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New Student Orientation: Bearing Witness on the Journey

Congratulations on your admittance to Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary! We welcome you to the City of Evanston, the shores of Lake Michigan, and the campus of Northwestern University. You join a community that is over 165 years old and includes thousands of living alumni who are engaged in ministry across the country and throughout the world.

The 2019 Fall Orientation for new students will be August 27 - August 30, 2019, with International Student Orienation preceeding on Tuesday, August 20 - Friday, August 23, 2019. Besides providing time to take care of necessary administrative tasks, the orientation schedule connects new students with their classmates, introduces basic concepts of theological education, and includes opportunities for worship, academic advising, getting acquainted with the Evanston area, and, of course, sharing food. For questions or needs related to 2019 Fall Orientation, please contact Cassidhe Hart, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students, at or 847.866.3948.

You can find more information about this year's Fall Orientation here.

August 27, 2019 - August 30, 2019

Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary

2121 Sheridan Road
Evanston , IL 60201

Timetable For Students Starting in Fall 2019:

June 15, 2019
Registration for fall classes opens

August 20 - August 23, 2019
International Student Orientation

August 27 - August 30, 2019
2019 Fall Student Orientation

September 3, 2019
First day of Classes