We’re glad you have chosen to be part of the Kenyon community and look forward to welcoming you to your new home on move-in day.

Orientation Schedule at a Glance

We will post a more detailed schedule in the summer. Until then, here are a few important dates as you plan your trip to Gambier. 

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

  • Orientation check-in and residence hall move-in  
  • Lunch provided for students and family members

2 - 5:30 p.m.

  • Orientation kick-off (students and family members)
  • Parent and family Orientation
  • Student Orientation groups and Orientation programming

5:30 p.m.

  • Dinner (students only)
  • Dinner for first-generation students and their parents 

7 - 9 p.m.

  • Student Orientation programming (students only)

Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022

10:30 a.m.

  • Opening Convocation: You and your classmates are formally welcomed to the Kenyon community during Convocation. Families are warmly invited to attend.

Sunday Aug. 21 - Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022

  • Student Orientation programming (students only)

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022

  • Classes begin