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Welcome to Salve Regina! You will soon begin the next phase of your academic journey as a member of our campus community. These webpages provide important information you will need to make your transition to the University as seamless as possible. They will be updated often, so bookmark this section and check it regularly.

Week of Welcome: Sept. 2-7

Our Week of Welcome program provides new students with an educational and enjoyable introduction to life at Salve Regina. You will meet new people, learn about University resources and explore the campus and Newport community. Week of Welcome features several signature events, including the day of service and Convocation. In addition, a variety of evening activities will be offered throughout the week, such as trivia and an outdoor movie.

Please note: Week of Welcome programming is mandatory for all new students, including commuter and transfer students.

Week of Welcome Schedule

Family Orientation

Our virtual orientation program was designed to help families take the critical next steps in supporting their students' successful transition to Salve Regina. The program featured a panel of University staff, students and alumni parents, along with breakout sessions and quick presentations on topics essential to the transition.

Missed the orientation program? Click the button below to access the recording using the password sGKqMdq3.

Family Orientation

Recent Communications

To review messaging related to the coronavirus pandemic, visit Salve Regina's recent communications webpage.

Important Dates and Deadlines


Aug. 1: Deadline to pay the fall semester tuition bill. Late fees will apply after this date. Learn more at

Aug. 1: Deadline to waive participation in the University’s health insurance plan. Only students who are enrolled in a comparable plan may waive coverage. Learn more and waive coverage at

Aug. 2: Deadline to complete Salve Regina’s online Orientation program, which is designed to prepare members of the Class of 2025 for their time on campus. Access the online Orientation at

Beginning Aug. 11: Students participating in fall sports arrive on campus for preseason. Move-in dates are sport-specific and student-athletes will receive more information from their coaches.

Aug. 30: Move-in day for international students and U.S. citizens living abroad (if invited by their counselor to attend). Students should complete the registration form at by Aug. 1.

Aug. 31 and Sept. 1: Move-in days for the Class of 2025. Students will report directly to their assigned residence hall for check-in.

Aug. 31: Deadline to submit emergency and missing person contact information. The emergency and missing person contact form is available at


Sept. 2-7: Week of Welcome for new students. This engaging program is designed to help students meet people, learn about Salve Regina and its campus and prepare for a successful college career. Learn more at

Sept. 8: First day of classes for the fall 2021 semester. See the full academic calendar at

May (Past Dates and Deadlines)

Beginning May 6: Students receive their network username and password via email. These credentials allow students to check their Salve Regina email, access their course schedule and grades, participate in online course activities, register for emergency notifications and more. Credentials are usually generated 4-5 business days after the deposit date.

May 10: Student health portal opens at Completed health records must be submitted by June 15. Learn more at

May 15: Deadline to complete financial aid verification paperwork. Students and families selected for verification will be notified by the Office of Financial Aid.

May 15: Deadline for students accepting the federal loans offered in their financial aid award to complete master promissory notes and entrance counseling. Links are available at

May 17: Housing agreements open in MyHousing at The housing agreement and questionnaire provides the Office of Residence Life with the information necessary to assign students a roommate and residence hall room. Housing agreements must be submitted by July 1.

May 17-24: First opportunity for students who studied Spanish, French or Italian in high school to complete the language placement exam. Students should take the exam before meeting with their summer advisor.

June (Past Dates and Deadlines)

June: Recommended timeframe for students with documented disabilities to submit requests for academic accommodations to the Office of Disability Services. Learn more at

June 1: Fall course registration opens and advising meetings begin. All students are assigned a summer advisor to assist with course registration during one-on-one sessions. Learn more at

June 1: Preferred deadline to submit requests for housing accommodations to the Office of Disability Services. Housing accommodations are provided on a case-by-case basis due to documented disabilities and medical conditions. Learn more at

June 14-21: Second opportunity for students who studied Spanish, French or Italian in high school to complete the language placement exam. Students should take the exam before meeting with their summer advisor.

June 15: Deadline to submit completed health records at Students who do not complete their health record will be unable to register for spring 2022 courses until the record is received. Learn more at

June 30: Deadline to apply for Service Plunge, a challenging and fun opportunity to lead and learn through service. The online application is available at

July (Past Dates and Deadlines)

Beginning in July: The Office of the Registrar receives Advanced Placement (AP) scores for students who designated Salve Regina on their exams. Exam results and transfer credit may require students to adjust their fall schedules. Learn more at

July 1: Deadline to submit the housing agreement to the Office of Residence Life. The housing agreement and questionnaire is available in MyHousing at

July 15: Deadline to submit an official high school transcript to the Office of Admissions. Transcripts must include graduation date and final semester grades. College transcripts with final grades for dual enrollment courses and AP or IB score reports can also be submitted at this time.

Late July: Housing assignments announced. Instructions for accessing housing assignments will be sent via email