Orientation 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Student Schedule
Friday, August 24

Residence Hall Check-In
ID Card 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 25

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

Sunday, August 26

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 (4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.)
Orientation Team Meeting #3 

Monday, August 27

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

Tuesday, August 28

Classes Begin

                                 Family Schedule

Friday, August 24
Resource Room
Sibling Program Info Table
Windmill Island Getaway (ticket required, childcare provided)

Saturday, August 25
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
Super Sibling Extravaganza
Night at the Knick

Sunday, August 26
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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