Right now, colleges and universities are ramping up for summer and fall orientations to welcome new students. Of course, at Localist this makes us think about the exciting opportunities to reach out to new students about your online social calendar.

Orientation is one of the best times to publicize your calendar to new students. Think about it: they arrive on campus eager to engage in their new community, make new friends, and get a sense of what their new campus is all about. Luckily for them, your online calendar can offer an easy way to get involved and spend time out of the dorm room.

Click here for six ways to promote your calendar and take advantage of the publicity wonderland that is orientation.