First Year Students

new students celebrate

All new first-year students participate in our New Student Orientation to launch their educational careers at SPU. You’ll have the opportunity to check out campus, meet your classmates and current students, learn more about what it means to be a Falcon, and have fun! Through an exciting and informative four-day Orientation you’ll feel more connected to campus and all of the resources we have to offer. Welcome — SPU is better because you are here!

Full Schedule Register

Students with last names starting with A-L can move in between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m., and students with last names starting with M-Z can move in from 1-5 p.m.

Is Orientation mandatory?

  • Orientation is mandatory for all SPU students. You will have the opportunity to meet your peers, meet SPU faculty, and learn about important campus resources to help make you successful at SPU. You don’t want to miss this!

What if I cannot attend?

  • If you are not able to attend Orientation because of an extenuating circumstance please email
  • One of our Orientation staff will respond to you as soon as they are able.