New Student Orientation
Welcome to BGSU!
New Student Orientation, in collaboration with the University community, welcomes, supports, and empowers new students during their transition to University life and beyond. By providing programs and coordinating strategic services that meet the diverse needs of incoming students, we support student success and persistence by offering educational opportunities that build community and facilitate personal growth and development within the Pillars of Success: Academic Success, Career Development, Leadership and Engagement, and Personal and Fiscal Responsibility.
SOAR, “Student Orientation, Advising and Registration” is one part of your orientation experience at BGSU. This on-campus event is your personal introduction to Bowling Green State University. Read More
Held the weekend before classes begin in August, Opening Weekend is a required event for new students and serves as a comprehensive introduction to nearly everything BGSU offers you. Read More