three young students pose together
Will this be your first semester at ʿⱦapp? Are you a returning student who has been away for a while? We want to meet you to help you get off to a great start at ʿⱦapp!

Great Start Day is a half-day welcome opportunity to tour the campus and meet with your Success Coach and be prepared for your first day of classes at ʿⱦapp.

Great Start Day takes place on Main Campus, ERC (Building 5), room 100.

Fall 2023 Great Start Day was a Success with over 100 new students participating.

Save the Date: Great Start Day Fall 2024 will be August 9, 2024. More information coming soon.

a large group of students listen to a speaker in an auditorium

Start the day with a welcome from President Buxton and key speakers.

A small group of students listen to a person giving a campus tour

Break into small groups for campus tours.

a small group of students listen to a librarian in the library

Learn about library resources and services.

a small group of students visit the food pantry

Visit the Food Pantry, learn how it works, and grab a snack.