New Student Orientation

Welcome to Viterbo University

Congratulations on taking the next step in your educational journey. Your journey at Viterbo is just beginning, and it continues with V-Hawk Orientation Days (new freshmen) and Transfer, Non-Traditional, and Veteran Student Orientation (new transfer, non-traditional, and veteran students). 

Held prior to the beginning of the fall and spring semesters, orientation is designed to ease your transition to Viterbo and is a great time to discover everything Viterbo has to offer. Whether you’re a new freshman coming from high school or transferring from another institution, orientation programming will help you learn about your new home away from home, from what classes will be like to what there is to do on the weekends. Please click on the appropriate tab on the left to learn more about orientation programming. 

Did you know…

  • 96% say V-Hawk Orientation increases comfort with the new environment.
  • 96% say V-Hawk Orientation increases knowledge of on-campus resources.
  • 92% say V-Hawk Orientation assists in meeting others and belonging.

More information about different orientation programs can be found on the menu on the left side of the screen. If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the Office of Campus Activities and Orientation by emailing or by calling 608-796-3807.

We can’t wait to welcome you to campus. See you soon and go V-Hawks!