Summer 2017 New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is a required two-part event that orients new students to campus and welcomes them into the Bishop family. In order to register, you must have submitted your enrollment deposit.

You only need to register for Part 1, Bishop Business Day. You do not have to register for Part 2, New Student Welcome.

Part 1: Bishop Business Day

Bishop Business Day is a day for new students to take care of official business on campus. Students will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet with financial aid
  • Visit the business office
  • Get their student I.D.
  • Learn to navigate their online student account
  • Meet with advisors and register for classes

Below are the session options for students enrolling in the Fall 2017 semester.

  • June 20 – CLOSED
  • June 22 – CLOSED
  • July 12 CLOSED
  • July 21CLOSED
  • July 25 –  CLOSED
  • August 8 – Football ONLY
  • August 15 – Fall Sport Athletes ONLY

Once students have submitted their enrollment deposit they will be eligible to register to attend a Bishop Business Day.

For questions or information about Bishop Business Day, contact

Part 2: New Student Welcome

New Student Welcome is a weekend event, beginning with campus move-in day, August 18th, for new students. During New Student Welcome, students will get connected and established to the Wesleyan community and partake in activities that will prepare them to be a successful college student!

Be sure to check back for the official schedule!

For questions or information about New Student Welcome, contact

New Student Orientation Info

Visiting the Rocky Mount Area
PARENTS, the Rocky Mount community is excited about your visit! We are hoping that you will stay in one of our local hotels while your student is staying on campus.

Days Inn – Golden East 1340 N. Wesleyan Blvd. Rocky Mount, NC 27804 252-977-7766 800-325-2525

Comfort Inn
200 Gateway Blvd Rocky Mount, NC 27804 252-937-7765 877-424-6423

DoubleTree – Gateway
651 N. Winstead Ave Rocky Mount, NC 27804 252-937-6888 888-543-2255

Courtyard Marriott – Gateway
250 Gateway Blvd Rocky Mount, NC 27804 252-451-4800 888-236-2427

Holiday Inn
200 Enterprise Drive Rocky Mount, NC 27804 252-937-7100 888-465-4329

*There are LOTS of great things to do in Rocky Mount for an enjoyable stay!

Please visit for a full listing of Entertainment, Restaurants, and Shops!