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Discoveries Orientation

Fall 2018 General Information

Welcome to the University of Denver!

Information regarding the orientation and transition process for Fall 2018 incoming students will be posted here, including next steps, a full schedule, and important dates to prepare for your arrival!

Important Dates:

  • Fall 2018 Move-In Day: Monday, September 3rd, 2018
  • Fall 2018 Discoveries Orientation: Monday, September 3rd, 2018 - September 8th, 2018
  • International Student Move-In: Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
  • International Student Orientation: Thursday, August 30th, 2018 - Friday, August 31st, 2018
  • Graduate Student Orientation: Friday, September 7th, 2018
  • Parent & Family Programming: Monday, September 3rd & Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
  • First Day of Fall Classes: Monday, September 10th, 2018
Click here for  a more detailed look at the fall 2018 Discoveries Week for First Year Students, Transfer Students, and Parents and Families! *SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*
Discoveries Orientation Week-At-A-Glance

Monday, September 3rd, 2018: Move-In & Floor Meetings 

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018: Pioneer Passage, FSEM Dialogues & All Campus Lectures

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018: Advising & Registration

Thursday, September 6th, 2018: FSEM Destinations

Friday, September 7th, 2018: Intro to Campus Life

Saturday, September 8th, 2018: Pioneer Carnival

*This schedule is general and not inclusive of all scheduled events. A final schedule including all times and locations will be given closer to the event date.

Parent & Family Programming-At-A-Glance 

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Check-In 

Lunch or Honors Program, PLP & LLC Orientations

Culture of Care

Dinner (Provided by DU)

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 

Pioneer Passage

Academic Leadership Panel

Lunch (Provided By DU)

Parent & Family Engagement Breakout Sessions 

*This schedule is general and subject to change. A final schedule including all times and locations will be given closer to the event date.

Transfer Student Orientation Week-At-A-Glance

Monday, September 3rd, 2018: Move-In

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018: One Day Transfer Orientation

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018: Continuing Transfer Student Orientation

Thursday, September 6th, 2018: Destinations Trips

Friday, September 7th, 2018: Introduction to Campus Life

Saturday, September 8th, 2018: Pioneer Carnival

*This schedule is general and not inclusive of all scheduled events. A final schedule including all times and locations will be given closer to the event date.

Graduate Student Orientation 

Friday, September 7th, 2018 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Registration

Welcome

Policy Presentation

Self-Guided Campus Tours

Workshop Session 1

Workshop Session 2

Workshop Session 3

Graduate Student BBQ

*This schedule is general and not inclusive of all scheduled events. A final schedule including all times and locations will be given closer to the event date. Further, this schedule is not inclusive of departmental orientation dates and times. 

 Questions? parents, family and support systems?

Please refer our the Parents & Family page for FAQ's as many of your questions may be answered there.

For answers not located on that page regarding your arrival and first day of class, please email discoveries@du.edu.  

 If you would like to know what resources are available for you as a support system for a student, please contact Amber Jaynes, Assistant Director of Parent & Family Engagement (amber.jaynes@du.edu, 303-871-3008) or email parents@du.edu


Programs during Orientation will take place in various locations across campus. If you need accommodations due to a disability, please contact The Disability Services Program (DSP) at 303-871-2278 to discuss arrangements.