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What New Students Should Expect From Walden's Online Orientation

Set yourself up for success in your online education.

Choosing to pursue a degree online can be both exciting and intimidating. You’re taking a leap into the unknown to better position yourself for career opportunities, and you’re looking forward to challenging coursework. What can you do to prepare for this new adventure? Attending a virtual or call-in student orientation can help ease your mind and set you up for future success.

Walden University understands the unique needs of adult learners, so its orientation is designed to provide the information new students need for a confident start to their program. After you’ve accepted your offer of admission from Walden, you’ll be invited to the orientation, during which you will complete a self-paced, online course that provides a great introduction to online learning. You’ll learn how to submit assignments, navigate the online classroom, and find the support you need at any time during your journey.


Our suite of student support services is designed to set you up for success. You’ll have access to personal advisors, technical assistance, research support, financial aid, writing assistance, and other resources during your journey at Walden.

Orientation is designed to help give you a strong foundation that prepares you for success. Get the information and confidence you need to take on the challenge of earning a degree online.

Walden University provides orientations that prepare you for your online bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs. Expand your career options and earn your degree in a convenient, flexible format that fits your busy life.

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission,