Welcome to Defiance College!
Your next step as an accepted DC student is to sign up for Orientation 2014. On this page you will find everything you need to register for an Orientation day and to understand what will be taking place.
We are looking forward to seeing you. If you have any questions or require special
accommodations feel free to call us at
419-783-2392 between 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
What is Orientation 2014 - Passport to DC?
Orientation 2014 - Passport to DC is an exciting event where you will meet your future
classmates, schedule your classes for fall semester, and navigate your way through
the resources available to all Defiance College students.
During Passport to DC, you and your parents will...
receive information about campus life and college support services available to students to help successfully transition into the college environment
explore your travel opportunities as a DC student
work on a Personal Success Plan (PSP) with faculty and staff to help craft a game plan for your future at DC
mingle with the DC Family during the all-campus gathering
consult with faculty advisors and plan your fall class schedule
meet with staff members from offices throughout the DC Campus
and depart with your official DC student ID!
When are the Orientation Days and Express Registrations?
|First-Year Student Orientations||Transfer Student Orientations /
|Monday, April 21, 2014||Friday, May 16, 2014|
|Saturday, June 7, 2014||Friday, August 8, 2014|
|Friday, June 20, 2014||Friday, August 22, 2014|
|Saturday, June 21, 2014|
|Saturday, July 26, 2014|
|Monday, August 11, 2014|
|Friday, August 22, 2014|
How do I sign up?
Signing up for your Orientation is easy!
To confirm your attendance, please submit your $150 advanced Enrollment Deposit on or before your Orientation day (full-time students only).
Fill out the appropriate registration form.Once registered, you will receive a confirmation along with a schedule for the Orientation day by email (or by mail if an email is not listed).
Please note: Assignments will be made on a first-come, first-served basis and we limit our enrollment of students per orientation session. Under special circumstances, a request for change of dates may be honored; however the request must be received a minimum of 10 days prior to the program if space is available.
What do I need to bring to Orientation / Express Registration?
Two forms of ID (one picture ID and either Social Security card or birth certificate)
A copy of your Health Insurance Information/Card (both front and back)
PSEO Transcripts – If you completed post-secondary/dual enrollment classes and received college credit, you MUST bring your transcripts in order to receive credit during our scheduling process (if applicable)
REQUIRED FORMS - These forms must be completed prior to Passport to DC:
Fill out the Housing Application Survey (residential students only) - submit online
Fill out the Personal Success Plan (PSP) form (for first-year students only) - submit online
Print and complete the Health Form - bring with you
Print and complete the Emergency Information Form - bring with you