New Student Orientation

Welcome to the University of Dubuque! New Student Orientation is made up of various fun and exciting components to help you transition to University life. Here you will find important information regarding New Student Orientation. Be sure to check back often for updates.

New Student Orientation Spring 2016
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Orientation Schedule At A Glance  |  Detailed Orientation Schedule

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New Student Orientation: Friday, January 22, 2016
First Day of Classes: Monday, January 25, 2016


New Student Orientation 2016 Schedule At A Glance

Friday, January 22

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.      Check-In and Light Breakfast, Charles & Romona Myers Center, Steffens Hall
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.    University Welcome, Charles & Romona Myers Center, room 146
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.    Campus Resource Fair, Charles & Romona Myers Center, Steffens Hall
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.     Lunch, Heritage Center, Cafe
12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.      Informational Sessions, Various Locations
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.        Wrap-Up and Question & Answer Session, Charles & Romona Myers Center, room 146
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.        Optional Campus Tours


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New Student Orientation 2016 Detailed Schedule

Friday, January 22

 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.            Check-In and Light Breakfast

Charles & Romona Myers Center, Steffens Hall

Arrive anytime between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. to check in for New Student Orientation, and enjoy a light breakfast with coffee, pastries, and fruit.

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.          University Welcome

Charles & Romona Myers Center, room 146

The director of the first-year experience and the vice president of student life will officially welcome you to campus along side a great team of peer mentors who will join you throughout the day.

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.           Campus Resource Fair

Charles & Romona Myers Center, Steffens Hall

There are many campus resources available to you as a student! Check out booths with representatives from the bookstore, campus ministry, study abroad, student activities, financial planning, and more. Bring your questions for our knowledgeable representatives.

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.           Lunch

Heritage Center, Cafe

All new students and their guests are welcome to join us for a free lunch in our Heritage Center Cafe.

 12:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.           Informational Sessions

Various Locations

Students will be attending three informational sessions that will provide essencial information about being successful on campus.

Technology Training: Students will be guided through all campus technology tools include email, network storage, UDOnline (course management system), and MyUD (university portal).

Library Training: Students will experience the many useful aspects of the Charles C. Myers Library through an interactive tour.

Career and Life Services Session: Students will learn about the many services housed in the Career and Life departments including advising, resume and interview assistance, mental health counseling, and more.

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.           Wrap-Up and Question & Answer Session

Charles & Romona Myers Center, room 146

After completing all information sessions, students will gather one last time with the peer mentor team to ask any questions that might remain after New Student Orientation.

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.           Optional Campus Tours

Charles & Romona Myers Center, Admission Office

Students are welcome to stay for a campus tour following New Student Orientation.


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