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Parents' Schedule

Parents and guests of all new students are strongly encouraged to join their students for dinner, the main welcome and worship session, and the ice cream social on the first day.* The sessions and activities on Thursday through Sunday are for students only.

Students will receive their final schedules when they check in on Wednesday, August 19:

  • Residential students — After you check into your designated residential hall, orientation check-in is 8:00 am through 5:00 pm at the Student Center (#5 on map).
  • Commuter students — 1:00 pm through 5:00 pm at the Student Center (#5 on map).

Wednesday: Move-in Day!

Time Activity
8:00 - 5:00 pm On-site check-in for residential students at their designated residential hall
8:00 - 5:00 pm Orientation check-in at Student Center
8:00 - 5:00 pm Take care of business - all offices open:
- Advising, Business Office
- Financial Aid, Business Office
- Student Services: Parking Passes and Student IDs
- Regent Ordinary (Opens at 7 am for breakfast; purchase meal cards)
12:15 - 12:45 pm Outdoor University Chapel near Commons (Optional)
Rain location - Moot Court Room
1:00 - 5:00 pm On-site check-in for commuting students at the Student Center
4:00 - 4:45 pm
5:00 - 5:45 pm
Dinner* (Students, Parents & Guests)
Note: Dinner will occur in shifts, which will be desginated on students' name tags when you check in at the Student Center
6:00 - 7:00 pm Learning to Live: Official Welcome & Family Worship
7:00 - 8:00 pm Learning to Play: Ice Cream Social


* The nominal $10.00 orientation fee for parents and guests paid during registration covers the dinner and ice cream social. There is no further programming for parents or guests beyond Wednesday evening. The remaining schedule is for students only.