New students and families gather for the President's Welcome on move in day. (by Samuel Stuart)

New student orientation is an exciting time at Pratt. Whether you are a first year student, a graduate student on either campus, or a transfer/relocation student we have a comprehensive program for you. During your orientation, you'll get tons of valuable information and meet other new students.

Read the latest Orientation newsletter!

Pratt will welcome new students for Fall 2019 on the following dates:

August 18 Residence Hall move in for all students —  9 AM–4 PM 
  Parent and Family Orientation — 2–6 PM
  Pratt Community Dinner — 6 PM
August 19–23 Orientation sessions for first time students, including new transfer and graduate students
August 26 First Day of Classes
All new students must submit a photograph for their Pratt ID.

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