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New Student Orientation

Fall 2023 New Student Orientation

"Constant and True"

Welcome New Students!
Sunday, August 13 - Sunday, August 20

Please be prepared for New Student Orientation!

  1. All incoming students are expected to:

    The 10 Commandments for Lincoln University Auditorium Etiquette
    1. Be on time. Arriving a few minutes early is very much appreciated.
    Do not leave before the closing of the speech or performance.
    3. No eating or drinking in the auditorium.
    4. If you have to speak to those sitting beside you, please do not speak above a whisper.
    5. Applaud at appropriate times.
    6. Cover your mouth if you have to cough.
    7. Silence electronic devices.
    8. Do not be disruptive. Annoying sounds such as yawns, speaking above a whisper, etc. can be distracting.
    9. Respect the space and comfort of those around you.
    10. Refrain from talking during a performance, speech, or event unless otherwise asked to do so by the emcee or event facilitator.

Important Notice for Move-In

  • Students should complete the housing application as soon as possible. Students who do not complete the housing application prior to arriving on August 13, 2023 are not guaranteed housing.
  • In order to receive your residence hall key on August 13, 2023, you must have satisfied the health clearance requirements.
  • The summer academic advising and registration window is now closed. New and transfer students will be advised and registered for their courses during New Student Orientation. Students will also be able to make changes to their fall 2023 course schedules during New Student Orientation.


First Year Move-In Day - Sunday, August 13, 2023

Move-In Hours

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Frederick Douglass
    • Hansberry 2nd and 3rd floors

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    • Ashmun
    • Hansberry basement and 1st Floor
    • McCauley

"Constant and True" Themed Days

  • Monday, August 14 - “Learn, Liberate, Lead”
  • Tuesday, August 15  - “Academic Success”
  • Wednesday, August 16  - “Respect, Responsibility, Results”
  • Thursday, August 17 - “Student Engagement Day”
  • Friday August 18 - “Health and Wellness Day”
  • Saturday, August 19
  • Sunday, August 20