Welcome to Ithaca College!

What to expect at Spring Orientation?

We’re excited that you’ll be joining us for Orientation in January!

New students joining IC for the spring semester can expect a multitude of programs and offerings that will help them prepare for, transition to, and connect with their new institution. Spring Orientation is required for both first-year and transfer students and will include the following: 

  • Welcome dinner for new students and their family members
  • Academic Session to meet faculty, staff, and fellow students in their school
  • Learning how to use HomerConnect and Degree Works
  • Getting the inside scoop from their Orientation Leaders
  • Evening social events like 'Paint & Sip' with a hot chocolate and brownie bar
  • Classroom tours
  • And more!

Visit Spring Orientation Schedule to view the entire schedule and feel free to reach out if you have any questions.

Important Dates

New Student Checklist Launches:
Monday, November 27, 2023
New Student Move-in:
Thursday, January 18, 2024
Spring Orientation:
Thursday, January 18 - Saturday, January 20, 2024
First Day of Classes:
Monday, January 22, 2024

Contact Us

New Student and Transition Programs - 325 Egbert Hall
Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)*

*Please note that Ithaca College will be closed December 25, 2023 through January 1, 2024.