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Fall 2020
New Student Virtual Orientation

We are so excited to welcome you to the Hunter College community in the fall!

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Take flight at Hunter College!

While we won’t be able to host you on campus this summer for orientation activities, we have put together a robust program for you to learn all about your new home—Hunter! Join us for a virtual campus tour and information sessions on academic resources, wellness tips and more!

Virtual Orientation

Our Virtual Orientation is designed to help you settle in to Hunter College. It is not intended to replace your advising session and/or registration steps, which can be found on your New Student Portal. Be sure to follow the steps in your New Student Portal in addition to signing up for an orientation session on this page.

Incoming Freshmen Sessions

Sign up for one of the incoming freshmen groups below. All groups offer the same 3 sessions, so pick the one that works best with your schedule. Each session will be 90 minutes.

RSVP Session 1: Welcome Session 2: Student Life Session 3: Wellness
Join Group A 7/21 10am 7/22 10am 7/23 10am
Join Group B 7/21 2pm 7/22 2pm 7/23 2pm
Join Group C 7/28 10am 7/29 10am 7/30 10am
Join Group D 7/28 2pm 7/29 2pm 7/30 2pm
Join Group E 8/4 10am 8/5 10am 8/6 10am

See sessions overview below.

Incoming Transfers Sessions

Sign up below for any of the incoming transfer sessions which interest you.  We strongly urge you to participate in all 3 sessions. Each session is offered twice and will last 90 minutes.

Session 1: Welcome
Session 2: Student Life Session 3: Wellness
8/4 2pm  RSVP 8/4 4pm  RSVP 8/6 2pm  RSVP
8/5 2pm  RSVP 8/5 4pm  RSVP 8/6 4pm  RSVP

See sessions overview below.

Sessions Overview

The sessions below will introduce you to campus life, important resources and your new classmates.

Session 1: Welcome

Welcome and Academic Resources

  • Consider this your official welcome to Hunter! Hear from the president of Hunter College, vice president for Student Affairs, and president of the Undergraduate Student Government.
  • Learn about our college library, learning centers and pre-professional offices and how they support academic success.

Session 2: Student Life

Virtual Campus Tour and Student Life

  • Take a virtual tour of our main 68th Street Campus to learn your way around so you know where to go when we return.
  • Learn about Hunter College life outside the classroom. Explore opportunities to get involved, join student clubs, meet new people and enjoy new experiences as a Hunter Hawk.

Session 3: Wellness

Taking care of YOU – Mental and Financial Wellness

  • Learn how to stay stress-free during your transition to college in this uncertain time, and familiarize yourself with important student resources should you ever need help.
  • Plan a real budget, learn about scholarship opportunities and understand financial aid.

"The TOP reason we 💜 Hunter College are our Hawks! They come from all over the world and from 47 different states, speak over 150 different languages, play different sports, have different career aspirations, and study different things, but at the end they are all AMAZING!"

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additional resources

Looking for additional information to help you settle in at Hunter College and navigate life as a new student? Check out these resources.

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