Welcome to the Cyclone Family! New residential students will be invited to move in on Sunday, January 12th. Please contact our Director of residence Life and Community Standards, Matthew Lavery for more information. 

All new students are invited to take part in an on-ground orientation also taking place on Sunday, January 12th.  Check in will be from 1 pm – 2 pm at the Lackland Center.  Get your student ID, buy books, find your classrooms, meet your fellow cyclones and connect with important campus resources!

New Student Orientation

Sunday, January 12 – 2pm


*Download and print orientation schedule!
*Spring 2020 Welcome Brochure
*Students may visit the Lackland Center any time from 11:00am – 3:00pm to receive their photo ID
*Students may visit the Student Life Suite in the Seay Building any time from 3:00pm – 6:00pm to receive their photo ID
*New residential students may check into their residence hall starting at 11:00am
*New residential students cannot move in without completed immunization forms
*University Store will be open 10:00am – 4:00pm

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Online Orientation Experience

In addition to our in-person Orientation, we have created the following supplemental online orientation information below. Please feel free to clink the links for information about important offices on campus. Once you’ve reviewed this information, please click continue at the bottom of the page for the next steps in this online orientation.

Campus Store

Find your selection of textbooks, computers, supplies and apparel. With apparel sizes available for men, women, kids and baby, the whole family can cheer on Centenary University in style, every season.

The Campus Store also has your Centenary University gift ideas covered, with options ranging from drinkware to diploma frames to Centenary University gift cards.
Check out the Campus Store online!


The Tutoring Center assists students in becoming independent learners by offering resources and various modes of tutoring to help students succeed.

Academic Calendar

The academic calendar is the schedule of academic events by semester, including start and end dates, exam schedules, and holidays.

Academic Success and Advising Center

The Academic Success and Advising Center is the primary source of academic support programs on campus. Students can request academic coaching including goal setting, time management and study strategies training.


The Taylor Memorial Library’s staff is dedicated to helping the Centenary community excel in research and education. It offers an impressive collection of books, online databases, research volumes, industry journals and periodicals.

Writing Collaboratory

The Writing Collaboratory well-trained staff is dedicated to fostering confidence and positive attitudes toward writing through comprehensive, inclusive dialogue. With workshops, peer-to-peer consultation, and Conversation groups the Writing Collaboratory can help with all your writing needs.

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center works directly with students in overcoming difficulties that may interfere with defining and accomplishing educational and personal goals. The Counseling Center offers free services to students including individual counseling, couples counseling (must both be Centenary students), crisis assistance, after-hours Protocol services, consolations, educational programs, suicide prevention training, and referrals.

Health Center

The Health Center staffed by a full-time Nurse Practitioner, a part-time physician and part-time Registered Nurse can help both full-time and part-time student with their medical needs. True emergency walk-ins are always accommodated but all other visits will require a scheduled appointment. Some services provided by the Health Center include but not limited to; well visits, immunizations, gynecological services, contraceptive services, STD/HIV testing, and Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses.

Disability Services

The Disability Services Office works closely with eligible students to arrange for reasonable academic and housing accommodations, which will afford each student the opportunity to participate fully in Centenary University’s services, programs, and activities. Staff members are also available, by appointment, to assist students with developing learning strategies and provide coaching for disability related issues.

Career Services and Community Engagement

The Career Development and Community Engagement Office connects students and alumni with employers and service opportunities in New Jersey and beyond.

Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is located in the Seay Administration building. Not sure where to go start here. The Welcome Center staff would be happy to help you make connections with faculty and staff or help you process outgoing mail, provide residential students with their packages and help with any residential mailbox issues.

Residence Life

The Office of Residence Life works on engaging students outside of the classroom. The goal is to foster student’s development and encourage them to become life-long learners and foster the personal, social and intellectual growth of the students.

Veteran Services

The Office of Veteran Services at Centenary University has been established on firm ground to provide valuable services and resources to student veterans, veteran dependents, active military, and reservists in the Centenary community.  We are dedicated to assisting you in navigating internal and external systems, obtaining educational goals, developing initiatives, and helping to facilitate a seamless transition to the academic arena and successful integration to the campus community.

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