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We'll send you, by email, your College email address and password. Please activate your account right away; you’ll need it to access the Online Enrollment Guide, where you'll complete your online housing form and many other forms, access your Connecticut College statement/invoice and receive important information and updates from the College. After your new Connecticut College account is activated, most information we send to you will be to your Connecticut College email address, so please log in at least once a week. (You can read and send email by going to CamelWeb and clicking the email icon at the top of the page.) If you don't get your College email address, contact the IT Service Desk at 1-860-439-4357.

Arrival Day and Orientation

Arrival Day is Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, when you'll move in and get settled. Orientation begins that evening and runs through Sunday. Your student adviser and other student leaders will help you get settled and acquainted with the organizations, traditions and activities of Connecticut College. 

If you are an international student, you may wish to participate in "Odyssey," a pre-orientation program for first-year international students and their families, which takes place on Wednesday, Aug. 24.

"Genesis" is an optional, but highly recommended, pre-orientation program designed for underrepresented students, including students of color and students who are the first in their families to attend a four-year college.

When do I register for classes?

Upon arrival, during Orientation, you'll meet with your academic class deans and fill out a pre-registration form with their assistance, then register for classes on Monday, Aug. 29.

When do classes begin?

Classes begin Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Have a look at the academic calendar 2016-2017 for all the important dates in the spring semester. 

Questions about student health insurance?

The Student Health Services website has all the information you need about student health insurance, plus forms and the answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Wonder about housing?

You'll fill out a Student Housing Form that asks you about your likes and dislikes, personal habits, study habits, and so on to help us assign a room.  See questions and answers about residential life. You'll receive an email mid-July with your room assignment.