Transitional Programs

New Student Orientation

Orientation for Spring '21 will occur on January 8, 2021 for students on the Macomb campus. The program will be hosted virtually via Zoom.  To participate, please register through your STARS account. Email for information.  

Quad Cities students can learn more about Quad Cities New Student Orientation here .

Meet with your academic advisor and register for classes now

If you have not already registered for classes, you can start the process by connecting with your academic advisor. You can find out who your academic advisor is by checking STARS and selecting an appointment time using our registration information page.

What to Expect from Orientation

Rocky’s Online Orientation

  • Rocky’s Online Orientation will continue to provide important information about campus life, academic resources, and more through a guided course experience in WesternOnline.
  • Additional details about Rocky’s Online Orientation will be posted on this page and  found in WesternOnline.

Leatherneck Launch

  • Leatherneck Launch is the final piece of your orientation experience and will occur when you move to campus for the fall semester. Starting from the moment you step foot on-campus, we are ready to help launch you toward success in the new year. Leatherneck Launch is 4-days of welcome, orientation, and transitional events that occur Thursday-Sunday prior to the first day of classes.
  • A full schedule of Leatherneck Launch events can be found here.


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