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Summer Orientation 2023

In order to help you get ready for college life, The University of Scranton will hold Summer Orientation sessions for first-year students and their parents/guardians. Students and their guests can choose to attend one of the sessions that are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Later in the summer, we will send you information about our Fall Welcome program. It is imperative that new students attend these programs to ensure a successful transition of college life at The University of Scranton.


Orientation Session Dates

Session 1: June 20-21, 2023
Session 2: June 22-23, 2023
Session 3: June 26-27, 2023
Session 4: June 29-30, 2023

  

We know this is a very important step in your education and we are committed to giving each member of the Class of 2027 the best orientation experience possible. 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 orientation@scranton.edu.

 

Program Information

Summer Orientation Sessions

Each student (along with any parents/guests) will attend an Orientation session in late June / early July. Students will learn about acclimating to campus life and a variety of campus resources that can assist them with the transition to college. Student will also be able to meet their fellow Royals in small groups throughout the day.

 

The schedule for Orientation 2023 is still being developed. Please see the sample schedules from Orientation 2022 for an idea of what to expect at New Student Orientation:

 

Sample Student Schedule

Sample Parent/Guest Schedule

*Please note, these schedules are subject to change.

Academic Advising

Each incoming student will meet individually 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 during New Student Orientation. In this meeting, you will review your fall schedule, go over your academic goals, and resolve any questions you have about academics at the University.

Registration

Registration instructions will be sent out in the Forms, Forms, Forms email, which all first-year students receive in May. The email will provide directions to log into your application status page to complete your forms. Sessions are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited in capacity for each academic college. Call us if you have trouble completing your form once you have signed in to your status page.

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. We will introduce you to each member of the team individually over the summer, so make sure you follow the Center for Student Engagement's Instagram to meet the Class of 2027's OAs!

Photo of New Student Orientation Team Center for Student Engagement's Instagram account (@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.

Questions?

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 orientation@scranton.edu. You may also review our list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)!