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New Students - Orientation Schedule

New Student Orientation
August 20-23, 2022

New Student Orientation begins on move-in Saturday, August 20, and ends August 23. Please review the schedule of events listed below.


*Indicates required activities

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

Move-in 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Residence Halls and Fraternities
(Check-in at your living unit and pick up your orientation folder.)

10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Information One Stop Shop
Allen Athletics and Recreation Center

  • Satisfy responsibilities and/or meet the Business Office Team
  • Complete paperwork and/or meet with Financial Aid Team
  • Finalize Student Health Records and/or meet the Student Health Center Nurse
  • Meet Counseling Center Team
  • Meet the Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies (MXIBS) Team
  • Meet the Career Services Team
  • Talk with WISE (Wabash Internship and Student Employment) representatives
  • Student Employment
    • Turn in Employment Paperwork
      • Bring  your driver's license or state ID, and social security card or birth certificate OR just a passport
    • Sign up for Direct Deposit
      • Bring your bank account information
  • Pick up lunch (11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)

Lunch 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Food Trucks on The Mall
(New Students eat free with voucher; Parents and guests can purchase food)

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Visit the Wabash College Bookstore
Sparks Center, Lower Level

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Visit the Lilly Library

*2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
RINGING IN CEREMONY

Scott Feller, President
Gregory Redding ’88, Dean of Students
Chip Timmons ’96, Dean of Enrollment Management
Matthew Kip Chase ’03, President of National Association of Wabash Men
Pioneer Chapel (overflow live streaming in Baxter 101)

*3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Parents and families meet with Faculty Advisor/Tutorial Instructor

See Parent Sheet for location

*3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
New Students meet with Orientation Mentor

Orientation Classrooms
See Orientation Mentor for location

4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hugs & Good-byes

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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Gathering for Parents and Guests
Little Giant Stadium Concourse

  • Meet President and Mrs. Feller, members of the Parent Advisory Committee, and other parents.
  • Refreshments provided, casual attire.
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*5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
New Students meet with Faculty Advisors/Tutorial Instructor

Orientation Classrooms
See Orientation Mentor for location

6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Dinner
Allen Center, Chadwick Court

*7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Introduction to the Gentleman’s Rule

Gregory Redding ’88, Dean of Students
Marc 168体育平台下载_足球即时比分-注册|官网lch ’99, Associate Dean of Students
Michael Lynn, Residence Life Specialist
Nicholas Gray ’15, Director of Safety and Security
Buck Waddell, Assistant Director of Safety and Security

  • Gentleman/Responsible Citizen
  • Academics
  • Housing Process
  • Student Panel: Questions and Discussion

Fine Arts Center, Ball Theater

*8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Fun Activity

9:30 p.m. – Midnight
Fraternity Rush


SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Breakfast
Sparks Center

*8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Freshman Surveys

(Bring your laptop, tablet, or phone)
Fine Arts Center, Ball Theater

10:00 a.m. – 12 Noon
Worship Opportunity
(See orientation folder for a list of places to worship)

11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lunch
Sparks Center

*1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Library Orientation (Zoom)

Beth Daniel Lindsay, Research and Instructional Librarian
Orientation Classroom (See Orientation Mentor for location)

*2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Title IX and the Gentleman's Rule (Zoom)

Heather Thrush, Associate Dean for Student Engagement and Success
Orientation Classroom (See Orientation Mentor for location)

*3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Exploring the Gentleman’s Rule with Faculty/Staff Alumni

Orientation Classroom (See Orientation Mentor for location)

*6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Faculty Advisor/Tutorial Instructor Dinner

See Orientation Mentor for location

8:30 p.m. – Midnight
Fraternity Rush


MONDAY, AUGUST 22

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast
Sparks Center

*7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Community Service Projects in Montgomery County

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See Orientation Mentor for location

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
Sparks Center

*1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Advising Meeting

Mandatory if arranged by advisor

*1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Your First Coffee & Careers

Meet the Professional Development Staff
Prepare your resume. Bring your laptop. Snacks provided.
Lilly Library (You should attend this sessions, if your advisor didn't schedule a meeting and you don't have an approved resume)

*3:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
BaFa BaFa: A Cross Culture Simulation

See Orientation Mentor for location

Dinner: Regular Meal Service

*7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Independent Men's Association (IMA) Monday Night Football

Allen Center Fieldhouse and Little Giant Stadium

9:00 p.m. – Midnight
Fraternity Rush


TUESDAY, AUGUST 23

Breakfast: Regular Meal Service

*8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Registrar 101

Julia Perry, Associate Registrar
Jon Jump, Registrar/Associate Dean of the College
Fine Arts, Ball Theater

*9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Introduction to Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Fellowships, and Study Abroad

Jill Rogers, Pre-Health Advisor and Program Coordinator for the Global Health Initiative
Scott Himsel ’85, Pre-Law Advisor, Associate Professor of Political Science
Susan Albrecht, Fellowship Advisor and Library Visual Media Liaison
Amy 168体育平台下载_足球即时比分-注册|官网ir, Director of International Programs
Fine Arts Center, Ball Theater

*10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Introduction to Academic Support Services

Zachery Koppelmann, Writing Center Director
Victor Lindsay, Coordinator of Student Success
Heather Thrush, Associate Dean for Student Engagement and Success/Disability Services Coordinator
Fine Arts Center, Ball Theater

*10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Advising Meetings

Mandatory if arranged by advisor

*10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Your First Coffee & Careers

Meet the Professional Development Staff
Prepare your resume. Bring your laptop. Snacks provided.
Lilly Library (You should attend this sessions, if your advisor didn't schedule a meeting and you don't have an approved resume)

Lunch: Regular Meal Service

*1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wabash College Community Gathering and Walking Tour

Meet with Crawfordsville Mayor Todd Barton ’00
Downtown Crawfordsville, Pike Place Park
(Rain Location - Wabash College Pioneer Chapel)

*3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Introduction to Student Health Center, Counseling Center, and 168体育平台下载_足球即时比分-注册|官网llness

You can help a friend training
Chris Amidon, College Nurse
Jamie Douglas, Counseling Center Director, Counselor
Laura Dolph, Counselor
Fine Arts Center, Ball Theater

5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Registration Changes for Fall Semester
Hays 003

Dinner: Regular Meal Service

*7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Introduction to Student Activities & Student Government

Victor Lindsay, Coordinator of Student Success
Student Senate Representatives
Dean’s President’s Council Representatives
Pioneer Chapel

9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Fraternity Rush


WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24

Fall 2022 Classes Begin


THURSDAY, AUGUST 25

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Student Employment Fair
On the Mall (Rain Location TBD)
(Check your Wabash College e-mail for information)