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Pirate Adventure

New / Transfer Student Orientation

Orientation provides a dynamic experience to connect new students to the University, to learn about resources and expectations, to build your sense of Pirate Pride.

This year, for student and family health and safety, Seton Hall is hosting a virtual orientation experience for new students and their families, starting with virtual Pirate Adventure in June, continuing throughout the summer and culminating with New Student Convocation held during Welcome Week in August. Please check back for updates. 

Information about the University's response to coronavirus (COVID-19) is available here.

Pirate Adventure 2016

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Pirate Adventure

Pirate Adventure is a mandatory program for all freshmen. You will meet other incoming students, professors and your mentors. You'll also receive your Fall Semester academic schedule. To confirm your Adventure date, please email

2020 Virtual Dates: 

  • June 15:  incoming students who are in the College of Arts and Sciences and their majors are in the sciences, math, and computer science fields.
  • June 18: students majoring in Stillman School of Business and College of Communication and the Arts.
  • June 22: students majoring in College of Nursing, College of Education and Human Services, and School of Diplomacy and International Relations.
  • June 25: students majoring in College of Arts and Sciences - Arts, Fast Forward Program, and School of Theology.

Confirm Your Attendance at Pirate Adventure

To confirm your Adventure date, please email

Placement Testing

Some students need to take placement tests in English, math and/or a foreign language in order to be placed in the correct course level. Testing is based upon your SAT or ACT score. Read more about Placement Testing »

For Parents

Information for parents regarding Financial Aid, Health Forms, and more »

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