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Orientation is your first step to a bright future at ABAC!

The purpose of New Student Orientation is to ensure that new students have a successful transition and integration into college life at ABAC. Orientation promotes discussion among parents, new students, continuing students, and faculty and staff on the expectations and perceptions of the campus community.  All new students and transfer students with less than 30 credit hours are required to attend an in-person orientation session. Transfer students with more than 30 credit hours may complete their orientation process in an entirely online-format–though we’d love to see you on campus if you’d like to attend!

Register for Orientation

If you haven’t registered for Orientation, please follow the link below to register yourself today!

Why is Orientation important?

  • Gain a better understanding of the personal and financial responsibilities of attending college
  • Learn about campus services, activities, academic resources, and the ABAC experience
  • Learn about your academic area of study
  • Complete ABAC business such as getting your Campus ID Card (Gold Card), speaking with Housing, visiting Financial Aid and Student Accounts, and reviewing your class schedule.


A student is registered for classes based on their acceptance and submission of all required admission documents. You may find your outstanding documents at

Once the required documents are received, the student will receive additional information to their ABAC email address with next steps. You will need to complete all of these requirements prior to attending Orientation if you wish to receive a class schedule on or before your Orientation day!

Fall Orientation

Phase 1

Orientation is every Stallion’s first step into the ABAC community!

Once students have been accepted, they’ll be able to register themselves for an Orientation day. During Orientation, you’ll learn more about what it means to be a Stallion and will be equipped with the tools needed to find success as a college student. We can’t wait to meet you in person and, in the meantime, feel free to reach out to us at if you need any assistance!

Fall 2024 Orientation dates:

  • Monday, June 3, 2024
  • Monday, June 10, 2024
  • Saturday, June 22, 2024
  • Thursday, June 27, 2024
  • Monday, July 8, 2024
  • Thursday, July 11, 2024 (Bainbridge)
  • Saturday, July 13, 2024
  • Monday, July 22, 2024

We can’t wait to see you at Orientation!

Make sure to register for Orientation at the link below:

Register for Orientation

Welcome Weekend

Phase 2

ABAC is excited to welcome you for the Fall 2024 semester!

Welcome Weekends stands as the second phase of Orientation and will be an exciting, engaging experience for all incoming students. Welcome Weekend is packed with a variety of events and activities to assist first-year and transfer students in making new friends, connecting with ABAC, learning about resources, and getting involved in campus life.

Welcome Weekend events begin on Friday, August 09, 2024 and run through Tuesday, August 13, 2024.

All new students should plan to attend the annual Convocation Ceremony on Monday, August 12, 2024 at 9:00 AM. In addition, students wishing to participate in ABAC’s Freshman Walk may join the Class of 2028 at Lakeside at 8:30 AM.

Fall 2024 Welcome Weekend Schedule Coming Soon

Transfer Students' Fast Track Orientation

Transfer Students, who graduated before May 2022 and have 30 or more transferable hours, will register through the Fast Track Registration process. Students will receive their Orientation Program electronically through their ABAC email address. This Orientation program will prepare students for life as an ABAC Stallion and equip them with the knowledge necessary to have all of their questions answered. At the end of the Orientation program, there is a short survey for students to complete–this will help us improve the Online Orientation program.

Upon completing the items under step one of the New Student Checklist, students will be eligible to register at the start of Priority 5 registration after completing the fast-track link below. After completing the form, contact information for the student’s advisor will be emailed to their ABAC email address. The student will then contact their advisor to schedule courses for the upcoming semester.


Fast Track Registration


Orientation for all new students attending the ABAC Bainbridge site will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2024. If you are not able to attend the Orientation day, please notify the Orientation team at and we’ll be happy to make accommodations as needed.

We can’t wait to see you at Orientation!


New Student Orientation for all ABAC Bainbridge students will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2024.

We can’t wait to see you on Orientation day!


Spring and Summer Orientation for ABAC Bainbridge students is held virtually and will be emailed to the student’s ABAC email address. The program will address many common questions that students have about the ABAC experience and equip you with the knowledge necessary to be successful at ABAC!