Class of 2024 Orientation Week Schedule

Updated: August 3, 2020

August 10 - 14, 2020: International Orientation

Thursday, August 13, 2020: Pre-Orientation Freedom Ride Move-In

Saturday, August 15, 2020: Pre-Orientation Volunteer Venture Move-In

Sunday, August 16, 2020: Pre-Orientation Appalachian Adventure Move-In

Monday, August 17, 2020: Pre-Orientation Appalachian Adventure Move-In

Tuesday, August 18, 2020:  New Student Move-In

Wednesday, August 19, 2020: New Student Move-In 

  • 11 AM - 2 PM ~ Lunch, Marketplace (To-Go)
  • 3:30 PM - 3:45 PM ~ Dietary Restrictions and Preference, Marketplace
  • 4 PM - 5 PM ~ Religious Life Fair, Online
  • 5 PM - 7 PM ~ Dinner, Marketplace (To-Go)
  • 7 PM - 8:45 PM ~ First-Year Meeting with Resident Advisers, Homerooms √
  • 9 PM - 10 PM ~ FYOC Activity 

Thursday, August 20

  • 7:15 AM - 8:45 AM ~ Breakfast, Marketplace (To-Go)

  • 9 AM - 9:45 AM ~ President's Welcome to New Students, Front Lawn (Rain Plan = Homerooms) √
  • 9:45 AM - 10:30 AM ~ Student Governance and Conduct Processes, Front Lawn (Rain Plan = Homerooms) √
  • 11 AM - 12:45 PM ~ Lunch, Marketplace (To-Go)
  • 1 PM - 2 PM ~ Prep for Registration, Virtual 
  • 2 PM - 2:30 PM ~ Health Careers Information Session, Online and/or Virtual
  • 2 PM - 2:30 PM ~ Engineering Information Session, Online and/or Virtual
  • 2 PM - 2:30 PM ~ Commerce Careers Information Session, Online and/or Virtual
  • 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM ~ Academic Fair, Online 
  • 5 PM - 7 PM ~ Dinner, Marketplace (To-Go)
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM ~ Voices of W&L, Homerooms 
  • 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM ~ Discussion after Voices, Homerooms 
  • 9:30 PM - 11 PM ~ FYOC Activity

Friday, August 21, 2020

  • 7:15 AM - 8:30 AM ~ Breakfast, Marketplace (To-Go)
  • 8:30 AM - 9 AM ~ Advisers Host Virtual Conversation with their Advisees, Virtual 
  • 9 AM - 10:30 AM ~ Pre-arranged Meetings with Initial Faculty Advisers, Virtual or In-Person 
  • 11 AM - Noon ~ Registration: Pick Your First Course, Online 
  • 11 AM - 2 PM ~ Lunch, Marketplace (To-Go)
  • 2 PM - 5 PM ~ Meet with Your Initial Faculty Adviser to Complete Registration, Virtual or In-Person 
  • 5 PM - 6 PM ~ Registration Clean Up, Elrod Commons 206
  • 5 PM - 7 PM ~ Dinner, Marketplace (To-Go)
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM ~ Community Discussion Event led by Faculty/Staff, Various Classrooms 
  • 9 PM - 11 PM ~ FYOC Activity

Saturday, August 22, 2020

  • 7:15 AM - 8:45 AM ~ Breakfast, The Marketplace (To-Go)
  • 9 AM - 11 AM ~ Perspectives - Group 1, Various Locations 
  • 9 AM - 11 AM ~  Bystander Intervention - Group 2, Homerooms 
  • 9 AM - 11 AM ~ Get Downtown - Group 3, Homerooms  
  • 11 AM - 12:30 PM ~ Lunch, Marketplace (To-Go)
  • Noon - 2 PM ~ Perspectives - Group 2, Various Locations 
  • Noon - 2 PM ~ Bystander Intervention - Group 3, Homerooms 
  • Noon - 2 PM ~ Get Downtown - Group 1, Homerooms 
  • 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM ~ Perspectives - Group 3, Various Locations 
  • 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM ~ Bystander Intervention - Group 1, Homerooms
  • 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM ~ Traveller Route Tours - Group 2, Homerooms 
  • 5 PM - 7 PM ~ Dinner, Marketplace (To-Go)
  • 7 PM - 11 PM ~ FYOC Activities, Various Locations on Campus 

Sunday, August 23, 2020

  • 10 AM - 11:45 AM ~ Brunch, Marketplace (To-Go)
  • 1 PM - 3 PM ~ Activities Fair, Virtual 
  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM ~ Law Enforcement Panel, Homerooms 
  • 5:30 PM ~ Fall Convocation, Front Lawn (Rain Plan = Homerooms) 
  • 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM ~ Dinner, Marketplace (To-Go)
  • 8 PM - 8:30 PM ~ Honor System Orientation, Front Lawn (Rain Plan = Homerooms) 
  • 8:30 PM - 9 PM ~ Group Discussion on the Honor System,  Homerooms 
  • 9 PM - 11 PM ~ FYOC Activity

Monday, August 24, 2020

  • First Day of Classes
  • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM ~ LEAD Information Session, TBD

Friday, August 28, 2020

  • 5 PM ~ Feminism Panel, Virtual

Sunday, August 30, 2020

  • 2 PM - 3 PM ~ Panhel Information Session, Virtual