Orientation Schedule: Fall 2015

New Student Orientation Schedule

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  • Fall Orientation Schedule 2015 (COMING SUMMER)

 

Color Key

  • Green = Required Event
  • Red = Parent and Family Event
  • Blue = Global Student Event
  • Purple = Registration Required

Friday, August 21

August 21 - 29, 2015 is New Student Orientation for ALL new students.

The full Orientation Schedule will be available Summer 2015.  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.  New Student Orientation 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 21 – 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 22 – Orientation Kick-Off

9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Official Orientation 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 23 – Community Worship and Fellowship

10:30 am – 11:45 am

Campus Worship

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Carnival

7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Community Commissioning (REQUIRED) and Singspiration

 

Monday, August 24 – Academic Orientation

8:45 am – 10:00 am

Academic Orientation (REQUIRED for all new students)

10:00 am – 10:30 am

Answers for Transfers (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 25 – Student Life Orientation

8:50 am – 10:30 am

Student Life Seminars (REQUIRED)

10:30 am – 11:55 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 26 – Classes Begin

9:30 am – 10:20 am

Convocation (REQUIRED)

 

Thursday, August 27

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Transfer Student Dinner and Dessert Mixer

9:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Student Missionary Union Event

 

Friday, August 28

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Splash! and Dinner

 

Saturday, August 29

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Soul Group Info Night

 

 

Saturday, September 5

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Community Service Day

 

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