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Registration

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Winter 2020 Registration

Session Date:

  • January 3, 2020

Online registration for Winter Orientation 2020 for first year and transfer students:

Summer & Fall 2020 Registration

Session Dates:

  • Session 1: July 9-10, 2020
  • Session 2: July 13-14, 2020
  • Session 3: July 16-17, 2020
  • Session 4: July 20-21, 2020
  • Session 5: July 23-24, 2020
  • Session 6: July 27-28, 2020
  • Session 7: September 16-17, 2020
  • Transfer Session: September 18, 2020

Online registration for Summer and Fall Orientation 2020 for first year and transfer students:

  • Online registration will be available by March 1, 2020.
  • Registration fees are charged directly to student accounts under the Bursar Office.
  • However, registration fees for parents, other guests, and Welcome Weekend are paid directly to Orientation upon registering for an Orientation session.

Registration Fees

Registration fees for Orientation and Welcome Weekend are as follow:

  • Winter 2020: First Year Students, Transfer Students & Parents/Guests
    • $50 = First Year Student & Transfer Student
    • Free = Parent/Guest of Student
  • Summer & Fall 2020: First Year Students & Parents/Guests
    • $305 = First Year Student (Orientation + Welcome Weekend)
    • $135 = Parent/Guest of First Year Student (Orientation + Welcome Weekend)
    • $25 = Parent/Guest of First Year Student (Welcome Weekend only)
  • Fall 2020: Transfer Students & Parents/Guests
    • $135 = Transfer Student (Orientation + Welcome Weekend)
    • $50 = Parent/Guest of Transfer Student (Orientation + Welcome Weekend)
    • $25 = Parent/Guest of Transfer Student (Welcome Weekend only)

Note: Student fees cover both Orientation and Welcome Weekend unless noted otherwise. Parents/guests pay separate fees for Orientation and Welcome Weekend unless noted otherwise.

What Do Fees Cover?

For students attending:

  • Winter 2020: the registration fee covers the costs of Orientation; this fee covers meals, materials, publications, and administrative costs.
  • Summer 2020: the registration fee covers the costs of both Orientation and Welcome Weekend; this fee covers lodging, meals, materials, publications, activities, and administrative costs.
  • Fall 2020: the registration fee covers the costs of both Orientation and Welcome Weekend; this fee covers meals, materials, publications, activities, and administrative costs.

For parents and guests attending:

  • Winter 2020: there is no registration fee.
  • Summer & Fall 2020: the registration fee covers the cost of meals, materials, publications, and administrative costs for Orientation.

Forms of Payment

If paying upon registering online, you may submit the following forms of payment:

  • Credit card (no American Express)
  • Checks made out to "Santa Clara University" and mailed to:
    • Santa Clara University
    • Center for Student Involvement
    • 500 El Camino Real
    • Santa Clara, California 95053

However, if paying in person upon Orientation check-in, you may submit the following forms of payment:

  • Credit card
  • Check made out to "Santa Clara University"
  • Cash

Registration Changes

If you need to make any changes to your registration, contact us at orientation@scu.edu.

Fee Waivers

Students must be Pell Grant eligible in order to receive an Orientation fee waiver. To request a fee waiver, please email our office at orientation@scu.edu with your first name, last name, and student ID number. Also, students must accept their financial aid packages first before a fee waiver can be fully processed.

Parents and guests are not eligible for fee waivers. Exceptions may be considered on a case-by-case basis for extenuating circumstances.

Important Note About Payment

Registration fees for students are billed to their student accounts under the Bursar Office. However, fees for parents, other guests, and Welcome Weekend are paid directly to Orientation upon registering for an Orientation session.

  • For students attending Orientation sessions in July and September, billing statements will be available in your eCampus account starting August 1. The payment deadline for this bill is August 21.
  • For students attending Orientation sessions in January, billing statements will be available in your eCampus account starting February 1. The payment deadline for this bill is February 21.

Walk Ins & No Shows

Walk Ins: The Orientation staff does not accept walk-in registrations (i.e. register on the same day as the actual session or switch to an earlier session without telling us). We kindly request that you register for your session at least one week in advance. If you are registered for a session but need to make a change, please contact us at orientation@scu.edu as soon as possible so we can do our best to accommodate your request.

No Shows: If you do not attend the session that you registered for, you will be contacted to move to a later session. See our refund policy below to make sure you are eligible for a refund if requesting one.

Refunds

Contact us at orientation@scu.edu if you need a refund due to a duplicate payment, removal of guests from your registration, or cancellation of registration. For refunds due to cancellation, your request must be made prior to the Orientation session for which you are registered otherwise your refund may not be approved.

For More Information

Email: orientation@scu.edu
Phone: 408-551-1995

Click Here to Register Online for Winter Orientation 2020