Seton Hall University
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Orientation

The Seton Hall University community welcomes the Class of 2026!

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


Seton Hall is hosting an in-person orientation experience for new students, starting with New Student Orientation in June and culminating with New Student Convocation held during Welcome Week in August. Please check back for updates on in-person programs as local guidance permits.Information about the University's response to coronavirus (COVID-19) is available here.

Summer Orientation


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June Orientation
Your summer orientation experience to get you started on your Pirate journey. You will have the opportunity to register for your fall classes, get to know more about academic life at Seton Hall.

SHU Reads


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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 2026, we are excited to welcome you to the Seton Hall University Pirate family and can't wait to see you August 25th - 28th. 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 incoming students* with academic advising during New Student Orientation in June. During this advising session, students will be able to meet with an academic advisor and register for their Fall 2022 semester courses. In order to get the most out of this session, students should complete their placement tests no later than June 1st, and come to orientation prepared to share any information regarding college-level courses they have completed (e.g. AP credits, transfer credits, etc).

*Students in EOP, Pre-Med Pre-Dent Plus, Student-athletes, and RISE students will be hearing from their program advisors with specific instructions on advising.

If you have any questions, please email freshman@shu.edu.

  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 engagement@shu.edu with any questions about these newsletters.