Current Students

When do I Arrive?

Students at Orientation Check-in

First-Year and Transfer Students 

All new students (first year and transfer) are required to come for the entire New Student Orientation beginning Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 and continuing to Monday, Sept. 7.  Mandatory Orientation Registration is 8 a.m.  to noon at the Hunsaker University Center on Sept. 2.

Johnston Center Students

If you are a Johnston first-year student, you are also required to arrive on Wednesday, Sept. 2. Once you have completed the mandatory orientation registration process in the Hunsaker University Center Lobby between 8 a.m.-noon, please check into your residence hall. We will be having an afternoon and evening of community introductions and events. Parents are encouraged to join that night's festivities and stay over for the orientation activities on Thursday, Sept. 3.

International Students

International Student Orientation for incoming undergraduate students (F-1) and exchange students (J-1) is from Monday August 24, 2015 to Tuesday September 1, 2015. Please arrange to arrive on Monday August 24, 2015. Information about airport pick-up from LAX and International Student Orientation has already been sent to all international students via email. Applications are due no later than July 15, 2015. If you have not received any information, please contact Gaby Liera, International Student and Scholars Program Assistant, at: 909-748-8869 or email: Gaby_Liera@redlands.edu

Students who have U.S. citizenship but have lived most of their lives outside the U.S. may also attend International Student Orientation. Please email gaby_liera@redlands.edu for more information on how to sign up.

International Student Orientation is a separate orientation specific for international students before the mandatory New Student Orientation (September 2-7, 2015). International students are expected to attend both orientations.

Fall Sport Athletes

First-year and transfer students who are participating in a fall sport will be required to arrive on campus earlier for health screening and practices. You will receive additional information/changes about your schedule directly from your coaching staff.   Please contact your coaches or the Athletic Department for further information or questions.

Arrival dates and times are as follows: 

  • Women's Soccer, Thursday, August 20, 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Football and Volleyball, Saturday August 22, 2015, 10 a.m.  - noon.
  • Men’s Soccer, Men's Water Polo, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Sunday August 23, 2015, 10 a.m. - noon.
  • Cheer, Wednesday, Sept. 2, along with the new students.

Returning Students
The halls open for all returning students on Sunday, Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  If you are living on campus please go directly to your residence hall.


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