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Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation session is a one-day program beginning at approximately 8 a.m. and ending around 5 p.m. The session includes experiences designed to allow students to learn about campus resources, complete course evaluations, meet with academic advisers and register for classes. Transfer Orientation Leaders are paired with groups of students to assist them with their transition to Winthrop University.

Transfer Orientation 2017 Dates  •  Schedule

Session B: May 25

Session D: July 13

Session E: August 2

Session F: August 16 (Fall Orientation)


Students can register online for an Orientation session. After you have successfully registered online, you will receive an e-mail confirmation. PLEASE NOTE: ORIENTATION REGISTRATION FOR STUDENTS ADMITTED FOR FALL 2017 WILL OPEN FEBRUARY 1, 2017.

Post-Traditional Students

To better accommodate the needs of post-traditional students (students aged 25 and up), a special Advising and Registration Only session is available on Wednesday, July 12 at 5 p.m. (Session C). This an opportunity for post-traditional students to come to campus to be advised and register for classes for the fall semester. The session will begin at 5 p.m.and last until approximately 8 p.m. This session is limited to post-traditional students. Any other transfer students with special circumstances who would like to attend this session should contact the Office of New Student and Family Programs.

International Students

International students should contact the International Center at 803/323-2133 regarding Orientation requirements and accommodations. 

Students with Disabilities

In order to better accommodate the needs of any student or family member with a disability, please contact the Office of New Student and Family Programs at 803/323-2387 or the Office of Accessibility at 803/323-3290.

Additional Support

Military, Adult, and Transfer Services provides student support services and programming tailored to the unique needs of post-traditional, veteran, and transfer students. If you have any questions regarding your transition to, or during your time at Winthrop, please contact Military, Adult, and Transfer Services at or 803/323-4784 or visit their website. During Full Day orientation sessions, you’ll also have the opportunity to interact with Adult Student Mentors who are current post-traditional and transfer students available to answer all of your Winthrop-related questions.

Questions or Concerns 

Contact the Office of New Student and Family Programs at 803/323-2387 or via email at

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