Welcome to Earlham College, Class of 2019! We want your transition to college life to be successful. This site is for accepted students who have enrolled and will attend Earlham this fall.

Step 1: Assign Academic Advisor
Deadline: June 20

One of Earlham's strengths is the close connection between students and faculty. Faculty members will not only be your teachers, they will also be your advisors, mentors and friends. The first key to your success is getting matched with a faculty advisor who will guide you through your next four years. The Advising Questionnaire must be completed by June 20.


Step 2: Countdown Checklist
Deadline: July 1

Your countdown to Earlham begins by telling us a little more about yourself and your preferences. Click the button below. You will be directed to The Heart, where you need to login with your username and password. After signing in, you will be redirected to the Countdown Checklist. Step through each panel until all steps are completed. The Countdown Checklist must be completed by July 1.


Step 3: Summer Reading
Deadline: August 7

Thoughtful reflection begins early at Earlham. In June, you will receive a book that all first-year students need to read and be prepared to discuss during New Student Orientation.  The summer reading questions must be emailed by August 7.


Begin your Earlham experience sooner

We offer two unique adventures for first-year students who wish to begin their Earlham experience before New Student Orientation. These are optional programs and are not required, but both provide a wonderful opportunity to bond with other students and faculty members to ease the transition to college.

August Wilderness

August Wilderness is a pre-orientation experience for incoming first year and transfer students at Earlham College. Since 1971, Earlham students have started their college careers on a wilderness expedition, making new friends, interacting with faculty members, and gaining self-confidence and self-sufficiency. It is very simply the best way to start your college career. If you are interested in participating in August Wilderness, please submit the application by July 1.

Click here to learn more about August Wilderness

PLACE (Perspectives on Living And Community Engagement)

This pre-orientation program will help you learn what is special about Richmond, Indiana. You will have the opportunity to interact with Earlham teaching faculty and student leaders before classes start, learn about how to get involved in the community, and meet some of your new classmates. This program takes place the week before New Student Orientation from August 16-21, 2015.

Click here to learn more about PLACE


For More Information:


Willow Ansel
Director of Admissions Operations
(765) 983-1259
E-Mail: anselwi@earlham.edu


Bonita Washington-Lacey
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs & Registrar
(765) 983-1515
E-Mail: washibo@earlham.edu


Tracy Dubs
Director of Student Leadership and Runyan Center;
New Student Orientation Coordinator
Email: NSO@earlham.edu

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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admissions