New Student Orientation
New Student Orientation prepares you to succeed during the first year and beyond. You’ll find plenty of fun on the schedule and many opportunities to connect with your fellow Greeners.
If you are admitted Spring quarter you should refer to the Spring Orientation page.
New Student Orientation, September 19–24, 2017
- Settle into your new home away from home
- Meet new friends and learn about your new community
- Find out where to get academic advice, help starting a career, or other ways to get support
- Explore academic and student life at Evergreen
- Learn how to take charge of your education
All new students are expected to participate in orientation and many events are required. Please plan to participate fully in Orientation Week—it will make a difference for you! Welcome to Evergreen; we’re glad you are here.
2017 schedule will be released this summer.
Convocation and Guest Speaker
Every year we choose a common read book and have the author speak at convocation. Stay tuned for an announcement. Last year's common reading was The Collapse of Western Civilization.
Here are some handy resources for planning your trip:
- Get driving directions and transit information
- Browse accommodations
- See the great things Olympia has to offer during your downtime
Reminder: Olympia is a temperate climate, so be prepared to dress for chilly mornings and warm afternoons.
If you are a student with a disability in need of an accommodation during Orientation Week, please contact Access Services for Students with Disabilities at (360) 867-6348 as soon as possible prior to the events you are attending.