New Student Orientation 2022: Dates and resources for students, staff and families


The Center for Student Engagement will host Orientation sessions through summer 2022 to help new first-year and transfer students prepare to join our campus community this fall.

All sessions this year will be held in person unless otherwise noted below.

You can find more information about summer Orientation online at, or follow @nporientation.

New Paltz faculty and staff who have questions about New Student Orientation 2022 can contact the Center for Student Engagement at x3088 or email


Transfer Student Orientation

One-day Transfer Orientation sessions will begin in June and will be held on campus. A virtual make-up day is scheduled for August, for students who enroll throughout the summer.

Session I: Tuesday, June 21

Session II: Thursday, June 23

Session III: Monday, June 27

Session IV: Tuesday, July 19

Session V: Monday, July 25

Virtual Make-Up Day: Thursday, Aug. 18


First-Year Student Orientation

We are continuing with our 2021 Orientation structure (two days and one night on campus) and more modules that can be completed online.

Sessions will run throughout July 2022:

Session I: Wednesday, June 29 – Thursday, June 30

Session II: Wednesday, July 6 – Thursday, July 7

Session III: Monday, July 11 – Tuesday, July 12

Session IV: Thursday, July 14 – Friday, July 15

Session V: Thursday, July 21 – Friday, July 22

Session VI: Wednesday, July 27 – Thursday, July 28