We are excited to welcome you to be part of the Southern family!  Orientation is designed to help you feel comfortable and confident on our campus when you begin classes. We look forward to seeing you on campus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update Regarding Summer Orientation Programs

April 20-

Even with the challenges ahead, we are excited to welcome new students and help them prepare for success! Over the next several months, first-year students (freshmen), transfer students, and parents/families will have numerous opportunities to participate in virtual programs and, hopefully, on-campus experiences in the late summer.*

First-year Students

Below are the orientation programs and expectations for first-year students:

  1. June Virtual Orientation Program
  2. July Orientation Days (includes Parent/Family Orientation)
  3. New Owl Welcome (August)

Transfer Students

Below are the orientation programs and expectations for transfer students:

  1. Virtual Academic Advising and Registration Appointments
  2. TRANSFERmation (official orientation for transfer students)
  3. New Owl Welcome (August)

Parent and Families

Below are the orientation programs and expectations for first-year students:

  1. June Virtual Orientation Program
  2. July Orientation Days (includes Parent/Family Orientation)

 

The New Student and Sophomore Programs Office remains open and available to answer questions about June Orientation for first-year students (freshmen), Parent & Family Orientation and TRANSFERmation (Transfer Student Orientation).

We will continue to assess the situation provide an update by Friday, May 1 in regards to all orientation programs.  We encourage students to continue making progress in Next Steps which is located in the Undergraduate Admissions Portal. This includes registering for orientation!

Please visit Coronavirus (COVID-19) for the most up to date information to the University’s response.

Please contact us via email at orientation@southernct.edu or call (203) 392-5189 between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday- Friday or connect with us via Live Chat.