Santa Clara University

New Student Orientation

What to Bring to Orientation

When packing, please include the following items (amongst other things):

  • A government-issued photo identification
  • Orientation Parking Permit (sent via a pre-session prep email from our office)
  • Notebook and pens/pencils
  • Your copy of the Common Reading Book
  • Pillow, sheets (beds are twin XL), blanket, and/or sleeping bag
  • Towel, shower shoes, and toiletries
  • Alarm clock
  • Refillable water bottle

Santa Clara temperatures in July are typically 80 to 95 degrees during the day and 65 degrees at night. Please wear comfortable, casual attire and bring a sweater or light jacket.

 What to bring to Orientation

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