Fall New Student Orientation 2024

The schedule below is meant to give you an outline of what’s to come. A more detailed schedule will be provided as Orientation approaches.

A note for international students: International students should plan to arrive by August 14 for International Student Orientation. Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions or need more information.

A note for parents and families: You are welcome to join your student for move in day. You can review the schedule and register for Family Orientation here. Parent and family programs will conclude this same evening.

8:00 – 11:00 AM | New Student Move In (move in slots are assigned by last name)

  • 8:00 – 8:45 AM: S-Z
  • 8:45 – 9:30 AM: M-R
  • 9:30 – 10:15 AM: G-L
  • 10:15 – 11:00 AM: A-F

12:00 – 3:00 PM | Residence Life Lunch & Welcome Events

4:45 – 6:00 PM | Community Dinner with Parents & Families

6:30 – 8:00 PM | Life in the Res Halls session

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Campus Resources session & Orientation Adventure Group Meetings

afternoon | Orientation Adventure Trip preparation

You will receive specific information about your Orientation Adventure trip schedule when you get to campus. Trips will begin on Monday morning and conclude on Wednesday afternoon.

lunchtime | Orientation Adventure trips conclude

3:00 – 4:30 PM | Academic Orientation session

7:00 – 8:30 PM | Evening Social

all day | Individual Academic Advising

10:00 – 11:00 AM or 1:30 – 2:30 PM | Academic Resources session

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Success in the Sciences session

3:00 – 4:00 PM | Math Info session

6:00 – 8:00 PM | AlcoholEDU session

8:00 – 9:30 PM | Evening Social with Stive2Thrive

all day | Course Registration

12:15 – 1:15 PM | Convocation

6:00 – 8:00 PM | Title IX Resources & Affirmative Consent session

8:00 – 9:30 PM | Evening Social

TBD | Living Our Values session

2:30 – 5:00 PM | Campus & Class Tours

2:30 – 5:00 PM | Tie-Dye Party

9:00 – 11:00 PM | Evening Social

Wellness Day