New Students

Welcome to Luther! We're so glad you're joining our community. This website is designed to help you navigate the (sometimes overwhelming) process of becoming a college student.

At a Glance Dates and Times

Registration, Orientation, and Advising Day (ROAD) Dates

Due to replacing our on-campus ROAD experience with a virtual experience, we have updated our ROAD dates. Please mark your calendar with these new dates:

  • Monday, June 29, 2020
  • Monday, July 13, 2020
  • Monday, July 20, 2020

Learn more about ROAD!

Move-In Day

Move-in day for first-year students.

  • Residence halls open 8:30 a.m.
  • Reception for parents starts at 3:30 p.m.
  • Parents leave campus by 5:00 p.m.

Classes start Wednesday, September 2!

Family Weekend

Family Weekend is September 25-27, 2020. Book lodging early!

How to Get Here

If you're coming by car, search for "Luther College" in your favorite map app or use these driving directions.

During the academic year, you may also use Luther's shuttle service, which provides efficient, low-cost transportation for students as they travel to and from areas in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa, including two major airports. Get tickets here.


Facebook Group

Connect with your classmates on the Luther 2024 Facebook group. No parents allowed!