New Student Orientation

Beginning your Barton Experience with Orientation engages you with your future classmates, campus offices, and faculty. Orientation features group and individual sessions designed to connect you to Barton’s academic programs and campus resources. Orientation Leaders are here to support you as you transition to your life as a Bulldog!


To register for Orientation, log into Barton One Login and follow directions sent to your Bulldog email from

Meet Your OL’s

At the heart of our community are our dedicated orientation leaders. These exceptional individuals embody the spirit of guidance, support, and enthusiasm that defines our institution. Handpicked for their leadership skills and commitment to fostering a welcoming environment, our orientation leaders are here to ensure that every new member of our community feels at home from day one. Whether it’s navigating campus resources, making connections, or simply offering a friendly face, our orientation leaders are here to make your transition seamless and memorable. Get ready to embark on an exciting journey with the help of our passionate and knowledgeable orientation team!

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Parent Resources

You play an integral role in your student’s education. That’s why at Barton we offer you opportunities to be involved. From the Parents Association and the Parents Council to Family Weekend and more, discover your opportunities to be involved!



Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend and Bulldog Day is the official start to the fall semester for first year students at Barton College. The 2023-2024 Welcome Weekend is an on-campus event starting Friday afternoon, August 18, and lasting to Sunday, August 20.



Parking and Directions

Park at the Bell Tower and check in at Wenger Hall.

Information about off-campus guest lodging is available here.