New Student Orientation Guide

Welcome to your summer orientation guide. Orientation is a three-day experience, with different goals for each day:

  • Day 1 - Orientation check-in, housing assignments, and meet the staff
  • Day 2 - Learn about resources and meet with a faculty advisor
  • Day 3 - Register for first semester courses

Review the information in each section below carefully and contact us with any questions you have along the way. We look forward to meeting you this summer!

After Orientation

Move-In Day and Fall Welcome

Move-In Day and Fall Welcome

What to expect when you move to Ithaca in August.

The First Few Weeks

The First Few Weeks

Orientation was the first step of your college experience, now the journey really begins!

Being a Self-Advocate

Being a Self-Advocate

Be effective at communicating your needs and negotiating your interests. We are here to assist you on your journey.

New Student Orientation To-Do List

Before Orientation

Before Orientation

Prepare for orientation and build your student profile.

During Orientation

During Orientation

Complete the following action items during your summer orientation program.

After Orientation

After Orientation

Select housing, complete final forms, and get ready for August!