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Regent University's virtual orientation packet gives students valuable resources.

Orientation Packet

Welcome new students! Regent’s virtual orientation packet will connect you to the people, information, and resources you will need to excel. The education at Regent is holistic, focused on transformation of the entire person. It emphasizes the school’s overall mission to encourage students to a life of godly character, cultural engagement, and humble service. As you prepare for life on campus, take a look at Regent’s map or join us for a virtual 360° tour.

Learn about on-campus housing as well as residential admission deadlines, as you prepare to become part of the Regent community.

Wondering what you can bring to campus? From necessities and comforts to absolute no-nos, here’s a list of what to pack for campus life.

Check off all the boxes on the new student checklist, from completing your financial aid requirements to getting your ID card.

Explore your course options in advance by reviewing the comprehensive undergraduate course catalog.

Your academic advising team will help you with degree planning, course selection, registration and more. Learn more about the advising experience at Regent.

Learn more about Regent University’s student academic policies, student life and student services through the Student Handbook. Here, you’ll learn and live in a community of honor.

Access the information technology quick start guide to conquer your initial IT requirements, from logging into your student portal (MyRegent) to setting up your RegentAlert emergency notification system. Also review information security details to ensure that your password and documents are safe.

Safety is a priority at Regent University, both on campus in Virginia Beach and online. Our CampusShield app by 911Cellular is an emergency communication tool that lets you signal for emergency assistance, alert campus police about suspicious activity and alert friends and family when you need extra safety. Download it on the App Store or Google Play.

The library offers a wealth of resources as well as online services. Take a look at 10 ways in which the online library can help you ace your undergrad journey.

Located in the Student Center, Café Moka provides the fuel for early morning classes, mid-term exams, and connecting with friends.

Show your Regent pride with T-shirts, hoodies, mugs and more from the Gift Shop in the Student Center.

Located in the Student Center, the Regent Ordinary offers a great selection of cafeteria-style meals and à la carte choices.

Learn more about tuition payment options, including the tuition installment plan and military tuition assistance. You’ll find details on the Business Office webpage. The office is located in Room 134 of the Administration Building.


Regent’s Summer Orientation Advising & Registration (SOAR) is designed for you to connect with the students you’ll be learning with, view your housing arrangements, and get ready for fall.

Welcome Week & Move-in Day

If you are a first-time freshmen or transfer student 23-years-old or younger, Welcome Week is for you. Beginning with Move-in Day activities, you’ll meet friends, navigate your classes and settle into college life.

Campus Ministries helps to develop you spiritually as you navigate one of the most important chapters of your life.

Getting involved in student activities is one of the best ways to get connected. Take a look at the chartered student organizations offered by the Office of Student Activities & Leadership.

Build your resume and leadership experience by becoming a student alumni ambassador. You can also become a member of Society78 and support an on-campus initiative.

If you love it, share it. Join our social media communities on Facebook (Regent University Student Life and university wide), TwitterYouTube and Instagram.

For help designing an aid package that is best for your situation, connect with Regent’s financial aid team.

Get a head start on planning for the semester by ordering your books. Learn all about Regent’s bookstore.

Take advantage of writing and math labs to help you develop critical writing skills and boost your understanding of mathematical concepts. You can schedule in-person or online tutoring according to the format that best suits your schedule.

Learn about employment opportunities, internships and participate in networking events organized by Career Services.

The Center for Student Happiness helps to enhance your student experience at Regent University. Learn about the resources it provides, including success coaching that guides you on self-leadership, life skills and more.

You can access free Christian counseling services at Regent, provided by clinically trained professionals. Learn more about the range of issues addressed, from anxiety to trauma and grief.

Safety is a priority at Regent. Learn about the CBN/Regent Campus Police Department (RUPD) and review the annual safety report.