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Orientation 2024
Your Santa Clara journey starts here!
Register for Orientation

Navigate here to What to Expect

Enroll in your fall courses, meet with an academic advisor, get connected with other incoming students, and check off your last Bronco to-do’s.

Navigate here to Pick a Session

Orientation runs from July to September, with specific sessions for first-year and transfer students.

Navigate here to New Student Checklist

Have you activated your SCU email yet? Or accepted your financial aid package? Make sure you don’t miss any important deadlines or action items.

Navigate here to Need to Catch Up?

Check out our email newsletter archive where you can find all the information, deadlines, and resources you need.

Registration for Orientation is live!

First-year and transfer students are required to participate in all parts of Orientation, which includes your first academic advising and fall course enrollment. Get to know your fellow Broncos, learn about our academic and co-curricular programs, register for the classes you need, and start getting involved in the Santa Clara community. To register, use the same login you used to check your admission process.

Parents and other family members—you’re welcome on this journey too. Join special sessions to learn more about Santa Clara’s values, goals, and practices, and get a preview of the academic programs and student services your incoming Bronco can expect.

Stay Connected

Hey, Class of 2028, are you on BroncoExchange yet? Chat with classmates and Orientation Leaders online, and attend fun virtual sessions in the run-up to fall.

Be Informed

Flip through Santa Clara's Bronco Book—our one-stop guide for new students and parents—for information about how to get your mom’s care package, what an Imaginarium is, where you need to use your ACCESS card, and all other need-to-know resources, departments, and student services.

Travel & Accommodations

Whether you’re coming via plane, train, or automobile, be sure to look through our campus maps, parking information, car rental discounts, and local hotel room blocks.

Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions? Don't worry. Our FAQ has you covered.