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January Orientation

Get all of the resources you need before you check in for Bulldog Beginnings! During orientation, you will go over what to expect academically, talk about financial aid and the bill, along with hearing from the office of residence life for residential students.

Bulldog Beginnings

All new students are required to come to their Bulldog Beginnings. Students will check in at Route 1896 located in the LaVerne Banquet Hall. All students will receive their student ID, and residential students will get their room keys and get to move into their residence hall.

Following check in, students and families will be invited to lunch at the W.T. Harris Dining Hall, from 12 - 1 p.m.

After that, all students will attend the Bulldog Beginnings Sessions from 1pm to 3pm in the Batte Center Recital Hall. Bulldog Beginnings is required for all incoming students.

Parents & Families

Parents and families are encouraged to attend both the virtual orientation and Bulldog Beginnings. You will need to create a free Zoom Account to join. Your student will be receiving instructions on how to access virtual orientation the week of January 2, 2024. 


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