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 orientation will take place on Thursday, July 13, 2023.

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 9:30 a.m., and the day includes:

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

Lunch and a continental breakfast will be served.

What to Bring

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


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 for orientation is near the BW Welcome Center and Union parking lot, located on Tressel Street.

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.