Sign-Up for Transfer Orientation

For transfer students starting classes in Spring 2019, Transfer Orientation registration began at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

For transfer students starting classes in Summer and Fall 2019, Transfer Orientation registration begins at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019.

Please follow the steps below to sign up for Transfer Orientation. If you have issues completing your reservation, call New Student Orientation (419-372-0353) for assistance.


When admitted, you received a Certificate of Admission from the Office of Admissions with information about establishing your BGSU account, including your BGSU ID Number.  If you have not already done so, you must set-up and activate your BGSU account before conducting any other business related to your enrollment at BGSU.

Go to and follow the prompts to activate your BGSU account.

Log on to MyBGSU at Hover over "Students" at the top of the page and click on "New Students". On the left-hand side, click on the "My Orientation Reservation" link.  Follow the prompts related to Student and Guest reservations. After completing your Transfer Orientation reservation, you will be emailed an E-Confirmation Packet to your BGSU email; be sure to check it out for additional details about the program.

Prior to your on-campus visit for Transfer Orientation, visit our Next Steps page. The site includes important information and a checklist of things to do and read before and after attending Transfer Orientation.

You can find important details such as arrival times, a list of local overnight accommodations, and directions to campus by clicking on the links to the left.