New Student and Family Orientation Schedule – Fall 2015
*Preliminary schedule is subject to change. Please check back for updates. A more detailed schedule will be released later this summer*


Monday, August 17, 2015

1:00pm-6:00pm

Approved Individual early arrivals only Residential College Move-In


Tuesday, August 18, 2015

8:00am-4:00pm

Approved Individual early arrivals only Residential College Move-In

9:00am-4:00pm

New Student and Family Orientation Check-In

9:30am-1:00pm

International Student Orientation

10:00am-4:00pm

Horizons Programs Sessions

4:00pm-6:00pm

Residential College Move-In for New Students with Last names beginning with A-I

2:30pm-5:00pm

Transfer Student Orientation Sessions


Wednesday, August 19, 2015

8:00am-10:30am

Residential College Move-In for New Student with Last names beginning with J-P

9:00am-4:00pm

New Student and Family Orientation Check-In

9:00am-1:00pm

Academic Dean’s Meetings for Transfer Students

9:30am-12:00pm

Mandatory Session for Exchange Students

10:30am-1:00pm

Residential College Move-In for New Student with Last names beginning with Q-Z

1:00pm-4:00pm

Transfer Student Orientation Sessions

4:30pm-5:30pm

First Meeting with Orientation Groups for First-Year Students

5:30pm-6:30pm

President’s Welcome (for students and families)

6:30pm-7:30pm

’Cane Kickoff (for students and families)

7:30pm

Evening Activities for Students


Thursday, August 20, 2015

9:00am

Orientation Group Meetings

10:00am-4:45pm

First-Year Student Orientation Sessions

10:15am-11:15am

Academic Dean’s Meetings for Families

11:30am-4:15pm

Family Information Sessions

4:30pm-6:00pm

President’s Closing Reception for Families

4:45pm-6:00pm

Individual Academic Advising Appointments

7:00pm

Evening Activities for Students


Friday, August 21, 2015

9:00am-1:00pm

Academic Dean’s Meetings for First-Year Students

11:00am-5:00pm

Individual Academic Advising Appointments

11:00am-5:00pm

First-Year Success Series for Students

5:00pm

Evening Activities for Students


Saturday, August 22, 2015

10:00am-3:00pm

Mandatory First-Year Student Orientation Sessions 
(including Title IX/Sexual Assault/Bystander Education)

3:30pm-4:00pm

Orientation Class Photo

4:00pm-5:00pm

Orientation Group Meetings

5:00pm-7:00pm

’Canefest

8:00pm

Evening Activities for Students


Sunday, August 23, 2015

8:00am-5:00pm

Individual Academic Advising Appointments

10:00am-3:00pm

First-Year Success Series for Students

4:00pm-6:30pm

President’s Picnic for New Students

8:00pm

Evening Activities for Students


Monday, August 24, 2015

Classes Begin