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Welcome Week at Regent University, Virginia Beach, is for first-time freshman and transfers 23 years and younger.

First Year Orientation – Welcome Week

Welcome to our newest Regent Royals! Before you begin your first semester, we have prepared First Year Orientation, also known as Welcome Week, to build your confidence, help you learn some important ins and outs of college life, and have some fun together! You will connect with student leaders, learn how to navigate classes, and get a good feel for your new campus life. Welcome Week is a mandatory event for all first-time freshmen and transfer students ages 23 and younger.

First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University
First Year Orientation - Welcome Week at Regent University

Welcome Week will be Wednesday, August 14, 2024 – Friday, August 16, 2024. Move In information will be emailed directly from Res Life. The Welcome Week schedule is subject to change and will be finalized by July 2024.

Monday, August 12, 2024

  • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Move In Day 1
  • 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Parent and Student Welcome Ice Cream Social located in the Commons Picnic Area

Tuesday, August 13, 2024

  • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Move In Day 2
  • 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Parent and Student Welcome Ice Cream Social located in the Commons Picnic Area

Wednesday, August 14, 2024

  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Commuter Check In located in Student Center Lobby
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Welcome and Worship located in Shaw Chapel
  • 10:30 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. – What to Expect with CAS located in Shaw Chapel
  • 10:55 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Academic Expectations located in Shaw Chapel
  • 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Team Time
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Transition Time
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – Lunch and Advising Session
  • 1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. – Disability Services located in Shaw Chapel
  • 2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Stress Management located in Shaw Chapel
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – College Student Leadership Board and Operation Blessing Service Session located in Shaw Chapel

Thursday, August 15, 2024

  • 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – NPP Student Administrative Session (currently enrolled NPP students only) located in Divinity Building 179
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – Walking with the Living God located in Shaw Chapel
  • 10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Activate Your Calling, Change the World located in Shaw Chapel
  • 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Team Time
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Transition Time
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – Lunch and Advising Session
  • 1:45 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. – Library Services located in Shaw Chapel   
  • 2:10 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. – Journey to your Dreams located in Shaw Chapel   
  • 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Soar: From Start to Finish
  • 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Unchapel

Friday, August 16, 2024

  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Community Standards located in Shaw Chapel  
  • 10:30 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. – Title IX located in Shaw Chapel
  • 10:55 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – Campus Police located in Shaw Chapel  
  • 11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – Team Time
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Transition Time
  • 12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – Lunch and Advising Session
  • 1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Healthy Relationships located in Shaw Chapel   
  • 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Friday Frenzy located at Library Plaza

Residential Students: Please arrive at your assigned residence halls according to your move-in time, which will be designated. Check-in for housing and orientation will be a single process.

Commuting Students: Please arrive at the Student Center Lobby on Wednesday, August 14, 2024, from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Yes! All sessions listed on the Welcome Week schedule are mandatory. We don’t want you to miss this important component to your college launch. If you are 23 or younger, living locally, and attending Regent University for the first time, you will find Welcome Week essential to your successful transition as a Regent Royal.

Fun Fact: Participation in orientation increases your likelihood of succeeding.

When you sign up for housing, you are automatically registered for Welcome Week.

If you are a commuter student, you are registered upon enrollment. On the first day of Welcome Week, August 14, 2024, you will need to check in at the Student Center Lobby from 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Students will be provided lunch on Wednesday, August 14 – Friday, August 16, 2024. Please see the Welcome Week schedule for mealtimes.

Parents and other guests are welcome to participate in the move-in process with their student. However, there is no other programming scheduled for guests. We encourage parents to allow students to fully immerse themselves into the Welcome Week experience.

Parents and guests cannot stay in student housing, but we have provided a list of nearby accommodations for parents and guests below.

The Founders Inn

Information about the establishments below is provided for your convenience. Guests considering a stay at the Founders Inn should make reservations at least one month in advance.

  • Located on Regent University’s campus.
  • Shuttle Service from the airport is available.

5641 Indian River Road
Virginia Beach, VA. 23464

800.926.4466
757.424.5511
www.foundersinn.com


Comfort Suites
4 miles from Regent University
1550 Crossways Boulevard
Chesapeake, Va. 23320
877.424.6423
757.420.1600
choicehotels.com/comfort-suites



Hampton Inn
4 miles from Regent University
701 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, VA 23320
1.800.Hampton
757.420.1550
www.hilton.com



Fairfield Inn & Suites
4 miles from Regent University
1560 Crossways Boulevard
Chesapeake, VA 23320
757.420.1300
888.236.2427
www.marriott.com