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The Orientation Week calendar will be available soon.

Keep in mind that core events will always be part of your schedule because all new students are required to attend.

Upcoming Orientation Events

Saturday, September 3

[Core Event] Dormitory Check-In
8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Class of 2020 students will go to Baker Rink between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for move-in. When you arrive on campus there will be staff to guide you on how best to park and get to Baker Rink. For more information, please visit: http://hres.princeton.edu/undergraduates/move-in

Location: Baker Rink [map link]
Lunch for Class of 2020 and Families
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location: Residential College Dining Halls
Families Welcome
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

A welcome to the families of the members of the Class of 2020.

Location: Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall [map link]
[Core Event] Meeting with Residential College Advisers (RCAs)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Students meet with their residential college advisers (RCAs) for their first advisee group meeting. Topics to be discussed include advisee group expectations, college and academic information, community standards, alcohol, and other issues.

Location: Residence Halls
Families Welcome Reception
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

A welcome reception for families in the residential colleges with remarks from the Head of the College.

Location: Residential Colleges
Families Say Goodbye!
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Families may say goodbye in the residential colleges.

Location: Residential Colleges
Family Orientation to University Health Services
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

A panel from University Health Services (UHS) at Princeton will provide information about medical and counseling services available to students. The University's Student Health Plan will also be described, as well as an explanation of the distinctions between what is provided free at UHS vs. via insurance. The majority of the session will be Q & A. 

Location: 50 McCosh Hall [map link]