Photo of Students welcoming incoming freshmen to Gardner-Webb


New Student Orientation

Welcome to Gardner-Webb University. You are embarking on a journey that will offer you amazing opportunities of growth – academically, spiritually, and socially. New Student Orientation (NSO) will provide a basic introduction to college life and offer resources for the challenges that you may encounter. We have designed your NSO to take place beginning the day you move in and continue through your first day of class. We have sessions, events and activities that are designed to help you transition to college life.

First Year New Students Orientation – Friday, August 18, 2017

New Transfer Students Orientation – Monday, August, 21, 2017

New Student Orientation Registration

Each student will be expected to register for New Student Orientation.

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A $125 New Student Orientation fee will be assessed to each student account. The fee will cover your orientation materials, meals Saturday (August 19) through Monday (August 21), as well as specific events and activities throughout your New Student Orientation.

Questions or concerns, contact the Orientation Office @ 704-406-4268 or (