• Playfair

    Meet the entire First Year class during PLAYFAIR

    Welcome to Chapman University!

  • tradition

    Participate in Chapman's history and traditions.

    Welcome to Chapman University!

  • friendship

    Make new friends that will last a lifetime.

    Welcome to Chapman University!

  • support

    Connect with your Fenestra Forum group.

    Welcome to Chapman University!

  • community

    Welcome to Chapman University!

    Join us for great meals under the umbrellas.

» New Student and Family Orientation

On behalf of Residence Life and First Year Experience, welcome to the Chapman Family. We are very excited for your arrival!

Our goal for both Fall and Spring Orientation is to help students and families get settled in and introduced to Chapman University while building lasting relationships in the process. 


Fall Orientation

Check out the videos below to get a first look into this amazing week in August.

Building a Chapman Community

Learning Chapman's History and Traditions

Making Your First Day Stress-free 

Watch more videos here »

Fall Orientation

First Year Students
August 23 - 28

First Year Families
August 23 & 24

Transfer Students
August 25 - 28

Transfer Families
August 25