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The Freshmen Are Coming! Class of 2015 Moves In to Duquesne

Duquesne University will welcome the incoming class of 2015 to campus during the annual Freshman Move-In.


The freshmen will move into campus residence halls before beginning the University’s Orientation program and kick off of the new academic year.

The 1,350 freshmen represent one of the most academically prepared and ethnically diverse incoming classes, with students hailing from 28 states and 19 countries.


When: Monday, Aug. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh

Information: Media are invited to cover this event, but are asked to call Rose Ravasio in the Office of Public Affairs at 412.818.0234 to arrange parking.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.