Transfer Orientation Information

Becoming a Bearkat

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Who should attend and what is the cost?

• All students who graduated high school BEFORE the 2016-2017 academic year are eligible to attend Transfer Orientation regardless of the number of credit hours they have earned.

• Non-refundable fee of $45 per student (covers lunch and all orientation materials).

• Parent/Family Orientation is $20 per person (covers lunch and all orientation materials). More information about Family Orientation.

What to bring to Orientation?

• Valid government issued ID (driver's license, state ID card, or passport). Required to obtain your Bearkat OneCard.

• Sweater or light jacket (meeting rooms are cold)

• Paper and pen or pencil

• Umbrella

• Comfortable walking shoes

• Spending money

Where is check-in?

The location for check-in for Transfer Orientation is to be determined, beginning at 7:15 a.m. Students and family members will check in together. Once check in is complete, there may be time for students to visit an advisor in the academic advising center, or visit other campus offices.

What happens during orientation?

To see the most up to date schedule download the SHSU Guidebook app with the orange logo and white SH.