Freshman Orientation

The Keystone family would like to welcome you to Keystone College! In order to better prepare you for upcoming college life we have created a unique orientation program that consists of a Freshman Orientation Day during the summer dedicated to help you plan your first semester at Keystone College and the multi-day Freshman Weekend at the start of the Fall semester

Phase 1 - Orientation


Choose one.

  • June 17

  • July 13

  • Aug. 13


Attendance at one of our Freshman Orientation Days this summer is required for all incoming students that have been accepted to Keystone College. Orientation Days are designed to introduce new students to the vital information they need to begin classes.

  • Photo ID
  • Health Services requirements
  • Residence life & campus housing
  • Parking permit information
  • Information Technology overview (including MyKC and email account overview)
  • Financial Aid information

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding your attendance, please contact the Office of Admissions at 1-877-4COLLEGE, option #1.

Register Online for Orientation Day

Phase 2 - Welcome Weekend

Move-In day August 21, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Welcome Weekend Agenda (PDF)

Welcome Weekend Acknowledgement of Risk Waiver (PDF)

Adventure Groups

August 21

Choose one.

During the adventure groups, students will participate in various activities, have dinner and end the day together with a bonfire. Choose your top three adventure groups when registering based on level of interest. We will do our best to give you your first choice of adventure groups. Students will find out their group later in the summer. 

  • Keystone Olympics
  • Adventure Challenge Course
  • Take a Hike
  • The Notebook
  • All Things Art
  • Field Day
  • The Gauntlet
  • Internet Killed the Video Star
  • Sword Fight
  • CSI Keystone College
  • Stage Presence
  • Music Celebration and Creation
  • An Afternoon of Softball


August 22

Choose one.

Students will have the option to attend one of the following off-campus activities from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Choose your top two! Dinner will be provided at all locations.

  • Scranton / Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Baseball Game
  • Montage Mountain Waterpark
  • Thomas Cupillari Observatory at Keystone College

Learn more about each Welcome Weekend group and register online.