Here’s what you need to know to get yourself ready for an amazing first year.
New Student Orientation
Sunday, Sept. 2-tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018
All incoming freshmen participate in New Student Orientation. These days of activities are a fun (and important) first step in your Carthage journey.
- Meet other new students, as well as older students who can show you the ropes.
- Learn where everything is on campus.
- Get to know your hallmates, RA, and hall director.
- Make tons of new friends.
- Meet and work with our incredible faculty.
- And much more!
Are you a first-generation college student? Learn more about an optional pre-orientation program just for you!
Before you arrive on campus this fall, check in online through My.Carthage. My.Carthage is the official online portal at Carthage, where students go to access their course schedules, register for classes, and review their finances. You must complete online check-in to participate in New Student Orientation.
My.Carthage Check-in Deadline: July 25, 2018
Ready to make yourself at home on campus? Residence hall and room/roommate assignments will be sent this summer. When you receive your housing information depends on when you turned in your housing application.
If you submitted your application before May 31, you will receive your housing information June 15-20.
If you submitted your application after May 31 but before June 30, you will receive your housing information July 15-20.
If you have questions about housing, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schedules for incoming students will be available online beginning July 25, 2018. Questions? Call your first-year advisor or contact the Center for Student Success, 262-551-5800.
First Year Read
Get engaged, connected, and inspired even before you arrive on campus.
All first-year students will read the same book this summer as part of Carthage’s First Year Read experience.