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

New Student Orientation 2021

New Student Orientation

Thursday, August 26 to Sunday, August 29

The following details reflect our tentative planning for Fall 2021. Please check back in mid-May for confirmed information.

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 // Residence halls open. Check in formally in front of your residence hall to receive your full Orientation schedule and meet your Orientation Leader

▶ 10:00 AM // Commuter student arrival

▶ 11:00 AM-1:00 PM // Lunch. 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, parents will be dismissed, 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