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Life at Aquinas College

Orientation Schedule

2021 New Student Orientation Schedule

NOTE: Schedule is subject to change. New Student Orientation events are required for all new first year students; unless noted below (*). 

Commuter Students meals will be paid for by the Student Activities & Orientation office. Residential students will be asked to use their meal plan.  

IMPORTANT: All events are in accordance of local and state health guidelines. A facemask will be required inside buildings and when physical distancing is not possible. 

Saturday, August 21: Residential Move-in. Times and locations TBA

Sunday, August 22

  • Orientation Kick Off
  • Class Photo
  • Community Standards
  • Diversity/Inclusion Keynote/Activity
  • Student Senate Sponsored "Casino Night " 

Monday, August 23

  • Preparation for Academic Success
  • Mental/Personal Safety
  • Class Tree Planting Project/Ceremony
  • Sustainability Activity
  • Class Dance (Evening)

Tuesday, August 24

  • Project Unite (Service Project)
  • Community building activity
  • AQ Programming Board Evening Activity/Social

Wednesday, August 25

  • First Year Experience Class



August 25-September 1: Check Back for more updates