March 21 - April 19

You’ll be meeting a lot of new friends during Orientation, but don’t forget to go past the stale greetings and really get to know some of the people you’ll be studying with for the next four years.

Apr. 20 - May 20

You may feel somewhat disorganized this week, with so many different activities going on. Have fun, but also make sure to take time to collect yourself before school starts.

May 21 - June 21

The last few days have been pretty tough, but you’re finally here! Relax, and enjoy yourself — Orientation only happens once, and you don’t need to stress out about the future just yet.

June 22 - July 22

You may get to feel a bit introverted this week, with so many social events forced upon you. Focus on getting to know the people you live with and forming a few strong bonds rather than many weak ones.

July 23 - Aug. 22

You’re a bit homesick, but that’s totally normal this time of year. Even upperclassmen feel the nostalgia during the start of the school year, so be comforted by the fact that a little anxiousness from the new year is perfectly normal.

Aug. 23 - Sept. 22

You’ll have to work extra hard this week to keep up with all the happenings around campus. Try not to tire yourself out before the larger events, like Playfair and House Wars.

Sept. 23 - Oct. 22

Take this first week as a chance to experiment with a new fashion style. Check out our fashion dos and don’ts for some Orientation tips!

Oct. 23 - Nov. 21

Orientation is a great time to begin networking with some really cool people. Get to know your professors during the academic day, as they can be a great resource throughout the rest of your career here.

Nov. 22 - Dec. 21

Orientation is the only week of the school year where they force you up at 7 a.m. to do social activities. While it’s important to maintain good sleep habits, don’t let an early bedtime stop you from bonding with your peers.

Dec. 22 - Jan. 19

Take time to analyze what you hold to be most important in your life. Whether its a career, a loved one, or a set of principles, it’s important to understand what makes you happy. During Orientation, seek out peers that you think may share similar priorities.

Jan. 20 - Feb. 18

Take this week to gain a new perspective on things. You’ve probably spent most of your life in one place, and you’ll be meeting people from all around the world. Try to diversify your experiences, and open your mind to new possibilities.

Feb. 19 - March 20

Check out some of the clubs and activities available to you on campus. You may want to try something new. Not only will you meet people, but you’ll also get to do something you love.