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FYI Summer Orientation 2015

Wofford College is excited to invite you to one of two Summer Orientation Events that is specifically planned for you and your parents. The dates for these events are June 26-27 and July 16-17. You will find the abbreviated schedule below. 

Summer Orientation is designed to further acquaint you with the academic and co-curricular programs of the college. During the day, you may choose between concurrent sessions which will discuss co-curricular programs as well as an advising session with an academic advisor who will review the forms and first year classes with you. When you come to orientation, please bring your copy of the FYI: Academics booklet that was mailed to your home.

If you need a hotel for the evening, using this link to make reservations will get you the Wofford rate at the Marriott a block away from campus. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide any on campus accommodations for summer orientation. 

We look forward to seeing you this summer.

June 26 and July 16- The campus events on this day are optional 
5:30- 7:30 pm Welcome Reception and Campus Tours the Commons, Campus Life Building  
Tours depart every 30 minutes
June 27 and July 17
8:30 am Registration, the Commons, Campus Life Building
9:00 am Opening Session & Introduction to Academic Affairs, Leonard Auditorium, Main Building
10:15 am Ice Water Break sponsored by Follett Bookstores
10:30 am & 11:30 am Concurrent Sessions* 
12:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Concurrent Sessions*
3:15 pm Wofford ID photo session for students, Andrews Field House
Reception, Carlisle Wallace House

List of Concurrent Sessions

Members of the faculty, staff and student body will present information that will enhance students’ success at Wofford. Students and parents are encouraged to attend different sessions so families may gather as much information as possible. Each session will be offered three times.

  • Advice on How to Succeed Academically 
  • An Introduction to our Academic Software
  • Foreign Language Placement
  • International Programs & Study Abroad
  • Special Fall Course Opportunities 
  • The Space in the Mungo Center - Preparation, Entrepreneurship, and Impact
  • Army ROTC and Military Science
  • Athletics: How to be successful a NCAA Division I Athlete 
  • Business Operations 
  • Campus Safety and Security
  • Financial Affairs
  • Food Services with ARAMARK
  • Information Technology
  • Residence & Community Life 
  • Wellness Center staff (Medical, Counseling and Disability Services)
  • Campus Recreation, Intramurals and Club Sports
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Student Activities and Campus Organizations from AMS to Greek Life to WAC