Bard Transfer Student Arrival and Orientation

Transfer Students should arrive on campus on Tuesday, August 29 between 10am and 2pm. 
You should arrive as early as possible if you plan to move into a residence hall. 

Arrival and Check-in 2017

Arrival Day begins with Check-in on Tuesday, August 29th from 10am - 2pm. When you arrive, go directly to the Gabrielle H. Reem and Herbert J. Kayden Center for Science and Computation (RKC). You will receive a packet that contains an orientation schedule, a copy of the current course list, information about your post office box, and brochures of campus offices and services. If you plan to reside on campus, you’ll also receive keys to your residence hall and room. Representatives from Health Services, the Office of Student Accounts, Financial Aid, Office of Residence Life, Safety and Security, and the Office of Student Affairs will be on hand to welcome you. We offer families a campus tour that begins at noon. 

Orientation events will begin on Tuesday, August 29 at 2:00 pm and will conclude with a local “family meal” on the evening of Friday, September 1. 

Please reserve your time from Tuesday, August 29 – Friday, September 1 for academic advising, course registration, and other mandatory orientation events.