Champlain College Orientation: Navigate New Waters (image of three boaters heading towards mountains in the distance)

New Student Orientation 2021

New Student Orientation 2021

Thursday, August 26 to Sunday, August 29

Incoming students will move-in on campus on Thursday, August 26. New Student Orientation will run from Thursday, August 26 to Sunday, August 29.

Move-in is the first official event of Orientation, and there will be move-in crews to help you. Residence halls open at 8:00 AM, so we'll see you there bright and early!


▶ 8:00 AM-12:00 PM // Residence halls open. Check in formally in front of your residence hall to receive your full Orientation schedule and meet your Orientation Leader

▶ 9:00 AM-12:00 PM // Nuts & Bolts of Beginning Your College Career. Once you arrive on campus, you may still have some outstanding tasks to complete. There will be resource stations set up around campus to assist you.

▶ 11:00 AM // Commuter student arrival

▶ 11:00 AM-1:00 PM // Lunch will be available for all incoming students and their family members. Families of commuting students are welcome to join them for lunch and the President's Welcome

▶ 1:00 PM // President's Welcome. Immediately following the President's Welcome, families and friends will say their goodbyes, and all students will be engaged in Orientation activities for the rest of the day and the remainder of the weekend

If you have questions, do not hesitate to reach out to

*Please note the above planning details for Fall 2021 Orientation are subject to change. Continue to check back here for more information.