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Orientation Program

Friday, August 22: required for all new, transfer & readmitted students
Saturday, August 23: recommended, but not required

Knowing what resources are available to you and how to access them will be critical to your success at Shepherd. Participating in Orientation is an important step in learning about those resources. College isn’t easy, but it can be as transforming and life-changing as you allow it to be. Many exciting possibilities are awaiting you! We hope you will take advantage of all that is offered.

Who is required to attend Orientation?

If you have any questions regarding on-campus housing, contact the Residence Life Office at 304.876.5172.

If you have any questions regarding the Orientation activities planned for August, please contact the Office of Student Engagement at 304.876.5402.

We look forward to welcoming you to your new home at Shepherd University.

2014 Orientation

Orientation is scheduled for Friday, August 22, 2014