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Dive into the experience with Onboard!

Onboard is an exciting way to begin your transition to Endicott. The three-day, two-night Onboard retreat is led by returning student leaders and is designed to bring incoming students together before the fall semester. Onboard allows you to create friendships, address common concerns, and learn about the opportunities at Endicott. All Onboard retreats offer students the opportunity to connect with other students, learn more about the campus community, and have fun!

 

Onboard FAQs

  • What is Onboard?
    Onboard is an exciting way to begin to dive into the experience and transition to Endicott. The three-day, two-night  Onboard retreat is led by returning student leaders and is designed to bring incoming students together before the fall semester. Onboard allows you to create friendships, address common concerns, and learn about the many opportunities at Endicott.
  • Why participate in Onboard?

    It’s a lot of fun! Bonding, games, outdoor activities, and more! The student leaders are enthusiastic, welcoming, and some of the best people around. They truly care about the incoming students and want to support you. Most importantly, you will create new friendships that will last during your time at Endicott and beyond. You will start school more confident, more prepared, and have a better understanding of life at Endicott.

  • What are the dates for Onboard?
    Onboard Session 1: Wednesday, June 22- Friday, June 24
    Onboard Session 2: Tuesday, June 28- Thursday, June 30
    Onboard Session 3: Wednesday, July 6- Friday, July 8
    Onboard Session 4: Tuesday, July 12- Thursday, July 14
    Onboard Session 5: Tuesday, July 26- Thursday, July 28
    Onboard Session 6: Sunday, August 7- Tuesday, August 9
  • How much does it cost? What's included?

    The cost for the trip is $150. The trip includes: lodging for two nights on campus, all meals from lunch on day 1 through lunch on day 3, all activity costs, all transportation to activities, trained student leaders to facilitate activities, supplies and equipment needed for the experience.

  • Is there financial aid available?

     Yes! Financial aid is available to students receiving need-based financial aid. If you would like to be considered for financial support for Onboard, please fill out the Onboard Assistance Form.

  • How do I sign up for an Onboard program?

    Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. There are limited spaces available for each retreat. The online registration form can be found at: endicott.edu/onboard.

  • I am flying into Boston.
    How do I get from the airport to Endicott? Endicott will provide transportation from the airport to campus. 
  • I have specific food/health requirements, can I still attend?

    Please note any food/health requirements when registering for the trip. Our staff will take into consideration all food/health requirements for each participant and we will do our best to accommodate all needs.

  • What is your refund policy?
    Cancellations at least two weeks before the retreat start date will receive a full refund minus a $50 fee. If the retreats are not held due to public health guidelines, full refunds will be given.

Student Testimonials

"The onboard experience was really helpful with stepping out of my comfort zone and made me more confident about making friends this fall!"
"I really liked it because it was overall a fun time and great way to make new friends. I have a group of people I'm already planning to see when I get there in a few weeks. I learned a lot about some of the other people in the group in addition to learning more about myself."