New Students

Fall 2021 Orientation

Welcome, incoming first-year and transfer students! Our fall orientation program takes place just before the start of classes, kicking off on August 26. The events, activities, and sessions planned will help you not only acclimate to campus but to feel at home here. We look forward to seeing you and officially welcoming you into the Golden Flyer family.

Orientation sessions are mandatory for all new students at Nazareth College unless marked by an asterisk or designated for a special population.

Note: Schedule subject to change.


Thursday, August 26
Friday, August 27
Saturday, August 28
Sunday, August 29

Extended Office Hours

In preparation for the beginning of the semester, a number of key offices will have extended hours the weekend before classes start. These offices include Academic Advisement, Center for Student Success, Financial Aid, Registrar, Residential Life, Student Accessibility Services, and Student Accounts.

These offices will be open as follows:

Saturday, August 28, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Residential Life only)

Sunday, August 29, Noon - 2:00 p.m.

Office Locations and Contact Information
Orion the dog wears purple and yellow therapy dog in training vest

Therapy Dogs in Training

Throughout Orientation, look for Orion (pictured) and Rosie, two furry members of the Golden Flyer Family and therapy dogs in training. They love meeting people.

Naz Wow LogoLearn more about the 100+ events that make up NazWOW (Weeks of Welcome).

COVID-19 Resources

Read more about the College's COVID-19 protocols.

faces of four orientation leaders 2021

Fun facts about your orientation leaders

Who's into Buffalo chicken? Or pickles? Has a support cat named Cosmo? Went to France?

Learn about them from their answers in this Flickr photo album!

Student-Athlete Orientation

Incoming first-year and transfer student-athletes (fall sports) should plan to attend these sessions.

Parent Orientation

View topics and schedule.

Disability-Related Accommodations

Request accommodations for Orientation

Contact Us

Email us or call us at 585-389-2331.