New Student Orientation

We can’t wait for you to become a Knight!

Getting Started

The Knight App

Find your comprehensive new student checklist on the Knight App—your primary hub for accessing essential campus communications and information. The checklist includes information about your:

  • University Housing and Dining Plan
  • Textbooks & Course Materials
  • Travel to Campus

As your student portal, the Knight App is where you can:

  • Access information about campus offices, events, resources, and tools
  • Stay notified about University-sponsored events and activities
  • Communicate and interact through curated Groups
  • Subscribe to event calendars
  • Customize your user experience based on your interests

To access the Knight App, log in with your new University email and password

Move-In & Orientation Schedule

Full schedule details will be added as they are finalized.

August 26: Move-in Day

  • Check-in to University Housing at your Residence Hall
  • Receive your student ID
  • Meet your RA, receive your room key, and start moving in!

August 27: Orientation Day

  • Welcome presentation
  • iPad deployment
  • Connect with university resources & support
  • Meet your mentors
  • Activities and games

August 28: First Day of Classes!

Plan Your Trip

Learn about local attractions, dining, and lodging in the surrounding Rockbridge area.