Fall Check-in Information

Check-in Dates

  • July 28: Resident Assistants move in
  • Aug 1: Orientation Leaders and ACE Mentors move in
  • Aug 2: International Fall student-athletes
  • Aug 4: Football student-athletes
  • Aug 5: Soccer and Volleyball student-athletes
  • Aug 6: Cheer and Cross-Country student-athletes
  • Aug 9: All other International students
  • Aug 13: All other First-time Freshman
  • Aug 15: All other Transfer Students
  • Aug 15 or 16: All other Returning Students

Check-in Instructions

To help with crowds and wait times, we have assigned times for moving into Residence Halls and completing your administrative Check-In. Find the first letter of your last name on the chart below. You will check-in at that time on the date indicated above.

TIME LOCATION
Circle Drive Residence Hall
8am – 9am A - C M - R
9am - 10am D - H S - Z
10am – 11am I - L A - C
BREAK 11am - 12 noon    
12 noon - 1pm M - R D - H
1 pm – 2 pm S - Z I - L

Orientation Dates

  • Aug 12: International student orientation
  • Aug 13: First-time Freshman orientation
  • Aug 16: Transfer student orientation; International student orientation
  • Classes

Classes Start

  • Monday Aug 16: Evening Classes Only
  • Tuesday Aug 17: Day Classes Begin

Orientation Schedules

FRESHMEN

Friday, August 13
9 AM-3 PM Move-In and Check-In
3:30 PM Meet and Line Up for Sea of Red
4:00 PM Sea of Red
4:15 PM Freshmen and Family Welcome
5:00 PM Family Cookout
6:30 PM Family Good-Byes
7:00 PM Icebreakers with ACE Groups
7:30 PM Res Hall Meeting
8:00 PM Res Hall Programs

Saturday, August 14 - Participation
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM ACE Group Rotations (Town Tour, ACE Group Competitions, and Activity Fair)
Noon Lunch
1:30 PM Pep Rally
2:30 PM Adventures with Tony
3:00 PM Men’s Soccer Scrimmage
4:00 PM Volleyball Scrimmage
5:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Football Scrimmage
8:30 PM Karaoke

Sunday, August 15 - Service
Morning Church Services Around Town
11:30 AM Brunch
1:00 PM Service Gathering
1:30 PM Service Projects
3:00 PM EverFi
5:00 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Back to School Bingo

Monday, August 16 - Scholarship
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Class Photo
9:30 AM Rotations (Banner, RAVE, and Icebreakers)
10:30 AM Scholarship Gathering
11:00 AM Freshmen Major Mingles
11:30 AM Lunch
1:00 PM Academic Rotations
3:00 PM Find Your Classes
5:00 PM Back to School Bash
8:00 PM SAB Presents Roderick Russell

TRANSFERS

Monday, August 16
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Icebreakers
9:30 AM Welcome
10:00 AM Transfer Major Mingles
11:00 AM Bulldog Connect
11:30 AM Find Your Classes
Noon Lunch
1:00 PM Informational Sessions
3:00 PM Adventures with Tony
5:00 PM Back to School Bash
8:00 PM SAB Presents Roderick Russell