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...
receive information about campus life and college support services available to students to help successfully transition into the college environment
interact with our amazing student Orientation Leaders
mingle with the DC Family during the all-campus gathering
consult with faculty advisors and plan your fall class schedule
meet with staff members from offices throughout the DC Campus
and depart with your official DC student ID!
When are the Orientation Days and Express Registrations?
|First-Year Student Orientations*||Express Registrations|
|Friday, June 17, 2016||[Freshmen] Monday, August 8, 2016|
|Friday, June 24, 2016||[Transfers/Nontraditional] Friday, May 20, 2016|
|[Transfers/Nontraditional] Friday, August 12, 2016|
How do I sign up?
Signing up for your Orientation is easy!
To confirm your attendance, please submit your $150 advanced Enrollment Deposit on or before your Orientation day (full-time students only).
Fill out the appropriate registration form.
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).
What do I need to bring to Orientation / Express Registration?
A copy of your Health Insurance Information/Card (both front and back)
REQUIRED FORMS - These forms must be completed prior to Orientation:
Fill out the Housing Application Survey (residential students only) - submit online
Fill out the Student Engagement Survey form (for first-year students only) - submit online
Print and complete the Health Form - bring with you
Print and complete the Emergency Information Form - bring with you