incoming freshmen

Fall 2022 New Student Orientation


  • The dates for 2022 New Student Orientation are Friday, Aug. 19 to Sunday, Aug. 21.
  • 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 2022

June, various dates: Connection Days
July 11-12: Connection Days
July 25: Virtual Connection Day
Aug. 19-21: New Student Orientation
Aug. 22: First Day of Classes
Sept. 30: Feast of St. Francis (Observed) - No Classes
October 7-9: Homecoming and Family Weekend
November 23-26: Thanksgiving Break
December 5-9: Fall Semester Finals Week


Volunteer fun on move in day