Orientation and First Year Course Preference Survey

When you register for orientation you will receive an immediate electronic response confirming your registration which includes the information you entered on the Orientation Registration and First Year Course Preference Survey. Shortly after that, we will send you an email confirming the dates of your orientation session. Be sure to bring the registration confirmation with you to check-in.

Your fee is included with your tuition and fees.

Yes, this is also included in your tuition and fees. There is a limit of two guests per registered student.

Check-in will be in the Mirenda Center for Sport, Spirituality, and Character Development.

Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. on day one. The parent program ends in the evening on day one. (Don’t miss the President’s Reception for Parent’s – It is a fantastic culmination to a GREAT day. The student program ends in the early afternoon on day two.

Meals are provided during the program.

All students stay on campus overnight in the University's residence halls whether they plan to be a resident or commuter in the fall. Students will be assigned roommates for the orientation program. There is no additional fee for students to reside on campus during their orientation session.

There are several items you should bring to orientation. Please visit the “What to Bring” page for more information.

Dress is casual, wear comfortable shoes, and bring a sweatshirt or light jacket as air-conditioned rooms can get chilly.

A listing of hotels close to the campus are listed on the Orientation website.

New first year and transfer resident and commuter students arrive on campus Thursday, August 22. More detailed information regarding the move-in process and NeuKnight Prep activities will be provided during your orientation session. Move-in is scheduled for Thursday, August 22. Classes begin Monday, August 26.

To change the session you registered for, contact the Office of the Dean of Students by emailing orient@neumann.edu or calling 610-558-5608.

Yes - To change any information you provided on your First Year Course Preference Survey please contact Office of Academic Advising at advising@neumann.edu

Definitely, just contact the Office of the Dean of Students by emailing orient@neumann.edu or calling 610-558-5608. Please include the name of the student and parent(s)/guardian(s) attending orientation in the e-mail or message.

Please contact the Office of the Dean of Students by emailing orient@neumann.edu or calling 610-558-5608 to make the necessary arrangements.

Yes. Free parking is available on campus during your orientation visit. If you are driving to campus plan to enter campus from the Convent Road entrance. Orientation parking is located off the Convent Road entrance, next to the Bruder Life Center, the Bachmann Main Building and across from the Mirenda Center for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development.

The SEPTA 114 bus brings you right to our campus and the University shuttle can pick you up upon request at the Elwyn Train Station. For pickup assistance please call 610-558-5555.

For questions regarding orientation, please contact:

Office of the Dean of Students
Debbie Maloney

For questions regarding your Course Preference Survey, please contact:

Office of Academic Advising