The New Student Orientation Program is designed to acquaint students with Paine College and welcome them to their new community. During the program, students will participate in a wide variety of workshops and activities and will also have the opportunity to meet and get acquainted with many of their classmates, faculty, and college administrators. More specifically, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Become more familiar with the campus.
  • Meet with an academic advisor.
  • Finalize class schedules.
  • Learn about academic life.
  • Attend workshops focusing on campus life.
  • Participate in social events.
  • Partner with service programs in the area.
New Student Orientation Presidents Picnic

New Student Orientation Parting Ceremony

Find information about:

What to bring for Orientation

What to bring for your dormitory

What to read in preparation for college

How to apply for Residence Hall housing

What events are planned for Orientation

How and where to take the Placement Test

How to register your vehicle

How to get Identification Cards

Housing for New On-Campus Students

Dining Services Hours


Financial Aid