Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When is Orientation?
Orientation takes place beginning on Tuesday, January 13th in the Little Theatre, which is located in the Arts & Science building.

Q. Why should I attend Orientation?
Orientation is an important first step in beginning your transition to the GCU community. In addition to meeting with professors, deans, and other people who will assist you in your transition and throughout your time at the Court, you will meet and acquaint yourself with your peers and classmates. During orientation, you will receive the tools needed to begin and succeed in your first year at Georgian Court.

Q. Can my family attend Orientation?
Absolutely! Please see the Information for Parents to learn more information about Parent Orientation.

Q. What is the attire for orientation?
Orientation activities are casual, so dress for appropriately for comfort and the weather! Be sure to wear comfortable shoes as there will be walking and other activities. Don’t forget a sweater or sweatshirt and an umbrella, just in case!

Q. What if I cannot attend Orientation?
Orientation is a MANDATORY event for all new students at Georgian Court University. If you have any special circumstances that would prevent from participating, please contact the Student Activities Office at 732-987-2606 or email

Q. Who can I call with questions?
For questions pertaining to orientation, you can contact the coordinator of student activities, at 732-987-2606 or For questions about Residence Life, please call 732-987-2331.

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