Prior to the start of Week One on August 23, Clark will hold four free pre-orientation programs sponsored by the offices of Multicultural and First Generation Student Support, Student Accessibility Services, and International Students and Scholars. These free programs are designed to provide a strong foundation for success during your time at Clark, and in future endeavors. All programs will provide you with a peer mentor, along with opportunities to make friends and connect with campus resources.

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ACE Institute

The ACE Summer Institute is the University’s free, two-week pre-orientation program for students who identify as first-generation college students.

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Connections is a three-day, leadership-themed program that gives incoming ALANA/multiracial students the tools they need to get involved at Clark.

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Early Orientation

Early Orientation helps make your transition to college successful by providing you with a solid overview of the accessibility services Clark offers.

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International Orientation

Over four days, you'll learn about the academic, social, cultural, and legal aspects of life at Clark and in the U.S. Bring your passport, visa, and I-20.

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