Annapolis Opening Week 2024

Classes for the 2024–25 academic year will begin on Thursday, August 22, 2024, with New Student Orientation and Convocation happening during that week. As plans and schedules are finalized, we will update this page, so check back often.

St Johns College Annapolis Campus Spring Wide 2019

Housing, Orientation, & Convocation Information

Saturday, August 10

Earliest date first-year international students are permitted to arrive on campus.

Wednesday, August 14

Arrival and move-in for first-year students attending Pritzker Bridge Program.

Wednesday, August 14–Saturday, August 18

Pritzker Bridge Program in session.

Monday, August 19

  • 9 a.m.–12 p.m. First-year students check-in, pick-up keys, and move into the Residence Halls
  • 1–4 p.m. Sophomore, junior, and senior student check-in, pick-up keys, and move into the Residence Halls
  • 3–3:30 p.m. Class of 2028 Class Photo
  • 3:30–4:15 p.m. First-year students campus tour
  • 3:30–4:15 p.m. Welcome reception & offices/services fair for families
  • 4:15–4:30 p.m. Students join the reception and say goodbye to their families
  • 5:30–7 p.m. Dinner in the Dining Hall
  • 7–8 p.m. Residential community meetings
  • 8–10 p.m. Activities with hallmates

Tuesday, August 20–Wednesday, August 21

First-year student orientation (details available early summer)

Thursday, August 22

  • 9–10 a.m. Convocation rehearsal
  • 10–10:15 a.m. Convocation queue up
  • 10:30 a.m. Convocation
  • 12–1:30 p.m. All-College BBQ
  • 7:30–9:30 p.m. First seminar for all students

Note: All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST) and are subject to change.