Your First Year

Arrival and Check-in Information

Program Dates

Orientation Explore programs begin on Sunday, August 19th and will end on Tuesday, August 21, with a few exceptions. 


Students participating in Orientation Explore will check-in on Saturday, August 19th from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. All Orientation Explore students must arrive within this timeframe. 

Students will move into their permanently assigned residence hall after checking-in. Students are encouraged to plan accordingly for the amount of time they will need to move their belongings into their new room. 

All students will remain on campus until the start of New Student Orientation on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

Afternoon Activities

Information coming soon.


PLEASE NOTE: If you have not returned all Washington College Health Forms and met all financial obligations to the College or made arrangements to do so, by the check-in date you will not be permitted to move on campus, or participate in the Orientation Explore Program.