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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.

 

Student Schedule

8:45am Check-In 

9:30am Welcome

10:00am Dean of Students Presentation

10:30am Student Success Presentation

11:00am Lunch

12:00sm Basics to Success

1:30pm Student Meeting with Colleges

2:30pm Advising and Pre- Scheduling

3:00pm Student ID Making 

3:30 pm Residence Hall Tours

 

Parent/Family Schedule

8:45am Check-In at the Hogarth Student Center

9:30am Welcome

10:00am Dean of Students Presentation

10:30am Student Success Presentation

11:00am Lunch

12:00pm College Meetings

1:00pm Campus Resource Panel

2:00pm University Basics

2:30pm Student Leader Panel

3:30pm Residence Hall Tours