Welcome New & Returning Students

Check-In | Kickoff Days | Orientation

Before you arrive


Whether you are a new or returning student, choosing to live on-campus or planning to commute, arriving Early Fall or later in August, we have information specific to you. Find out about your arrival procedures and how to complete your check-in before you arrive on-campus.

Check-In for Early Fall and Fall 2024 is now open!

We’re excited to welcome you to our campus in August! Our check-in process is open via the forms below, and we ask that all students complete their check-in tasks at least one day before your arrival on-campus to move in or start classes or practices.

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Students lining up to check in during Kickoff Day Event
Arriving On-campus

Kickoff Days

Early Fall Kickoff
Monday, August 5

Fall Kickoff
Wednesday, August 21

Upon arrival, all students will check in with staff located at the Commons entrance before proceeding to their housing or other Kickoff Day activities. This helps us verify that all students have completed their check-in process as needed. Students who have not completed their check-in processes will not be permitted to move into campus housing, attend class or participate in athletic practices.

Early Fall Kickoff Schedule

Monday, August 5
Time Event
3pm – 5pm New Student Arrival and Move-in
5pm Welcome Meeting (Baker Chapel)
5:45pm Dinner
7pm Chapel
8pm Welcome Back Activity
Tuesday, August 6
Time Event
8am Breakfast
9am – 8pm Orientation Activities

Fall Kickoff Schedule

Wednesday, August 21
Time Event
12pm – 2pm Arrival and Move-in
2pm Welcome Meeting (parents and students)
3pm Orientation Kickoff
5:30pm Dinner
7pm Chapel
8pm Evening Activity
Thursday, August 22 & Friday, August 23
Time Event
8am Breakfast
9am – 8pm Orientation Activities
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Early Fall Orientation
Monday, August 5 – Tuesday, August 6

Fall Orientation
Wednesday, August 21 – Friday, August 23

These events are designed to help our students connect with the campus, the community, and learn the information they need to thrive in their first semester. All new students (including those arriving for Early Fall athletics or classes) are required to participate in new student orientation. While returning students are not required to attend Orientation, there are many activities that they are welcome to join us for. 

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