Wildcat Connection/Orientation

July Orientation

Bay Path College Campus Day Fun

Wildcat Connection
July 12 - July 14

Sure, it's "just" orientation. But it's also the beginning of what we hope are the most exciting years of your life. The beginning of new friendships, new opportunities, and new academic challenges that will bring you to a career that's perfect for you.

This free program is mandatory for all incoming students. All resident, commuter, and transfer students will be provided overnight accommodations on campus. (Transfer students have the option to attend our Express Sunday Orientation.)


Time and Registration:

Check-in: Saturday, July 12
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Ends: Monday, July 14
5:00 p.m.

Click here to register


Wildcat Connection Orientation At-A-Glance
for full orientation participants

Saturday, July 12

6:00 p.m. -  9:00 p.m. - Check-in
9:00 p.m. - Parents say good-bye
9:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m - Welcome and orientation leader introductions

Sunday, July 13

8:00 a.m. - Breakfast
9:00 a.m.  -  Welcome
9:30 a.m. - Workshop – With Rachel Simmons author of the New York Times bestseller Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls.
12:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Group activities
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Residence life and commuter connection overviews
5:00 p.m. - Group photograph
5:10 p.m. - Dinner
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Academic session with faculty and current students
8:00 p.m. - Entertainment by Norman the Magician

Monday, July 14

7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Foreign language, English, or math placement testing (if needed)
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  - Academic support services workshop
11:00 a.m. - Noon - Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders (WELL)
Noon - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Peer mentor advising sessions
2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. - Optional 30 minute workshops: Parent orientation, health & wellness, athletics, ALLI, ALANA, Civic Engagement and Technology Talks
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Closing speaker


Transfer Express At-A-Glance schedule
For transfer students

Sunday, July 13

8:00 a.m. - Breakfast/Check-in
9:00 a.m. - Welcome
9:30 a.m. - Workshop – With Rachel Simmons author of the New York Times bestseller Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls
12:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Placement testing if needed or if already completed group activities
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Transfer student reception
5:00 p.m. - Group photograph
5:10 p.m. - Dinner
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Academic session with faculty and current students
8:00 p.m. - Entertainment by Norman the Magician


Staying Overnight? Here's what you should bring!

Sleeping bag or blanket & fitted sheet (twin XL)
Comfortable/breathable clothing
Comfortable Shoes (sneakers for activities)
Flip flops for the shower
Laptop (if you have one)
Towel
Toiletries
Water bottle
Sunscreen / bug spray
Pillow
Fan
Spending money (just in case) 


Please Note: You must be an enrolled student to attend this event. However, we will accept enrollments that day.




Wildcat Connection Fall 2014 Orientation at Bay Path

Let's Get Oriented! Register today for our mandatory orientation for all incoming first year and transfer students.