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Freshman & New Student Orientation

Are you an incoming undergraduate student at Briar Cliff? If so, you'll need to register for orientation — your introduction to life at BCU and the final step in the admissions process! Register today for one of the three orientation sessions available this summer.

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What will you do?

  • Find out about campus services and university policies
  • Register for first semester classes
  • Choose a learning community
  • Meet faculty and advisors
  • Get to know other first-year students
  • Meet with financial aid staff
  • Have fun!

Accomodations & Meals

As a student, you'll have the opportunity to stay in Alverno Residence Hall, which accommodates two people per room. Each room is furnished with linens and towels. For parents, family and friends, we've come up with a list of suggested hotels in the area. Supper will be provided on Day One and brunch on Day Two, for you and all of your guests.

Questions? Concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns regarding orientation, or if you have a disability or special needs, just give us a shout. we're here to help! 

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Orientation Sessions

Maps & Directions

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