Getting Started at Adelphi


Matriculation, Spirit Day and Book Presentation

Adelphi University officially welcomes students of the Class of 2022 on Sunday, August 26.

Matriculation Ceremony

Check-in at 11:15 a.m.*
Center for Recreation and Sports (CRS), First Floor Lobby
Bring Adelphi student ID for swipe-in attendance

The Matriculation Ceremony is required for first-year students. The event is a time-honored Adelphi tradition wherein the Board of Trustees, senior administration and faculty welcome first-year students to the Adelphi community of scholars.

This year’s Keynote Speaker is Carmen M. Ortiz ’78, Counsel, Anderson & Krieger and former U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts.

* First-year students enrolled in the Robert B. Willumstad School of Business will attend an Orientation program from 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. in the Performing Arts Center Concert Hall prior to the Matriculation check-in.

Spirit day Activities

At 1:00 p.m., join us for an afternoon of fun, food and friends – old and new – until the day ends with spirited activities.

Welcome, new Panthers!


For further information, please contact:

Division of Student Affairs
Nexus Building, Room 303
p – 516.877.3660
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