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 Fall 2015
Under Construction: Some Assembly Required!

Save the Date!

New Student Move-In Day: Sunday, August 23
New Student Orientation Days: Monday-Wednesday, August 24-26
First Day of Classes: Thursday, August 27

First-Year Students

All first-year students are required to attend New Student Orientation as a part of the World View Seminar I course. Please make plans to attend all events from Sunday, August 23 to Wednesday, August 26.

View the entire New Student Orientation schedule!

Transfer Students

Transfer students that are not registered for World View Seminar I course may select a date to attend a one-day Transfer Orientation session. Transfer Orientation is offered Monday, August 24; Tuesday, August 25; OR Wednesday, August 26.

Register for your preferred date for Transfer Orientation here.

View the entire Transfer Orientation schedule!

 

New Student Orientation 2015 Schedule

Sunday, August 23

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.        Check-In & Move-In for Residential Students

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.        Campus Welcome

4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.        Family Welcome Picnic

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.        Student Mentor Groups & Residence Hall Meetings
                                           Family Orientation

8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.        Mission Improvable! -- Family Friendly Improv Comedy

9:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.       Late Night Ice Cream Social & Family Farewell

Monday, August 24

Morning                            Mines of Spain Service Experience, Class, or Campus Resource Sessions

Afternoon                         Class, Campus Resource Sessions, or Ropes Course Experience

Evening                            Game Night
                                         Playfair: How I Met My College Friends! The get-to-know-everyone game!
                                         Drive-in Movie on the Quad                                       

Tuesday, August 25

Morning                          Mines of Spain Service Experience, Class, or Campus Resource Sessions

Afternoon                        Class, Campus Resource Sessions, or Ropes Course Experience

Evening                           UD’s Amazing Race
                                        Spartan Spectacular: a full night of fun and games!
                                        Late Night Vans to Wal-Mart

Wednesday, August 26

Morning                          Mines of Spain Service Experience, Class, or Campus Resource Sessions

Afternoon                        Class, Campus Resource Sessions, or Ropes Course Experience

Evening                           Find Your Classes Tours
                                        Ice Cream Social & Jam

 

Transfer Orientation 2015 Schedule

August 24, 25, or 26

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.              Transfer and Non-Traditional Student Check-In
                                                       Charles and Romona Myers Center, Steffens Hall

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.            Transfer and Non-Traditional Student Welcome
                                                       Charles and Romona Myers Center, room 146

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.            Library Orientation
                                                       Charles C. Myers Library, room 381

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.              Lunch, Mentor Group Meetings, Academic Advising Sessions
                                                       Peters Commons, Dining Hall, and various locations

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.                Technology Training
                                                       Jackaline B. Dunlap Technology Center, room 103 and 111

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                Campus Resource Sessions
                                                        Various Locations

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                Optional Campus Tours
                                                        Charles and Romona Myers Center, Steffens Hall