We are glad you’ve chosen to pursue your education at Vanguard. There are so many exciting things awaiting you as you begin this new chapter.
New Student Orientation includes both an online orientation - Lion 101 - and in-person orientation - Welcome Week - required for all students. Clear your calendar and plan to attend all Welcome Week activities.
Download the New Student Orientation app for more details and a schedule of activities:
Welcome week is an essential part of making a successful transition to Vanguard. During orientation, you will be introduced to faculty, staff and students who are here to support you and help you learn the in's and out's of campus!
Families are invited to join for a special Family Orientation! Click here for more information.
Haz clic aquí para acceder a nuestra Orientación Familiar en Español.
Welcome Week Check-in
Residential Students: Friday, January 6 at 1pm
Commuter Students: Friday, January 6 at 1:30pm
Welcome Week Activities for All New Students:
Friday, January 6 - Sunday, January 8
Welcome Week Schedule
Welcome Week FAQs
- Is New Student Orientation Mandatory?
- When/where is check-in?
- Can families attend orientation?
- What are the safety guidelines on campus?
- My parents need a hotel for the weekend. Where should they stay?
- Orientation and Thriving
Is New Student Orientation Mandatory?
When/where is check-in?
Can families attend orientation?
What are the safety guidelines on campus?
My parents need a hotel for the weekend. Where should they stay?
Orientation and Thriving
We look forward to welcoming you in January!