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Mentors are a resource and support to first-year students

Andrea Sununu

As a teacher and adviser, I love what I do––and can only hope that this love speaks for itself.-Andrea Sununu Professor of English

First-Year Experience

August First-Year Orientation

Members of the Class of 2027 are required to attend orientation in its entirety. More information will be provided this summer with arrival information and the new orientation schedule.

International Students should plan to arrive for International Student Orientation. For more information visit the International Student Affairs webpage.

The 2023 - 2024 Academic Calendar can be found here


We welcome new student parents, guardians, and family to the DePauw community! Resources for the Class of 2027 will be available in spring 2023.

First-Year Mentors


The students that comprise the mentor program have diverse fields of study, backgrounds, interests and are involved in many different leadership activities across campus. One thing they have in common is a commitment to helping each and every first-year student make a successful transition to DePauw. They recognize that this transition can challenging at times, and they want to play a part in connecting the newest members of our community to resources that can be supportive during that transition process.