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.

Wesleyan College is committed to keeping our living and learning spaces safe by implementing physical distancing measures established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to minimize the risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19. 

Review measures being implemented on campus for the safety of our students.

Summer Orientation

Registration is Open!

July 21, 2022. Register today.

Summer Orientation is required for all new Wesleyan students. 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. Though this session is in-person, we will be adhering to CDC recommendation and campus safety measures. Contact admissions staff with any additional questions at

First-year students will choose to attend ONE of the following Summer Orientation sessions (Registration opens April 1). Transfer students are encouraged to join First-years. All Summer Orientation sessions will be held from 8am-4pm.



Download the July 21 Summer Orientation Schedule.

New Student Move-In

New student move-in dates:

Fall: August 12, 2022 (first-year & transfer students)

Get ready to make Wesleyan your home away from home! If you plan to live on campus, make sure to submit your housing application as soon as possible to reserve your space. 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. 

Matriculation Ceremony

Friday, August 12, 2022

You and your family are invited to join us for our annual Matriculation Ceremony. Matriculation is the process by which you officially become a member of the Wesleyan College community. Students will hear from campus leaders, sign the Honor Code, and participate in the pinning ceremony. This is a required event for all new first year and transfer students, but we invite all family to join us for this special occasion as well.

If you have any questions about Matriculation, please do not hesitate to reach us at

PACK Weekend

Pack Weekend, August 12-14, 2022

Are you ready to join the PACK?

PACK Weekend is Wesleyan’s signature Fall Orientation Program will be held August 12-14, 2022. 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. 

PACK Weekend will officially begin with the Matriculation Ceremony on Friday, August 12, 2022. During this ceremony, you will receive your Wesleyan pin, sign the honor code, and officially begin your academic career at Wesleyan! 


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 15!

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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