New Student Orientation

Costello hall and stac front lawn

Spartan Journey Orientation Program: Summer 2022

Congratulations and welcome to St. Thomas Aquinas College! We’re delighted to have you on board. We’ve prepared an exciting, information-rich orientation program to prepare you for your first semester at STAC.

New Student Orientation (NSO) - Spartan Journey Program - 2022

Spartan Journey is an engaging 5-day orientation program that will take place in person where you will learn what to expect at STAC and how to use all the resources available to you as a new Spartan.

The program covers topics such as Spartan Pride, Student Resources, Meeting Fellow New Students, Academic Preparedness, and more!

Register Here

Check-In for resident students will open at 8:30 AM on Thursday, September 1, 2022 - Please follow Residence Life information for your check-in process.

You will be emailed a session confirmation upon receipt of your online registration.

New Summer Student Orientation comprises several key (mandatory) components:

Registration Days will take place on campus on specific dates throughout the summer. You will develop your own schedule and get to know some of the key faculty members in your area of study. STAC’s Academic Advising team will be available to assist.

Spartan Journey is the main focus of our New Student Orientation program, as it gives you the opportunity to get acclimated to life at STAC, and the best way to launch a successful collegiate career.

Plan to be in attendance on the following dates: Thursday, September 1, 2022- Monday, September 5, 2022. 
We will send you a detailed schedule directly to your email and your home. 

Spartan Start, the final piece of New Student Orientation, takes place the first week of the Fall semester. There will be more information forthcoming throughout the summer regarding Spartan Start.

*IMPORTANT - We welcome all parents and family to attend. Details on parent participation will be included in future correspondence. You may have received your welcome packet, or you will be receiving it shortly. You MUST follow the directions provided to access your stac.edu email account. From now on, we will solely communicate with our students through the stac.edu email.

Explore Next Door Trip Registration

Registration is officially open for STAC’s exciting “Explore Next Door” trips! Please take a look at the events below and click the link to sign up for your favorite. As a reminder, please only select one trip to take part in:

Registration ends on August 14th at 11:59 PM, so be sure to sign up as soon as you can! (Important note: in order to attend your “Explore Next Door” trip, you must be signed up and registered for our Spartan Journey New Student Orientation Program.)

If you have questions or require additional information, please contact the Office of Student Engagement at 845-398-4084 or email [email protected].

We look forward to welcoming you as a Spartan to the STAC Family!