Frequently Asked Questions


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TRADITIONAL COLLEGE – FAQ

If you have any questions that are not answered on this page, please reach out to the Student Transition Services team at Orientation@hiram.edu.

Students can choose from either an online or in-person orientation for the summer. They must register to be a part of either option. The in-person orientation will still have a few online steps, and these online steps will open April 1.

All students will be invited to campus in late August for a program called First Days, too.

If you are having issues with activating or accessing hiram.edu email address, please contact our Dray Helpdesk at helpdesk@hiram.edu or (330) 569-5313.

At Hiram, Moodle uses single sign-on, meaning students will use their hiram.edu email and password to log in to Moodle. If you are having issues with logging in to Moodle or don’t remember your password, you will need to reset your password through the hiram.edu password manager. You can contact the Dray Helpdesk at helpdesk@hiram.edu or (330) 569-5313 if you are having issues with logging in to Moodle.

We continue to track state guidelines and safety protocols to schedule our move-in day(s). As soon as we finalized our move-in day(s), we will post them here and communicate them via email.

Housing assignments will be sent via email on or around August 1st.

For information on what you should pack when coming to Hiram as a residential student, please review our Suggested Packing List.

We have videos for each of our residence halls on our Residential Education page, located here. Select each of the residence halls to watch a short video that provides an overview, amenities, and tour.

To request academic accommodations, you will need to contact our Disability Services Office. Select here to learn more about requesting academic accommodations. Typical classroom accommodations include extended time for in-class work and exams, texts in alternative format, lower distract testing area, and note takers. If you have any questions regarding academic accommodations, please reach out to our

Executive Director of Health, Counseling and Disability Services, Dr. Kevin Feisthamel at feisthamelkp@hiram.edu.

If you choose to do online orientation, registering for classes will be the final step. We’ll walk you through instructions on how to pick classes and then help you schedule a virtual appointment with an advisor.

If you choose to complete in-person orientation, you’ll register for courses during your in-person orientation date.