Fall 2019 Opening Week Information for New and Returning Students
New Students should plan to arrive Friday, Aug. 23. Residence Halls Open at 8 a.m. and we will lead you, at 3:30 p.m. from the front of your Residence Hall, to the Matriculation Ceremony. Commuting New Students should meet us at the Fieldhouse for the Matriculation Ceremony which starts at 4 p.m.
Returning Students are welcome to move into their Residence Hall rooms Saturday, Aug. 24 or Sunday, Aug. 25. We open the doors both mornings at 8 a.m.
CARDINAL WELCOME DAYS (PDF)
You Belong Here and Deserve Success
No matter where you are from, you are a Cardinal now.
That means this college, the faculty/staff and students, are going to do what we can to help you be successful. In fact, we are committed to it.
Take a step out of your comfort zone and experience something new and challenge yourself academically. It’s OK, we’ll help if you need us to.
First Year On-Campus Housing
Wilson , Whiteface and Banks Halls are dedicated to first-year student success. We’ve specially selected and trained student staff, and Professional Community Directors to work with First Year Students here. Programming, floor and building activities are geared to support First Year students.
"Your first year in College may be confusing, overwhelming, exciting, and we hope fun. We are here to help you in any way we can."
First Year Student Events
We've thought about First Year Students and have developed some things specifically for you.