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The Seton Hall University community welcomes the Class of 2025!

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.

The mission of Orientation is to centrally facilitate the seamless transition to the Seton Hall community for all new students and their families. Navigating our campuses, learning more about our support services, and meeting classmates: Orientation is designed to introduce students to their Pirate Family.

  Health and Safety Update

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 with a la carte Resource Webinars, the first University Life course and culminating with New Student Convocation held during Welcome Week in August. Please check back for updates on in-person program opportunities as local guidance permits.Information about the University's response to coronavirus (COVID-19) is available here.

Summer Orientation

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Attend Virtually
We've designed your virtual orientation so you can experience the next steps on your Pirate journey from home.

Complete Online Modules

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Access Online Modules
Let us introduce you to our community expectations, find out how to transition to collegiate academic life, and learn about resources available to you on and off-campus.

SHU Reads

Francesca Regalado
More About SHU Reads!
The 2021 SHU Reads! Selection is Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson.

  New Student Welcome Weekend

Students on a Ride During Welcome WeekNew Student Welcome Weekend is a mandatory program for all incoming students. The programs held during welcome weekend designed to provide you with important information, help you to learn more about Seton Hall, and to connect you with other new students.

Class of 2025, we are excited to welcome you to the Seton Hall University Pirate family and can't wait to see you August 26th - 29th. Go Pirates!

Please check your Seton Hall email weekly to ensure you receive all information needed. Follow us on Instagram @hallstudents and Twitter @hallstudents for updates as New Student Welcome Weekend approaches.

  First-Year Advising

Academic AdvisingThe Center for Academic Success will be assisting all incoming students with individualized appointments beginning in June. During these appointments, students will be able to meet with an academic advisor and register for their Fall 2021 semester courses. Students should be able to share any information regarding college level courses they have completed (e.g. AP credits, transfer credits, etc). All students should be checking their SHU email for instructions on how to schedule an appointment.

Note: EOP, Pre-Med Pre-Dent Plus, Student-athletes and RISE students will be hearing from their program advisors. Other first-year students will be contacted by their Center for Academic Success (CAS) advisors.

If you have any questions, please email

  First Year Newsletter

Students on GreenBetween Summer Orientation and the start of classes in August, you will receive weekly updates from Student Engagement team and other campus partners in the form of newsletters sent to your Seton Hall email address. Each newsletter will focus on relevant information, upcoming events and introduce resources to ease your transition into college. Make sure to check your email weekly to stay up-to-date!

Please email the with any questions about these newsletters.