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Thank you for joining us at New England College. We can’t wait for you to arrive on campus, and work hard to create orientation experiences that aim to connect you to our campus. Preparing students to succeed is what we are all about at NEC!

Fall Orientation and Welcome Weekend

Incoming students (first year and transfer) who are not playing a fall sport will move onto campus on Friday, August 24, 2018.

Orientation will take place Friday, August 24 through Sunday, August 26. Classes begin on Monday, August 27. New students who are commuting are also expected to participate in the fall orientation program.


Move in day schedule – August 24, 2018 (updated 8/16/18)
Weekend schedule: August 24-26, 2018 (updated 8/16/18)

If you are an incoming student and playing a fall sport, you should contact your coach directly to find out your move-in date.

Welcome Weekend is an opportunity for the incoming class to get to know the campus, their peers, and the policies at NEC before starting the semester.

Learn about the International Student Orientation by clicking here.

NEC Adventure Bound – NEWT Program

Monday, August 20 – Thursday, August 23, 2018

This program is ideal for students interested in the outdoors and who want to learn more about New England College, and enjoy the last week of summer outdoors. It is an excellent opportunity for students eager to begin their time at NEC in an exciting adventure and develop friendships that will last throughout their NEC experience. Learn more today!

Contact Us

For questions regarding the orientation programs please contact:

Allie Birchmeier, Director of Student Involvement