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Parents and Guardians

The Orientation program is an important aid to the College transition for both students and their families. We've designed the Orientation schedule to give both you and your student the best start possible at Gordon College.

Seeing your student off to College is an important family milestone, whether it's your first child to college, the first person in your family to attend college, or you are seeing your youngest child make their own start at college. Gordon Orientation Welcome Week seeks to include parents and families in this time of transition, and design Arrival Day and Family Day programming to support and inform families about their student's and their family's transition to College life.

Your student can register you and other family members for Arrival Day and Family Day when they confirm their Welcome Week registration online!

Our series of information sessions on Friday and Saturday seek to connect you to campus resources and offices you or your student will need to make, and where you may have business or communication to be made with these departments or programs. We celebrate the launch of your student at Gordon with a special Service of Affirmation & Assurance on Saturday afternoon, followed by a brief time to say goodbye to your student before they embark on their own Gordon adventure.

If you have a question not answered on our Frequently Asked Questions page or elsewhere on the Orientation site, please call the Office of Student Life at  978.867.4263 or email .

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