New Student Orientation

New students during orientation event

New Student Orientation

We are excited that you will be joining us as a Lion this year! New Student Orientation is broken into a few parts to ensure a smooth transition to Bryn Athyn. All students are required to complete Pre-Orientation Training, New Student Orientation Part 1 and Part 2. schedules vary by each term.

Schedule & Requirements 

Pre-Orientation Training Requirements

All new students are required to complete a few training modules in our online training program administered by Vector Solutions (formerly known as SafeColleges). If you do not complete all modules by the first day of the term enrolled, you may be de-registered from your classes and/or a hold will be placed on your student account, affecting your ability to enroll or change classes during the year.

Keep in mind that there may be additional trainings assigned if you are a student-athlete or updates to regulations occur during the school year (you will be notified by email if this happens).

Accessing Vector Solutions Training

You can access the Vector Solutions Login using your email address sent to you by the Network Services department. If you have trouble logging in or have a question about the training, please contact

Moodle Account & Math Proficiency Exam

Moodle is our Learning Management System where most faculty will post their course syllabus, materials and assignments in one easy to use platform. This will be an important resource for you during your time at Bryn Athyn. Contact Network Services Helpdesk if you have trouble accessing your account (

All incoming students are required to take the Math 101 proficiency test if they did not submit SAT/ACT scores prior to their registration appointment with their academic advisor in order to be appropriately placed in a math class.

To take the Math Proficiency Exam, In Moodle:

  1. Login into your Moodle Account
  2. Click on "Mathematics"
  3. Choose "Mathematics Placement tests" - Math 101 Placement test.

Other Important Requirements/Deadlines

Remember to check your Bryn Athyn College email account often prior to classes as this is how the College will be communicating with you after the account is created and while you are enrolled.

Please check the Enrollment Pathway Page to ensure you complete all enrollment and paperwork requirements prior to starting classes. Specific deadlines are listed there.

New Student Orientation (Part 1)

For Fall term students, NSO Part 1 will be held on campus with a half day event orienting you to academic expectations and registration information. To provide the best experience and follow social distancing requirements, we will be asking students to RSVP to one session on either Wednesday, July 9th from 2:00-5:00pm OR Saturday, August 5th from 9:00am-12:00pm , as well as a separate appointment with your academic advisor. Details coming soon.

New Student Orientation Part 2

For Fall term students, NSO Part 2 will be held on campus a few days prior to classes. Stay tuned for detials. Part 2 is required for all new students, so please plan to attend all the required sessions on campus. No registration necessary.

Campus Residents will be required to schedule appointments to move onto campus. Specific move-in information will be provided by Residence Life to your account.

For accessibility or accommodations for an event, please contact Residence Life or Admissions at least one week prior to event to ensure that we can best accommodate your needs.

Winter & Spring Term Orientations

The New Student Orientation program is consolidated for students enrolling after the Fall term and schedules are provided by the Orientation and Academic Advising Teams after enrollment. Typically, the schedule consists of an hour-long appointment with the academic advisor one to two weeks prior to the start of the enrolled term and is coupled with a required meeting with the Orientation team during the first Chapel block of the term.

Advising & Registration Appointment Dates:

  • Winter 2022/23 Term: TBA November 9th & 11th - sign up required (link sent via email)
  • Spring 2023 Term: TBA February 22nd & 24th - sign up required (link sent via email)

In-Person Orientation:

  • Winter 2022/23 Term: TBA November 28th 
  • Spring 2023 Term: TBA March 8th