We are pleased to welcome this impressive group of students to the Dickinson community. Be sure to join the exclusive class Facebook group and add to the conversation on Twitter (#Dson2018) to start connecting with your future classmates!


You may place your enrollment deposit online to officially join the Dickinson community.

Visit Opportunities

Visiting as an admitted student is a different and important experience. Watch for invitations to special visit programs in April or plan your own individual visit day today. Visit program details and registration are available to admitted students through the applicant portal.

Read about the April 2 Made-to-Order program and check out this video to get a sense of the value of an admitted-student program:

Off-Campus Receptions

Admitted and enrolled students and parents are invited to attend off-campus receptions in locations across the U.S.

Celebrate & Congratulate

On March 25, 26 and 27, Dickinson students, faculty, staff and alumni come together as a community and signed postcards with personal messages of congratulations and welcome for students accepted into the class of 2018. Watch a video and see the social-media Storify collection.

Orientation Web Site

The Orientation Web site will continue to be updated throughout the coming months. It contains a wealth of information that you and your family will need as you prepare for move-in day, academic advising, filling out the necessary forms and much more.

NEW: Details and descriptions for the Pre-Orientation Adventures are now available! Start reviewing the options so you're ready when registration opens May 1. 

Additional Information for International Students

Admitted international students can find important information regarding visas, dates for international orientation, resources for the Carlisle area and much more.

Students Interested in a Gap Year

As you consider the gap year option, know that whether you come this fall or the following year, we look forward to welcoming you to the Dickinson community. 

College Bookstore

Anxious to get that Dickinson bumper sticker or Red Devils hoodie? Start shopping for your Dickinson gear online now. The Bookstore offers a variety of apparel, books, gifts and more!

Location, Location, Location

Everyone knows how important location is when purchasing a home; well it's just as important when choosing a college! Carlisle is a vibrant town with an abundance of outdoor activities, a variety of shops and eateries and easy access to major East Coast cities. Learn more about Carlisle.


A Dickinson liberal-arts education prepares students to be leaders, teaches them how to communicate effectively, provides them with the ability to make connections and form relationships and exposes them to a variety of subjects and disciplines. These skills are then translated into jobs, scholarships and graduate-school programs that lead our graduates on to achieve greatness. Learn more in our Outcomes brochure.