Congratulations on your choice to become a student at Wilberforce University! As you prepare to join the Wilberforce family, please use the information on this page to facilitate your transition. Attending Wilberforce University will be a life-changing experience!

The First Year Experience
All incoming (freshman and transfer) students must participate in the Wilberforce University First Year Experience. This experience is a collaborative effort between academic affairs and student engagement, that begins during the summer with various communications and events. Throughout your first academic year at Wilberforce, you will have the opportunity to participate in summer registration, common courses, the First Year Seminar, living communities, WU First Year Experience Leader Program and more.

Being a Bulldog- What is Next?
You’ve completed your application for admission, you have been accepted, you are confirmed, you are at Wilberforce, now it is time to participate in the WU First Year Experience Residential and Community Activities…

Residence Halls Open for New and Returning Students January 2, 2018 (students must be registered and validated prior to moving into the residence halls)!

Spring 2018 New Student Orientation
January 3, 2018 from 9-8PM, Aerobics Room (Mandatory for all new and transfer students)

Class of 2022
Check Back beginning May 2018! This page will have all the information you need to transition, such as registration information, special messages, summer S.O.A.R. schedules, and much more to ensure your transition to Wilberforce University.

FYE Program
First Year Experience Leaders are an important of the FYE program. These leaders are assigned during New Student Orientation, and will continue to create and grow their cohort based upon the residential experience. Students in the FYE program (all first years) will experience a year-long set of engagement activities that support their personal, intellectual, and academic growth. If you need more information about WU FYE  please contact Dr. Tashia Bradley  Students can learn more about the program and events through the WU FYE APP, which can be downloaded on their mobile devices or by checking the FYE calendar regularly. 

August 16, 2017
New Student Orientation Part II,
6PM, Aerobics Room
Mandatory for students who did not attend the NSO from July 28-August 2, 2017.
Spring 2018 New Student OrientationAerobics Room9AM-8PM
Week 1-2
FYE Leader Meetings
August 2-16
Week 3-4
FYE Leader Meetings
August 17-Sept. 1
FYE STUDY TABLES begin August 16
Wednesdays 7-10PM
Sundays 3-6 and 7-10PM
A Night with My Sister
A Night with My Brother
First year students and their mentors gather together for a lock in. 9 PM, Saturday, October 14, Various Locations
WU Alumni L.E.G.A.C.Y. Mentoring ProgramMeet & Greet
Homecoming Event
11:00AM, Saturday, November 4, Aerobics Room Patio

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