Welcome Week Schedule Fall 2016

Welcome Week (Orientation)

Orientation is mandatory for ALL new students. Please clear your schedules for August 19-21.

We are excited to greet you on Friday, August 19th. Orientation programming is still being finalized. This is a sample schedule based on Orientation 2015. Final details will be updated August 1.

Friday, August 19

8:00 AM-12:00 PM Rotating Check-in
Freshmen in Huntington Hall & Laguna Hall 5th-7th floors (Group A): 8:00 AM
Freshmen in Huntington Hall & Laguna Hall 2nd-4th floors (Group B): 9:00 AM
Commuters, Residential Transfers & Catalina Hall (Group C): 10:00 AM
11:00 AM-3:00 PM Commuter Orientation and Lunch (all commuters and families)
1:00 PM-4:00 PM Rotating Welcome
Welcome
Residential Freshmen (Group A): 1:00 PM
Residential Freshmen (Group B): 2:00 PM
Commuters, Transfers & Catalina (Group C): 3:00 PM
4:00-5:30 PM  Student Orientation Kick-Off
4:00-6:00 PM Family Orientation
5:30 PM Incoming Class Picture
6:00-7:30 PM Family BBQ
8:00-9:00 PM Worship and Communion
9:00-9:30 PM Student Commissioning
10:00-11:00 PM Resident Students: Meet your floor
11:00 PM-1:00 AM Private Target Party (Target opens for us at 11:30)

Saturday, August 20

10:30 AM-Noon Brunch
Noon-1:00 PM Academic Talks
1:00-2:00 PM Snack & Share Group Time
2:00-3:00 PM Student Life Talks
3:00-4:00 PM Group Time
4:30-7:00 PM Dinner  
6:00-8:30 PM Beach Bonfire (optional)

Sunday, August 21

8:00-Noon Church (commuters may attend home church)
10:30-Noon Brunch
Noon-2:00 PM Group Time
2:00-3:00 PM VU Talks
3:00-6:30 PM Welcome to the Neighborhood Expo & Block Party
7:00-9:00 PM Orientation Closing and Dessert