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Winter Orientation

Welcome to Southern!

The Winter 2025 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. Please watch the orientation videos listed on eClass and complete the associated quizzes by Friday, January 17th.

New Student Arrival Agenda:
  • University Welcome and Breakfast : 9:00 a.m. Dining Hall 
      • Parents are invited to attend
  • Enrollment Activities: Wright Hall
      • Following breakfast and orientation until 2:00 p.m.
      • If you are unable to arrive on campus by 2:00 p.m., please call Renita Moore at 423.236.2575 upon arriving
  • Title IX Orientation: 6:00 p.m. Bietz Center Grid (2nd floor) 
      • Supper will be provided
      • Required for all students, parents do not need to attend