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Spring Orientation for New Students

Spring Orientation

Orientation will be held on Monday, January 6, 2020.

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Students will complete additional new student requirements, hear from current students on being successful on campus, and participate in academic department meetings.

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Campus Map

Use the campus map to find your way around.

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Parking Information

Don’t forget to acquire a parking permit and register your vehicle.

Spring Orientation Schedule

Spring Orientation is an abbreviated one-day program designed to get you off to a great start.

Please make sure to bring a government ID with you for check in.

Monday, January 6

8:15 to 8:45 AM Check In and Student Life Expo
Student Solutions Center, Simmons Multicultural Center, Career Center, Wellness Center, Center for Student Involvement, Community Living, Campus Ministries, Athletics, and Campus Safety & Security
Honeyman Pavilion
9:00 to 9:20 AM Welcome
Dr. Anne B. Kerr, President
Dr. Susan Freeman, Vice President of Student Life
Branscomb 202
9:30 to 10:15 AM Family Session
Mike Crawford, Dean of Students
Dr. Carol Ballard, Director of the Counseling Center
Bill Langston, Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid
Branscomb 202
9:30 to 10:45 AM Accountability, Education, and Compliance*
Amanda Blount, Assistant Dean of Student Development
Maggie Merryday, Assistant Director of Accountability, Education, and Compliance
Branscomb 201
10:15 to 10:45 AM Student Success*
Orientation Leaders
Becky L. Higgs, Director of Orientation
Branscomb 201
10:45 to 11:15 AM Academic Department Meetings*
See Nametag for Academic Location
Christoverson Humanities Building
11:15 AM Residence Hall Move-In
Residential Students Only
Various Locations

Optional Events

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Lunch
Lunch voucher can be found inside your folder
1:00 to 1:45 PM Campus Tour
Tours will depart from Tutu's Cyber Café
Departing from Tutu’s Cafe
2:00 to 2:45 PM Portal and Computer Assistance
Please make sure to bring your Portal login information and password
Rinker Technology Center

*Student Only Programming

Classes begin Tuesday, January 7

Download orientation Schedule