Hiram College

New Student Arrival Information 2017

Welcome to Hiram! The 2017-2018 academic year will begin before we know it. We will update the information below as we get closer to the start of the next new year.

2016 information:

New Student Arrival is scheduled for Thursday, August 25 unless the student is part of a First Wave group (i.e. teams, etc.). Students living in EVEN numbered rooms will check in between 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and students living in ODD numbered rooms will check in between 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Please refer to New Student Arrival Day Instructions for additional information. The Commuter Student Check-In and Lunch Reception will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the Dining Hall, Private Dining Room #1. If you have any questions about any of the areas below, please do not hesitate to contact the appropriate office.

All students need to be “Cleared to Attend”  through the offices in the checklist below. You can check your status starting August 1st at my.hiram.edu by clicking on Hiram College Portal, then selecting Student Portal and clicking on “Am I Cleared to Attend.” Please check your status before arriving. If you are not cleared through an office, please click on the office for further information.

Other important information:

“First Wave” students who are “cleared” MUST come to the location designated below to pick up check-in packets (includes keys for students residing in the residence halls). Students who are part of a team/group will be registered by the designated coach/group advisor and do not need to register individually.   Each group has been assigned an arrival time. Please do not arrive before the assigned times. These groups include:

Date Time Group Location
August 13 8 a.m. – noon Football Teachout Price Hall – Alumni Heritage Room
August 18 Noon – 2 p.m. Women’s Soccer Bates Hall – Residential Education Office
August 19 Noon – 2 p.m. Men’s Soccer Bates Hall – Residential Education Office
August 19 At noon Women’s Volleyball Bates Hall – Residential Education Office
August 22 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. International Students* Kennedy Center, Jagow Room
August 24 9 a.m. – noon Orientation Attendees Teachout Price Hall – Alumni Heritage Room

*International Students,  if you are flying into the Cleveland airport, please remember to send your complete Travel Itinerary to Nicole Gatrell (gatrellnr@hiram.edu) so that we may arrange to meet you when you arrive. If driving to Hiram, please note that check-in is at the Kennedy Center on Route 700, in the Jagow Room on the first floor.

DINING SERVICES – 330.569.5458

If you are arriving early for a first wave activity, your coach/advisor will coordinate your meals. The Meal Plan begins with dinner on Thursday, August 25 for new students.