Welcome to orientation program for newly admitted full-time first-year students,  VIRTUAL SUMMER ORIENTATION! Our brochure, below, will help you navigate our videos, live chat and advisor sessions.


Even though we can't meet in person just yet, we are preparing an interactive and enriching virtual program to help you and your family become better aquainted with all that King's College has to offer. 

Our Virtual Summer Orientation includes a welcome from President Ryan and our orientation leaders, as well as informational videos about Catholic and Holy Cross Identity, Security and Parking, Health Services, Meal Plans, Financial Aid, Residence and Commuter Life, Technology on Campus, Academic Skills,  Academic Advisement and Athletics. These informational videos will be available to students to watch in The Orientation Portal.

In addition, each student will be able to schedule their individual meetings with their summer advisor, in a Zoom chat, to review their fall schedule and discuss any questions they may have. That's why it is so important to complete your questionnaire and placement tests ahead of time!

All video, live chat and appointment links, as well as detailed information for our Virtual Summer Orientation, can be found on The Orientation Portal.
Parents can also view videos and participate in the live chats - more information can be found in our brochure and the Parent Portal.

Prior to Virtual Summer Orientation:

The Becoming a Monarch Orientation Booklet and letter will be emailed to new students who submit their enrollment deposit.  This booklet and letter will provide more detailed information explaining how to access The Orientation Portal where you are required to complete the following:

  1. Establish and update your password in The Orientation Portal.
  2. Access your King's E-mail and check it often! 
  3. Complete the required New-Student Questionnaire. 
  4. Complete the required Placement Tests*.
  5. Sign up for your advising appointment
  6. Watch the virtual orientation informational videos
  7. Complete the required Health Forms

*All placement tests and the student questionnaire must be completed as soon as possible, prior to July. This will allow our staff to create your class schedule and have it ready for when you have your Zoom session with your advisor. 

*Accommodations such as extra time can be arranged by contacting the Academic Skills Center (570)-208-5841) prior to a student attempting the placement test(s) online.