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Orientation

Student Schedule

Schedule is subject to change. You will receive final copy upon registration.

Day One

TimeEventPlace
8 a.m. Registration Ferguson Center Lobby
9:15 a.m. University Welcome Diamonstein Concert Hall
9:45 a.m. Class of 2022 Group Photo Ferguson Center Lawn
10 a.m. Crew Time
Spend time with your crew leader and crew members.
Various Locations
10:45 a.m. Captains in the Classroom
Hear from a faculty panel about academic expectations, how to be better prepared for college and the many resources available to help you succeed.
Various Locations
11:45 a.m. Crew Time Various Locations
12:15 p.m. Lunch The Commons Dining Hall
1:30 p.m. Living the Life
Learn tips about living in the residence halls and prepare for move-in in August.
Diamonstein Concert Hall
1:30 p.m. Commuter Connections
Learn about resources available to commuter students.
Green Room, Ferguson Center
2:30 p.m. Our Community of Honor
Learn about our community of honor and our expectations that you live an honorable life.
Diamonstein Concert Hall, Ferguson Center
3:15 p.m. CSI Assessment Survey
The College Student Inventory gives you a chance to tell us what you will need in and out of the classroom.
Various Classrooms
4:15 p.m. Set Your Sails
Our crew leaders will show you how to engage in purposeful involvement while you are here.
Various Locations
5 p.m. Crew Time Various Locations
5:45 p.m. Dinner The Commons
6:30 p.m. Honors Program Meeting
Students in the Honors Program should attend.
Washington Room, David Student Union
6 p.m. Break
7:30 p.m. Crew Leader Show
Sit back and relax as the crew leaders share some tips about college in a fun and entertaining way.
Diamonstein Concert Hall, Ferguson Center
8:30 p.m. Evening Activities
End the day with some fun activities.
Freeman Center

Day Two

TimeEventPlace
7:30 a.m. Breakfast The Commons
8:15 a.m. Crew Time Various Locations
8:15 a.m. Programming Readiness Assessment / Calculus Readiness Assessment
Students required to take these assessments will be notified prior to setting sail.
Various Classrooms
9:30 a.m. Navigating Rough Waters
Learn what resources are available to you during challenging times throughout your college career.
Various Classrooms
10:15 a.m. Crew Time Various Classrooms
11:30 a.m. Class of 2022 Group Photo (Rain Time) Ferguson Center Lawn
Noon Officially a Captain!
Receive your fall 2018 course schedule and hear from the university registrar regarding our liberal learning curriculum.
Diamonstein Concert Hall
1 p.m. Bon Voyage
Wrap up Setting Sail with parting words and friendly reminders.
Diamonstein Concert Hall, Ferguson Center
Following Bon Voyage Marching Band Interest Meeting
Those interested in the Marching Captains can learn more about the program.
Diamonstein Concert Hall, Ferguson Center

Students will check out of their residence halls and be shuttled back to the parking deck. Students and guests invited to the Captain’s Launch lunch will proceed to the Studio Theatre immediately following the closing.

Note: PLP students staying for Leadership Adventure will check in immediately following the closing in the David Student Union. Please note there are no sessions for parents during Leadership Adventure. Pick up for PLP students after Leadership Adventure will be on Friday at 11:30 a.m. in the Ferguson parking loop.


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