Students celebrating at the Prescott Campus Orientation Event


Hello, incoming Eagles. We are excited to welcome you to campus! Be sure to continue to check your Embry-Riddle email address for notices about Orientation and move-in.

Convocation Ceremony

Parents and families are invited to join for a live-stream presentation of Convocation on Friday, Aug. 26, at 9:15 a.m. MST.

Prescott Campus Convocation Live Stream

Portal becomes active/accessible 15 minutes prior to start time.

A New Student Orientation Guide providing a wealth of information for students and families to prepare for the upcoming semester, including registration instructions, will be mailed to students who have submitted a tuition deposit. We encourage all new Eagles and families to review this guide for all the other valuable information and resources it provides.

Fall Orientation 2022

  • Housing Move-In – Wednesday, Aug. 24
  • Orientation Program – Thursday, Aug. 25 to Sunday, Aug. 28

Parent/Family Information

An in-person Parent/Family Orientation session will take place on move-in day (Wednesday, Aug. 24). Parents and family are welcome to kick off Orientation with their students on Thursday, Aug. 25, and can plan to travel home on Thursday afternoon.

A robust online Orientation for parents and family members can also be found at

If you have not yet done so, we also encourage you to take a moment to sign up to be a member of the Prescott Parent & Family Association. This will give you additional access to an ongoing newsletter and other information designed specifically for parents and families.

If you have housing or move in questions, please contact Housing & Residence Life at or call 928-777-3744.

Advising/Course Registration

If you have questions about course registration, please contact your academic advisor. You should have received a welcome email from your advisor that contained a registration guide and information for how to book an appointment with your advisor should you need to. If you are unsure who your advisor is, please login to ERNIE and click on “My Advisors” located on the left-hand side of your ERNIE homepage. You can find your college registration guide on ERNIE under your college in the Services tab.

Your Orientation Team

Student Orientation Leaders

Our team of current student leaders will be on campus during Orientation to help guide you through Orientation at Embry-Riddle. New students will be placed together in groups led by an Orientation Leader. These groups will get together so that students can meet new people, get questions answered and have fun. 

Important Dates

Fall 2022 Semester


August 29 First day of classes


September 2

Last day to add classes

Last day to drop with 100% refund

September 5 Holiday – Labor Day
September 16 Last day to drop classes
September 17 "W" grades begin for dropped classes
September 23 Last day to complete "I" grades for Summer
September 30 Last day to apply for Fall Graduation


October 6 No Classes – Fall Expo
October 13-14 No Classes – Fall Break
October 17 Midterm grades due


November 7 & 8 Registration for Seniors and Masters
November 9 & 10 Registration for Juniors
November 11 Holiday – Veterans Day
November 14 & 15 Registration for Sophomores
November 16 & 17 Registration for Freshman
November 18 Last day to withdraw or audit classes
November 23-26 Holiday – Thanksgiving


December 8 Last day of classes
December 9 Study Day
December 10, 12-15 Final Exams
December 17 Commencement

*Subject to change