Fall 2015 New Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Elon!  More information will be provided in the coming weeks, and a detailed schedule for students and family members is provided on move-in day (Friday, August 21).  Please continue to monitor this website for the most accurate information.  See you soon!

Fall 2015 Orientation Schedule at-a-Glance:


8:00am, 9:30am, or 11:00am Residence Halls Open for Check-in.  Arrival time based on residence hall (this information will be mailed over the summer).
4:00pm - 5:00pm

NSO 100: Introduction to Elon University (students)

Supporting Your Elon Student: A Session for Elon Families

7:00pm - 11:00pm

Neighborhood Welcome

We bELONg: Commitment to Community

Welcome Home: First Floor Meeting

First Night Elon


9:00am - 10:00am New Student Convocation
10:30am - 11:30am

New Students Meet with Academic Advisors & Elon 101 TAs

Family Gathering

11:30am - 12:30pm

NSO 200: Entering an Academic Community (students)

Families Meet with Academic Advisors & Elon 101 TAs

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Farewell Picnic

*Concludes programming for parents & families.


Join O-Team

O-Team is a team of current Elon students that help welcome and move-in new students during Opening Weekend. Those that volunteer for O-Team will be able to move-in early and receive a free T-shirt! The commitment involves a training before move-in, assistance on move-in day, Friday, August 21st, and facilitation of sibling orientation on Saturday, August 22nd. To sign-up, click here!

There will be an interest meeting Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:30pm in McKinnon D. 

Move-In Day

*Please follow the provided move-in day directions rather than using a GPS. We provide these directions to help alleviate traffic on this busy day.