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Entering Students

Picture of a student at Summer Registration III, 2010.

Summer Registration

Choose your courses, learn about our traditions, and meet members of your class. SR is led by talented upperclass Orientation Leaders (OLs) that have thrived at EC.

Fall Orientation

This four-day program helps new students transition to college life at EC. Get a head start on classes, experience residence hall life, and meet new students. You will receive your freshman beanie, battle the OLs in a tug-of-war, and begin to experience the rich history and traditions of EC.

Candlelight Ceremony

Connect with your classmates and EC's storied past while you contemplate what lies ahead for you at Elmira College.

Family Weekend

Reconnect with your parents with entertainment, honor society inductions, athletic competitions, local tours, and the annual Family Weekend Dance.

Experience Tradition

Mountain Day, Holiday Banquet and Ball, Core classes, Octagon Fair, the Honors and Recognition Banquet, theme dinners, club participation, freshman writing course, athletic success...by the end of your first year, these and other proud traditions will have become a part of you, securing your own place in the legacy of Elmira College.