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Winter Welcome (Transfer Student Orientation)

Winter Welcome 2024
January 5-7

Spring classes begin on Monday, January 8, 2024. Mark your calendars!

Welcome to Campus!

Transfer Winter Welcome is your chance to settle in, explore your new home and meet other Bearcats. The events range from academic to fun activities. During Transfer Winter Welcome, you can visit with the transfer advisor, take care of campus business such as picking up your laptop and textbooks and attend fun events such as movie and game nights!


Contact the Student Success Center:
2nd floor B.D. Owens Library
Call 660.562.1695
Text 660.235.3362


  • Visit the ID Office to take your Bearcat Card photo, if you haven’t already
  • Verify your enrollment in CatPAWS
  • Pick up your textbooks at the Station (verify your enrollment first and take your Bearcat Card with you)
  • Register your car in CatPAWS and pick up your parking pass in Student Account Services if you plan to have a car on campus
  • Sign the Laptop Agreement in CatPAWS and pick up your laptop at Jon T. Rickman Electronic Support Center (take your Bearcat Card with you)
  • Check your Northwest email account daily. Your email username and password can be found in CatPAWS under “Personal Information”


Check back soon for the Winter Welcome 2024 schedule!

Office/Service Hours

Check back soon for the Winter Welcome 2024 service hours!