new student orientation

Whether you are a first year, transfer, or international student, we are looking forward to helping you start your journey at Wesleyan College. New Student Orientation programming is designed to help all new students in their transition to campus. Please see our programs below for more information about what to expect.  

Students move into their room on move-in day.


Summer Orientation (June 21 or July 19)
Summer Orientation is required for all new Wesleyan students.
  • Friday, June 21, 2024
  • Friday, July 19, 2024

During orientation you will discuss your course schedule with an academic advisor, learn more about student resources available on campus, and connect with current students, faculty, and staff.

Contact admissions staff with any additional questions at



New Student Move-In (August 9)

New student move-in dates:

Fall: August 92024

Get ready to make Wesleyan your home away from home! If you plan to live on campus, you must submit a Housing Application. You must be logged into the portal to access the application. Students who live within a 30 mile radius may apply for commuter status. Residence Life will notify all new students of their housing assignment by mid July for incoming fall students and mid-December for incoming spring students. 

You will receive more information from Residence Life, including your specific move-in time, what to bring, and how to prepare for move-in, as we get closer. 

If you are an international student, please visit the International Admissions page for more information about move-in dates, transportation to campus, registering for classes, and deadlines for documentation. 

PACK Weekend (August 9-11)

Are you ready to join the PACK?

PACK Weekend is Wesleyan’s signature Fall Orientation Program will be held August 9-11, 2024. Engage with new classmates, get to know faculty and staff, and learn how to navigate campus and academic life with the help of our Orientation Leader (OL). All new students are required to attend PACK Weekend programming; specific schedules for first year, transfer, and international students will be available on this page by mid July. 

Welcome Week

Learn more about the Wesleyan community by attending Welcome Week events! Welcome Week activities are hosted by the Campus Activity Board (CAB) and are open to all students. Look out for more information about Welcome Week programs when you arrive on campus!

First day of classes will begin August 12!
Accommodations and Questions

If you need a special accommodation during any of the New Student Orientation programs listed above, please visit The Office of Disability Services page for more information. For questions about New Student Orientation programs or the new student experience, email or call (478) 757-5257. 

Calendar of Events

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