Venture to Arcadia

Venture to Arcadia is a multi-day welcome extravaganza for new students, including interactive sessions and events that will help you acclimate to life at Arcadia, socialize and make friends, and get to know the community. Whether you're a first-year, transfer, or commuter student, Venture to Arcadia will introduce you to all things Arcadia.
Students at the semester kick-off

Important Dates

  • Saturday, Jan. 15, 1 to 4 p.m.: New student move-in and commuter check-in
    • Location: Grey Towers Castle
  • Saturday, Jan. 15 to Monday, Jan. 17: Spring Venture Weekend

Check your email for housing assignments and specific move-in information.


Some helpful tips for move-in (including what to bring for your room, and what to leave at home).

What to Bring

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, details and programming are subject to change as federal guidelines evolve. Check back for Welcome Week updates, and visit Arcadia's COVID page for the most up-to-date information.

COVID-19 Updates

All University community members who do not have approved exemptions should receive their full vaccine dosage and register their proof of vaccination.

Interim Vaccination Policy


Engagement & New Student Programs


If you have a disability and would like to request accommodations to participate in Venture activities, contact the Office of Disability Support Services.