First-Year Connection

First-Year Connection

First-Year Connection

First Year Connection gives you a jump start on learning new skills and establishing long-lasting friendships! This is an optional extended orientation program for new students to move in early in order to meet other new students and explore campus resources. First Year Connection is open to both residential and commuter students! 

Cost: $75

Dates: Monday, August 28 - Thursday, August 31, 2023

  • Students who are living on campus will be able to move-in to their residence hall on Monday, August 28th. 
  • First Year Connection starts in the evening on Monday, August 28th, and the program runs through Thursday, August 31st. 
  • First Year Connection students will attend Welcome Week programming starting Thursday, August 31st! 


Register today! Registration deadline is Friday, August 18th at noon.

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For any questions about First Year Connection, please contact the Office of Orientation & Student Leadership Programs at