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New Student Orientation

We look forward to welcoming you and your family to campus during our orientation program. You will have the opportunity to meet other members of your class, engage with current Endicott students, interact with various faculty and administrators, and learn about Endicott's academic and community expectations. 

New Student Hotline

Have questions about starting your Endicott experience? We're here to help. Call or text the New Student Hotline, (978) 522-0492, for answers regarding paperwork, deadlines, housing, orientation, etc. The New Student Hotline runs every day from 9am-9pm. 

Summer Orientation 2020

Summer Orientation session is strongly encouraged for first-year students and their family members. There are two summer orientation sessions. Students should attend the session that corresponds to their academic school. If you are unsure of what major your school is under, please email 

Monday, June 22, 2020: Summer Orientation Session I

Session I is for students that will be studying in the School of Business, School of Communication, School of Nursing, and School of Sport Science & Fitness Studies. Registration will be available in April.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020: Summer Orientation Session II

Session II is for students that will be studying in the School of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Hospitality, and School of Visual & Performing Arts. Registration will be available in April.

*Due to the structure of the orientation sessions, we can only accomodate students and their family members on the day of their assigned school of study.


New Student Forms

Please check back in May for updated New Student Forms for 2020-2021.

In Video

The New Student Orientation Experience
From the moment you drive onto campus, we want you to feel at home in our Nest. Our passionate staff and energetic, supportive Orientation Leaders are ready to jumpstart your Endicott experience! From making friends and connections to receiving guidance to get you ready for your classes, you'll spend this weekend getting to know Endicott and getting excited about starting in the fall. We'll see you soon!

New Student Checklist

Stay on top of your to-do's with our new student checklist. Check back each month to make sure you're up to speed on the items you need to complete before you begin your Endicott experience. Notice that while only some tasks are required, all are encouraged.
  • May

    May 1: Get Connected. Join the “Official Endicott College Class of 2024” group on Facebook.

    May 15: Review the Summer Orientation Schedule. Search “Endicott College Guides” in the App Store and download the Orientation Guide to see the entire schedule and important resources.

    May 20: Review housing options for first-year students. Visit to read about each residence hall.

  • June


    *June 1: Activate your Endicott email. The email address used throughout your admission process will receive an email with instructions on how to set up your Endicott email.

    *June 15: Memorize your Endicott ID number. You can find your ID number on your acceptance letter. This number will need to be included on most forms you fill out for the College and is the main form of identification for students.

    June 12: Check for an email from your Orientation Leader. Your OL is an important resource for you throughout the summer and your first semester at Endicott.

    *June 16: Summer Orientation Registration Deadline. The link to register can be found on

    *June 22: Attend Summer Orientation Session I. Session I is for students that will be studying in the School of Business, School of Communication, School of Nursing, and School of Sport Science & Fitness Studies. Attendance at the Summer Orientation session is strongly encouraged for first-year students and their family members. Class registration will be occurring during this session.

    *June 23: Attend Summer Orientation Session II. Session II is for students that will be studying in the School of Arts & Sciences, School of Education, School of Hospitality, and School of Visual & Performing Arts. Attendance at the Summer Orientation session is strongly encouraged for first-year students and their family members. Class registration will be occurring during this session.

    June 20: Review Payment Plan Options for Tuition. Visit for more information.

    *June 25: Complete the online health insurance waiver. You will be billed for health insurance if you do not complete the online waiver form at

    *June 29: Housing Preference Form Deadline. The link to complete the form can be found on

    *June 30: Onboard Retreat Registration Deadline. The three-day, two-night retreat is for new students to create friendships and prepare for life at Endicott. The cost of participation is $150. Five retreats will be offered throughout July and August. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Visit for dates and more information.

    June 30: Celebrate Graduation. Display your Endicott gear at graduation parties and on social media #Endicott2024 and #ThisIsEndicott.

  • July


    *July 1: Health Form and Immunization Record Deadline. Submit the health form and immunization record to Family Medicine Associates at email: or fax: 978-998-8004. Forms can also be mailed to Family Medicine Associates at Endicott College, 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915.

    *July 3: Submit your Gull Card picture. Log into your Gull Card Portal and upload your photo using your Endicott email address and password at If you have any questions or need the link resent, contact the Gull Card office at

    *July 8: Download Office 365. All Endicott students are provided Office 365. Check your Endicott email for download instructions.

    July 13: Sign up for Academic Coaching. Consider signing up to meet regularly with a professional academic coach. Set goals, build skills, and discover your unique path to academic success. This is a fee-for-service program. Visit to sign up.

    *July 15: Endicott New Student Inventory Deadline. The link to complete the survey will be sent to your Endicott email.

    *July 17: Accessibility Services Deadline. Visit to review Accessibility Services and submit any accommodation requests.  

    July 26: Review Endicott FERPA Policy. Visit and complete the Annual Dependency Disclosure Statement.

  • August


    *August 1: Athletics Medical Clearance Documentation Deadline. All students trying out for a varsity and/or club sport are required to complete additional athletic medical clearance documentation through the Endicott Athletic Training office. This paperwork is in addition to what the Endicott Health Center requires. The required information and forms can be located at after May 25, 2020.

    *August 3: Tuition Payment Deadline. Please visit for payment options and policies. You also may use the "Pay Now" link at the bottom of your online bill. 

    August 7: Plan Ahead. Contact your roommate(s) to discuss expectations and decide who is bringing certain amenities. Visit to review what to bring and what not to bring. 

    August 9: Review Textbook Information. Review your class schedule for textbook information and review book rental and purchasing options with the Endicott Bookstore. Visit for more information.

    August 10: Sign up for GradGuard Tuition Refund Insurance. Being unable to complete the semester as planned is not something you can predict. Tuition refund insurance provides a financial safeguard for students and families. Visit for more information.

    August 12: Explore Off-Campus Transportation Options. No car, no problem! Visit to review the off-campus shuttle schedule and learn about Zipcar at Endicott. 

    *August 15: Submit Your Official High School Transcript. Request your official high school transcript that shows your graduation date to be submitted to the Admission Office.

    August 18: Review Counseling and Health Services. Visit to learn more.

    August 20:  Review Federal Work Study Eligibility. If you were offered Federal Work Study as part of your financial aid package, plan on attending the Federal Work Study Job Fair in September and complete the forms required to work on campus (M-4, I-9, W-4, and Direct Deposit). Forms can be found on MyEndicott under Financial Aid. View available positions at

    August 22: Add Money to Your Gull Card. Visit the Gull Card Portal at

    *August 25: Review Move-In Information. Check your email for your assigned move-in time and important instructions.

    *August 26: AlcoholEDU Part 1 and Haven Deadline. Check your Endicott email for instructions on how to access the course. All first-year students are required to complete both courses before move-in.

    August 27: Sign up for ECAlerts. Stay up-to-date on campus and weather emergencies. Visit to sign up.

    *August 29 – September 1: Attend Fall Orientation. Attendance at the Fall Orientation session is mandatory for all first-year and new transfer students.


  • September

    September 2: Happy First Day of Classes!


    September 4: Join an Intramural Team. Visit to learn more about intramurals and how to sign up.


    September 11: Get Involved. Attend the Community Involvement Fair to meet representatives from all the clubs and organizations on campus.


    September 15: Complete Roommate Agreement Form. Your Resident Assistant (RA) will help you and your roommates complete this form.


    September 10: Make a Tutoring or Writing Center Appointment. Develop quality study skills, master course content, and reap the benefits of an individualized learning experience. Peer and professional tutors are available to assist all students at any stage of the writing process, from brainstorming and outlining to revising and presenting. Appointments are free and offered online. Visit to sign up for an appointment.


    September 18: Deadline to Change Meal Plan Selection. Visit to review your meal plan selection for the fall semester.


    September 27- September 29: Attend Homecoming & Family Weekend. Invite your family to join the weekend festivities. Visit for more information.



Orientation FAQs

  • Do I have to attend Summer Orientation?
    Summer Orientation attendance is strongly encouraged for all incoming first year students. It is the best way to familiarize yourself with the campus and get to know your new classmates before you arrive in the fall!
  • Should my family attend?
    Yes! We have a program designed specifically for parents/guardians that is separate from the student program. There will be opportunities for them to ask questions; learn about the services, expectations, and activities available at Endicott; meet other parents and College officials; and address concerns they may have about sending you off to college. 
  • Is there anything I need to bring to Summer Orientation?
    We encourage all students to look over the course catalog prior to coming to Orientation. Please bring a list of possible elective courses that you are interested in for class registration.
  • Do we have to pay for Summer Orientation?
    No, there is not a registration fee for Orientation. Lunch is included free-of-charge in the program for all students and family members. 
  • Do transfer students attend Summer Orientation?
    Transfer students do not attend Summer Orientation, but are required to attend Fall Orientation.
  • When do we find out who our roommates will be and which residence hall we will be living in for the academic year?
    You will receive a letter from the Office of Residence Life in August that details your housing ­assignments. The Housing process for first year students will be explained in detail at Summer Orientation.
  • Do I have to attend Fall Orientation?
    Fall Orientation attendance is required for all new students.

Van Loan School Orientation

Newly enrolled Van Loan School students can easily access our Online Orientation. Meet your advisors and programs directors, and learn how we can help throughout your entire program.

Have additional questions regarding the Van Loan School's new student orientation? Contact us today!