August Orientation

August-O staff

August Orientation concentrates primarily on issues of adjustment and the development of skills, both of which are critical to success in college.

Aug-O is mandatory for all new First-Year and transfer students. Dates for Aug-O 2017 are Thursday, 8/24 (which is move-in day for new students) - Sunday, 8/27. During this time, you will attend various programs and activities designed to familiarize you with Denison and with the members of your class, and to deal with issues concerning the adjustment to college life.While activities will be taking place throughout the day on 8/24, the first official, required event for entering first-year students to attend is the ÔÇťAssembly of Incoming Students, which begins at 6pm. The Induction Ceremony will immediately follow, beginning at 7pm. After the ceremonial Induction of the Class, parents depart and new students immediately begin their orientation sessions.