Transfer Orientation

  • The Transfer Student Orientation program is designed to answer all of your questions or concerns regarding transferring to Gannon. There will be brief presentations by several of the support services offices.

    You will also be able to meet with a department representative to discuss the transfer of credits and a Fall course schedule and register for classes. In addition, you can meet with a Financial Aid Officer and tour our campus and housing facilities.

    This one-day program will provide you the opportunity to meet other new transfer students and learn more about Gannon’s many services and resources.

    The Transfer Student Orientation will be held on Friday, June 10, 2016 for students who will begin classes in the Fall 2016 semester.  Registration materials and a schedule of events will be mailed in April.

    Reasons to Attend

    Orientation is designed to assist students making the transition to Gannon. During Transfer Orientation you will have the following opportunities:

    • Discuss transfer of your credits with department representatives
    • Learn more about new programs and career options
    • Register for courses for the Fall
    • Meet with Financial Aid
    • Tour campus and learn more about housing options
    • Have lunch with other transfer students


    • Registration materials will be mailed in late April.
    • A reservation form must be completed and returned to the New Student Services Office by Friday, June 3, 2016.
    • There is no fee for this program; however, advanced registration is required.
    • You will receive a confirmation letter in the mail.
    • If you have any questions, please call New Student Services at 1-800-GANNON-U, option 5 or 1-814-871-7597. You can email us at

    Upon your Arrival

    • All participants should check in between 8:30-9:00 am in Room 219 located on the second floor of the Waldron Campus Center.
    • Please park in the ramp located on Peach Street between West 7th and West 8th Streets.
    • Bring the parking ramp ticket with you to the registration area to be validated for free parking.

    Orientation Schedule

    Tentative Schedule

    Friday Activity
    8:30 - 9:00 am Registration - Coffee and Donuts
    9:00 - 9:15 am Welcome and Opening Prayer
    9:15 - 9:45 am Registrar's Office, Financial Aid Office
    9:45 - 10:00 am Student Organizations & Leadership Development
    10:00 - 10:15 am Commuter Life, Residence Life
    10:15 - 10:30 am Break
    10:30 - noon Individual Meeting with Department Representative, Campus Tour
    12:00 - 12:30 pm Lunch
    12:30 - 1:00 pm Information Technology Services
    1:00 - 2:00 pm Housing Tour, Campus Tour

    The following offices will be open for your convenience throughout the day:

    • Admissions - 162 West Sixth Street
    • Financial Aid - 150 West Sixth Street, 3rd Floor
    • Registrar's Office - 150 West Sixth Street, 2nd Floor