Information for New Students
Entering Austin College Fall 2020
Welcome to the 'Roo Community!
This area of the website is designed to provide new students and their parents with important dates leading up to students' arrival on campus in August for orientation.
The College will not require COVID-19 testing prior to the return to campus in August. Students are encouraged to limit travel and activity two weeks before arriving on campus.
The health and safety of our campus community is a top priority. All members of the community are asked to do daily health self-assessments. Austin College has taken extra precautions to ensure the cleanliness, health, and safety of the campus.
The following timeline has been provided for your convenience. Please continue to check this page for upcoming letters, and important dates over the next several months.
9: Fall Course Registration Virtual Advising with Faculty Member
11: Summer Mini Course Registration Opens - four sessions offered
1: First-Year Seminar Course Description and Selection Form Available Online (freshmen only)
4: Fall Course Registration Virtual Advising with Faculty Member - second opportunity
5: Deadline for housing; Deadline for roommate request
15: First-Year Seminar Course Selection Form Due. Learn more about the FYS courses offered.
19: Roommate and Hall Assignments Mailed
20: Move-in times for Freshmen 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
21:Move-in times for Freshmen 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Schedule Confirmation 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
22: Move-in times for Freshmen 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and Schedule Confirmation 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
22-24: Freshman Orientation
23: Move-in times for Transfers 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Zauk Circle
24: Schedule Confirmation and Orientation for new transfers 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
25: First day of Class for the Fall Semester
9: Fall Break
23-27: Thanksgiving Break
7-11: Fall Semester Finals