For Frosh Trip backpacking trips, you will need a pair of mid-weight hiking boots. There are a number of options available from a variety of retailers. Below are a few examples of suitable boots.
Remember, hiking boots should cover your ankle and fit well with two pairs of sock (a mid-weight wool hiking sock plus a thin synthetic liner sock)
Merrell Moab Mid
Vasque Breeze Mid
Keen Durand Mid