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Welcome, Clarkies!

Let’s make sure your first year at Clark is a success. We’re here to support you as you select housing, sign up for classes, connect with your peers, and become part of the Clark community.  The following information will help you during your Winter Orientation.

Make Connections

Explore student clubs, chat with other students, and learn about the advisers and mentors who can help you navigate Clark during your first year.
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First-Year Experience

Your first year of college is an exciting time, and we want to make sure you get the most out of it. FYE includes advising, Orientation, Clark Navigator, the First-Year Intensive course, and living in first-year residence halls.

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To-Do List

To ensure a successful and smooth transition to Clark, use our list to keep track of everything you need to do. Make sure to start early with advising and course registration — first-year courses fill up quickly.

In-Person Orientations

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Jan. 14, 2023

Undergraduate Students

Move into the residence halls, then join activities to explore campus, learn about academics, and meet your peer mentor and other new students.

What to Expect

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Jan. 9-11, 2023

International Students

No matter where you’re from, we’ve designed a program to help you to connect with new people, build friendships, and get to know campus

What to Expect

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First Day of Classes: Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023

You have plenty to do this winter. Once you move in and attend in-person Orientation, join your peers for the first day of classes on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023.

Contact Information

Dean of Students

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