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VENTURE TO ARCADIA
During this required event for new undergraduate students, you’ll get to know classmates, campus, and much more. On-campus Summer Welcome Days will be held on Friday, July 15, Tuesday, July 19, Friday, July 22, and Saturday, July 23. Virtual options—reserved for transfer students and students living 250+ miles from campus—will be held on Thursday, June 23 and Thursday, Aug. 11.
To register, click the button that applies to you:
|After you deposit, activate your Arcadia email address and access PortalGuard. You’ll need to activate your account from a computer and have a secondary device (i.e. your cell phone or tablet) handy to set up your email address, password, and two-step verification.||May email@example.com|
|Activate your Financial Aid Portal.||May firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Submit your housing application. Log into MyArcadia, select “PortalGuard” on your MyArcadia homepage, and click the “StarRez Housing Portal” application.||May email@example.com|
|Complete your Math, English, and Modern Language placement tests by logging into Canvas through PortalGuard. You'll also find practice exams, which we highly recommend! Exams should be taken at a computer.||May firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Upload your health information and immunization documentation, including COVID vaccination and booster information (if applicable), in your Patient Portal.||Aug. email@example.com|
|Submit your photo to the GET app for your KnightCard (once you have your student ID number).||Aug. firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Upload your proof of insurance. Website will be available after July 15.||Aug. email@example.com|
|Submit your final high school transcript.||Aug. firstname.lastname@example.org|
Apply for a passport. If you have one, check the expiration date. Processing time for U.S. passports currently takes up to 18 weeks.
Arcadia is a residential campus, meaning that students who do not live within 25 miles live on campus for their first two years. Our residence life team fosters a welcoming community that celebrates diversity and encourages individuality. With dedicated health and safety support, students who live on campus graduate at a 30% higher rate.