First-Time College Students (freshmen)

All incoming first-time college students (freshmen) must complete Islander Launch orientation. 

The 2024 First-Year Islander Launch Program is available for planning purposes.

To reserve a seat, students must:

  1. Be admitted for Summer 2024 or Fall 2024
  2. Claim your Island ID/password and set up Duo 2-factor authentication
  3. Reserve a seat for Islander Launch Orientation
  4. Use the Island ID/password to view the reservation confirmation in your Islander email

2024 Islander Launch orientation dates for first-time college students (freshmen) include:

  • July 25-26 (closed)
  • July 29-30 (closed)
  • August 5-6
If you’re unable to attend any of these events, we encourage you to email us at to discuss possible accommodations.