New Student Orientation

Join us for three days of exploration, preparation, and fun!  

We are delighted you’ve chosen to make Brescia University your new home. Your first year at Brescia University will be an exciting time, and our top priority is to assist you in making a successful academic and social transition to the Brescia University community.

Our comprehensive New Student Orientation program will allow you to meet your peers, learn more about your home away from home, and will provide you with the resources you need to help you achieve success all year.

We encourage you to make the most of your Orientation and set the foundation for a successful Brescia University undergraduate experience.

All new freshman students are required to attend New Student Orientation. 

Top 5 Reasons to Attend New Student Orientation

  1. Become an Official Bearcat! NSO is the final step to becoming an official Bearcat and receiving important information and free Bearcat swag.
  2. Success. Students who attend NSO are more likely to be comfortable with campus, the services, and the Brescia community when starting classes.
  3. Services. Learn about the different academic and student services that Brescia has to offer. These services include Ursuline Center for Teaching and Learning, Career Center, and the First Year Experience program.
  4. Friends. Meet other students that are also new to Brescia. NSO allows you to get to know other students and meet new friends before classes begin.
  5. Make the transition to college easier. Research shows students who attend orientation do better academically.