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New and Transfer Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

Orientation provides a dynamic experience to connect new students to the University, to learn about resources and expectations, to build your sense of Pirate Pride.

This year, for student and family health and safety, Seton Hall is hosting a virtual orientation experience for new students and their families, starting with virtual New Student Orientation in June, continuing throughout the summer and culminating with New Student Convocation held during Welcome Week in August. Please check back for updates. 

Information about the University's response to coronavirus (COVID-19) is available here.

New Student Orientation

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New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is a mandatory program for all freshmen. You will meet other incoming students, professors and your mentors. To confirm your Orientation date, please log into PirateNet. 

2021 Virtual Dates: 

  • June 14:  incoming students who are in the College of Arts and Sciences and their majors are in the sciences, math, and computer science fields.
  • June 17students majoring in Stillman School of Business and College of Communication and the Arts.
  • June 21students majoring in College of Nursing, College of Education and Human Services, and School of Diplomacy and International Relations.
  • June 24: students majoring in College of Arts and Sciences - Arts, Fast Forward Program, and School of Theology.

Confirm Your Attendance at New Student Orientation

Please go to our PirateNet account to confirm your New Student Orientation date. If you have any questions, please email

Placement Testing

Some students need to take placement tests in English, math and/or a foreign language in order to be placed in the correct course level. Testing is based upon your SAT or ACT score or high school GPA. Read more about Placement Testing »

For Parents

Information for parents regarding Financial Aid, Health Forms, and more »

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