Orient me! I am a … Transfer Student

Orient me! I am a … Transfer Student


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Transfer Student: you have earned college credits at one, or more institution prior to enrolling at BU.

Welcome to Bloomsburg University and the Husky Family! To ease your transition to BU, the Orientation Office invites you to attend a BU Preview day!

BU Preview days offer are a perfect opportunity for new students and their families to meet faculty and current students, get a closer look at our scenic campus and learn about the activities and support services available to BU students. All new students are required to attend a BU Preview day.

For your convenience, Bloomsburg offers two different BU Preview dates for transfer students:

  • July 17 and July 18

Online registration for transfer orientation has ended Please call the Orientation Office at 570-389-4595 to register.

For additional information about BU Preview Days, please visit the links to the left hand side of this page, especially the Orientation FAQs! Thank you for helping us make the most of your Orientation experience!

Transfer Schedule of Events

New Husky Students
  • 8:30 to 9:20 a.m. — Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Pose for ID Photos, Kehr Union Building
    Welcome! Check-in, shake off the traveling stiffness and grab breakfast! Don’t forget to smile big for your student ID photo! Student IDs will be available for pick-up in the BU Card Center upon your return to campus in the fall.
  • 9:30 to 10:20 a.m. — Welcome to Husky Life! Haas
    Speakers: Kristin Austin, Coordinator of Orientation, orientation@bloomu.edu; 570-389-4595
  • 10:20 to 10:50 a.m. — Navigating Financial Aid & Billing: Protecting Your Investment, Haas
    Speakers: Financial Aid, Amanda Kishbaugh, finaid@bloomu.edu, 570-389-4279; Bursar: Cathy Hadesty: bursar@bloomu.edu, 570-389-4013
  • 11 to noon — My College & Me
    Speaker: Dean of your College
    College of Business - Hartline, Kuster Auditorium
    College of Education - McCormick Center for Human Services Room 1303
    College of Liberal Arts - Centennial Hall Room 218
    College of Science & Technology - Haas
    Undeclared students - McCormick Center for Human Services Room 2303

Groups: A, B, C, D, & E

  • Noon to 12:45 p.m. — Lunch, Kehr Union Ballroom
  • 12:50 to 1:35 p.m. — Transfer Tech Talk , Centennial 218
  • 1:40 to 2:25 p.m. — Browse BU Bookstore & New @ BU Information Fair, Lycoming Hall lawn

Groups: F, G, H, & I

  • Noon to 12:45 p.m. — Browse BU Bookstore & New @ BU Information Fair, Lycoming Hall lawn
  • 12:50 to 1:35 p.m. — Lunch, Kehr Union Ballroom
  • 1:40 to 2:25 p.m. — Transfer Tech Talk, Centennial 218

Groups: J, K, L, M, & N

  • Noon to 12:45 p.m. — Transfer Tech Talk, Centennial 218
  • 12:50-1:35 Browse BU Bookstore & New @ BU Information Fair, Lycoming Hall lawn
  • 1:40-2:25pm Lunch, Kehr Union Ballroom
  • 12:00-12:30pm Study Abroad Interest Meeting (optional), Kehr Union Hideaway
  • 2:30-3:30pm My Major & Me, TBD

New Husky Parents

Orientation schedule is the same as the student schedule up until…

  • 2:30-3:30pm New Husky Parents Panel, Haas