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Orientation

Orientation at The W

Ody OwlOrientation assists student as they transition to MUW, whether they are transferring from another college setting or entering as a first-time college student.

At Orientation, students will:

  • Meet with an academic advisor and register for classes
  • Receive information about on-campus living and commuting to campus
  • Learn about various resources made available to W students
  • Have university ID made
  • Meet new and current W students

Orientation also offers programming for family members who wish to learn more about The W. Parents/family members will:

  • Participate in programming specific to their needs
  • Meet with various campus offices 
  • Gain a better understanding of university resources 

2015 Orientation Dates:

April 15-Transfer Early Orientation (By invitation for award recipients only)

April 16-Freshman Early Orientation (By invitation for award recipients only)

May 14-Transfer I Orientation

May 15-Freshman I Orientation

June 8 & 25-Transfer II Orientation

June 9 & 26-Freshman II Orientation

July 14-Evening Orientation Session (Transfer and Freshman Students)*

*This evening session has been designed to give students the essentials in an abbreviated time frame.

 

Schedules:

Freshman Schedule (Tentative)

9:00 am         Check In                                            Nissan Auditorium

9:30 am          Welcome                                            Nissan Auditorium

10:00 am        Basics to Success                                 McDevitt Lab-Rotation

12:00 pm        Lunch                                                Hogarth Cafeteria

12:45 pm        Dean of Students Presentation              Pope Banquet Room

1:30 pm          Honors College Presentation                 President’s Dining Room

2:00 pm          Student Meeting with Colleges              Various Locations

3:00 pm          Advising and Pre-Scheduling                 Various Locations

 

Transfer Schedule (Tentative)

11:00 am          Check In & Lunch                               Hogarth Student Center

11:30 am             Welcome                                            Pope Banquet Rooms

12:00 noon        Dean of Students Presentation             Pope Banquet Rooms

12:30 pm           Basics to Success                                McDevitt Lab-Rotation

2:00 pm             Student Meetings with College              Various

2:45 pm             Advising                                             Various

 

       

Contact Us:

Jessica Harpole, Director of Student Life (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./662-329-7350)

Bayleigh Herron, Head Orientation Leader (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./662-329-7350)

 

 

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