Travel Dates

Dormitories open and close precisely on the dates/times below. Students will not be accommodated in the dorm before the stated arrival dates or after the departure dates. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Stephanie Heerschap, the Director of Residential Life at (570) 270-2124 (office), (215) 804-6431 (cell) or


Arrival registration form

2019-20 Arrival Dates:

Virtual Activities Fair Begins

Videos will be shared on the Sem Student Life Instagram and Twitter accounts, and also posted to the Clubs and Excolo page of the website.

All week long, our clubs / teams / groups will be highlighted through videos. Click for more details.

New Student and Family Welcome Meeting
Students and Parents

Join us as we kick off our Orientation Week with a meeting for all new students and their families.

Advisory Meeting
Students and Parents

Students and parents will receive meeting links from their advisor through Google Classroom. There will be two meeting times to try and accommodate student and parent schedules: 9am and 7pm EST.

Meet your advisor and learn about Sem's advisory program.

Brainbusters Trivia
Students Only

How big is your brain? Show off your smarts in this fun trivia competition.

New Student Meetings
Students Only

These three meetings are designed to address the unique experiences of our new international boarding, domestic boarding, and day students.

Guess That Song
Students Only

Who will rise to the top of the charts in this music identification game show?

Diversity/Equity/Inclusion and Affinity Group Meetings
Students and Parents

Hear from the school's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion group, then consider attending a student-led affinity group meeting.

Shafer Says and Other Games
Students Only

Join Mr. Shafer to play his version of Simon Says and other camp-style games.

Grade Level Hangouts
Students Only

Connect with your peers in grade level specific meetings run by Student Government representatives and other student leaders.

Virtual Option Student/Parent Meeting
Students and Parents

For those who have chosen the virtual option, learn more about the school's plan and get your questions answered.

Jackbox Games
Students Only

Enjoy some of the best online multiplayer party games with your new classmates.

Class Dean Drop-Ins
Students and Parents

The Class Deans will be available to answer any last minute questions you may have about the start of school.

2019-20 Travel Dates:

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