I am thrilled that you have chosen to attend Oxford College! You belong among the extraordinary students who make Oxford the distinctive educational community that it is. You’ll feel at home in no time and build lasting bonds with your classmates and Oxford's faculty and staff. Emory University as a whole is your university, and your experiences at Oxford will be the bedrock of your undergraduate journey. I cannot wait to personally welcome you to campus. - Douglas Hicks, Dean of Oxford College

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
  • Deadline to apply for housing and dining via myhousing portal
  • Math Placement exam opens in Canvas
  • Placement Exams open (chemistry, first-year writing, and foreign language) 
  • Emory Essentials: Oxford Edition, where modules will be completed throughout the summer, opens in Canvas
  • Name Coach opens in Canvas 

June 25

  • Incoming Student Survey, Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement, launches via your Emory email 

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 
  • EmoryCard picture due online
  • For qualified students, New Student Registration with Accessibility Services

July 15

August 1

August 5

  • Deadline to complete Beginning College Survey of Student Engagement (check email for link)


  • August 20: Move-in day!
  • International students begin arriving for International Student Welcome*
  • August 20-24: New Student Orientation begins (international students join the first-year program)*
  • First-year students register for classes 
  • Student Employment hiring documents due

We anticipate being able to welcome parents and families to campus for move-in, with limitations on the number of guests who can enter the residential buildings or other campus facilities. New students and families will be provided additional details and protocols regarding Move-in and Orientation Week throughout the summer.

August 25

  • 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)

September 1