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Freshman Orientation

 

During Orientation The W will welcome incoming students and their families. This all day event will prepare you for the journey ahead. You will chat with Orientation Leaders, as well as meet some University faculty/staff. Orientation also offers programming for family members who wish to learn more about The W. 

At Orientation, students will:

- Meet with an academic advisor and register for classes

- Receive information about on-campus living and commuting on campus

- Explore various resources available to W students

- Have university ID made

- Meet new and current W students

At Orientation, Parents/Family will:

- Participate in programming specific to their needs

- Meet with various campus offices

- Gain a better understanding of university resources

 

Please refer to tentative schedules below for reference. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Life at 662-329-7416.

 

August 2nd Student Schedule

10:15am Check-In

11:00am Welcome

11:15am Dean of Students Presentation

11:45am Student Success Presentation

12:15pm Lunch

1:15pm Basics to Success

2:00pm Student Engagement 101

2:45pm Student Meetings with Colleges

3:30pm Advising and Pre-Scheduling

4:00pm Residence Hall Tours

August 2nd Parent/Family Schedule

10:15am Check-In

11:00am Welcome

11:15am Dean of Students Presentation

11:45am Student Success Presentation

12:15pm Lunch

1:15pm College Meetings

2:15pm Campus Resource Panel

3:15pm University Basics for Parents/ Family

3:45pm Student Leader Panel

4:00pm Residence Hall Tours