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Arriving for the Fall

The summer will be a whirlwind – enjoying high school graduation, relaxing and spending time with friends – but 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 when to arrive.

Football Players:
Many of our student-athletes in fall sports arrive before other students. Football players are one of the 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 will also arrive early, and your coaching staff will provide you with all of the information you need. 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. Those students who attended the summer orientation will have extra free time to get settled, while those who didn’t attend will take care of business and register for classes.

Arrival Date: Sunday, August 17
Check-in Time and Location: 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in the Student Center multipurpose room (second floor)

Reminder: students who did not attend the summer transfer orientation will go through orientation on Monday, August 19.

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 website.

Those transfer students living off-campus who did not attend the summer orientation program should plan to check-in for orientation on Monday, August 18 between 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 16 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 for the official welcome of the Class of 2018. Students will spend the weekend with the freshmen class in a variety of fall opening events.

Those students who did not attend the summer orientation program should plan to arrive on campus on Friday, August 16 to move in. New Student Orientation sessions will begin on Saturday, August 16 at 10 a.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 summer orientation should check-in for fall opening on Saturday, August 16, between 4:30 and 5:00 p.m. in the entrance to the dining hall, located on the third 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 website.

Students who did not attend summer orientation
Commuter students who did not attend summer orientation should check-in on Saturday, August 16 between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. in the Student Center multipurpose room (2nd floor). New Student Orientation sessions will begin at 10 a.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. A complete schedule can be found on the New Student Orientation website.

Important Forms and Documents
The following attachments have been mailed to all new students. Should you need a new copy, simply follow the links below to print a new copy.

Health History Form Computer Information Sheet
Immunization Policy Student Information Sheet
Housing Application Commuter Student Meal Plan Contract
Scholarship Form  
   

Questions?

Contact:
Phone
Email
Lesley Villarose, Director of Student Engagement and Leadership Development

434-791-5627

1-800-AVERETT,

ext. 15627


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