Orientation and Registration

“GO” (Get Oriented)

“GO” is HBU’s official free, required orientation for new incoming freshmen and transfer students.

Freshmen and Transfer “GO” is a free and required for all new incoming students. Multiple New Student “GO” sessions are scheduled to help complete the final steps in your process for applying and registering for classes, and is the most important. Orientation helps you understand all the resources and services the university can offer to help ensure your success. And… It’s fun!

Deposited students will have the opportunity to attend a variety of sessions to help them transition into HBU, as well as be advised and register for classes. At the end of the day attendees will leave with their schedule in hand!

Various HBU Orientation programs are presented  depending on whether you are admitted to the fall semester, spring semester or summer school. See the descriptions below to find the orientation program you should attend.

Have you paid your deposit yet?

Students will need to pay the $200 enrollment/housing deposit before being eligible to register for classes. Deposits will apply to students’ overall tuition balance. Don’t miss your chance to “Get Oriented.”

Submit your Enrollment Deposit

2019 Pre-Registration & Advising Sessions

Ready to get a jump start on your Fall Schedule?

Registration opens March 1 for Pre-Registration day.
Students will meet with their advisor and register for your summer or fall classes. This day is optional and open to all new incoming Fall 2019 freshmen and transfer students.

Am I ready for Pre-Registration?:

If you have completed the following checklist, then it’s time to register for Pre-Registration.

  • Applied and been accepted to HBU
  • Taken my ALEKS math Placement (Engineering, Math, Science, Business, Kinesiology, Nursing)
  • You are entering HBU as a  new Freshman or Transfer
  • Your Enrollment Deposit is Paid, Deposit Now

Questions about anything on the list? Contact your Admission Counselor.

2019 Pre-Registration Sessions

Pre-Registration & Advising I Saturday, May 4, 2019,  8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Pre-Registration & Advising II Saturday, May 18, 2019,  8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Please Note:

The event will take place from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. You plan to attend the entire event as we will go over several element critical to your enrollment at HBU.

If you are unable stay the entire time please choose one our of GO sessions happening this June.

Student Athletes:

Transfer students: who attend Pre-Registration are NOT required to attend a Transfer “GO” session.

Freshman students: who attend Pre-Registration MUST still attend New Student “GO” session in June. Please plan to register for both events.

2019 Freshmen “GO” Sessions

Choose one of the required overnight orientation sessions. All new incoming freshmen students including those who attended a Pre-Registration event must register for a “GO” Session.  Even if you are not planning to live on-campus students will stay overnight in the residence halls to connect with their future classmates, faculty and staff. These events give students the chance to register for classes, meet with an advisor and finalize all the details before starting classes in the fall.

Get Oriented “GO”  I June 10-11, 2019
Get Oriented “GO”  II June 13-14, 2019
Get Oriented “GO”  III June 17-18, 2019
Get Oriented “GO”  IV June 20-21, 2019

Schedule coming soon! Check back for more details

2019 Transfer “GO” Sessions

These orientations are required for new incoming transfer or post-baccalaureate students to attend if they have NOT attended a Pre-Registration Event.  These events give students the chance to register for classes, meet with an advisor and finalize all the details before starting classes in the fall. This is usually an all day event so please make arrangements to join us for the entire time.

Transfer “GO” Get Oriented “GO”  I Wednesday, June 5, 2019,
Transfer “GO” Get Oriented “GO”  I Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Summer Distance “GO” Advising

Do you live 250+ miles  outside of Houston Baptist University, you are eligible to participate in our distance advising.  You will be advised over the phone after Monday, June 24 through Friday, August 16. Please select the Distance Advising registration. Students will be contacted via email by an academic advisor to schedule a phone appointment.

2019 Mini “GO” Get Oriented Sessions

We have designed our mini sessions to allow students the chance to get all the piece they need to become a Husky. Please check back on dates and times later in the summer.

Mini “GO” Get Oriented  I TBD
Mini “GO” Get Oriented  II TBD
Mini “GO” Get Oriented  III TBD
Mini “GO” Get Oriented  IV TBD

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