incoming freshmen

Fall 2021 New Student Orientation


  • The dates for 2021 New Student Orientation are Thursday, August 26 to Sunday, August 29.
  • It is required that all students (commuters and residents) be present for all four of these important days, so please be sure to arrange your work schedules, vacations, family gatherings and other commitments accordingly.
  • Incoming Freshmen will receive information via postal mail in mid-July.



Questions about Orientation can be directed to:

Office of Student Activities



Important Dates for 2021

June, various dates: Connection Days
August 26-29: New Student Orientation
August 30: First Day of Classes
August 30-September 6: Week of Welcome
October 1: Feast of St. Francis (Observed) - No Classes
October 8-10: Homecoming and Family Weekend
November 25-28: Thanksgiving Break
December 13-17: Fall Semester Finals Week



Volunteer fun on move in day
Clubs & Activities