Welcome Week 2024

Last Updated: December 21, 2023

 Welcome Week 2024
Updated information for the incoming Wolves Class of 2028 coming soon!

Welcome to Western Connecticut State University’s Welcome Week website. For new students beginning school in the Fall of 2024, we’re planning a very exciting fall orientation program.

When is Welcome Week?

The official first day of Welcome Week is Friday, August 23, 2024

For now mark your calendars for …

Friday, Aug. 23 Move-in day for First year students ONLY – Please be in contact with Housing for time schedule and updates.
Friday, Aug. 23

Friday, Aug.23 – Monday, Sept. 2

Welcome Week begins for all NEW students.

Welcome Week for all NEW students continues.

Tuesday, Aug. 27 through Monday, September 2 Welcome Week events continue.

Full Schedule

Welcome Week activities will be held on the Midtown and Westside campus. Please visit our directions page, and our campus tour for more information.

Meet your Orientation Leaders (Coming Soon)

What other orientation sessions are being held?

There are several New Student Orientation sessions scheduled prior to Welcome Week.


What about my parents?

Welcome Week is geared mostly towards students to make them feel welcome and comfortable with their new surroundings. However, there will be activities for parents on Friday, August 23, such as the Alumni Legacy Photo (if one or both parents are alumni) and the Entering the Gates ceremony.

Parents who want to find out how to avoid becoming a “Helicopter Parent” and find some other useful information for parents, should go to http://www.ecampustours.com/forparents/campuslife/helicopterparents.html

For more information, please go to our Western Parents Club webpage

For scenes from Welcome Week click on the photo below.

Western Connecticut State University Welcome Week