Orientation Schedule

Friday, August 14

Start

End

Event

Audience

Location

9:00AM

10:00AM

Welcome to Campus

All

Newton-Hobson Chapel

10:00AM

1:00PM

Registration and Enrollment

All

Dining Commons-Lower Level

11:00AM

12:00PM

Lunch: Commuters & Gateway Students

Commuters, Parents, & Gateway Students

Dining Commons-Upper Level

12:00PM

1:00PM

Lunch: Returning Students and Athletes

Students

Dining Commons-Upper Level

12:30PM

2:00PM

Lunch: Residents

Residents

Dining Commons-Upper Level

1:00PM

2:00PM

Commuter & Gateway Students Meeting

Commuters, Parents, & Gateway Students

Nicholson-Mitchell

2:00PM

3:00PM

Special Topic: Explore the Library

Students

Rickman Library

2:00PM

3:00PM

Special Topic: Career Planning

Students

Newby Education Center

2:00PM

3:00PM

Special Topic:

Accessing Assignments and Grades

Students

Newby Education Center

2:00PM

3:00PM

Special Topic: Campus Tour

Students

Newby Education Center

2:00PM

3:00PM

Special Topic: Parents of Athletes

Parents

Newton-Hobson Rehearsal Hall

2:00PM

3:00PM

Special Topic: Parent Portal/WS

Parents

Newton Hobson Chapel

3:00PM

4:00PM

Special Topic: Explore the Library

Students

Rickman Library

3:00PM

4:00PM

Special Topic: Career Planning

Students

Newby Education Center

3:00PM

4:00PM

Special Topic:

Accessing Assignments and Grades

Students

Newby Education Center

3:00PM

4:00PM

Special Topic: Campus Tour

Students

Newby Education Center

3:00PM

4:00PM

Special Topic: Parents of Athletes

Parents

Newton-Hobson Rehearsal Hall

3:00PM

4:00PM

Special Topic: Parent Portal/WS

Parents

Newton Hobson Chapel

4:00PM

5:00PM

Special Topic: Explore the Library

Students

Rickman Library

4:00PM

5:00PM

Special Topic: Career Planning

Students

Newby Education Center

4:00PM

5:00PM

Special Topic:

Accessing Assignments and Grades

Students

Newby Education Center

4:00PM

5:00PM

Special Topic: Campus Tour

Students

Newby Education Center

4:00PM

5:00PM

Special Topic: Parents of Athletes

Parents

Newton-Hobson Rehearsal Hall

4:00PM

5:00PM

Special Topic: Parent Portal/WS

Parents

Newton Hobson Chapel

4:00PM

5:30PM

Dinner: Returning Students

Returning Students

Dining Commons-Upper Level

5:00PM

5:45PM

Welcome Dinner: Commuter

All

Dining Commons-Upper Level

5:45PM

6:30PM

Welcome Dinner: Residents A-M

All

Dining Commons-Upper Level

6:30PM

7:15PM

Welcome Dinner: Residents N-Z

All

Dining Commons-Upper Level

7:15PM

8:30PM

The SWU Show 

All

Newton-Hobson Chapel

8:30PM

9:45PM

After Dinner Coffee Social

Parents

Blue Hill Coffee and Tea Company

8:30PM

9:45PM

For the Fun of It!

Students

Intramural Field

10:00PM

11:00PM

Residence Hall Meetings

Residents

Residence Halls

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, August 15

Start

End

Event

Audience

Location

7:30AM

9:00AM

Belgium Breakfast Experience

All

Dining Commons-Upper Level

9:00AM

10:00AM

Southern Wesleyan Community

All

Newton-Hobson Chapel

10:00AM

11:00AM

Holding on and Letting Go

Parents

Newton-Hobson Rehearsal Hall

10:00AM

11:00AM

Meet Your Professors

Students

Newby Education Center

11:00AM

12:00PM

Passing the Mantle

All

Newton-Hobson Chapel

11:00AM

12:00PM

Lunch: Returning Students

Returning Students

Dining Commons-Upper Level

12:00PM

1:30PM

Family and Friends Lunch

All

Dining Commons-Upper Level

2:00PM

2:45PM

A How to Guide on Annoying your Professors

All

Newton-Hobson Chapel

3:00PM

3:45PM

Can’t Touch This!

All

Newton-Hobson Chapel

6:00PM

7:30PM

Student Dinner 

Students

Dining Commons-Upper Level

8:00PM

10:00PM

4th Annual SWU Welcome Back Beach Party

Students

Warrior Pit

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, August 16

Start

End

Event

Audience

Location

9:00AM

10:30PM

Continental Breakfast Available

Students

Dining Commons-Upper Level

11:00AM

12:00PM

Morning Worship

Students

Alive Wesleyan Church

12:00PM

1:30PM

Brunch

Students

Alive Wesleyan Church

2:00PM

4:00PM

Annual SWU Water Slide

Students

University Apartments

5:00PM

6:30PM

Dinner

Students

Dining Commons-Upper Level

7:00PM

8:00PM

Student Worship Service

Students

Newton-Hobson Chapel

10:00PM

1:00AM

Walmart Back to School Fest 

Students

Central Walmart