First-Year Students 2021 Schedule

Wednesday, August 18   

7 a.m.-2 p.m.Check-in & Move-inBeneficial-Hodson Library and Learning Commons         
9 a.m.-1 p.m.Hospitality TentQuad
11 a.m.-NoonParent Session (optional)Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
Noon-2 p.m. Resource FairNew Hall Lobby
2:15-3:15 p.m.Parent Session (optional)Hodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
3:30-6 p.m.Hood Hello from President Chapdelaine & BBQ Send-off for FamiliesHospitality Tent
6 p.m.Meet with your Orientation Peer Mentor!  Hospitality Tent
6:15-7:15 p.m.Campus Safety PanelHodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
7:30-8 p.m.Commuter MeetingCommuter Lounge
7:30-10 p.m.Your First Residence Hall Floor Meeting!Residence Halls

Thursday, August 19 

8-9 a.m. BreakfastCoblentz Dining Hall     
9:10-9:25 a.m.Class PhotoSteps of the Coffman Chapel
9:30-11 a.m.PlayfairHodson Outdoor Theatre
11:15 a.m.-NoonRISE ProgramHodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall     
12:10-1:20 p.m. LunchCoblentz Dining Hall
1:30-2 p.m.Work Study & Financial Aid Info SessionWhitaker Campus Commons
2:10-4:30 p.m.Scavenger Hunt with your Peer Mentor GroupAll over Campus!
4:45-6:20 p.m.DinnerCoblentz Dining Hall
6:30-8:20 p.m.Privilege for SaleHodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
8:30-11 p.m.Pergola PartyPergola (rain location: Whitaker Campus Commons)

Friday, August 20

8:30-9:30 a.m. BreakfastCoblentz Dining Hall     
9:30-9:50 a.m.  Student Success InventoryRosenstock Rooms
10-10:30 a.m.   Academic Honor CodeHodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall    
10:40-11:30 a.m.Academic Overview with AdvisorsAcross Campus
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.LunchCoblentz Dining Hall
1:30-3:20 p.m.  Healthy Relationships & ConsentRosenstock Rooms
3:30-4:45 p.m.  Implicit Bias & MicroaggressionsHodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
5-6:45 p.m.Dinner and DiscussionCoblentz Dining Hall
7-9:30 p.m.Round Robin ProgrammingHodson 131; Chapel 5; Alumnae Hall 305; Rosenstock 212; Coblentz Seminar Room; Whitaker Campus Commons; Hodson Auditorium
9:45-11 p.m. Res Hall MeetingsResidence Halls

Saturday, August 21   

8:30-9:30 a.m. Continental BreakfastCoblentz Dining Hall         
9:45 a.m.-1:30 p.mCommunity Service and LunchHodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
1:45-3:30 p.m.  A Better HighHodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
3:30-5 p.m.Break 
5-6:20 p.m.DinnerCoblentz Dining Hall
6:30-8:45 p.m.  Minute-to-Win-It with WellnessCoffman Chapel
9-11 p.m.Think FastHodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall

Sunday, August 22   

10-11:30 a.m.BrunchCoblentz Dining Hall         
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Finding your classrooms! 
12:30-3 p.m.Downtown FrederickHodson Auditorium, Rosenstock Hall
3:45-4:30 p.m. TraditionsAlumnae House
4:45-5 p.m. Dinking Ceremony Behind Alumnae Hall
5-6 p.m.ConvocationHodson Outdoor Theatre
6-7:30 p.m.Dinner Coblentz Dining Hall

Dinner with the President at East Cottage

Meet Pres. Chap and her family for a cookout and yard games! Your invitation will be sent via email.

  • Tuesday, August 31, 5:30 p.m. (Groups A, B, C & D)
  • Wednesday, September 1, 5:30 p.m. (Groups E, F & G)                                               
  • Thursday, September 2, 5:30 p.m. (Groups H, I, J & K)