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Virtual Parent Orientation

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We know you have many questions about what to expect so to assist in that process, we are excited to invite you to our virtual Parent Orientation! Please join us live to learn about a variety of student services including housing, student health, community safety, counseling, career planning, and more.

June 16 and June 23: Live Stream Sessions

All sessions will be live virtual presentations with an opportunity for audiences to ask questions.

Ask Us Anything

A panel of Seton Hall Experts answer questions and provide the answers and advice you need as your student begins their SHU journey.


  • Shawna Cooper-Gibson, Vice President for Student Services
  • Robin Cunningham, Associate Vice President & Dean of Freshman Studies
  • Javonda Asante, Director of Financial Aid
  • Winston Roberts, Associate Dean of Students

Moderator: Karen Van Norman, Associate Vice President & Dean of Students

Come to Class

Find out what a typical freshman class is like and what professors expect of students and of their parents from one of our professors.

Professor: Angela Weisl
Moderator: Robin Cunningham

Housing and Residence Life

If your student is living on campus – get those questions answered now!

Panelists: Jessica Proano and Akira Fenimore
Moderator: Winston Roberts

Pre-Recorded Information Sessions

Please continue to visit this page as we add more videos between now and June 16.

History and Traditions

Seton Hall Campus in 1875From its founding in 1856 as Seton Hall College to the present day, Seton Hall has been dedicated to the vision of its founder, Bishop James Roosevelt Bayley, as "a home for the mind, the heart, and the spirit." We invite you to read the following documents written by Alan Delozier, University Archivist, recounting the history and traditions of Seton Hall.

A History in Brief (1856-Present)
An Introduction to History and Traditions (1856-Present)

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