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Orientation, 2017

New Student Orientation

Welcome to Keene State College new students! Once you have paid your enrollment service fee you are now officially an OWL! Our job is to support you through the next steps of your journey prior to your arrival to campus and beyond. Please click on the Hootie’s How To’s in order to begin completing required steps ahead of your arrival!! We look forward to welcoming you to the Owl Family at all of our Orientation programs!

Owl Orientation (students incoming for Fall 2024)

All Owl Orientation Programs will be a 1 day program, students should sign up for 1 that both they and up to 2 family members can attend. Registration link is sent to the students email once they activate their email!

Dates Available:

Sunday June 9, 2024 - This Session is Full

Monday June 10, 2024 - This Session is Full

Wednesday June 12, 2024

Thursday June 13, 2024

Saturday June 15, 2024

Transfer/Re-Admit/Non-Traditional Session- Saturday July 20, 2024 (if you are not able to attend this date, email to request a different date)

All sessions begin at 10:00am with check-in from 8:30am - 9:45am and end by 5:00pm.

Hootie’s Commuter Visit Day

Friday August 16, 2024
This is an opportunity for Commuter Students to visit campus prior to the full Welcome Days to obtain your Owl Card, visit with offices and complete any last minute items.
Commuter students are expected to attend Welcome Days (August 22 - August 24), however on Move-In Day commuters should arrive for lunch in the Dining Commons and Clap-In. More details will be provided closer to the events.

Fall Sport Athlete Welcome Day

Friday August 16, 2024
(by invite only - new students that are part of Men’s & Women’s Soccer, Volleyball, Field Hockey, Men’s & Women’s Cross Country) New Fall Sport Athletes will move in on this day and then complete a half day Welcome Program. More information will be sent to these athletes, list is provided to us by Athletics.

Move In Day

Wednesday August 21, 2024 for first year students.
Transfers/Re-Admits/Non-Traditional students living on campus Move In Day is Sunday August 25, 2024 unless you attend Hootie’s Welcome Days - email to request

Hootie’s Welcome Days

Thursday August 22, 2024 - Saturday August 24, 2024
(This is part 2 and Required for all first year students and first year commuter students; transfers/re-admits/non-traditional students are welcome upon request)

Contact Orientation Staff

For general orientation questions, contact our office:

☎ 603-358-2869