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21 IG Captions to Celebrate the New Semester

published Jan 2, 2024
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The holidays are over, a new set of classes has begun, and everyone is heading to campus again. It’s time for a new semester! And what better way to announce you’re back and better than ever than with an Instagram announcement?

Whether you’re ready to pick back up right where you left off before break, or you’re looking forward to a fresh start, there’s an Instagram caption that will help you make your intentions clear. So get resettled into your space, reunite with your roomies, snap some IG-worthy pics, and pair them with one of these caption ideas.

Hopeful and Optimistic Instagram Captions for the New Semester

  1. It’s a good semester to have a good semester.
  2. One step closer to turning the tassel 🎓
  3. Excited to be back with my second family.
  4. I have a feeling the tassel’s going to be worth the hassle.
  5. Coming up, on this season of college 📺
  6. In my intelligent and productive era.
  7. New semester, new me.
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Funny Instagram Captions for the New Semester

  1. Get in, loser, it’s a new semester.
  2. My alarm is making a comeback. 
  3. Had to turn my Canvas notifications back on 😭
  4. 8 a.m.’s are so last semester.
  5. My degree is playing hard to get. 
  6. We are soooo back!
  7. Semester motto: Keep your friends close and your study snacks closer 🍕

Quote Instagram Captions for the New Semester

  1. “The best is yet to come.” – Frank Sinatra 
  2. “Thank u, next.”  – @arianagrande 
  3. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin
  4. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney
  5. “A lot going on at the moment.” – @taylorswift
  6. “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.” – David Bowie
  7. “Make yourself proud.” – John Green

Maegan Bellassai

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Maegan Bellassai is a Musical Theatre major at Ithaca College in upstate New York. She has a passion for singing, dancing, acting, and creating content. She has walked as a model in New York Fashion Week, performed off-Broadway at the prestigious 54 Below, and is an avid Disney-lover.

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