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A School of Business graduate smiles and celebrates with her grandmother at a 2018 Commencement ceremony

Celebration time

Commencement is a time filled with excitement and achievement.


After all of the hard work, study sessions and final exams, the grades are finally in and it's time to celebrate with your Bobcat. Reunite with your son or daughter in May at one of 7 Commencement ceremonies in the People’s United Center on the York Hill Campus.


New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

Getting to know the university is as important to you as it is to your student. Join us for a one-day session in June on our beautiful campus to take tours, meet with administrators and learn about the resources available to you as a Quinnipiac parent.

A student and her father lay on the grass of the Mount Carmel Campus quad during an orientation session

Friendly introduction

Our students aren't the only ones who come to campus each June to learn the ropes. We have a specially designed parents orientation track, too.

Freshman Welcome Receptions

A student smiles with her mother and father at a Freshman Welcome Reception

A Bobcat welcome

Our students, alumni and staff welcome our new students into the Quinnipiac community each year at locations throughout the United States.

Freshman Welcome Receptions

Meet Bobcat alumni, upperclassmen and special university guests at social receptions exclusively for incoming freshmen students and their parents. Events are held throughout the summer at locations in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts.

Welcome Receptions