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Information for Move In Day

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

We are very excited to welcome you and your families when you arrive for move in day and the start of New Student Orientation on Friday, Aug. 18. There is a lot going on that day and many things happening around campus, so please take some time to read this important information about getting to campus and where to unload and park once you arrive. You are invited to begin moving in at 8 a.m, and we expect all of you to have arrived on campus no later than 11:30 a.m.

Orientation schedule

A full orientation schedule can be found here. The orientation schedule can also be found on Guidebook. Get the guide to access the most up-to-date information about orientation, including schedules, maps and much more. Android and iOS users: Download Guidebook for free in your App Store, then find our guide by searching "DePauw University New Student Orientation 2017."

Location for your Meeting with your First-Year Seminar Instructor on Opening Day

Your meeting with your First-Year Seminar Instructor and Mentor following the Class of 2021 Convocation on Opening Day can be found here as well as in your portal in e-Services.

Opening Convocation

If you or your guests have questions about accessibility or would like to request accommodations, contact Juli Smith at before August 17. Please also note that Spanish interpretation services will be available.

Driving to and around campus

From the North
Take US 231 south into Greencastle. At the court house square, follow US 231 by turning left at the light. Turn right onto Locust Street toward South Quad.

From the South/Interstate 70
Follow US 231 into Greencastle. Turn left onto Anderson Street. Turn left onto Locust Street toward South Quad.

Unloading and Parking
When you arrive on campus, head straight to your residence hall. Once you get to your residence hall, there will be teams of student, staff and faculty volunteers waiting to help you and your family members unload your vehicles. While the volunteers are unloading your vehicles, students who live in Bishop Roberts Hall, College Street Hall, Hogate Hall, Humbert Hall and Longden Hall should proceed to Humbert Hall to check in. Students who live in Lucy Rowland Hall should proceed directly to the lobby of Lucy Rowland Hall.

We ask that once your vehicle is unloaded that you move it to long-term parking. Those parking lots designated as long-term parking for Saturday are the Hanna Street, Hogate, Peeler, Olive Street and Blackstock Stadium lots.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Academic Life at (765) 658-4270 or