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Student Orientation

Student Orientation

All incoming students at Briar Cliff are required to complete orientation — the final step in the admissions process! Choose one of three summer orientation sessions:

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During orientation, you will:

  • Find out about academic requirements, policies and university procedures
  • Register for first semester classes
  • Meet with faculty advisors
  • Get to know other first-year students
  • Hear from current students who are Peer Advising Leaders (PALs)
  • Meet with financial aid staff
  • Enjoy supper and brunch at the Briar Cliff cafeteria
  • Learn about campus services
  • Experience Briar Cliff's scenic, hilltop campus
  • Have fun!
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Room Accommodations

Students will have the opportunity to stay in the Baxter-Digiovanni suites, which accommodate four people per suite. Each room is air-conditioned and furnished with linens and towels. 

Fork and Spoon


Supper will be provided on Day One and brunch will be provided on Day Two, for you and all guests who came along with you! The meals are provided, courtesy of the Briar Cliff Dining Services


Questions? Concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns regarding orientation, or if you have a disability or special needs, we're here to help! Contact us »



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