New Resource: Important Dates for New Students

Congratulations on your admission to Pitzer College! The Office of Student Affairs is already hard at work preparing for your fall arrival. Please reference the dates below for information about upcoming correspondence and events.

Monday July 21, 2014  – Student Affairs Correspondence

A detailed letter will be e-mailed out on this date that will provide your Pitzer e-mail account log-in information, and instructions for submitting time-sensitive forms to the College such as housing placement information, medical insurance verification,  and a photo for your Pitzer ID Card. 

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 – OA Trip Registration Begins for New Resource Students

The OA Trip Registration Form will be updated and posted online for all New Resources students to fill out with their OA trip preferences and other important information that is necessary to place students on trips. Until this date, a list of OA 14 trips are available for your review on the new student orientation website. The deadline for New Resource students to fill out the OA Trip Registration Form is Monday July 21st. 

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 – OA Trip Placement Announced

All New Resource students who register to participate in Orientation Adventure will be notified via their Pitzer email address about their OA trip placement and about the specifics of the trip they are placed on.

Friday August 8th, 2014 – Student Affairs Correspondence

An e-mail will be sent to your Pitzer College e-mail account with information about your residence hall placement & roommate assignment (if living on-campus), and a detailed arrival schedule.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 – New Student Orientation

All students participating in Orientation Adventure will have a few hours to settle into their room (if living on-campus) before the orientation program begins. Student leaders will be available to help you move your belongings to your new room. You will also enjoy an official College welcome from President Trombley and her cabinet, and partake in a delicious lunch on the Mounds. You will be extremely busy this day learning about the College and preparing for your OA trip. OA trips will begin trip preparations after lunch, and will continue after dinner. All trips will officially depart the following morning, Sunday August 24, 2014.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 – Orientation Adventure Trips Return

Trips return at various times throughout the evening. Students will enjoy dinner together with their OA group upon their arrival back to campus. More information about OA is available online at www.pitzer.edu/newstudentorientation or feel free to send an e-mail to oa@pitzer.edu.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 – New Student Orientation Continues

For those not participating in Orientation Adventure, New Student Orientation begins with check-in on Thursday morning at 9am. Check-in offers the opportunity to provide students with their orientation packet, filled with the complete orientation schedule, and all their advising information. The five days leading up to the first day of classes on Tuesday September 2, 2014 is packed with academic advising meetings to plan your fall course schedule and prepare you for the registration process, as well as lots of opportunities to get to know the different resources and services at Pitzer, and opportunities to spend social time with other new students and student leaders.

We would encourage you to look at our website at www.pitzer.edu/newstudentorientation through out the summer for updates as new information becomes available. We look forward to having you with us in the fall! If you have any immediate questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Student Affairs at (909) 621-8241 or email orientation@pitzer.edu.