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Move-In and Orientation Schedule

August 2023

Please note this schedule is tentative and subject to change. Keep in mind, Orientation (starting on August 23) is required for all new students, and you can expect to be busy throughout each day and evening through Convocation on Sunday.

Sunday, August 20:

  • Students participating in Pre-Orientation: Explore More programs drop their belongings in their residence hall between 8am-11am.
  • Pre-Orientation: Explore More programs begin and run through Tuesday

Wednesday, August 23

  • New Student Move-in from 8am-11am.
  • Orientation is kicked off with a welcome by the President, Provost, and Dean of Students
  • Highlight:  Meet your Orientation Leader

Thursday, August 24

  • Orientation sessions throughout the day and evening
  • Highlight: Attend your first class as a Dickinsonian - your First-Year Seminar

Friday, August 25

  • Orientation sessions throughout the day and evening
  • Highlight: Get excited for the Amazing Race to learn about sustainability resources on campus

Saturday, August 26

  • Orientation sessions throughout the day and evening
  • Highlight: Attend your first Dickinson football game!

Sunday, August 27

  • Orientation sessions until Convocation at 4:00 p.m.
  • Highlight: You'll have the opportunity to walk up the steps of Old West into Memorial Hall where you will officially sign in to the College like countless students before you