Dickinson's Orientation program for new students is designed to facilitate your integration into the unfamiliar academic and residential setting that is college life. Through Orientation we invite you to learn about the experiences, opportunities and community that Dickinson has to offer. Keep an eye on the Orientation site for first-year activities, news and getting involved in Orientation.


Orientation at Dickinson

Important Dates

  • Pre-Orientation Adventure Programs: August 20-22

  • International Student Arrivals: August 21 

  • New Student Orientation: August 23-27

  • Classes Begin: August 28


Contact Us

If you have any questions, please call the New Student Programs office at 717-245-1671 or email orientation@dickinson.edu