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We are thrilled that you’re joining the Worcester State University community! We’re here to welcome you to campus and help you learn the ropes—tips that will help you do well in class and build lasting friendships. During orientation you will:
Our comprehensive orientation program includes sessions for transfer students and parents.
Prepare for your Worcester State experience by participating in our one-day First Year Orientation program. Orientation is designed to introduce you to the Worcester State campus and educate you on the transition from high school to college. Registration for Orientation will open in late April.
The Orientation program will abide by all University health and safety policies to protect students from the spread of COVID-19, including social distancing, mask usage, and contact tracing. Specific program updates will be communicated via your University email and posted here. Updated campus safety information can be found on the Safe Return site.
Virtual Transfer Orientation is an online program to help students be fully prepared for their arrival in the fall. Through informational videos and live chats throughout August, students will have the opportunity to learn more about everything that Worcester State has to offer. More details about Transfer Orientation will be available in June.
Our Virtual Winter Orientation program helps new students enrolling at Worcester State mid-year - both transfer students and new incoming students who have not yet attended college - to be fully prepared for the beginning of the spring semester.
By attending this orientation session, you will have the opportunity to learn more about everything that Worcester State has to offer. The program will guide you through the specific requirements of Worcester State’s academic programs and provide information on campus services and commuter- and resident-student life.
Registration for 2020's Winter Orientation has now closed.
As your student begins the process of enrolling at Worcester State, the Orientation Office invites you to attend a Parent Orientation session. Parent Orientation will give your family the opportunity to learn more about academic programs and campus health and safety as well as get advice on your student’s transition to college.
* This program will focus solely on Residence Life and Chartwells Dining Services. We recommend that all parents/guardians of students planning on living on campus attend this program in addition to one of the other dates listed above.
Registration for Parent Orientation will open in May.