Orientation

Welcome to Elmhurst University!

Orientation at Elmhurst University is a great opportunity to explore, meet new people, get accustomed to college life, and build friendships that can last a lifetime.

First-Year Students

New Student Orientation for First-Year Students is an action-packed three-day program designed to help you learn about Elmhurst, discover your values, meet your peers and get ready for your first day of classes! Click the links below for helpful information!

  • Click here for the New Student Orientation Schedule for First-Years!
  • Family and Guests, click here to see how you can be part of your student’s Orientation experience!
  • Click here for Orientation Frequently Asked Questions for First-Year Students!

Transfer Students

New Student Orientation for Transfer Students is uniquely designed with you in mind! During this one-day program, you’ll be immersed into your new campus, learn about important information specifically for transfers, and meet some of your peers! We’re focused on making sure you have what you need to be successful on your first day of class and beyond! Click the links below for helpful information!

  • Click here for the New Student Orientation Schedule for Transfers!
  • Family and Guests, click here to see how you can be part of your student’s Orientation experience!
  • Click here for Orientation Frequently Asked Questions for Transfer Students!

Transfer Students, let us know you’re coming!

Weeks of Welcome

After Orientation officially ends, get ready for an August and September to remember—with more activities designed to build community and get you involved. Our Weeks of Welcome are a campus tradition. Stay tuned next fall for the full schedule and more details.

Get in Touch

For more information about Orientation, contact us. We look forward to seeing you on campus!

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