photo of students attending ICarnival event during Fall 2022 Orientation
Ithaca College Orientation
To new students and their families/supporters arriving in August 2024!
Fall Orientation Info Here
New Student Resources
Learn about some of the amazing resources that IC has to offer.
IC Resources
Family & Supporter Resources
Access the Family and Supporter resources like the Family Guide, lodging in the Ithaca area, and more.
Family Resources

Orientation Guiding Principles

Orientation is intentionally created to support all new students' transition to the Ithaca community and is guided by our commitment to the following values:

Social Connections & Belonging: Facilitating meaningful opportunities for students to connect with one another and build relationships, navigate the personal and social transition into college life, and find a sense a belonging at IC. 

Equity & Inclusion: Intentionally creating culturally-responsive educational opportunities for all new students and spaces for our diverse student communities to come together in celebration. 

Academic Transition: ​Preparing students to be engaged learners, ready for academic success.

Family Program: Committing to quality parent, family member, and other supporters programming and resources that acknowledges their significant role in student support. 

School Spirit: Helping new students develop a sense of school spirit through traditions and pride in our institution.

Community Connections: Introducing students and their families to the broader Ithaca community.

Contact Us

New Student and Transition Programs - 325 Egbert Hall
Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST