Bowling Green State University

Weeks of Welcome

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Weeks of Welcome | Aug. 15 - Oct. 2

Get excited for the Fall 2023 Weeks of Welcome. Filled with events, activities and special guests, the BGSU Welcome Crew is working hard to enhance the first weeks of the academic year. Weeks of Welcome will begin with move-in week and extend through Fall Break. During this celebration, explore opportunities hosted by the campus community to create your ultimate BGSU experience.

There will be a series of events and programs designed to welcome you to campus.

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New Students

  • Aug. 15-17 – If you are a residential student, there will be opportunities for you to get to know your neighbors each night after move-in.

  • Aug. 17-20 – There will be a series of required programming and optional events for residential and commuter students designed to help you feel comfortable with campus, connect with new friends and explore resources to support your needs.

New and Returning Students

  • Aug. 19-Oct. 2 – Continue creating your ultimate BGSU experience with new and returning Falcon friends through a series of events and programs.

Featured Events

University Orientation

New and transfer students are required to go through orientation virtually or in person before the first day of class. There is also a series of online modules that must be completed.

Move-in Resources

Make sure you review your 2023 Move-In Guide, the Office of Residence Life is here to make your move-In day successful!
New and Transfer Student Move-In: Aug. 15-17
Returning Student Move-In: Aug. 19-20

Parent & Family Resources

Stay up-to-date with everything BGSU by signing up for our family newsletter and following the BGSU Family Facebook and Instagram accounts.

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