register for Orientation

Log in using your application account information. You will use the same username and password that you set up when you applied or viewed your application status. It works best if you use a computer for these tasks.

Schedule Overview

Check in begins at 8:30 a.m., and the day includes:

  • Academic Sessions
  • Resource Fair
  • Overview of Student Services
  • Residence Life and Commuter Student Information
  • Parent and Family Presentations

A continental breakfast and lunch will be served.

What to Bring

  • BW username and password
  • Sweatshirt or long-sleeved shirt for air-conditioned spaces
  • Laptop
  • Refillable water bottle


Is transfer orientation mandatory?

Yes, all new transfer students are required to participate.

Where do I park for orientation?

The most convenient place to park is either in the Center for Innovation and Growth or the Knowlton Center parking lots.

Are parents or family members able to join me at orientation?

Yes, two parents and family may attend - though it is optional. Registration for their participation is required and can be done within the transfer orientation registration process.