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Orientation Schedule 2014

Wofford College Orientation officially begins on Wednesday, August 27th and concludes in late September.

Wednesday, August 27     

8:30-11:00 am All New Resident Students Check In
The Commons, Campus Life Building
12:00 pm Lunch (on your own)
On campus options: Dining Room, Burwell Building or Zach's in the Campus Life Building
3:00 pm All New Commuting Students Check In
The Commons, Campus Life Building
3:30 pm Opening Session
Front Lawn, Main Building
4:15 pm Community Life I: Honor and Integrity
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building
Parents meet with their students' Academic Advisors 
5:30 pm Students Meet with their Academic Advisors
Parents meet with Dr. Ron Robinson
 
6:30 pm Picnic Dinner All new students and their families
Front Lawn, Burwell Building
7:00 pm Dessert Reception
Front lawn of the President's home
Hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Samhat
8:15 pm Parents Depart Campus 
8:30 pm Community Life II: Campus Life: Residential and Commuting
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building
9:30 pm Class of 2018 Humanities Sections Meeting 
10:00 pm First Night Social 

Thursday, August 28   

7:30 am Breakfast
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
11:00 am The Summit at Camp Greystone, Tuxedo, North Carolina
Load Buses on Campus Drive in front of Marsh and Greene Halls
10:30 pm Unload buses in front of Marsh and Greene Halls  

Friday, August 29

7:30 am Breakfast
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
8:30 am - 2:00 pm Academic Advisors Meetings
Students attend the individually scheduled meetings with their faculty advisors
12:00 pm Lunch
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
2:30 pm Field Day Competition
Front Lawn, Main Building
6:00 pm      Dinner
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
8:30 pm Community Life III: A Student Perspective 
9:30 pm First Friday Night Social
Front Lawn, Burwell Building

Saturday, August 30  

7:30 Breakfast
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
The Summit Adventures
Details sent to students Wofford email account
9:00 pm Welcome Back to School Band Party
Michael S. Brown Village Center

Sunday, August 31  

7:30 am Breakfast
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
10:30 am Class of 2018 Photograph
Front Steps, Main Building
First Service of Worship
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building
11:30 am Lunch
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
1:30 pm - 4:15 pm Class of 2018 Service Project
The Benjamin Johnson Arena
5:00 pm Dinner
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
6:30 pm Transitions Dessert Social
Gray-Jones Room, Burwell Building
Sponsored by Multicultural Affairs

Monday, September 1

8:30 am Classes Begin  

Tuesday, September 2  

6:00 pm The Novel Experience
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building

Thursday, September 4

11:00 am Opening Convocation
Leonard Auditorium

Tuesday, September 9 

5:00 pm Interest Fair
Front Lawn, Burwell Building
5:00 pm Dinner
Dining Hall, Burwell Building

Tuesday, September 23  

11:00 am Class of 2018 Convocation: The Novel Experience
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building

Thursday, October 7 

11:00 am Sex Signals Program
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building