First-Year Orientation

Fall Enrollment

We are so glad you have chosen Grand View University for the next chapter in your educational journey!

Orientation is an exciting time for you and your family. At orientation you will register for classes, learn about academic requirements for your academic program, and meet other new students. We encourage you to engage with faculty and staff, ask questions and connect with other students and parents. We are all excited about helping you begin this new chapter at Grand View. This is an exciting time to engage in discovery and new adventures!

Before Registering for Orientation

Review Next Steps needed to receive your orientation invite.  Once completed, you will receive your invitation email with links to RSVP to available dates.

Orientation Checklist

This checklist is a guide for several of the things you should do in preparation for orientation and registration. Keep in mind that this list is not all-inclusive, but it does organize a number of tasks that are required as you transition to Grand View University. It is also important that you carefully read all materials you receive from Grand View. 


Orientation Schedule


You will receive a personalized schedule upon arrival at orientation.

What to Expect When Visiting

Please arrive by 8:15 a.m. and expect to stay until 4:50 p.m.

Throughout your visit you will be walking between buildings and may want to consider comfortable walking shoes and an umbrella. Some classrooms may be cool and you may want to have a light jacket or sweatshirt.