Orientation Schedule: Fall 2014

New Student Orientation Schedule

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  • Fall Orientation Schedule 2014 (coming Summer 2014)

Color Key

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

Friday, August 22

August 22 - 30, 2014 is New Student Orientation for ALL new students.

The full Orientation Schedule will be available Summer 2014.  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 mandatory for all new students, including freshmen, transfer students, and global 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 22 – Move-In Day

8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Residence Hall Check-In, ID Cards

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Various Placement Exams

7:30 pm – 8:15 pm

University Welcome

 

Saturday, August 23 – Orientation Kick-Off

9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Official Orientation Week Kick-Off and Lunch (mandatory)

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Biola Backyard BBQ

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Communion Service

 

Sunday, August 24 – Community Worship and Fellowship

10:30 am – 11:45 am

Campus Worship

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

SOS Hangout Afternoon

7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Community Commissioning (mandatory) and Singspiration

 

Monday, August 25 – Academic Orientation

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Academic Orientation (mandatory)

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Transfer Information Session (mandatory for transfer students)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Academic Advising

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

IT Seminar (mandatory)

2:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Southern California Beach Party

 

Tuesday, August 26 – Student Life Orientation

9:00 am – 11:15 am

Student Life Seminars (mandatory)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Commuter Student Seminar

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Student Union Open House

3:30 pm – 4:20 pm

Workshops (mandatory)

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Class Tour

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Academic Commencement Dinner

 

Wednesday, August 27 – Classes Begin

9:30 am – 10:20 am

Convocation (mandatory)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch with Your Profs

 

Thursday, August 28

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch with Your Profs

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Transfer Student Dinner and Mixer

9:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Student Missionary Union Worship Night

 

Friday, August 29

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Associated Students Splash! and Dinner

 

Saturday, August 30 – Serve Day

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Community Service Day

6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Soul Group Info Night

 

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