The Pre-Orientation Program provides incoming students with an opportunity to meet peers, familiarize themselves with the Cabrini community, and get a head start on adjusting to college life.
Some students learn the Cabrini campus at college-based retreats while others experience the best that Philadelphia and the surrounding areas have to offer for service, fun, and adventure.
Learn about the city of brotherly love in a Philadelphia Tour.
Relax in amazing local gardens during a Brandywine Garden Tour.
Enjoy nature and new friends through overnight camping and canoeing at Base Camp.
Learn about service, spirit, and solidarity
in the S-Cubed Pre-Orientation
Challenge yourself at an overnight ropes course with Campus Ministry's CAVenture Pre-Orientation.
Meet other minority students for peer mentoring in Cabrini's PUMP Pre-Orientation.
All Pre-Orientation programs take place in August, just before the semester starts. All participants move into their residence halls early and attend a social to meet other program participants.
What better way to start your college career than to meet new people and settle into campus life early?
Registration and PaymentPre-Orientation programs require a $100 payment to reserve your spot and offset program expenses. The PUMP experience, however, is free for participants.
Payment is required during application, which can be completed by mail or online.
Registration for Philadelphia Tour, Brandywine Garden Tour, Base Camp, S-Cubed, & CAVenture
Registration for PUMP Pre-Orientation
Enable students to connect with faculty, staff, and/or peers prior to the start of Orientation.
Create an environment for first-year students to begin to feel connected to the campus community and to feel confident and excited about their college choice.
Expose students to some of the transitional issues they may encounter (e.g., roommates, diversity, choices, peer relationships, etc.) and develop strategies to manage these transitions.
Offer upper-class students leadership experience as student leaders through comprehensive selection, training, supervision, and evaluation programs.
Help students have fun, develop a sense of comfort and community, and be excited about their decision to participate.
For more information, contact Richie Gebauer, Director of the First-Year Experience, at 610-902-8592 or firstname.lastname@example.org.