Overnight Orientation

All new students are required to attend our Overnight Orientation the evening before their scheduled orientation.  The cost for the program is $35.  Students will be able to check in at 6pm the night before for an eventful evening of fun activities and games.

Overnight Orientation

Before you attend:

  • It is extremely important that you have taken all of your placement exams if you need them (if you are not sure, contact the Admissions Office at admissions@wcsu.edu or call 203-837-9000).
  • Send in the non-refundable $35 fee (check should be made out to WCSU, sent to 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810, Attn: Student Affairs) - make sure your name is on the check.

The evening of overnight orientation:

  • Arrive at Newbury Hall at 6 p.m. the evening before your orientation day
  • Get to know other students from within your school - students with whom you will likely be taking classes - during activities and group gatherings
  • Get an inside scoop about "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of a degree" at Western from your upper-class Orientation leaders
  • Enjoy karaoke in the lounge, lawn game tournaments and other informal games on the lawn
  • Meet Student Government Association representatives and other student leaders
  • Enjoy pizza and refreshments all night

Items to bring:

  • A pillow and pillow case
  • A sleeping bag, or sheets/blanket (linens are not provided)
  • A towel
  • Toiletries
  • Casual, comfortable clothes
  • Shoes
  • A fan in case it gets hot
  • A jacket and/or umbrella (just in case)

We also would advise to put a luggage tag on your bag to avoid mix-ups.

Click here for more information and the registration form.



Questions?  Call 203-837-9700


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