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Orientation is an overnight experience required for all students. Take the next steps to becoming a Yellow Jacket and check out the orientation schedule.

Orientation for First-Year Students

Office of Student Life

(440) 826-2356, orientation@bw.edu

Photo of Group of BW Students at Orientation

Get Started at BW

First-year students are those incoming students who will be starting their first semester of college in the fall of 2023.

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.


Orientation Session Dates

  • Tuesday, June 20 - Wednesday, June 21
  • Wednesday, June 28 - Thursday, June 29
  • Monday, July 10 - Tuesday, July 11
  • Tuesday, July 18 - Wednesday, July 19

Orientation takes place over two days for new students. There is also programming for parents and families at the same time.

Check back in late spring for more details.