Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where can I receive information regarding orientation?
A: The New Student Orientation & Leadership Programs Office is located in Civic Engagement Center (Wildcat Student Center), Suite # 2, which will provide the primary information regarding New Student Orientation. The orientation office may be reached at (386) 481-2141 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Why is orientation required?
A: New Student Orientation is a tradition at B-CU. It is designed to provide important information related to academic expectations and campus resources (e.g., financial aid, student accounts, on-campus living, student health, and other related information.) The major outcome of orientation is for all students to become enrolled satisfactorily by completing the registration process, which is inclusive of creating a fall schedule, financial aid packaging, and payment arrangements.
Q: Must I attend both the “summer” and “fall orientation programs?”
A: Yes. Students are encouraged to attend one of the three summer orientation sessions. However, participation in fall orientation is mandatory.
Q: When and how can I sign up for Orientation?
A: Once the Enrollment Fee and Summer Orientation Registration fees are paid, new students will receive an “Orientation Letter,” which will include orientation dates and other pertinent information. The B-CU website also provides important orientation forms.
Q: What is my University ID number?
A: Maintaining a safe campus environment is an important value and practice of B-CU. One manner of safety is the security of a student’s social security number. Each student is given a B-CU “PIN NUMBER” as a personal identifier in lieu of using the social security number.
Q: How can I pay my Orientation Registration Fee?
A: The Registration Fee of $75.00 is made payable to Bethune Cookman University and must be mailed to: B-CU 2012 Summer Orientation, 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Blvd. Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-3099. Click here to register online. A cashier’s check or money order are the only forms of payment via mail; however, a Master Card, Visa, American Express, Discover Card, Check, Money Order, Cashier’s Check or Cash payment is arranged through the Cashier’s Office, (386) 481- 2292.
Q: What if I am unavailable to attend any of the dates open to me?
A: Fall New Student Orientation, which is held in August, is mandatory.
Q: Can I sign up on the same orientation date as my friend?
Q: What if I need to change my confirmed orientation date?
A: Contact the New Student Orientation/Leadership Programs Office at (386) 481- 2141 or email@example.com
Q: Can my family attend orientation with me?
A: While family members are welcome to visit the campus during orientation, most activities are centered on students, though parents/guardians are welcome to participate and would likely be pivotal during the financial aid process and billing.
Q: What do I bring to Orientation?
A: Refer to the confirmation letter for a listing of all needed items, which will be sent by the New Student Orientation/Leadership Programs Office.