New Student & Family Programs Orientation Academic Advising and other critical activities happen during this overnight program. Families Now that your student is a Corsair, you, too, are part of the UMass Dartmouth family. Dates & Deadlines Dates and deadlines for all Orientation events. FAQs Get the answers to most commonly asked Orientation questions. Commuters As a commuter at UMassD, you’ll be part of a close-knit community. Veterans Learn about services and benefits.