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Saint Joseph's University Orientation 2028

June 2024

21 - 22 | 23 - 24  | 25 - 26 | 27 - 28


Registration Now Open

We invite all of our incoming first-year students and their parents/family to join us on Hawk Hill for a two-day on-campus program. 


What's Orientation all about?

Based on an approach we call cura personalis, orientation is designed to prepare the whole student. By the start of the fall semester, you will:

Feel Welcome:

  • Be welcomed by the leaders of Saint Joseph’s and our student orientation leaders
  • Get introduced to the expectations of Saint Joseph’s inclusive culture of caring


  • Learn about a range of topics from mission and diversity to registration and books
  • Receive information about campus history, classroom size, facilities and resource offices


  • Explore residential options
  • Make housing and dining selections


  • Meet your orientation leaders
  • Engage with faculty from your major
  • Connect with classmates

Get to Know the Community You’re Joining


We look forward to seeing you!


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What's New

Accommodation Details

The Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue will be offering a discounted rate for a limited number of rooms. to families of incoming students at Saint Joseph's University during Orientation 2028.

The reservation link will automatically default to check-in on 6/20 and check-out on 6/30, the date range for Orientation 2028. Please update your arrival/departure date simply by clicking the edit button on the site and adjusting it to your preferred dates.

Additionally, families can call the hotel at 215-879-4000 and reference the group block code 965 to make their reservation and receive the special discounted rate.

If you have specific questions about accommodations, please contact the hotel directly.