New Student Orientation Schedule

Dear New Seahawks!

We are excited to welcome you to campus in August! New student orientation materials will be released periodically throughout the spring and summer! Please make sure you save the dates of orientation: Thursday, August 24, 2023 through Sunday, August 27, 2023. Orientation is mandatory for all students so clear your calendar now! A sample schedule is below for you as well. 

Students should refer to emails from Admissions and the Orientation team for updates. As you get settled and prepare to come in August, please begin checking your on the daily. While you get excited for Orientation, find a welcome address as you begin thinking about your journey to Wagner! For more information, email

Go Seahawks!

-Dr. Tommy Tressler-Gelok
Assistant Dean of Campus Life


August 2023 New Student Orientation Schedule

*A detailed schedule is to come in the early Summer!
Thursday, August 24, 2023

Welcome to Wagner! Students will be invited to come to campus for their Residential Student Move-in or Commuter student check-in. Arrival to campus for Residential students is based on floor and your assigned move-in time will be between 7am-12pm. Details to come in mid-summer. Commuter students will be eligible to check-in late morning and early afternoon. Once you are all set, we will have a formal event on our Sutter Oval to welcome all of our new members to the Wagner community. Parents, friends, and loved should anticipate departing the College around 3pm on the 24th.

Friday, August 25, 2023 and Saturday, August 26, 2023

These two days will be full days beginning at around 9am and run until around 6pm. Plus we have some really fun late night programs for everyone to meet new friends on campus.


Sunday, August 27, 2023

Join your Orientation Leaders for trips to the city!