Student Schedule 2017

Important Reminders:

Complete attendance throughout the entire orientation program is required in order to register for classes. Please do not make any plans or appointments during the 2 1/2 day session, including meal times. Failure to attend all workshops and session activities will prohibit students from completing class registration.

Attendance is not mandatory for parents or guests of students, but is encouraged!

Day 1

 Check-in is from 4:00-10:00 p.m. at the Stephenson Residence Complex.

Students planning to take the Writing Placement Exam need to print a parking permit prior to arriving on campus. Orientation Counselors (OCs) are available to guide you to the exam prior to Alive! check-in. The exam starts precisely at 3:00pm. We recommend arriving well in advance of the start time. 

A computer lab in the Stephenson Residence Hall will be available from 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. during check-in for re-assessment. For more information about the re-assessment, please visit:

Day 2
Time Activity Location
7:00-8:00 a.m. Program Check-in Stephenson Residence Hall
8:45 a.m.                           Meet your Orientation Counselor                Roger's Lawn 
9:30 a.m. University Welcome Compton Union Building
10:15 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Morning Programming Various Locations
12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch Southside Dining Center
1:30-8:00 p.m. Afternoon & Evening Programming Various Locations


Day 3

Listed below are activities students will rotate through with the Orientation Counselors.  Academic Advising and course registration times have been assigned based on the Orientation Counselor schedule.

  • Breakfast
  • Campus Resource Tour (this is not a general campus tour)
  • Academic Advising & Registration
  • Closing Programs & Next Steps

Day 3 will end by 4:00 p.m.