Summer MAP Days & Welcome Weekend

Welcoming our newest Stormy Petrels

Welcome Class of 2026

The start of your Oglethorpe journey begins at Welcome Weekend. Packed with activities, mixers and guest speakers, this three-day orientation helps new students get acquainted with campus life. We’ll see you soon, Petrels!


Welcome Weekend Schedule


Important Dates

  • Friday, June 1: Course Preference Form Due
  • Friday, June 9/10: First round of Housing Assignments/Roommates Released
  • Friday, June 24: MAP Day Option #1 (FULL)
  • Sunday, July 10: Second round of Housing Assignments/Roommates Released
  • Friday, July 15: MAP Day Option #2
  • Monday, August 1: Enrollment Forms, Final Transcripts, & AP/IB Score Reports Due
  • Friday, August 5: MAP Day Option #3
  • Friday, August 12: Payment Arrangement Deadline
  • Friday, August 26: Move-in day for residential students, Welcome Weekend Begins
  • Saturday, August 27: Welcome Weekend Day 2
  • Sunday, August 28: Welcome Weekend Day 3
  • Monday, August 29: First Day of Classes!