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Preparing for the Fall

SU cheerleaders spreading some SU pride! We are so excited to welcome you to campus in August! Here's a preview of some important events happening between now and then. And don't forget to review the Checklist page for all the things you'll need to do to prepare for your arrival.

Summer Preview Days

Online registration is now open! Register here
An early orientation to the first-year student experience at Susquehanna! Choose from one of five dates in June. You'll complete your foreign language placement tests, take your photo for your student ID, discuss options for your fall course schedule, and gain more insights on what to expect when you arrive on campus in August.
2015 Dates: Monday, June 15; Monday, June 22; Thursday, June 25; Saturday, June 27; and Monday, June 29.


This one-week service-learning opportunity in late July is open to 20 incoming first-year students. Participants are immersed in service projects and learning activities focused on homelessness, serving people in need in both the Susquehanna neighborhood and Washington, D.C. Application information coming soon!

Pack for College Checklist

Yes, be on the lookout for extra-long twin sheets this summer! 

Technology Needs

Bringing a computer to campus? It’s not required, but almost everyone does it. Check here for advice on how to ensure you’ll be compatible with Susquehanna’s network.

Move-in Day

Your first day on campus is Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Expect to be greeted by members of the O-Team, sporting bright orange shirts. They will be at the ready to help unload your vehicle with precision and style. The O-Team leaders join you for scheduled activities, small-group sessions and discussions during your first few days on campus.

Opening Convocation

On the afternoon of Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, you will be officially welcomed into the Susquehanna student body during this ceremony.


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