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Welcome Week

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:

Lion 101

All students must complete Lion 101 online prior to attending Welcome Week. Complete this program over at your own pace and get stoked for life at VU! Lion 101 is now open! Click here to register and complete.

Welcome Week

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!

Family Orientation

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

Contact Us


We look forward to welcoming you in January!