Image of students climbing a wall on Rose-Hulman freshman orientation day.

Welcome, Class of 2028 and Transfers!

New Student Orientation is designed to welcome all of our incoming first-year, transfer, and international students to the Rose‑Hulman community.


Your Rose-Hulman Experience Starts Here! 

New Student Orientation is a large and exciting program to welcome all of our incoming first-year and transfer students to the Rose-Hulman community.  You will arrive on campus ahead of returning students, so you have time to get to know us and learn about all the campus resources that are available to you…you will also meet new friends and have A LOT of fun!

New Student Orientation is scheduled to take place from Friday, August 30 through Wednesday, September 4, 2024.

More information about New Student Orientation will be available in May.

For International Students

New international students will attend a special pre-New Student Orientation program called International Transitions, which takes place Wednesday and Thursday, August 28-29. You’ll enjoy programs and activities specific to your needs and experience as an international student before participating in the general New Student Orientation. More information will be available soon.

For Parents and Families

Because parents and families need orienting too! 

Parent and Family Orientation is scheduled to take place starting at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, August 30, and will conclude in the early afternoon on Saturday, August 31.  You will enjoy two days on campus getting to know faculty and staff, meeting other parents, and spending time with your student before they begin their Rose-Hulman Career!

More information about Parent and Family Information will be available in May.

Want a Sneak Peek Into Orientation?

Vice President of Student Affairs Erik Hayes poses for a selfie with members of the residence life staff during move-in day.

Resident Assistants & Sophomore Advisors

Who gives you study tips, organizes cool events for your hall, and generally makes life at Rose-Hulman more awesome? Your Resident Assistants and Sophomore Advisors.

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