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Are you planning to become a Shawnee Bear? We are thrilled you've chosen Shawnee State University and we can't wait to see you on campus this fall!

It all starts with registering for New Student Orientation! Log in to your MySSU account and click the Orientation tab to register.

2021 Orientation Dates

Express Orientation (On Campus)

  • Saturday, April 24th  
  • Saturday, May 15th
  • Saturday, June 5th  
  • Tuesday, June 15th
  • Thursday, June 17th
  • Thursday, July 22nd  

Virtual Orientation

  • Virtual Orientation: Saturday, May 8th
  • Virtual Orientation: Thursday, June 24th
  • Virtual Orientation: Friday, August 6th at 10:00 AM

Register for Orientation

Log in to your MySSU account and click the Orientation tab to register.

Register for Orientation on MySSU

If you have not yet completed your application to Shawnee State University, you can apply for admission online.

Sample Agendas

Express Orientation 
Sample Agenda

Morning Session

  • 9:00-9:30 am Check in
  • 9:30 am Welcome
  • 10:00 am Dean Welcome
  • 10:30 am ID/Advising
  • 11:00 am Advising/ID
  • 11:30 am Optional breakout sessions

Afternoon Session

  • 1:00-1:30 pm Check in
  • 1:30 pm Welcome
  • 2:00 pm Dean Welcome
  • 2:30 pm ID/Advising
  • 3:00 pm Advising/ID
  • 3:30 pm Optional breakout sessions

Virtual Orientation
Sample Agenda

  • 10:00-10:30 am Welcome
  • 10:30-10:45 am Student reminders and next steps

Optional breakout sessions

  • 11:00-11:30 am Breakout Session 1
  • 11:30 am-12:00 pm Breakout Session 2
  • 12:00-12:30 pm Breakout session 3
Brittany Bazler

Need help?

Brittany Bazler
Orientation Coordinator
(740) 351-3601

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