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Note: The information below is for Orientation 2018; information for Orientation 2019 will start becoming available in January.

Information as of November 2, 2018

Below is a summary of various requirements that new students need to complete as part of Orientation 2018.

Important things to note:

  • In general, the requirements listed below includes those listed on the "Next Steps" checklist sent to you by the Undergraduate Admission Office.
  • The requirements listed below also include additional requirements some of which extend into the 2018-19 academic year.
  • Also, the requirements listed below are related to Orientation and getting started at SCU. There may be other requirements throughout a student's first year at SCU, but we do not list those here since they are not relevant to Orientation.
  • The "due by" dates listed below are for general guidance. You are responsible for reading the details about each requirement to view the exact deadlines and are recommended to complete requirements as early as possible.
Academic Advising & Course Registration

All new students (first year students and transfer students) meet with their academic advisors and register for fall classes during their respective Orientation sessions:

  • For those attending Orientation sessions in July, your academic advising meetings and course registration occur in July.
  • For those attending Orientation sessions in September, your academic advising meetings and course registration occur in September.

For more details:

Due Before July

Due in July

Due by August

Due by September

Due by October


Being a Bronco Series

Being a Bronco Series

The Orientation requirements due in September and October are part of the Being a Bronco Series. These requirements include the following:

  • Explore: Online Diversity Module
  • EverFi Modules
  • Bronco Welcome
  • One Love: Film & Discussion
  • Embrace: Small Group Conversation
  • It's Real: Film & Discussion

Click here to learn more about the Being a Bronco Series and all related requirements.

First Year Seminar

The Being a Bronco: First Year Seminar is an extension of the Being a Bronco Series which is required of all first year students. The Being a Bronco Series is intended to integrate our newest Broncos into the SCU community and deepen our collective understanding of the term cura personalis (care for the whole person).

Basic information about the First Year Seminar:

  • Open to 50 first year students (2 sections with 25 students per section)
  • Once per week on Tuesdays, 3:50-5:30pm (fall quarter only)
  • Pass/fail grading (i.e. no letter grades)
  • Earns 2 course credits
  • Register for course # UGST 10, titled "First Year Seminar"

Students enrolled in the seminar will be given more detailed information by their instructors about how they will fulfill the Being a Bronco Series requirements.

Click here to learn more about the First Year Seminar.


For More Information

Contact: Cameron Barrilleaux