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Students will have until midnight on Tuesday, August 23 to view 4 pre-recorded presentations covering some SCO essentials, such as Security, Mail Service, Library Services, and more. These videos are hosted on this website on the Pre-Recorded Orientation Sessions page.
If you have any problems accessing the video presentations, please contact Erin Jaffe at [email protected]. Remember, you have 4 videos to view in their entirety, so please don’t wait until the last minute.
Over the course of three days (Wednesday, August 24 – Friday, August 26), the Class of 2026 will come to campus to hear from faculty and staff, collect necessary materials, participate in the White Coat Ceremony, and most importantly, get to know each other!
To view a detailed itinerary for your on-campus sessions, please click on the links below:
Wednesday, August 24
Thursday, August 25
Friday, August 26
Student Org Fair & Big Sib/Little Sib Meet-and-Greet
Date: Thursday, September 1
Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Location: The Tower | North/South Classroom
Facilitators: Andrew B. Murphy, SGA President
Important Information and Links
Class of 2026 IRIS
Welcome to SCO & Memphis
Pre-Recorded Orientation Sessions
Memphis Address Registration