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Orientation Schedule 2017

Wofford College Orientation officially begins on Wednesday, August 30th and concludes in mid-September. Download the full PDF Schedule.

Wednesday, August 30      

 
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
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
5:30 pm Students Meet with their Academic Advisers
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 
8:30 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.

9:30 pm Class of 2021 FYI Orientation Meeting
Main Building
10:00 pm First Night Social

Thursday, August 31  

 
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
5:30 pm Camp Greystone, Tuxedo N.C.
Campus Drive in front of Greene and Marsh Halls 
11:00 pm All students return from Camp Greystone

Friday, September 1    

 
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.
2:00 pm Add/Drop for Classes Opens
3:00 pm Field Day Competition
Front Lawn, Main Building
6:00 pm      Picnic  
9:00 pm Community Life III: A Student Perspective

Saturday, September 2      

 
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
6:00 pm Wofford vs. Furman Football Game
Gibbs Stadium
Immediately following the game Welcome Back to School Band Party
Galleria, Michael S. Brown Village Center

Sunday, September 3    

 
7:30 am Breakfast
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
10:30 am Class of 2021 Photograph
Front Steps, Main Building
First Service of Worship & Blessing of the Class of 2021
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building
11:30 am Lunch
Dining Hall, Burwell Building
1:30 pm Class of 2021 Service Project: Stop Hunger Now
The Benjamin Johnson Arena
4:30 pm Information meeting for working on campus
The Space in the Mungo Center, Michael S. Brown Village Center
5:00 pm Dinner
Dining Hall, Burwell Building

Monday, September 4    

 
8:30 am Classes Begin  

Tuesday, September 5    

 
11:00 am Opening Convocation
Leonard Auditorium, Main Building

Tuesday, September 12  

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