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How to Register for Orientation

Students

Students can register online by logging into your Enrollment Checklist.  After you have successfully registered online, you will receive an e-mail confirmation. 

Please note that any session change made after your reservation is processed will result in a $10.00 service fee.  This fee is non-refundable. To request a change to your Orientation registration (session change, adding a family member, etc.), please email the Office of New Student and Family Programs at Orientation@winthrop.edu.

NOTE: If you are having difficulty accessing your Enrollment Checklist account, contact the Winthrop IT HelpDesk at 803/323-2400 or via email at helpdesk@winthrop.edu.

Families

When your student registers for Orientation, he or she can register any family members wishing to attend Family Orientation. Family Orientation is offered with all Orientation sessions EXCEPT the half-day Orientation sessions.

Orientation Fees

Freshman Fee Information

A $145 Orientation fee will be charged to your account and is included in your fall semester tuition and fee bill.  (Please do not mail the fee payment in advance.)  This fee covers materials, programs, and services associated with Orientation, advising, and registration, as well as Welcome Week. Fees take at least 48 hours to appear on student accounts. In order to pay fees, please visit or contact the Cashier's Office.

Transfer Fee Information

A $50 Orientation fee will be charged to your account and is included in your fall semester tuition and fee bill.  (Please do not mail the fee payment in advance.)  This fee covers materials, programs, and services associated with Orientation, advising, and registration, as well as Welcome Week. Fees take at least 48 hours to appear on student accounts. In order to pay fees, please visit or contact the Cashier's Office.

Family Fee Information

When you register for Family Orientation, a separate fee will be charged to the student's account per family member. The Freshman Family Orientation fee is $15. The Transfer Family Orientation fee is $10 for adults.This fee covers cost of materials and lunch, among other services associated with Family Orientation.

NOTE: This fee is non-refundable unless you cancel by the deadline. Family Orientation fees will be charged to the STUDENT ACCOUNT. Please DO NOT send checks. Fees take at least 48 hours to appear on student accounts. In order to pay fees, please visit or contact the Cashier's Office.

Deadlines for Registration and Cancellation

Registration for each session will close at 5:00 p.m. on the following dates. We must also receive your cancellation or change request in writing to Orientation@winthrop.edu by 5:00 p.m. to receive a refund. If you call our office to cancel or change your Orientation registration, you will be asked to submit the request in writing via email in order for it to be processed. Family Orientation deadlines for each session are the same as the student deadlines listed below.

2019 Spring Orientation

For students whose first semester at Winthrop will be Spring 2019

Session    Registration/Cancellation Deadline
Session N (November 16, 2018)
(Transfer Students Only):
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Session A (January 4, 2019)
(Freshmen and Transfer Students):
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

 

2019 Freshman Orientation

Session   Registration/Cancellation Deadline
Session 1 (June 12-13): Friday, June 7
Session 2 (June 17-18): Wednesday, June 12
Session 3 (June 20-21): Monday, June 17
Session 4 (June 24-25): Wednesday, June 19

 

2019 Transfer Orientation (Full Day Session)

Session Registration/Cancellation Deadline
Session B (May 21):     Wednesday, May 15
Session E (July 10):  Friday, July 5
Session F (August 6): 
Wednesday, July 31

 

2019 Transfer Advising/Registration Only

These two sessions are designated for post-traditional students only (students aged 25 and over).

Session Registration/Cancellation Deadline
Session C (May 22): Thursday, May 16
Session D (June 27): Friday, June 21

 

 2019 Fall Orientation

Session Registration/Cancellation Deadline
Session 5 for Freshman (August 14-15): Thursday, August 8
Session G for Transfers (August 14): Thursday, August 8

 

Orientation Fee Refunds

Refunds will be given only to students and family members who cancel by the deadline listed above. Requests for refunds must be received in writing by the Office of New Student and Family Programs by the registration deadline for each session. No refunds will be granted after the deadline. If you wish to cancel your registration or no longer plan to attend Winthrop, please email NSFP at Orientation@winthrop.edu, and we will cancel your Orientation registration.

Please note: No refunds are issued for students who attend Orientation and then withdraw from Winthrop. In those cases, individuals are still held accountable for all Orientation fees.

International Students

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

Students or Guests 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 803/323-3902.

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Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2387
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