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Student Life Orientation

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Student Orientation

Now you're a Cougar! Welcome! Make Barton your own by making the most of your experience. Be involved in a club or organization, participate in student activities, educational events and athletic events. It's all yours to grab and learn from your involvement. Discover YOUR Barton!

View a printable version of the orientation schedule to bring with you:  Orientation Schedule   Other Events & Additional Information

Please register for the Student Orientation by going to your bartoncougars.org email account. The email will have the Subject Line: Barton Orientation. Or register here 

August 10-11, 2018
Housing Opens - 1-6 p.m. Check-in at the Union (Speed up your check-in by following the instructions to register for Cougar Text Messaging)

August 11-12, 2018
Food Service starts for housing residents in the Union. Brunch: 12-12:45 p.m. Dinner: 5-5:30 p.m.

August 13 2018
Food Service Adjusted Hours Before Classes Begin:  Breakfast: 8:30-9 a.m. Lunch: 11-1:15 p.m. Dinner: 5-6 p.m.
Student Orientation for the Non-Athlete-8:15 a.m. meet in the upper level of the Union (in front of the bookstore). 8:30-11:25 a.m.: Six sessions on different topics you need to know.
Housing Meeting 6:30 p.m. required for housing residents in the Union

August 14, 2018
Food Service Adjusted Hours Before Classes Begin: Breakfast: 8:30-9 a.m. Lunch: 11-1:15 p.m. Dinner: 5-6 p.m.
Student Orientation for the Athlete - 8:15 a.m. meet in the practice gym in the Kirkman Building.
8:15-11:25 a.m.: Six sessions on different topics you need to know.
Ice Cream Social  7:30-8:30 p.m. & Photo Booth 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Union

August 15, 2018
Food Service Regular Hours
Classes Start
View more student activities on the Student Life webpage!

It’s impossible to cover all topics at student orientation. This additional information covers topics that will help students get a better start with college and making good decisions.


Parent Information 2018

Welcome to Barton!

For some, this will be the first experience as your young adult makes arrangements to attend college. For others the path is not new.  But whatever your experience the information below is a good resource for all parents.


Maps and Directions

Student Housing/Commons Map  |  Campus Map with directions to Admissions Office

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