Welcome Class of 2026


We're so glad you're here! You've proven to us that you're ready to make your mark, and there's no better place to do that than Oxford. We are a community guided by eminent faculty and a commitment to discovery; Oxford is a place where liberal arts prepares you to put your ideas to work. In ways big and small, you and your classmates will push learning further, uncover new ideas, and change the way we live in the world.

What's Next Checklist


June 1

  • Review this checklist and all upcoming assignments and deadlines
  • Make sure you are regularly checking your Emory email address
  • Math Placement exam opens in Canvas
  • Placement Exams open (chemistry, first-year writing, and global languages) 
  • Emory Essentials: Oxford Edition, where modules will be completed throughout the summer, opens in Canvas
  • Name Coach opens in Canvas 
  • EmoryCard photo and government issued photo ID image online submission & approval deadline 

June 6

  • Deadline to apply for housing and dining via myhousing portal

July 1

  • Submit required student health forms
  • Submit AP/IB test scores to the Oxford Registrar's Office
  • Mandatory health insurance verification online via OPUS
  • Deadline to complete International Student Welcome registration 
  • For qualified students, New Student Registration with Accessibility Services

July 15

August 1

August 9-11

  • Registration for First-Year students

August 13-19

August 19-23

  • August 19: Move-in day!
  • August 19-23: New Student Orientation begins (international students join the first-year program)
  • First-year students register for classes
  • Student Employment hiring documents due

August 24

  • First day of classes
  • Deadline for completing Part 1 of alcohol.edu and Sexual Assault Prevention modules (Instructions will be sent to your Emory email account when these modules open)
  • Student employment fair held on campus

August 31