January 2013 Orientation
Welcome to Western Connecticut State University's January Orientation
January Orientation is scheduled for Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 1pm. Students and parents should gather in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom.
The snow date is Monday, January 14, 2013 at 6pm also in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom.
Where is January Orientation?
What is January Orientation?
Some offices on the Midtown campus will be open in the
morning of January 13, 2013.
You and your parents are invited to a special Orientation Session on Sunday, January 13th at 1:00 p.m. in in the Campus Center Ballroom on the Westside campus. Coffee and dessert will be provided at the conclusion of the event.
The main program will begin at 1:00 p.m. with a welcome from President Schmotter. Students will then join their academic deans and faculty from their major for academic sessions while the parents attend an introductory workshop which answers questions and provides suggestions on how best to support you, the student, during your career at Western.
View a list of all events scheduled for the first two weeks of classes.
If you would like to attend January Orientation, we ask that you please call us at 203-837-9700 with your name, major and the number of people that will be attending, or you could respond online by filling out an RSVP form.
On the Westside campus, The Daily Grind in the Campus Center will open at noon for students and parents who wish to purchase light refreshments before orientation begins at 1pm. On Midtown, several small establishments are within walking distance of the campus.
The following information must be in place before you can register for classes:
Click to view gallery
For the June 2008 Orientation Photo Gallery, click on the photo below.
Many students have questions regarding orientation and how to prepare for their first week at WestConn. Please select an appropriate FAQ below to find out more.
There are many services available at WestConn that help you be the best student and best person you can be. Check out the links below for more information.
What is there to do?
WestConn is located in Danbury, CT, a vibrant and culturally diverse city in south western Connecticut. Danbury offers a wide variety of cuisine, entertainment and business offerings. For more information on what there is to do in Danbury, please visit the following websites:
Where is there to stay?
There are a number of hotels that are only about 10-15 minutes away from our Midtown and Westside campuses.