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Move-in

Welcome home Sun Devils! Kick off Fall Welcome by moving into your new community. Connect with your neighbors and get ready for your Sun Devil story to begin.

Students should review the Welcome e-Packet for details on their assigned move-in date and time.

Downtown Phoenix campus
August 16 & 17, 2013

Polytechnic campus
August 15, 16 & 19, 2013

Tempe campus
August 17 & 18, 2013

West campus*
August 17, 2013 (Camp Solera participants)
August 20, 2013
*First-year students at West campus, register for Camp Solera today!

ASU Parents Receptions

Polytechnic Family Welcome
Friday, August 16, 2013
2 - 4 p.m.
Mesquite Café, Polytechnic campus

Meet the parents of the 2017 graduating class! Parents will have the opportunity to get campus resources and meet the student services staff that will help your student succeed.
 

ASU Parents Reception
Sunday, August 18, 2013
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Memorial Union - Arizona Ballroom (221), Tempe campus

Meet fellow ASU parents, the Sun Devil Family Association Board and ASU leadership and staff at this informal gathering. Light refreshments provided. Casual attire.
 

Downtown Phoenix Parent Mixer
Sunday, August 18, 2013
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Cronkite Building - First Amendment Forum, 2nd floor (Downtown Phoenix campus
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Mingle with ASU Downtown Phoenix campus parents, faculty and staff at our annual Parent Mixer. Learn about the exciting happenings for your student at ASU, find involvement opportunities and get connected with Parents Association. We look forward to welcoming you to the Sun Devil family. Light refreshments provided. Please RSVP online at http://fallwelcome13.eventbrite.com.
 

West Parent to Parent Brunch
Sunday, August 18, 2013
9 - 11 a.m.
Verde Dining Pavilion (West campus)

Grab a bite of breakfast and mingle with other ASU West parents. Learn about exciting things coming up in the fall for your student, and get connected with the Parents Association. We look forward to welcoming you to the Sun Devil family!
 

Polytechnic Family Welcome
Monday, August 19, 2013
3 - 5 p.m.
Mesquite Café, Polytechnic campus

Meet the parents of the 2017 graduating class! Parents will have the opportunity to get campus resources and meet the student services staff that will help your student succeed.

College Assemblies

College assemblies are a must-attend event for all incoming students. Join your peers at your college assembly, learn more about your academic college, and meet the staff members dedicated to your success. For specific times and locations of your college assembly, please view our schedule of events.

Sunday, August 18, 2013
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Monday, August 19, 2013
Barrett, the Honors College

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
W. P. Carey School of Business
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
School of Letters and Sciences
New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
College of Nursing and Health Innovation
School of Nutrition and Health Promotion
College of Public Programs
School of Sustainability
College of Technology and Innovation

Sun Devil Welcome

Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe campus
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
1:00 - 3:00pm

Don't miss this "must-attend" event - the Sun Devil Welcome. Experience Sun Devil pride at its best - at the official welcome. You will be inspired by ASU President Michael Crow, learn about the opportunities that await you at ASU, sing the Fight Song and kick-off your Sun Devil story. (Mandatory for all first-time freshmen and new students.)

Whitewash the “A”

Tempe Butte (“A” Mountain)
Saturday, August 24, 2013
9:00 – 11:00am

Participate in one of the university’s longest-standing traditions – celebrate the new school year by hiking and painting the “A” white to signify the start of the 2013 fall semester. Enjoy refreshments, spirit and fun with other new students.

Fall Welcome Concert

Wells Fargo Arena, Tempe campus
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
8 – 10 p.m.

You don't want to miss the 2013 Fall Welcome Concert featuring headlining artist Gavin DeGraw and special guest Andy Grammer. Both artists are ranked on the Billboard charts for their respective genres and are excited to come play for the Sun Devil Class of 2017! Doors open at 7 p.m. Concert begins at 8 p.m. For ticket availablity and pick-up information, visit asu.edu/fwconcert. This concert is open to ASU students ONLY. See you at the show!

First Day of Classes

 
Thursday, August 22, 2013

To view your class schedule please visit your My ASU page. Visit our “Ask Me!” booths located on campus for questions and directions.

Culture@ASU Festival

Tuesday, Aug. 20, 3 - 5:30 pm
PV Beach
Campus: Tempe

Meet and be greeted by dynamic students from various cultures! Begin to create your own Sun devil experience; stop by to get a "taste" of culture; preview upcoming, campus-wide events showcasing culture, diversity and inclusion. Stimulate yours senses through food, performance, visual arts, music and more at this ultimate Fall Welcome event where you get an insider's view of Culture@ASU!