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Orientation Celebration

Saturday Jan 04, 2020 04:00 PM - Jan 05, 2020 03:00 PM

Join the Orientation Celebration, January 4 - 5, 2019!

New Students! Join us as we welcome you and ease the transition to life at William Woods University.

Students who attend orientation events are more confident when they start classes because they have had time to meet friends, navigate campus and get settled. Orientation introduces and builds upon various communities within the William Woods.

Saturday, January 4

4 – 5 p.m.

Residential Student Check-In

McNutt Campus Center

Your journey begins here! Check in, receive your orientation schedule and swag bag, and get your student ID.

5:30 p.m.

Student Life Soup and S’mores Social

Aldridge Recreation Center

Join the Student Life staff and Community Advisers.

Sunday, January 5

10 – 11 a.m.

Residential Student Check-In

McNutt Campus Center

Your journey begins here! Check in, receive your orientation schedule and swag bag, and get your student ID.

11 a.m.

Commuter Student Check-In

McNutt Campus Center

Your journey begins here! Check in to receive your orientation swag bag, drop off immunization records and get your ID card.

11:30 a.m.

Academic Adviser Brunch

Tucker Dining Hall

Meet with your academic adviser to connect and schedule your one-on-one appointment.

12:15 p.m.

Navigate The Woods

Depart from Tucker Dining Hall

Bundle up and travel around your new home, The Woods! Join us as we visit key offices and learn how they can help you! This includes: Faith, Health and Counseling Services; Disability Services; Student Financial Services; Student Success Center; Registrar; Residential Life; Career Services; Safety; Weider Fitness Center; and the Center for Student Involvement.

1:30 p.m.

All Things Lead, Money, And Technology

Burton Business Building, Room 206

Learn specific information about the LEAD award, log on to Owlnet to find your bill, grades, and useful forms, and learn how University IT can help you.

1:30 p.m.

Parents, Family, and Friends: Welcome To The Woods Family

Burton Business Building, Room 100

Join Dr. Venita Mitchell, Dean of Students, and Dr. Aimee Sapp, Academic Dean, as they share their experiences as university deans and, more importantly, parents of college students.

Immediately Following

Hot Chocolate Bar

Burton Business Building, Lobby

Join student leaders on campus and warm up with hot chocolate and snacks.

1 - 3 p.m.

Have Any Last Minute Questions?

These offices are open today: Business Office, Post Office, Registrar’s Office, Student Financial Services, and Student Life.