Regent University facilitates several different orientations in order to meet the needs of our students who start classes at different times of the year, from different locations, and in different phases of life. Answer the questions below to select your best-fit orientation experience. If you have any questions, or are still unsure which orientation would best fit you, please contact us at email@example.com or 800.722.3680.
Please note: If your results include more than one module or event, you should plan to complete or participate in each module and event listed.
Qualifying questions and options:
Where will you be living when you take classes?
Near or on the campus in Virginia Beach, VA
At a distance farther than a comfortable commute
Will you take your classes primarily online or at our campus in Virginia Beach?
At the Virginia Beach campus
Are you beginning as a freshman or as a transfer student?
Freshman (no college credit earned after graduating high school)
Transfer student (have taken college course(s) after graduating high school)
Select your age group
22 years of age or younger
Between 23 and 25 years of age
26 years of age or older
Select the option which most closely reflects your intended college experience.
Full-time or near full-time course load; involved in campus student organizations and activities; work part-time job 25 hours or less; few family responsibilities
Part-time course load; not involved on campus much (if at all); full-time work is a life priority; significant family responsibilities
In which semester will you start classes?
Regent 411 is a brief 2-3 hour event that includes an informative and interactive campus tour, a video presentation, and a Q&A session with campus services representatives.
Transitions is held in July, specifically for students transferring from other colleges and universities. This one-day orientation connects you with what you need and want as an experienced college student. Specialists will be on hand to answer questions, acquaint you with the university's support services and campus life, and brief you on the policies and procedures that affect you most.
Summer Orientation Advising & Registration (SOAR) is for students coming to Regent as freshmen in the fall semester.1 Get connected with other students, view the residence halls, meet with their academic advisor, and get ready for the fall. Parents are encouraged to attend this June event.
1 - Freshmen have not attended another college or university after graduating from high school or home school. Some freshmen may have credits from early college or advanced placement programs. If you are unsure, contact Student Support Services.
Campus Connection is for students starting in the fall, who will live on or near campus. Move-in Day, two orientation days, and Welcome Weekend right before school starts is full of activities, seminars, and time getting to know your peers!
The Carpenter's Apprentice is a skills-based learning module, particularly helpful to students who have been away from an academic setting for several or more years. All current students can access this module in Blackboard under courses "My Courses" section. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are not already enrolled.
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