Designed specifically for first-year students and their families, this website provides information from across campus—from academics to social life—that will help you navigate your transition to college life. Most importantly, however, it provides a window into what makes Lafayette College a great liberal arts community.

Orientation

Orientation

The mission of the first-year orientation program is to welcome new students to the Lafayette College community. The program familiarizes students with our shared community and academic values and expectations.

Learn more about orientation
First Year

First Year at a Glance

We fill you in about course selection, meal plan selection, residence hall preferences, and more.

Get key information about first-year issues
Academic Tutoring & Training Center (ATTIC)

Academic Support & Services

Academic support includes the Academic Tutoring & Training Center (ATTIC), College Writing Program, student athlete services, and more.

Read about academic support and services
Advising

Advising

Advising helps you define your academic and personal goals, a vital step to success in a classroom, library, laboratory, residence hall, organization, community project, and ultimately, a life of continued intellectual growth.

Visit the advising webpage
Life at Lafayette

Life at Lafayette

Outside the classroom and residence hall, there's much to learn about counseling services, the College Store, recreation services, public safety, and much more.

Learn about life at Lafayette

Class of ’18, We Want to Tell the World about You!

Contact Us

Erica L. D'Agostino '95
Dean of Academic Advising
Class Dean - 1st & 2nd Year Students
Office of the Dean of the College
dagostie@lafayette.edu
(610) 330-5080

Paul J. McLoughlin
Dean of Students
Division of Campus Life
mcloughp@lafayette.edu
(610)330-5082