What's Next?

Next Steps for New Students

Hey there, new Knight—you’ll be receiving information about the steps below (and deadlines) soon. For now, stay excited!
students at semester kickoff

Get Started Now: 

  • Instaduce” yourself to classmates.
  • Complete your financial aid paperwork.
  • Submit your housing application by June 30, so that we can send your housing assignment in July.
  • Mark your calendar for Move-In Day.  Students with last names A through L will move in on Wednesday, Aug. 25; last names M through Z will move in on Thursday, Aug. 26.
  • Review First-Year Seminars (if applicable) and fall courses.
  • Apply for a passport. If you have one, check the expiration date. Processing time for U.S. passports currently takes up to 18 weeks.
  • Complete all tasks in Atlas (Log in through PortalGuard).


Venture to Arcadia

At the start of the semester, the Arcadia community will help you connect with classmates, adjust to campus life, and explore Glenside and Philadelphia from move-in day through Sunday, August 29. Details coming soon!


Division of Student Success