Extended Orientation

Extended orientation is designed to address immediate issues and obstacles students face adjusting to campus life and provide impactful learning and skill development applicable to both the experience on campus and engaged citizenship in a global and diverse society.  Extended orientation teaches self-sufficiency, time management, wellness, resiliency, active listening, empathy, community building, bystander intervention and similar skills that benefit all individuals and communities.  Extended orientation is composed of the following mandatory sessions during fall term for first-year students.

Sept. 17 (Sunday) from 4:15-5:15pm in Lee Chapel with discussions to follow – Academic Integrity (EC & Dean Keen)

Sept. 25-28 – Transitions – Mental Health (Peer Counselors)

Oct. 1 (Sunday) at 5pm, 6pm, and 7pm in Stackhouse – Younity (upper-division Greek and independent students)

Oct. 2-5 – Party with a Plan (LIFE)

October – Alcohol EDU & Haven Part 2 is due – online 6 weeks after you completed Part 1

Oct. 23-27 – Community Building (Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) peer facilitators)

Nov. 6-9 – Co-op Program (AAA)

Dec. 4-7 – Revisiting Honor (EC)