Orientation 2017

Monday, August 28, 2017 more dates through August 28, 2017

            Student Schedule
Friday, August 25

Residence Hall Check-In
ID Card & Yearbook Photo Sessions
Lunch - Phelps Hall (11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Resource Room
Dinner - Phelps Hall (4 p.m. - 7 p.m.)
Residence Hall Meetings
Orientation Team Meeting #1
Orientation Extravaganza

Saturday, August 26

Breakfast - Phelps Hall (7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.)
ID Card & Yearbook Photo Sessions
Resource Room
New Student Seminars
New Student Opening Session
Lunch - Phelps Hall (11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
Generational Reception (by invitation)
New Student Picture
Orientation Team Meeting #2
First Year Seminar (FYS) Meeting
Transfer Students: Tracking Your Degree Progress
Dinner - Pine Grove (5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)
Get to Know Your Resident Assistant
Block Party

Sunday, August 27

Worship Service
Brunch - Phelps Hall (10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
Line-up for Opening convocation (business casual attire)
Opening Convocation
Time for Goodbyes & Family Photos
Dinner - Phelps Hall (4:45 p.m. - 7 p.m.)
Orientation Team Meeting #3 

Monday, August 28

Breakfast (7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.)
FYS Academic Advisor Meeting
Work-Awarded Job Fair (by invitation)
Lunch - Phelps Hall (11 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.)
Transfer Program Closing Meeting
Orientation Team Meeting #4
Activities and Volunteer Fair
Dinner - Phelps Hall (5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)
Groovin' in the Grove

Tuesday, August 29

Classes Begin

                                 Family Schedule

Friday, August 25
Resource Room
Sibling Program Info Table
Windmill Island Getaway (ticket required, childcare provided)

Saturday, August 26
Resource Room
Family Opening Session & Reflection
Sibling Program Drop-off
Parent Seminar I
Campus Walking Tours
Generational Reception (by invitation)
Chatting with Food Service
Parent Seminar II
Parent Seminar III
Phelps Scholar Parent Meeting (by invitation)
Sibling Program Pick-up
Multicultural Reception (by invitation)
Super Sibling Extravaganza
Night at the Knick

Sunday, August 27
Worship Service
Opening Convocation Processional (business casual attire)
Opening Convocation
Time for Goodbyes & Family Photos

Schedules are subject to change. A final schedule will be provide upon your arrival in August.

Event Type

Campus-Life, Student Development, Student Life, Orientation


New Student Orientation is our way of introducing you to Hope’s traditions, experiences and current students — and the campus you’ll call home.

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