Frequently-Asked Questions about Student Orientation for Transfer Students

Transfer Student Orientation FAQs

Am I required to attend Orientation?

Yes, transfer students are required to attend Orientation, which will be held on Friday, January 5.

How do I register for classes?

You will be emailed a personalized link to the course registration survey to your Otterbein email. You must activate your Otterbein email to get this information. This survey is your first step in the registration process. You will not be able to move forward with course registration until you complete the survey. The registration survey will not only be helpful in determining what courses to take but also helpful to your academic adviser.

How do I access my Otterbein email address?

First you will need to activate your network account using directions provided in your Welcome Letter and Otterbinder. If you need additional support, please contact the Student Help Desk at 614-823-3100

Start good habits now! You should check your Otterbein email account daily, especially leading up to the start of the academic term, for important information on campus.

Should my parents or family come with me?

There are sessions throughout Orientation that especially designed for parents and families. Be sure to include their email information when you complete your registration.

Can I bring a friend?

All guests that accompany you to orientation will need to pay the registration fee. There is a $45 charge for the first guest and $35 for each additional guest. Be advised, guests will NOT be able to accompany you during the entire day. Parents, family and guests will be asked to attend the parent and family orientation that is scheduled for the day. You will begin the day together, but will not come back together until the end of the day.

Remember to register for orientation!

Go to the registration form >