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Alternate Registration

Students who are unable to come for on-campus Orientation in June will go through an Alternate Registration process to register for Fall semester classes. Students will be invited via email to attend a 1-day Orientation session on August 17. Click sign up below!

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Orientation is a two-day experience designed to connect students to Baylor, in order that they may discover all Baylor has to offer. At Orientation, students and their guests will be invited to explore the university's exceptional academic programs and learning environment, while also experiencing Baylor's unique supportive community.

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2016 Session Dates

  • Session 1
  • Session 2
  • Session 3 (Combo)*
  • Session 4 (Combo)*
  • Session 5 (Combo)*
  • Session 6 (Combo)*
  • Session 7
  • Session 8
  • Session 9
  • Session 10

  • **August Orientation
  • June 8-9
  • June 9-10
  • June 13-17
  • June 14-18
  • June 20-24
  • June 21-25
  • June 27-28
  • June 28-29
  • June 29-30
  • June 30-July 1

  • August 17
  • Wed-Thurs
  • Thurs-Fri
  • Mon-Fri
  • Tues-Sat
  • Mon-Fri
  • Tues-Sat
  • Mon-Tues
  • Tues-Wed
  • Wed-Thurs
  • Thurs-Fri

  • Wednesday

  • *Combo Sessions include Orientation + Baylor Line Camp.

  • **August Orientation is only for students who received their class schedule through Alternate Registration.

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Orientation Sign Up is OPEN!

  • Step 1: Be sure to Activate Your BearID if you have not already done so.
  • Step 2: Click the “Sign Up" button below to access the reservation form.
  • Step 3: Select and confirm your major.
  • Step 4: Follow the links to place your reservation for New Student Orientation, Baylor Line Camp, or a Combined Orientation + Baylor Line Camp experience.

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Before You Experience Orientation

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View the Orientation Schedule

Provided below is a link to the New Student Orientation Sample schedule for this summer. This schedule will give you an idea of what you can expect on day one and day two of New Student Orientation.

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Things to Do

No. 1
Submit documentation of your meningitis vaccination.

No. 2
Beginning in February, Complete the New Student Advising Questionnaire through goBaylor.

No. 3
International students, submit the citizenship form.

No. 4
Frequently check your Baylor email for any updates.

No. 5
Periodically check goBaylor for any updates.

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After You Experience Orientation

Success Center

Your success at Baylor is of utmost importance to us. The Paul L. Foster Success Center offers many great resources, from time management tools to free tutoring and supplemental instruction.

Visit the Success Center Site


Do you have questions about your classes or changing your major? Baylor's academic advisors are happy to assist you.

Visit the Advising Site

Financial Aid

Do you have questions about your FAFSA or financial aid? Baylor's Student Financial Services can answer all of your questions.

Visit the Student Financial Services Site