NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

DATES AND SCHEDULE

Spring Semester Admission: January 5 & 6 (students only need to attend one session). Students will be able to sign-up beginning November 14, 2011. 

Summer or Fall Semester Admission: Dates will be generally available between May 17 and July 17, and will be posted here in December 2011. Students can begin to sign-up for a session beginning on January 9, 2012.

Welcome to BGSU! We are excited for you to officially become a FALCON! Our one-day orientation will give incoming students the opportunity to meet with their academic department to register for classes, learn more about BGSU and the opportunities for academic and personal growth that await your arrival, and become acquainted to your new campus community.

Arrival and Check-in Information

  • Students who HAVE completed math and writing placement tests online should arrive between 7:15 am and 7:45 am at the first floor of Olscamp Hall. [Map]
  • Students who HAVE NOT completed the required math or writing placement tests must arrive at the first floor of Olscamp Hall between 7:00 am and 7:15 am to complete placement tests in a designated campus computer lab. [Map]

Daily Schedule

Your orientation visit will include the following components and more. A full schedule will be available upon your arrival to campus.

  • Academic Advising & Course Registration
    • Meet with an Academic Advisor to discuss your interests and register for your classes.
  • Orientation Financials
    • Meet with staff from the Office of the Bursar and Student Financial Aid to discuss billing and payment issues.
  • BGSU Bookstore
    • Purchase or reserve your fall semester textbooks through the BGSU Bookstore.
  • Receive your BG1 Card
  • Interact with other students new to BGSU
  • Campus Tours
    • Become familiar with your new campus

Directions and Travel Information