First-Year Family Orientation 2020
Welcome parents and families of the Class of 2024+!
We know that while your student begins their journey at Carnegie Mellon University, the whole family is experiencing transition and change. We are here to support family members in addition to our new students. To learn more about the CMU experience and resources available to your first-year student, join us for Move-In and Family Orientation.
Students and families attend sessions August 22-23, 2020, together, then families depart and students continue their Orientation program from the evening of August 23 through August 30, 2020. Classes begin Monday, August 31, 2020.
Move-In: Saturday, August 22, 2020
Morning and Afternoon: Residence hall check-in
Evening: Dinner on your own and activities for students
Family Orientation: Sunday, August 23, 2020
Morning: President's Welcome
Late Morning: College and academic sessions
Afternoon: Family orientation programs, open houses, and events
4-5 p.m.: Families depart campus
Evening: Dinner for students and residence hall activities for students