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

SOAR

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

Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation provides transfer students the tools and information necessary to successfully transition to BGSU. Read More

Opening Weekend

Opening Weekend

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. Read More

Fall Welcome

Fall Welcome

Start the year off on solid ground with two-weeks of programming to continue introducing you to the unique organizations, offices, and services offered by the BGSU community.
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