Get Oriented

The New Student Orientation week is the time for first-year and transfer students to get their bearings and prepare for the year ahead.

Welcome to new college

We’re excited for this fall’s new student orientation program, focused on creating a smooth transition to your life at New College. This is a required event for all incoming first-year and transfer students. Register online for Orientation here.

New Student Orientation (Sat.-Sun., Aug. 13-21, 2016):

This weeklong program connects new students with campus resources, academic info sessions, mini-classes and faculty advisors; learn to negotiate contracts (register for classes), attend a variety of social events and explore New College before upper-years arrive on campus. Residential students also move in to their dorm at the beginning of Orientation.

The 2016 Orientation schedule is available here.

Parent and Guardian Orientation (Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016):

A one-day program during New Student Orientation that offers a variety of sessions with key staff, faculty and student leaders to address family questions about the college’s expectations for students, campus life and academic success.

Questions? Call Student Affairs at 941-487-4250.

The schedule for the Parent and Guardian Orientation is available here.

New College

Register for Orientation

Orientation is required for all first-year students at New College. The online registration process is easy and secure.

Register online

Residential Life

Living on campus at New College gives you the opportunity to be fully engaged in student life. Begin to plan ahead for Winter Break. Halls close Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. and reopen Jan. 8 for ISP.

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Academic Calendar

Never miss an important date or deadline.

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