Summer Orientation Schedule

Main Event - Sunday, July 23

*Attendance is required at all applicable events for new students and transfer students.


9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Check-In Events, Iles PE Center

This is when you can pick up your student ID card, receive calendars, schedules, and important documents, take care of finances, and other enrollment requirements. All academic departments and majors will be represented. Please note that you are required to present photo ID when you pick up your student ID card.

Parent Information Sessions, Hulsey Wellness Center

Parents: Come learn how to adjust to your child's first year at college. Discover what they will need from you and how you can support them from home.

The parent orientation sessions will be held concurrently at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. The sessions will be covering the topics listed below:

  • Student Development, Academic Administration, and Health Services

  • Finances, Tax Credits, Meal Plan, Student Employment

  • Campus Safety, IS, Risk Management

7:00 p.m.

Welcome Party, Taylor Circle



New Student Orientation

Tuesday, July 25

7:00 p.m.
Title IX, Lynn Wood Hall Chapel

Wednesday, August 16

8:00 a.m. 
Students will check-in to the Iles Gymnasium for their personalized orientation schedule. The program will be a round robin rotation including 8 different sessions over the 2 day period with 2 events to be held for the entire group at one time. 

8:30 a.m. Campus Ministries - Iles Gymnasium

10:30 a.m. See your schedule for location

1:00 p.m.  See your schedule for location

2:30 p.m.  See your schedule for location

4:00 p.m. See your schedule for location

Thursday, August 17

8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Students will continue to follow the schedule that was given to them, completing the 2 day orientation.

8:00 a.m. See your schedule for location

9:30 a.m. See your schedule for location

11:00 a.m. See your schedule for location


12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Home School, Commuter, Public School Orientation, Presidential Banquet Room


1:00 p.m. Department Orientation - Students will attend their major's academic orientation

3:00 p.m. See your schedule for location


Sunday, August 20

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Organization Showcase, Iles PE Center

Monday, August 21

6:00 p.m.
School/Departments Welcome Parties, Various Locations

Tuesday, August 22

6:00 p.m.
New International Student Orientation, Lynn Wood Hall Room 3050