Orientation session

Tips for a successful orientation

More than just another campus tour, at orientation you will make new friends, register for classes, have fun and learn about your campus community.

Orientation & registration

Bluffton University's orientation program is made up of two separate events. Orientation and registration is a morning or afternoon event held during the spring and summer. Welcome week begins the Friday before classes begin in August.


orientation and registration
dates for 2021

  • Monday, May 24 - FILLED
  • Monday, June 7 - FILLED
  • Friday, June 25 - FILLED 
  • Tuesday, Aug. 10

Register for orientation 

Students who have sent in their $100 advance deposit are eligible to register for orientation and registration.

If you have been accepted as a new student at Bluffton and want to register for orientation to enroll in classes, we encourage you to send in your advance deposit today. It can be sent to:

Bluffton University
Office of Admissions
1 University Drive
Bluffton, OH 45817-2104

You can also use a credit card to pay your deposit.

To register for orientation, please complete the following information:

What to expect

Summer registration


Build your fall class schedule with an advisor, learn the specifics about Bluffton's academic program and meet current students and future classmates. 

Meet Bluffton faculty members and support staff, interact with “new” and “experienced” college parents and receive information about student success. 

Fall Welcom 2017

Fall welcome

The fall welcome program is a week of events designed to make the start of your college experience a positive one. Events for 2021 will be posted at a later date.

Last year’s schedule >