Biola Welcome Week 2016 Schedule

New Student Orientation Schedule

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  • Red = Parent Event
  • Purple = Registration Required

Friday, August 19

Biola Welcome Week 2016 is scheduled for August 19 - 27, 2016 and is for ALL new students.

The full Welcome Week Schedule will be available Summer 2016.  Below you will find a brief overview of what this time will look like - please be aware that this information is subject to change as we approach the Fall.  Biola Welcome Week includes components that are REQUIRED for all new students, including freshmen, transfer students, and international students.  Even if you are arriving early for Torrey Honors, Global Student Orientation, or Athletics, these events are for you, too!

Please note that while this list covers the main events happening on each day, there will be several smaller, department/group specific events that will also occur throughout.

 

Friday, August 19 – Move-In Day

8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Residence Hall Check-In, ID Cards

8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Various Placement Exams

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Commuter Parent and Student Reception

7:30 pm – 8:15 pm

University Welcome

 

Saturday, August 20 – Welcome Week Kick-Off

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Official Welcome Week Kick-Off and Lunch (REQUIRED)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Biola Backyard BBQ

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Communion Service

 

Sunday, August 21 – Community Worship and Fellowship

10:30 am – 11:45 am

Campus Worship

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Hang-Out Day

7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Community Commissioning (REQUIRED) and Singspiration

 

Monday, August 22 – Academic Orientation

8:45 am – 10:00 am

Freshmen Academic Orientation (REQUIRED for freshmen)

8:45 am – 10:30 am

Transfer Academic Orientation (REQUIRED for transfer students)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Academic Advising

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch with Your Profs

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

IT and Social Media (REQUIRED)

2:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Southern California Beach Party

 

Tuesday, August 23 – Student Life Orientation

8:50 am – 10:30 am

Student Life Seminars (REQUIRED)

10:40 am – 11:50 am

Student Life Workshops (REQUIRED)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch with Your Profs

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Class Tour

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Academic Commencement Dinner

 

Wednesday, August 24 – Classes Begin

9:30 am – 10:20 am

Convocation (REQUIRED)

 

Thursday, August 25

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Transfer Student Dinner and Dessert Mixer

9:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Student Missionary Union Event

 

Friday, August 26

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Splash! and Dinner

 

Saturday, August 27

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Community Service Day

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Soul Group Info Night

 

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