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First-Year Orientation


We are excited to welcome you to Emory in August! Below you will find at-a-glance schedules so you know what to expect during your Orientation Week. 

For a detailed Orientation Week schedule, students will need to use The Hub via the app or a desktop computer:

From your phone:

  1. Download The Hub’s CORQ app and sign in with your Emory NetID and password (Click here for a 30-second tutorial on downloading CORQ)
  2. Click on 'Campus Events' -> Click 'Campus' -> Filter by the category ‘First-Year Orientation’ (Other programs/events hosted on campus will appear so be sure to filter by First-Year Orientation!)

From your desktop:

  1. Go directly to the New Student Orientation portal on The Hub and click 'View more events' (go ahead and bookmark it!) OR
  2. Go to The Hub’s homepage -> Select ‘Events’ -> Filter by the category ‘First-Year Orientation’ (Other programs/events hosted on campus will appear so be sure to filter by First-Year Orientation!)

To learn more about The Hub and how you'll use it throughout your time at Emory, watch a 1-minute tutorial here.

Additional details regarding Orientation will be sent to your email address throughout Orientation Week.

What to expect: May - JULY

Your Summer Orientation consists of:

  • Reviewing the New Student Checklist
  • Completing Emory Essentials, a series of online learning modules
  • Virtual meeting with an Advisor during Pre-Registration Advising

What to expect: August

Your Orientation continues into August through:

  • Registering for Courses
  • Moving into your on-campus residence hall
  • Participating in a Pre-Orientation Program (optional)
  • Participating in Orientation Week

2021 Important Dates

Orientation Week: August 21 - August 24, 2021

Move-in for students participating in Pre-Orientation Programs will take place on August 17, 2021. Move-in for all other first-year students will take place on August 21, 2021.

We anticipate being able to welcome parents and families to campus for move-in, with limitations on the number of guests who can enter the residential buildings or other campus facilities.

New students and families will be provided additional details and protocols regarding move-in and Orientation Week throughout the summer.

For University updates and messages regarding the upcoming fall semester please refer to emory.edu/forward.

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