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Orientation

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Start Your Clark Journey

We are excited to welcome you to Clark ! Our in-person Orientation programs for first-year and transfer students are designed to help you and other new students begin the collegiate journey.

During Orientation, you will:

  • Move into your residence hall, unpack, and get prepared for the academic year. (Commuter students will join us for the Orientation Welcome after move in!)
  • Be assigned a peer mentor who will support you through Orientation and the Navigator program. You will meet one-on-one, as well as in a group of your peers, to talk about transitioning to campus, learn more about all Clark has to offer, and have your questions answered.
  • Attend sessions created just for you about how you will be academically successful at Clark, and learn all the ways you can get involved, serve our community, and become connected.
  • Make new friends, explore the campus and Worcester, and be prepared for the first day of classes!
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New Student Orientation

We’re working hard to build the best in-person Orientation to date! A reminder:

Dates are January 15 and January 16. Schedule coming soon!

Orientation will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 15.

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International Student Orientation

In the days leading up to Orientation, Clark holds a free program sponsored by the International Center for new and incoming international students to meet other students, explore campus and community resources, and get situated in the United States. Schedule coming soon.

Contact Information

Dean of Students

Office Information
Office Hours
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Monday through Friday