For Sunday, September 5 September 4, 2021


If you did your arrival test on Saturday, please minimize close contacts until you receive a negative arrival test Sunday morning.

Please be sure to get your photo taken in Elrod Commons 114 between 9-11:45am.  The photo will be used in the yearbook, online, and in other media recognitions (so please dress accordingly).

If you have food allergies or preferences, you should go to the Marketplace at 9:45am to meet with Dining Services.

Please remember to pick up your Say Hey t-shirt in the Elrod Commons atrium after brunch, but please wear your class t-shirt (which you will receive at your hall meeting Saturday night) to the Class Photo and Cook Out at Liberty Hall Ruins Sunday evening.   

Please wear business casual attire to the University Chapel events.  We have a career closet if anyone needs to borrow business casual attire.

You will return to your homeroom for your Diversity, Inclusion, and Community conversation Sunday afternoon (see attached).  Gaines halls at 2:30pm and Graham-Lees at 4pm.

Everyone will attend FY Olympics with their hall at 8:30pm to meet new friends on the field under the lights.   

After FY Olympics, join the First-Year Orientation Committee (FYOC) and several upper-division students at the Commons Casino to enjoy the atmosphere of music, roulette wheel, craps table, serpentine bar, black jack, poker, and prizes.

The full Orientation Week schedule is at

Dean Rodocker


Jason Rodocker
Associate Dean of Students and
Dean for First-Year Experience
Washington and Lee University
Baker 310
Lexington, VA 24450