Orientation Schedule

Student Orientation leaders

The Orientation 2015 dates are August 20-23, but Freshmen Move-In is Wednesday, August 19.

Opening Day, Thursday August 20, will include the University Welcome, meetings for parents and students with both Academic Colleges and Orientation Counselors, Parents Info Sessions and Resource Fair, Family Picnic and Opening Mass.  The parent programs will end Thursday evening after the Family Picnic.  All Orientation events are casual and you should dress comfortably for hot weather.  New students will continue with the Orientation program through Sunday evening.  A more detailed schedule will be available in the Spring.  

Freshmen Move-In Schedule - Wednesday, August 19, 2015



Residence Hall Check-In for Resident Students
Wednesday Hours: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
At their assigned times, resident students should report directly to their assigned Residence Hall to check-in and pick up their room key/combo and Wildcard. The Orientation staff will provide move-in assistance during official move-in time. Please be prepared to expect heavy traffic and limited car access around the South Campus circle.

We appreciate your patience during move in.

starting with:
C, E, R, T, W 10:00 am - 10:30 am
D, L 10:30 am - 11:00 am
G, K 11:00 am - 11:30 am
B, U, V, X, Y, Z,   11:30 am - 12:00 pm
I, M, N, Q 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
O, S 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
H, P 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
A, F, J 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Note: View FAQs for Check-In

Orientation Programs

Students attend programs throughout the day, including workshops on:

  • Academics
  • New Student Concerns
  • Social Life and College
  • Campus Ministry Programs
  • History of Villanova and its
    Augustinian Tradition
  • College Life, a small group discussion
    with a member of the faculty
  • Alcohol and Drug Awareness

and much more!

A detailed Opening Day Schedule with specific times and locations will be mailed in August.

Orientation activities involving parents are on August 20 only.

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