August New Student Orientation - New & Transfer Students

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Orientation Session Date: August 23, 2024

We are so excited to welcome you to The University of Scranton! For our incoming students transferring from another institution (and new students who did not attend the summer sessions), we will invite you to an orientation session that will help you navigate the transition to the University community. Your New Student Orientation experience will be offered just before the start of the semester. Please see below for some additional information about what to expect; we have also prepared a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help you prepare for New Student Orientation! If you have any questions, please contact

We are in the process of finalizing the details of the Orientation schedule for the August session (including arrival and check-in times) and will provide an update to all registered students and guests in mid to late July 2024. Please contact our office with any questions at (570) 941-6233 or at

Academic Advising

As part of your enrollment at the University, new and transfer students will participate in applicable placement testing and academic advising with their college advising centers.

Academic Advising

As part of your enrollment, you meet (virtually) with an academic advisor within your respective college, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Kania School of Management, or the Panuska College of Professional Studies. Your academic advising center should be reaching out to you via your email account. If you need assistance with this, please email In this meeting, you review your spring schedule, go over your academic goals, review any placement tests you may need to complete, and resolve any questions you have about academics at the University.

New Student Orientation Team

Our New Student Orientation Team is comprised of professional staff and student Orientation Assistants (OAs) who are so excited to welcome you to our campus community. Make sure you follow the Center for Student Engagement's Instagram to learn more about your Orientation Assistants!

New Student Orientation team, we can't wait to meet you! Follow us on instagram @uofs_cse

Information Technology

The IT orientation webpage has been designed to help all incoming students and their parents to navigate through our various campus technology resources. Learn more about our Student Laptop Program, wireless campus networks, telephone and cable services, and our Technology Support Center.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about Orientation at The University of Scranton, feel free to call the Center for Student Engagement at 570-941-6233 or e-mail us at You may also review our list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)!

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