Pirate Adventure

photosPirate Adventure is a mandatory two-day program for all freshmen. You will meet other incoming students, professors and your mentors. You'll also receive your laptop, student ID card and Fall Semester academic schedule.

Confirm Your Attendance
at Pirate Adventure

To confirm your attendance, click the Sign In button on the right. Your username and password were mailed to you upon receipt of your deposit. Haven't received anything? Make sure you've made your tuition deposit. It takes about two weeks after your deposit is received for your account information to be sent out. If it's been more than two weeks since you deposited, contact the Office of Freshman Studies at (973) 761-9740 or freshman@shu.edu.

Placement Testing

Some students need to take placement tests in English, math and/or a foreign language in order to be placed in the correct course level.  Testing is based upon your SAT or ACT score.  Read more about Placement Testing »

For Parents

Information for parents regarding Financial Aid, Health Forms, and more »

Freshman Orientation Weekend

Save the dates for our Freshman Orientation Weekend, or Pirate Weekend, August 21-24. This mandatory event helps all freshmen get acclimated to the University and includes your first University Life Class.

Questions? Contact Freshman Studies
(973) 761-9740

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To Do List for Pirate Adventure!

Sign in to PirateNet.shu.edu to complete your to-do's!
  • Confirm your attendance at Pirate Adventure. 
  • Complete your placement testing. Questions? Contact Freshman Studies at (973) 761-9740.
  • Complete your Medical Insurance Waiver if you already have health insurance and do not want the Seton Hall plan. The waiver is available on PirateNet May 1.
  • Accept your Financial Aid Awards (if applicable). Financial Aid Awards are mailed after March 1 to all students who filed the FAFSA. If you would like to be considered for aid, please complete the FAFSA form as soon as possible at www.fafsa.gov.
  • The Health Form is currently being revised and will be available shortly.
  • Pack your bag to attend your scheduled Pirate Adventure!

What Should I Take
to Pirate Adventure?

  • sheets
  • blanket
  • pillow
  • towels
  • alarm clock
  • toiletries
  • spending money
  • jacket/sweater
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