Congratulations on your admission to Sewanee! The Fall 2021 Schedule will be made available in July 2021.

New Student Orientation 2020 will include both virtual and limited in-person engagement for students. We will send details regarding the schedule and participation to your Sewanee email address.
orientation Schedule - Fall 2020
Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 8 a.m. New Student Orientation Begins Your New Student Orientation page in Brightspace will become available. Log in to view the required web content at your own pace!
Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 9 a.m. to noon Advising Meetings New students will meet with their academic advisors. Your advisor will send your meeting time and details to your Sewanee email account.
Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 Time TBD (see your Proctors) Hall Meeting New students will meet with their residence hall staff to get to know their proctors. Your Proctor will send your hall’s meeting details directly to your email.
Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Evening Activities An Evening of Questions and Answers with Pulitzer-Prize winner, author, alum, and historian, Jon Meacham AND An Evening of Song with Sewanee alum and musical guest, Bea Troxel. Check the event page in Engage for details!
Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Introduction to the Domain

The Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability will share strategies for safely and positively enjoying the opportunities for learning and recreation on the Domain. Your Proctor will attend with your residence hall at the following times:

9 a.m. -- Ayres, Courts,  and St. Luke's Halls

10 a.m. -- Benedict, Hoffman, and Tuckaway Halls

1 p.m -- Cannon, Cleveland, Elliott, and Gorgas Halls

2 p.m. -- Humphreys, Hunter, Johnson, Phillips, Smith, and Trezevant Halls

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020 10 p.m. Evening Activities

Virtual concert featuring Boy Named Banjo - check the event page in Engage for details!

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020 11 a.m. The University Chapel Service

All Saints’ Chapel is the University Church and as such its ministry is ecumenical and its services are open to everyone. The services of worship in All Saints’ follow the usage of the Episcopal Church. Services are held at 8:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 6:30 p.m. each Sunday the College is in session.

Attend virtually at this link.

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020 4:30 p.m. Induction and Signing of the Sewanee Honor Code

Induction of new students to the University and signing of the Honor Code. Meet your Proctor at your residence hall by 4 p.m. to go to the ceremony on time. Join us virtually here.

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Food Truck Frenzy

Up late? Come get some great food from some awesome food trucks! Vendors accept cash, debit, and credit cards. See more details in Engage.

August 17, 2020   Classes Begin New Student Orientation will continue up to the evening before the first-day of classes.

If you are registered to move-into your Residence Hall early with International OrientationFYPPRE, or your fall sport then please be in contact with the program director or your coach. Feel free to consult past online sessions for new students. 

Your Domain

Excited to begin your journey here on the Mountain? This is where you can make your enrollment deposit, register for an admitted student event, keep up with our Sewanee Sessions, and learn more about the people, places, and opportunities you will soon be acquainted with.

Recommended Readings

To help prepare you for your student's arrival at Sewanee, staff members from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at the University Wellness Center have compiled a list of recommended readings for parents and family members of incoming students.



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