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Orientation 2016 - "DEFY"                       SIGN UP NOW!!

Life is too extraordinary for you to be ordinary!


Welcome to Defiance College!  

Your next step as an accepted DC student is to sign up for Orientation 2016. On this page you will find everything you need to register for an Orientation day and to understand what will be taking place.

We are looking forward to seeing you. If you have any questions or require special accommodations feel free to call us at
419-783-2392 between 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

What is Orientation?

Orientation is an exciting event where you will meet your future classmates, schedule your classes for fall semester, navigate your way through the resources available to all Defiance College students, and discover how you will DEFY the ordinary.

During orientation, you and your parents will...

View the past Orientation schedule                                    

When are the Orientation Days and Express Registrations?

First-Year Student Orientations* Express Registrations
Friday, June 17, 2016  [Full] [Freshmen]  Monday, August 8, 2016
Friday, June 24, 2016 [Transfers/Nontraditional]  Friday, May 20, 2016
  [Transfers/Nontraditional]  Friday, August 12, 2016
      *Preferred for all first-time, first-year freshmen.  


How do I sign up?

Signing up for your Orientation is easy!

Please note: Assignments will be made on a first-come, first-served basis and we limit our enrollment of students per orientation session. Under special circumstances, a request for change of dates may be honored.


Send before Orientation:

  • College Transcripts – If you completed College Credit Plus (CCP) classes and received college credit, you MUST send us your official college transcripts in order to receive credit during our scheduling process (if applicable).

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits - if you took AP courses with the exam, you must submit official AP scores to receive credit.

What do I need to bring to Orientation / Express Registration?


REQUIRED FORMS - These forms must be completed prior to Orientation:

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