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Orientation Schedule 2016

Wofford College Orientation officially begins on Wednesday, August 31st and concludes in mid-September.

Wednesday, August 31       

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: Academic and Personal Success: Responsibility and Honor
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building
Parents meet with their students' Academic Advisers 
Click for Academic Adviser meeting locations.
5:30 pm Students Meet with their Academic Advisers
Parents meet with Dr. Ron Robinson,
Leonard Auditorium 
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6:15 pm Picnic Dinner All new students and their families
Front Lawn, Burwell Building
Dessert Reception 
Front lawn of the President's home 
Hosted by Dr. and Mrs. Samhat
8:00 pm Parents Depart Campus
8:00 pm

Community Life II: Campus Life
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building
After the presentation, students will meet with their individual resident assistants. Commuting students will meet together.  
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9:30 pm Class of 2020 FYI Orientation Meeting
Main Building
Click for Success Team meeting locations.
10:00 pm First Night Social
Pavillion, Greek Village

Thursday, September 1 

7:30 - 9:00 am Breakfast
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
10:30 am Camp Greystone, Tuxedo N.C.
Campus Drive in front of Greene and Marsh Halls

Friday, September 2   

7:30 - 9:00 am Breakfast
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
8:30 am - 1:30 pm Academic Advisors Meetings
Students attend the individually scheduled meetings with their faculty advisors in their office.
12:00 Lunch
Burwell Building
1:30 pm Add/Drop for Classes Opens
2:30 pm Field Day Competition
Front Lawn, Main Building
6:15 pm      Picnic
Snyder Field 
7:30 pm Men's Soccer vs. Gardner-Webb
Snyder Field
9:00 pm Community Life III: A Student Perspective

Saturday, September 3     

10:30 am - 1:00 pm Brunch
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
The Summit Adventures
Details sent to students Wofford email account
5:00 pm Dinner
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
8:30 pm Welcome Back to School Band Party
Galleria, Michael S. Brown Village Center

Sunday, September 4   

10:30 am - 1:00 pm Brunch
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
10:30 am Class of 2020 Photograph
Front Steps, Main Building
First Service of Worship
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building
1:30 pm Class of 2020 Service Project: Stop Hunger Now
The Benjamin Johnson Arena
4:30 pm Information meeting for working on campus
The Space, Michael S. Brown Village Center
5:00 pm Dinner
Dining Hall, Burwell Building

Monday, September 5   

8:30 am Classes Begin  

Tuesday, September 6   

11:00 am Opening Convocation
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building

Tuesday, September 13  

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