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Welcome New Zags to Gonzaga University!

New Student Orientation will take place August 26 - August 31, 2020!

Held before classes begin in August, Fall New Student Orientation is a program to help you get ready to #BeAZag! Fall New Student Orientation begins with Move-In Day and includes programs and activities to set you up for success both inside and outside the classroom and help you thrive in your new community. We are thrilled to welcome you to campus and join you as you begin to "Ignite YOUR Spirit" for Gonzaga University!

Gonzaga University offers students and families four different Orientation Programs consisting of Pre-Orientation Programs, Fall New Student Orientation, Spring New Student Orientation, and Parent and Family Orientation. To learn more about each program and the First Year Experience Programs office, click the appropriate link to the right.

Fall New Student Orientation Move-In Info

Zags will move into their residence halls during Orientation. For more information on the move-in process visit

What can I expect to do at Orientation Week 2020?

First Year Experience Programs and our Zag community of over 200 Orientation Leaders can't wait to welcome you to campus either virtually or in-person. Here are some of the New Student Orientation sessions both virtual and in-person participants will experience during Orientation Week August 26-31, 2020

  • COVID-19 Behaviors and Accountability/First-Year Transition
  • Self-Care and Resilience Skill Building
  • Welcome from the Provost University Core Overview 
  • Mission Based Leadership 
  • Zags Help Zags
  • Transition and Leadership
  • Campus and Virtual Involvement
  • Community Engagement
  • Vocational Discernment and Exploration
  • Commitment to Social Justice and Solidarity
Please contact First Year Experience Programs with any questions at
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Spokane, WA 99258
Crosby Center, Suite 110