Welcome to Puget Sound!

We will be welcoming new and transfer students to campus on Friday, August 23, 2024. There may be minor changes to the schedule as we keep the health of students, families, staff, faculty, and the Tacoma community at the forefront of our planning and respond to any updated public health recommendations.

View information about the arrival process, testing, and vaccination guidelines.

Key dates to pay attention to for Passages 2024:

  • April 15:  Passages registration is live! You can find your registration form in your myPugetSound portal.
  • Mid-July:  Immersive Experience assignments are revealed in your myPugetSound portal.
  • August 2:  Required, pre-move-in prevention and educational modules due. You will see these in your To Do list on mypugetsound.
  • August 23:  Move-in Day and the kick-off of Passages.
  • August 23-30:  Passages Week
  • August 24:  Transfer Essentials Day
  • August 24:  Parent Orientation. Sign up through Alumni and Parent Relations to learn more about the wide variety of opportunities and support systems in place for your student and how to best support them at college. Your student will be participating in Passages programming during the Parent Orientation sessions.
  • August 30:  Graduate Student Orientation
  • September 3:  First Day of Classes
  • September 4:  Veterans' Welcome Lunch
  • September 6:  Log Jam
  • September 10: Students, Faculty, & Staff of Color Welcome Dinner
  • September 12:  LGBTQIA+ Welcome Dinner