Classes for the 2017–2018 school year officially begin on Monday, September 4, 2017, but many students will soon return to campus for the Academic Summer Program, International Student Orientation, preseason athletic programs, and leadership orientation and training.
The Academic Summer Program, which begins on Monday, August 14, will bring thirty six new freshmen to campus for a week of academic enrichment and preparation. Session two will start on Monday, August 21.
Also beginning on Monday, August 21 preseason athletes will report to camp, partaking in group exercise, team practice, and scrimmages.
International Student Orientation (ISO) Mentors will come to campus on Sunday, August 27, while ISO begins on Tuesday, August 29.
The next day, August 30, senior peer leaders, prefects, members of SAGE, and the Student Council Executive Board will return.
On Friday, September 1, remaining peer leaders will return.
All new students will register on Saturday, September 2 in the Mollie Dodd Anderson Library. Returning boarding students will register on Sunday, September 3. Returning day students will register on the first day of school, Monday, September 4.