Winter Orientation Information

Welcome to Southern!

The Winter 2019 semester is right around the corner, and we can't wait for you to join our Southern family!  As you're gearing up for classes to start, we want to let you know what to expect on your first day, which will be Sunday, January 6.  The day will start with breakfast for you and your family, followed by helpful presentations, last-minute enrollment activities, moving in (if you'll be living on campus), and an evening orientation.


9 a.m.
Breakfast for students and families
Dining Hall (located in Wright Hall)

9:30 - 11 a.m.
Presentations by the Academic Administration, Student Development, and Student Finance
Dining Hall

11 a.m.
Enrollment Activities, such as getting an ID card, finalizing finances, etc.  One you're finished, you can move into the residence hall.

6 - 8 p.m.
Student Development Orientation (students only) - Refreshments will be served
White Oak Room (located in Thatcher South)

*Please note that the 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. activities are required for all new and transfer students.