All Undergraduate students are required to successfully complete the Student Success Orientation prior to enrolling in credit-bearing coursework at Ashford University if they:
have zero (0) traditional college-level transferable credits at the time of application;
are under the age of 22 and have 0-19 transferable credits; or
are enrolled in an Associate’s degree program.
Following successful completion of orientation, students are required to successfully complete ASH 101 or BUS 105.
Students who have successfully completed online coursework at Ashford University are exempt from the orientation requirement.
Student Success Orientation
The orientation is designed to provide students with a complete overview of the Ashford University experience, prepare them for success in their courses, and help them to self-evaluate their readiness to succeed in an online classroom setting. Students will be instructed on Ashford University policies and the learning resources that are available to them through interactive videos and assessments. Students enrolled in orientation must successfully complete all assigned activities.