Welcome to Wheaton! The Wheaton community is dedicated to making you, new students, families, and guests feel at home. With a large team of student leaders, faculty, and staff who love this college, we are here to orient and assist you in any way possible.
This is a very important transition in your life and we are here to make sure you succeed. Orientation will help all new students feel connected and comfortable on their new campus.
A foundational program for all new students entering in the Fall semester. It takes place in June and provides access to the resources students need to be ready for their first semester. It is also a wonderful way to meet your fellow classmates! Families and Friends have access to Summer Orientation programs as well.
Fall Orientation – Welcome Weekend
This fun and informative mandatory program takes place in the days immediately prior to the start of classes. The program Includes Early Arrival Programs offering tracks focused on building community among specific student affinity groups, while providing ways for all students to build connections and access resources and support.
The cohort of new students admitted for the Spring Term will attend Winter Orientation in January. This program is mandatory for all new students and takes place in the days preceding the start of the Spring semester.