Before you arrive for your June orientation, we ask that you think about your academic plans for your time at Juniata. Please review the various documents and resources below. Doing so in advance of attending your orientation will make your orientation advising and course selection more valuable. Many of your questions can be answered by viewing the documents that will be posted on this page, but if you have further questions or concerns please feel free to reach out to the Office of Academic Support at 814-641-3160 or

What to Consider Before Registering for Classes

Planning for Course Registration -- June 2017: This document will prepare you for course registration. 

Tools for Registration

After reading "Planning for Course Registration - June 2017," please use these important tools and documents to assist you further.

  • World Language Placement Exam: This is an online assessment tool that we recommend you take prior to choosing a World Language course in a language you have already begun learning so that you are correctly placed in the sequence. If you are new to the world language, you will choose the first course in the sequence. Password: WLC2017.
  • Transfer Credits and Juniata College: Review this document if you plan on bringing in credits from another institution, an Advanced Placement exam, and/or an International Baccalaureate diploma.
  • Class Schedules/Scheduling Assistant: Click here to view our course offerings by department. The Scheduling Assistant displays the courses you select and places them in a calendar grid so that you can view a standard week.
  • Low Enrolled, Common First Year, & 1 or 2 Credit Course Listing for Fall 2017: This is a reference sheet of courses that are worth considering as you build your tentative schedule. This will be posted as soon as it is prepared.
  • Instrumental Music Offerings: Review this document if you are interested in registering for orchestra, band, or other similar ensembles or are interested in registering for private lessons.
  • Registrar's Website: Click here to access the Registrar's website for further information about POEs, the course catalog, and academic calendars.
  • Advising Planning Sheet: You and your advisors will use this document over the course of your career to guide your completion of graduation requirements.
  • Academic/Study Schedule: This is an excel file that is useful in planning your schedule with extracurricular commitments.

Orientation Advising Schedule

June Orientation students will meet with an advisor during orientation. You will receive specific information about your advising appointment upon your arrival.

Orientation 1 (June 9-10) Advising Schedule FINAL

Orientation 2 (June 11-12) Advising Schedule FINAL

Orientation 3 (June 16-17) Advising Schedule FINAL

Orientation 4 (June 18-19) Advising Schedule FINAL

College Writing Seminar (CWS) Intake Essay: DUE This Summer

The CWS Intake Essay is an assignment that new students, including all transfer students, need to complete. If you are attending the August Orientation, you need to submit your essay BEFORE orientation and by 5pm on July 11th. Please download the assignment sheet for further instructions and specific deadlines.

2017 CWS Summer Intake Essay Assignment Sheet