August Pre-Orientation Programs

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Brandeis' Department of Orientation offers 4 pre-orientation programs: Outdoor Leadership, Social Justice, Sustainability, and Creative Arts. Space is limited and fee waivers are available. The University Counseling Center also offers a RISE (Resilience, Information, Skills, and Experience) pre-orientation program. The RISE application can be found at the bottom of the page. Applications for all pre-orientation programs are open and are due by June, 1, 2019.


Most programs begin Friday, Aug. 23 and continue through Saturday, Aug. 24. 

Note: Students participating in International Student Pre-Orientation, the Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program, the Student Support Services Program, as well as fall scholar-athletes, are not able to participate in pre-orientation programs due to time conflicts.

Pre-orientation Programs: