Incoming Students

Welcome Class of 2024!

Class of 2024, congratulations on your admission to Denison and welcome to our community! Move-In Day is Sunday, August 23, starting at 8:30 a.m.

August Orientation

August Orientation is required for all new First-Year and transfer students and concentrates primarily on issues of adjustment and the development of skills, both of which are critical to success in college. August Orientation for the incoming class of 2024 will be held Sunday - Wednesday, August 23 - 26, 2020.

Form Deadlines

Forms for the Class of 2024 will be available on January 1, 2020. When possible, please complete and submit forms electronically. If a form cannot be submitted electronically, please download the PDF document, print, and mail it to the address listed on the form. Note: Some forms are required, others are optional. If you have any questions, please contact the First-Year Office at 740-587-6224.

View the Class of 2024 notebook

June 1

YOUR HEALTH FORMS ARE NOW NOT DUE UNTIL JUNE 1. If you are healthy, please refrain from going to your doctor’s office for your Denison physical at this time.

Your MyDenison login credentials will be printed on a letter inside the front pocket of your First-Year Guide and will also appear on your admission portal. The Wellness Examination Form must be uploaded into your MyWellness portal on MyDenison. Other forms are completed via online form through the portal.

Please enter the Denison My Wellness Portal and complete the first-year health forms listed there. Failure to complete the required information could affect your ability to move into your residence hall, participate in on-campus activities, or attend class. If there is a conflict with this date, due to insurance coverage, please send a notification email, with an anticipated completion date, to

* All completed forms MUST be submitted by uploading them to the My Wellness portal.

Visit the My Wellness portal to complete your forms

May 15 Deadline

  • Personal Data/Advising Form(required)
  • June Orientation Application(June Orientation 2020 has been moved online. All enrolled domestic students must register for one of our 6 sessions of June-O by Friday, May 15. International students may enroll in June Orientation, or go through our international student registration process.)

June 15 Deadline

July 16 Deadline

  • Paving the Way Pre-Orientation (PTW) Registration(optional)
    Open to all entering students, this program focuses primarily on assisting traditionally under-represented student populations in transitioning to the academic, cultural, and social climate at Denison University. Program runs August 19-22.

August 1 Deadline

Contact Us


Mark Moller

Dean of First-Year Students, Director of Advising, Associate Professor of Philosophy

Kate Tull

First-Year Program Coordinator

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First-year students, find out how to make your mark on campus through DU Lead, a weekend leadership development retreat.

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