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May Orientation

We look forward to meeting you in person at New Student Orientation! Please see below for your program’s Orientation dates.  Events and activities are scheduled from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day, so please plan your travel with that in mind.  Attendance is required at all orientation events.

More details about Orientation will be posted as we get closer to the events. 


Congratulations! We are excited that you will be joining us and looking forward to your arrival on campus! New Student Orientation will take place on Wednesday, May 22nd through Friday, May 24th.

We are planning some great sessions and activities to introduce you to your program, the University, and the surrounding community. The next few weeks will be very busy for you as you prepare to begin this new and exciting journey. We are here to help!

These pages contain all of the information that you will need regarding Orientation. This is a dynamic website. You will see that some of the links are not active at this time. This is intentional. We will add more details as they become available so please remember to check back to the website often! We will continue to update you via these pages as we get closer to Orientation. If at any point you have questions for which you cannot find an answer, please email us at and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Welcome to RFU!


Welcome to the Rosalind Franklin University Community!

The Division of Student Affairs and Inclusion is a central department dedicated to meeting your needs while you are a student in one of our 18 academic programs at RFU.

As you continue your journey, please familiarize yourself with the services and opportunities available at RFU. We understand that balancing the demands of your academic work and your personal needs and responsibilities will be paramount to your success. I encourage you to engage and invest in this community – with your fellow students across the professions and with the faculty and staff. There will be many existing opportunities available to you for learning, entertainment, balance, and service both in and outside of the formal curriculum. However, there is also an opportunity for you to create the experience that best meets your needs. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is a commitment to individual perspectives and needs within this community.

If you have ideas for new initiatives, desire to explore your options further or if we can help you along the way, please reach out to our staff. We want to hear from you!


Rebecca L. Durkin, MA
Vice President for Student Success and Inclusion