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Arriving for the Fall
The summer will be a whirlwind ride – enjoying high school graduation, relaxing and spending time with friends. It will be over before you know it! By the time you have made it through this entire book and completed all of the tasks, it will be time to join us for the fall semester. Below is everything you need to know about arriving for the fall semester.

Football Players:
Many of our student-athletes in fall sports arrive before other students. Football players are one of our first groups to arrive on campus.

Check-in Time and Location – Watch for more information from the coaching staff regarding your check-in location and time.

Other Fall Student-Athletes:
Other student-athletes participating in fall sports (men’s soccer, women’s soccer and volleyball) will also arrive early for the fall semester. Your coaching staff will provide you with all of the information you need about your arrival. Once you check-in, you will spend some time with the New Student Orientation staff reviewing fall opening events and taking care of any final things you need before classes start.

Residential Transfer Students:
Transfer students living on campus will move in prior to the final transfer student orientation date. Those students who attended the summer orientation date will have extra free time to get settled, while others will finish taking care of business and register for classes.

Arrival Date – Sunday, August 19
Check-in Time and Location – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Student Center Multipurpose Room (2nd floor)

Again, those students who did not attend the summer transfer orientation will go through orientation on Monday, August 20

Off-Campus Transfer Students:
Transfer students living off-campus are invited to attend all of our opening events. A detailed schedule can be found on the New Student Orientation Web site. 

Those transfer students living off-campus who did not attend the summer orientation program should plan to check-in for orientation on Monday, August 20between 8–8:30 a.m. in Jut’s Café, which is located on the first floor of the Student Center. Plan to be on campus through 3 p.m. that day.

Residential Freshmen (Living On Campus):
On-campus students can move into the residence halls on Saturday, August 18 from 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Once you arrive, you will have one last chance to take care of any business that you need to before you receive your keys and move in. University offices will be temporarily set up at the check-in location to help make things a little easier for you.

Those students who attended the summer orientation program will have the day to move in and get settled. Parents and family members are invited to join us for dinner on campus that evening and to join us for the official welcome of the Class of 2015 following this; students will spend the weekend with the freshman class in a variety of fall opening events.

Those students who did not attend the summer orientation program should plan to arrive early on the 18th to move-in. New Student Orientation sessions will begin at 1 p.m. for students and parents who were unable to attend the summer sessions. We will conclude the day with the entire freshmen class for the opening of the fall semester. You will spend the rest of the weekend in a variety of fall opening events.

Freshmen Commuters (Living Off Campus):
Students who attended summer orientation:
Commuter students who attended orientation should check-in for fall opening on Saturday, August 18, between 4:30 and 5:00 pm. in the entrance to the dining hall, located on the 3rd floor of the Student Center. Feel free to join us for dinner before our first official event of the year that evening. Once you check-in you will receive your schedule for fall opening. Remember that many of these events are required, so plan to be with us Saturday evening, most of the day Sunday, and parts of the day Monday and Tuesday. A complete schedule can be found on the New Student Orientation Web site.

Students who did not attend summer orientation:
Commuter students who did not attend a summer orientation program should check-in on Saturday, August 18 between 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. in the Student Center multi-purpose room (2nd floor). New Student Orientation sessions will begin at 1 p.m. Once you check-in you will receive your schedule for the day and the fall opening schedule. Remember that many of these events are required, so plan to be with us Saturday evening, most of the day Sunday, and parts of the day Monday and Tuesday.


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