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 Friday, July 15, 2022.

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.


8:15 a.m.

Check-In and Resource Fair - Union (Strosacker Hall)

9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

  • Welcome
  • Academic overview
  • Important student services
  • Residence life and commuter services

11:45 a.m.


12 - 1:15 p.m.

Various opportunities such as connecting your device, touring the commuter lounge, getting ready for your first day, visiting offices and campus tours.

What to Bring

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


Q: Is transfer orientation mandatory?

Yes, all new transfer students are required to participate.

Q: 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.

Q: 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.