Seton Hall University
Pirate Adventure

New Student Checklist


Below is a helpful list of items to check off in order to start your Pirate journey!

Before Orientation

  Access PirateNet and RSVP for Orientation
  Take your placement tests
  Select your laptop
  Upload your Campus ID photo
  Be sure to check your emails for laptop and New Student Orientation information


  Register for classes
  Meet your Orientation Leader
  Connect with your new classmates
  Get connected with University resources

Stay Connected Over the Summer

  Join the Class of 2027 Facebook Group
  Follow @Hallstudents on Instagram
  Browse Clubs and Organizations on Engage
 Check the University Calendar for upcoming events

Before Welcome Weekend and the Start of Classes

  Accept your Financial Aid Awards (if applicable)
  Pay housing deposit and complete housing application (if you plan to live on campus)
  Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  Health forms – due July 1
  Health Insurance Waiver – due September 4
  SHU Reads! Common Reading Experience
  What to Pack (if you plan to live on campus)
  Review Public Safety & Security website, including the "Run, Hide, Fight" Video

Save the Dates!

  Make Up New Student Orientation: August 15
  Freshman Move-In: August 23 and 24
  Welcome Weekend: August 25 – 27
  New Student Convocation: August 27
  First Day of Classes: August 28