Student Orientation Schedules


New Student Orientation helps you understand what it means to become a Barry Buccaneer and “Live a Barry Life” before classes start. You will learn about university resources and get to know your way around campus. You will enjoy team building activities, workshops, and information sessions all designed to enhance your experience at Barry. Orientation is mandatory for freshmen, international students, and transfer students with fewer than 30 college credits.

Important Dates to Remember!

Move-in Day for All New Students - August 17

New Student Orientation – August 19 – 21


Since this will be your first time in college we have designed a program that will introduce you to university life. You and your family will learn first-hand what you can expect from your studies at Barry.

If you would like to get a head start on Living a Barry Life! Join us for one of our Barry 101 Sessions.

Transfer Students

If you are transferring from another academic institution, such as a community college or another university, you will attend a Barry 101 Sessions. You will become acclimated to the academic life on campus by meeting with your advisor and checking out the many different schools and majors we have to offer.

International Students

If you are coming from another country, you will attend Orientation & Barry 101 in August, just in time for the fall semester. Barry 101 will take place on August 18, 2016 and Orientation will take place from August 19 - 21. These programs will allow you to become acquainted with campus life and the different services Barry offers. Stop by the Office of International and Multicultural Programs during orientation to meet your representatives who will facilitate relationships with Barry’s academic and administrative departments, and government agencies.

New Student Orientation Schedules Coming Soon