Priority Freshman Orientation

For Honors College, Leadership, and Luckyday Scholars

Check-in location: Thad Cochran Center, 1st floor

Day 1

1:30-3 p.m. | Check-in

1:30-3:30 p.m. | Your choice of activities

  • Take care of business including financial aid, student housing, meal plans, student ID, parking decal, disabiliy accommodations, etc.
  • Attend optional student sessions

3:45-4:45 p.m. | Welcome sessions

5-8:30 p.m. | Student and Parent sessions and dinner

  • Students and parents will have the opportunity to attend sessions together about freshman success, SOAR, and class selection.

8:30-10 p.m. | Student program socials and parent reception

 

Day 2
(Parent and students will attend separate programming throughout Day 2.)

Students

8:30 a.m.-until | Student sessions, lunch and academic advisement

  • Students will meet with small groups, attend sessions, go to lunch and meet with an academic adviser for advisement and registration. Students may begin to check out of orientation during the afternoon and will have another opportunity to take care of any remaining business regarding financial aid, student housing, meal plans, etc.
  • Students will conclude orientation activities in early-mid afternoon on Day 2.

Parents

8:30 a.m.-until | Parent sessions and lunch

  • Parents will attend sessions regarding financial aid, campus safety and various university services and will have the opportunity to take guided tours of campus. Students may begin to check out of orientation during the afternoon and will have another opportunity to take care of any remaining business regarding financial aid, student housing, meal plans, etc.
  • Students will conclude orientation activities in early-mid afternoon on Day 2.