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First Year Student Program


This program is designed exclusively to acquaint you with life at Worcester State University. Whether you will be a resident student or commuter student, you will enjoy meeting members of the Worcester State University community while participating in a wide range of interesting sessions. These will include academic sessions and opportunities to get acquainted with other members of the First Year Student class as well as others in your major. The day wraps up with evening entertainment for all to attend.

Why you should attend Orientation:

College is a different experience from high school and the working world. Orientation is a relaxed and fun environment to acclimate you to the Worcester State University campus. Everyone at Worcester State University wants you to succeed and enjoy your experience. This is your very own opportunity to get all your questions answered and become familiar with the campus. Our fantastic Orientation Leaders are current students and they prepare a month in advance for your arrival. They are ready to meet and greet you and show you the ropes of the University. Orientation is also a chance for you to meet new people and spend some time on campus before everyone else arrives for the start of classes. We have a lot of great activities planned for you to meet the faculty, staff and new students that will be with you during your journey as a new student. We want to make sure you have a successful start to your first year at Worcester State University. 

Reasons to attend:

-          Meet faculty in your academic area

-          Meet new people

-          Get your WSU ID and parking pass

-          Attend sessions about different services on campus

-          Have fun at social activities

Who attends Orientation:

All first year students. This is any student that is new to the college. There is a separate orientation for transfer students. 

Orientation Dates 

 •   How to Register for Orientation

*Attention:  You will need your Worcester State University username and password to register for Orientation at the link below.
Related Links
  First Year Student Check List
  Transfer Check List
  Student Health Insurance
  Family/Parent Website
  LASC and Degree Audit Orientation Powerpoint

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