Students get a taste of the downtown Cleveland waterfront during a First Year Student Orientation trip.
Incoming students, START HERE to give us your summer contact information to make sure you're kept up-to-date and informed throughout the summer. This site will continue to be updated during the summer, and the incoming students Facebook group will be a good source to network with other new students and for resource information.
After that, you can also click on the appropriate button below to find everything you need for the 2016-2017 year.
Need to know the academic schedule for the upcoming year? Check out the Five-Year Calendar (PDF).
You can also read our New Students FAQs.
Orientation and Getting Started
For information on orientation, as well as forms and information that should be handled prior to arriving, please choose your program below:
Important Summer Dates
|NOW: request final transcripts from your current school. These must be sent after your graduation and include the date of conferral.
Fill out the Summer Contact Form to help us keep in touch with you.
|June 1: Undergraduates - complete housing preference and meal plan choice, and complete the Health Insurance Waiver form|
|July 1: Room and roommate assignment notification; Final Transcripts Due|
|July 15: Bills will be sent for Fall 2016|
|August 19: Payment for Fall 2016 due|
|August 21: First Year Students - Residence Hall Load-in, Undergraduate Student Orientation Begins.
Preliminary Undergraduate Orientation Schedule.
|August 24: Graduate Student Orientation begins
Preliminary Graduate Orientation Schedule
|August 29: First Day of Class|