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We welcome you to campus for First-Year Orientation Aug. 24–27, 2023 — just before classes start on Monday, Aug. 28.

students moving in to residence hall

What happens at Orientation?

  • Move into your residence hall, unpack, and get prepared for the academic year.
  • Meet your peer mentor, who will support you through Orientation and the Clark Navigator program.
  • Attend sessions created just for you about about how you can 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.

2023 First-Year Undergraduate Student Orientation Schedule

Students participating in SAS Bridge to Clark, arriving early to their residence hall through RLH’s 500+ miles away program, ACE, Connections, and undergraduate international students are invited to participate in Wednesday’s Clark After Dark Activities.

6:45 – 9 p.m. Clark After Dark Activities

All incoming first-year students on campus are invited to participate in a neighborhood walking tour of Worcester, a board game social, and crafting activities.

What is Clark’s First-Year Experience Program all about?

Contact Information

Division of Student Success

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