Your schedule at a glance

This is a sample orientation schedule based on previous schedules. Time and events may change. Be sure to use an updated 2013 schedule when you arrive on campus for orientation.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
All new students may check in.
11:00 a.m.
Suggested time for commuters.
University Commons – upper level

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
ID cards made – Learning Resources, Library

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Family photo sessions – President’s Reception Room, University Commons

9:00 a.m.
All new students move into residence halls (Please check in first)

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch – Dining Hall

1:00 p.m.
Honors Reception – Common Grounds Coffeehouse

1:00 p.m.
Transfer Happier Hour – Game Room

2:30 p.m.
First year students meet in Transitions Groups with writing instructors and student leaders
Roselawn, CC, Seminary
First Year Parent’s: Entering a New Chapter
Lehman Auditorium

2:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Transfer students down time

3:15 p.m.
First year students greet the President by Transition Group
Discipleship Center
Parent’s meet with Transitions Teachers
Roselawn, CC, Seminary

3:45 – 4:20 p.m.
First year Student Life Preview – Lehman Auditorium

4:30 p.m.
First year resident student and parent meeting – Residence Hall

4:30 – 5 p.m.
Commuter Happier (½) Hour with Zach Yoder, Director of Retention – Common Grounds Coffeehouse

5:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Commuter student and parent meeting – Common Grounds Coffeehouse

5:30 p.m.
Supper for all new first year, transfer and commuter students and families with President and Faculty
University Commons – gymnasium

7:00 p.m.
Matriculation Ceremony for all new first year, transfer and commuter students and families with Faculty – Lehman Auditorium

Sunday, August 30, 2015

9:00 a.m.
Breakfast for students – Dining Hall

10:00 a.m.
Service of Worship and Blessing for families and all new students – Lehman Auditorium

11:30 a.m.
Lunch – Dining Hall

12:30 p.m.
First year student group photo – Thomas Plaza
Parents of new students depart

1:00 p.m.
Transfer group photo – Thomas Plaza

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
First year students’ initial Transition Class meeting

1:45 – 3:00 p.m.
First year student mixer – University Commons – gymnasium

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Transfer Launch and Student Life Preview – MainStage Theater

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Transfer Mugging and Coffeebreak with President – Common Grounds Coffeehouse

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Transfer students Rocktown Bites Food Tour – Downtown Harrisonburg

5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Supper for first year students – Dining Hall

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Lawn Party hosted by CAC and Residence Life – Woods Quad

8:00 p.m.
Sunday “Sundae” hosted by SGA and YPCAWoods Quad

9:00 p.m.
Celebration “Rock the Quad” – Woods Quad

Time and events are subject to change.