Accepted Student Events
Congratulations and welcome to Bay Path University!
For students entering in Spring 2019, here are some important dates:
SUNDAY, January 20, 2019
MONDAY, January 21, 2019
First Day of Classes
TUESDAY, January 22, 2019
For students entering in Fall 2019, here are some important dates:
Sunday, APRIL 7, 2019 | 2:30 P.M. — 6 P.M.
Accepted Student Day offers you the chance to experience Bay Path’s rich and varied resources in an entirely new way—as an admitted student! Throughout the day, you will discover how Bay Path will engage you as a student and as a person. Learn about the academic programs, hear about extracurricular activities, take a campus tour, see a residence hall and socialize with future classmates.
Saturday, MAY 11, 2019 | 11 A.M. — 2 P.M.
Bay Path’s New Student Social offers you the chance to socialize with your future classmates! Throughout the day you will discover how Bay Path will engage you as a student and as a person.
We host Advising Days to help you prepare and design your academic program. When you attend an Advising Day you will complete a math placement assessment, meet with an academic advisor, register for your courses, and get your student ID.
Preparing for your Advising Day:
- Activate your "My Bay Path" Portal account
- Download the Bay Path University app on your smartphone or tablet: click here (you must activate your "My Bay Path" Portal prior to download)
- Review this tutorial (click here) about how to search for and enroll in classes
- Prepare for math placement assessment with Accuplacer Sample Questions for Students
- Submit completed medical forms online
- Submit any college credit you may have completed through official transcripts and/or score reports to the Admissions Office (Advanced Placement, Dual Enrollment, CLEP, International Baccalaureate)
- Complete our Advising Questionnaire
The year kicks off with our traditional WELLcome Week, which is required for all new incoming students. Incoming students regardless of residential status (i.e. residents and commuters) are expected to arrive on campus and participate in scheduled events that will be held daily.
Mission of WELLcome Week:
Bay Path University WELLcome Week program serves to establish the foundations for connection, preparation, and transition to college life and learning for students, their families and champions.”
- Meet peers, faculty, and staff to begin building a learning community and class identity
- Review guidelines for healthy, ethical and civil living and learning on campus
- Prepare for the first semester by enhancing readiness (academic, technological, financial, etc.)
- Explore the Longmeadow campus and the greater community
- Know their rights and responsibilities within the campus community
- Know campus resources and services that will enhance their academic success and overall undergraduate experience
- Understand the primary elements of the social and personal development transition process
- Prepare for the next step in acclimation to WELL
- Learn about Bay Path campus traditions and culture, and what it truly means to be a Wildcat
- Build friendships and networks based on common interests and have fun!