Legacy 61 FAQs


Registration for Legacy 61: The New Student Experience is now live!

Degree-seeking first-year students admitted for Fall 2024 are eligible to attend.

What can I expect at Legacy 61?
  • Meet 100+ other new students in large and small group settings.
  • Meet Florida Atlantic staff and student leaders.
  • Participate in fun activities and team builders.
  • Learn tips and tricks on how to be a successful student.
  • Learn about Florida Atlantic traditions and culture.
  • Learn how to take advantage of opportunities available to you as a Florida Atlantic student.
  • Learn leadership skills and the leadership opportunities for you on campus.
  • Learn how to make the most of your college experience.
  • Become a part of the Florida Atlantic legacy.

Go Owls!

Who can attend Legacy 61?

Legacy 61 is a retreat for new students only. Degree-seeking first-year students admitted for the Fall 2024 semester are eligible to attend. Parents and family members are not able to attend Legacy 61. We encourage parents and family members to attend our annual Parent & Family Weekend, which takes place during the Fall semester.

When is Legacy 61?

Legacy 61: The New Student Experience will be hosted on August 11 - 13, 2024.

Where is Legacy 61?

Legacy 61 will be hosted on the Boca Raton Campus of Florida Atlantic. Transportation is included in the cost of registration and will be provided for all campers to and from off campus facilities.

How do I register for Legacy 61?

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration includes travel, lodging, meals, activities, and giveaways throughout the duration of Legacy 61. Registered attendees seeking to make a change must contact leadandserve@fau.edu no later than two weeks before the date of the event per the registration policies.

Registration is now open! Pay to be a member of the inaugural first class by clicking here !

Scholarships to aid interested students in attending camp are available on a limited basis. For more information about the scholarship program, click here .


What if I need to help moving in early?

If you need to assist to move in early, please make arrangements to do so on August 11 from 10 am - Noon. Should your guests stay on campus after this time frame, there will be no other time within the Legacy 61 program to engage with them until August 13 at 1:30 pm.

What should I bring to Legacy 61?

For the program, you will need the following items:

  • Appropriate Lounge wear/Active wear
  • Sweater/jacket
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Change of clothing
  • Hat (optional)
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Water bottle
  • An amazing attitude!

Those staying within the hotel should bring these additional items:

  • Sleepwear
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Other items to make your stay more comfortable