Great Start Registration

Great Start 2024 Weekends

Great Start is a required program for all incoming first-year commuter students. If you plan on commuting/living off campus, you should expect to attend one of the four Great Start weekends this summer. Program registration opens on Wednesday, May 1. Weekends have a registration cap. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Weekend 1: June 29-30
    • Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 25 at 5 p.m.
  • Weekend 2: July 13-14
    • Registration Deadline: Tuesday, July 9 at 5 p.m.
  • Weekend 3: July 27-28
    • Registration Deadline: Tuesday, July 23 at 5 p.m.
  • Weekend 4: August 3-4
    • Registration Deadline: Tuesday, July 30 at 5 p.m.

How to Register 

Students who have submitted the "Live-On Requirement Exemption Request" and have had this exemption request approved by Housing can register for a Great Start session.

To access the Great Start weekend registration form, first-year commuter students should go to their Applicant Portal. Once in the Applicant Portal, click the "Events" tab and scroll down to Great Start.

Students with an approved "Live-On Requirement Exemption Request" can also register via this link: Applicant Portal.


Great Start Information Sessions

Want to learn more about what to expect during your Great Start weekend? Attend one of our virtual information sessions. Chat with our Great Start counselors and meet fellow incoming commuter students as you discover all that Great Start has to offer. 

Information Session Dates

Thursday, May 9, 2024
Time: 6:30 pm EST

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Time: 6:30 pm EST

Monday, June 17, 2024
Time: 6:30 pm EST

Meeting ID: 553 810 2878
Passcode: GS2024

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