New International Student Arrival:
Monday, August 24, 2015
First Year Student Move In:
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Transfer Student Move In:
Friday, August 28, 2015
First Year and Transfer Orientation:
Thursday, August 27 - Sunday, 30, 2015
New International Student Orientation:
Tuesday, August 25 - Thursday 27, 2015
CSB/SJU are located in Minnesota on the edge of the St. Cloud metropolitan area.
To help incoming students transition to college life and introduce them to academic and campus life on the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University campuses.
- Getting to know your Orientation Leaders and group through various activities
- Community lunches
- Dinner hosted by the Presidents of CSB and SJU respectively
- Get to know your residential community
- Evening Social Programming
- Fun, interactive, and informative presentations
- Welcomings from the Monastic Communities
- Meet-a-Prof sessions
Orientation leaders, alumnae/i and current students will meet you outside your residence hall on the first day of Orientation to help you move into your new home.
Move in day information
Students will be assigned a move in time based on their housing assignments. We ask that you move in during your assigned time, which will be either the first time slot from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. or the the second time slot from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Moving in during your assigned time slot will allow us to help you move in quickly with ease.
Throughout move in, there are plenty of activities to keep parents and students busy exploring the campuses including:
- Parent Information Sessions
- Community Picnic
- Resource Fair
- Family Liturgy
Residential Life & Housing Info
- Transportation to campus from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport
- Driving directions to campus
- Area Hotel/Motel Accommodations, Restaurants and Attractions
Orientation Checklist (PDF)