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  • New Student Programs

    Welcome to Goucher College! You're probably excited (and maybe a little nervous) about coming to college. There are so many new things to see, do, and learn on campus. But you probably have a ton of questions, which is why the Office of New Student Programs is here for you!

    The Office of New Student Programs is available by email and telephone. We work with our new and incoming students to help through this transition and are available to answer any question or address any concern.

    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. EST

    Contact: Ms. Michele Hosey, Director of New Student Programs, firstyear@008hotel.com, 

    Social Media: Instagram (@gouchernsp) TikTok (@nspgoucher

    The Office of New Student Programs employs a staff of current undergraduate student Goucher Guides who serve as your hosts on campus through the New Student Orientation program. You'll meet our Goucher Guide leads in January! 

    The Goucher Guide staff is lead by three fantastic Lead Goucher Guides, Mya, Briana, and Jordan!

    Your journey to beginning your Goucher College experience starts with the The New Student Roadmap. This checklist is your guide to the steps you will complete prior to your arrival on campus.

    You'll arrive on campus for to move in, and receive information on when to do so from the Office of Residential Life. Here's a brief list of what (and what not) to pack! If you are a commuting student, please join us on campus to check in for New Student Orientation on January 27, 2024. 

    Next up, you'll attend New Student Orientation. This very important program is your official welcome to Goucher College, introducing you to traditions, important people and places, as well as outlining requirements and showing you "the ropes" of coming to Goucher College. 

    Our first day of school is Monday, January 29, 2024!

    Here are some other opportunities for you to become acclimated and feel at home faster at Goucher College:

    We're excited to welcome you to campus!