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First-Year Students

Fall 2019 Opening Weekend Information


New Student Move-in Day for the Fall 2019 is Friday, Aug. 23.

More information about Opening Weekend will be available soon.

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 Directors to work with First Year Students here. Programming, floor and building activities are geared to support First Year students.

First-Year Student Housing

Housing and Residence Life

"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.

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