New students who choose to participate in an optional Pre-Orientation program will arrive and move in on Thursday, August 24. Please refer to the Pre-Orientation web page for further details.
Students not participating in a Pre-Orientation program should arrive and move in on Tuesday, August 29. Undergraduate Orientation is mandatory for all new students, including new transfer students. It begins on Wednesday, August 30, at 1 p.m. and runs through Monday, September 4, with classes starting on Tuesday, September 5.
There will be programming for parents and families on both arrival/move-in dates: August 24 and 29, 3–5 p.m.
On Wednesday, August 30, we welcome parents and families to campus for the 10 a.m. Matriculation Ceremony. We ask that all parents and families depart before the start of Orientation at 1 p.m. that afternoon. Matriculation will also be livestreamed.
During the summer, we will keep you updated with specific details on arrival, move-in, and the parent/family orientation programs and schedule. In the meantime, please refer to the Undergraduate Orientation web page and the Office of Residential Life and Learning web page for updates. We will also send periodic emails and invitations to additional webinars to introduce you to Student Life team members and campus partners as well as various campus resources.