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NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION SESSIONS

June 21 | July 26 | August 17

Orientation

Settle In

full orientation groupOrientation eases you into college life and into Huntingdon College.

During Orientation, students meet in groups led by Orientation Leaders (OLs), who are Huntingdon upperclassmen. Each OL’s main goal is to welcome incoming students into the Huntingdon family and to assist in the college transition of the newest Hawks. At the same time, parents attend sessions designed just for them. There is no cost to attend an orientation session.

If you have questions, your admission counselor will be happy to assist you: (334) 833-4497 | (800) 763-0313 | admiss@hawks.huntingdon.edu.

New Student Orientation Sessions, Students Entering Fall 2018

  • Session I:  Thursday, June 21, 2018—(FULL—No longer accepting reservations)
    • Schedule: Separate schedules for Students and for Parents and Guests are available below.
  • Session II: Thursday, July 26, 2018—(Freshmen and Transfers)
  • Session III: Friday, August 17, 2018, combined with Big Red Weekend Check-in—(Freshmen, Transfers, and International Students)

Register for Orientation

Preparing for Your Visit—Download the App!

  • Students, Parents, and Guests: To facilitate your orientation experience, please download the Huntingdon Connect app through your iTunes or Google Play Store. Create your account and verify your email with the text message code. Answer the “tell us who you are” question by selecting either prospective student or parent/guest. Once downloaded, the name of the app changes to HawkWings. Click the “campus” tab at the bottom right to see all of the helpful resources and the Orientation Day Schedule.
  • See our campus visit information for hotel and air transportation information, directions to campus, and a campus map.

What to Bring to Orientation

  • Be sure you have submitted all of the Enrollment Forms online at least one week prior to your orientation session, and paid your Enrollment Deposit.
  • Bring physical copies of your enrollment paperwork (particularly for financial aid, health forms, etc.)
  • Proof of immunization
  • Government-issued photo identification or valid driver’s license

Schedule, Session I: June 21, 2018

Students

  • The schedule for Parents and Guests is posted below the Student Schedule.
  • Note that schedules are subject to change.
Time Place Activity
 7:30–9:30 a.m.  Flowers Hall–Various Areas,   beginning at the front door
  • Check In
  • Go through Connection Stations
  • Tour Residence Halls
  • Complimentary Refreshments
 9:30–9:45 a.m.  Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall  Orientation Welcome
 9:45–10:00 a.m.  Various Classrooms  Orientation Group Session I
 10:00–11:00 a.m.  Various Classrooms  Orientation Group Session II
 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.  All-Campus  Orientation Group Tours of   Campus and Group Photo, Front   Steps, Flowers Hall
 12:15–1:00 p.m.  Julia Walker Russell Dining Hall  Lunch
 1:00–2:30 p.m.  Roland Student Center  Games/Rules Rap
 2:30–3:30 p.m.  Leo J. Drum Jr.   Theater, Cloverdale Campus  Organization Fair and Academic   Department Meetings (Snacks   available in the lobby)
 3:30–4:45 p.m.  Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall  Residence Life and Student   Affairs Discussion
 4:45–5:30 p.m.  Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall  College Resources Presentation
 5:30–6:30 p.m.  Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall  Worship Service, presented by   Campus Ministries
 6:00–6:30 p.m.  Various Classrooms  Orientation Group Session III
 6:30 p.m.–Your Questions are   Answered!  Julia Walker Russell Dining Hall
  • Dinner
  • Honors Program  Presentation (for those eligible, Stallworth Dining Room)
  • Schedule Adjustments (Private  Dining Room)
  • Departure

Parents and Guests

Time Place Activity
 7:30–9:30 a.m.  Flowers Hall–Various Areas,   beginning at the front door
  • Check In
  • Go through Connection Stations
  • Tour Residence Halls
  • Complimentary Refreshments
 9:30–9:45 a.m.  Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall  Orientation Welcome
 9:45–10:00 a.m.  Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall  Important Information
 10:00–11:00 a.m.
  • Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall, Guests of Resident Students;
  • Library Atrium, Guests of  Commuter Students
  • Student Affairs /Residence Life
  • Students Affairs /Commuter Life
 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
  • Lobby of Flowers Hall
  • Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall
  • Break (15 minutes)
  • Academics—Student Perspective
 12:15–1:00 p.m.  Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall  Parent-to-Parent Session
 1:00–2:30 p.m.  Julia Walker Russell Dining Hall  Lunch
 2:30–3:30 p.m.  Leo J. Drum Jr.   Theater, Cloverdale Campus  Organization Fair and Academic   Department Meetings (Snacks   available in the lobby)
 3:30–4:45 p.m.
  • Roland Arena
  • Band Room
  • Flowers 102
  • Athletic Overview
  • Cheer and Band Overview
  • Campus Activities and Student Involvement Discussion
 4:45–5:30 p.m.  Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall  College Resources Presentation
 5:30–6:30 p.m.  Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall  Worship Service, presented by   Campus Ministries
 6:00–6:30 p.m.  Ligon Chapel, Flowers Hall  Q & A for Parents
 6:30 p.m.–Your Questions are   Answered!  Julia Walker Russell Dining Hall
  • Dinner
  • Honors Program  Presentation (for those eligible, Stallworth Dining Room)
  • Schedule Adjustments (Private  Dining Room)
  • Departure

Questions? Contact the Office of Student Affairs, Orientation Planning: (334) 833-4042 or spalek@hawks.huntingdon.edu.