Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

new student orientation

Students entering for the Spring 2014 semester:
January 26, 2014 

Spring Orientation will begin with a Welcome Dinner on Sunday, January 26 at 5:30 pm in the banquet area of the Habecker Dining Commons (upper level of the building).  
It will continue with 3 consecutive weekly lunch sessions on Wednesdays at 11:00 am in the Dining Commons.  Click here for a detailed schedule of events. 

For students living in the residence halls, check-in will be available in the lobby of your building from 12:00 - 5:00 pm.

Please refer to the Preparing for Success booklet for valuable Student Life information.

Click here for information on how to use the HU Portal and Website for dining options, chapel credits, registering and more.

Questions?  Contact Melissa Laraway, Coordinator of New Student Services, at 260.359.4382 or e-mail to mlaraway@huntington.edu.  

 

Students entering for the Fall 2013 semester:
August 23-25, 2013

We want to help you understand necessary policies and procedures while familiarizing you with campus services and opportunities.  And of course, we can’t forget the importance of having you meet faculty, staff and other students! Click here for the Orientation Brochure.

Orientation is for all new students to Huntington - Commuter and Transfer students too!  Check in any time between 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (EST) in the Merillat Centre for the Arts (MCA) lobby. Allow 30 minutes for the check-in process.  Following check-in, you will be directed to your residence hall (if you are living on campus). Orientation officially begins with a New Student Dedication Service at 6 pm.

Questions? Contact Melissa Laraway, Coordinator of New Student Services, at 260.359.4382 or e-mail mlaraway@huntington.edu.

Please refer to the Preparing for Success booklet for valuable Student Life information.

Click here for information on how to use the HU Portal and Website for dining options, chapel credits, registering and more.

Orientation for International students click here:  

ORIENTATION WEEKEND -- SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23  

10:00 a.m.

Check in and Move in (until 5:00 p.m.)

MCA Lobby & Residence Halls

11:30 a.m.   Lunch (available until 12:30 p.m.)
Dining Commons
2:00 p.m.

Parent Session Options
with Scott Raymond (Lower MCA)

3:00 p.m.

Parent Session Options
with Scott Raymond (Lower MCA)

4:00 p.m.

Complimentary Deli Buffet (available until 6:00 p.m.)

Dining Commons

6:00 p.m.

New Student Dedication Service

MCA Auditorium

7:00 p.m.

Parents and Loved Ones Bid Farewell

7:30 p.m.

Alpha Group Gathering

Find your Alpha Group in the Lobby of the MCA to go to your meeting location together.

8:15 p.m.

Alpha Group Session I

Group Meeting Rooms

9:30 p.m.

Residence Life Meetings

Residence Halls

Commuter Meeting

Norm's (upper level HUB)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24  

8:00 a.m.

Breakfast

Dining Commons

9:00 a.m.

Alpha Group Session II

Group Meeting Rooms

10:00 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Program Meet and Greet

11:45 a.m.  

Lunch

Dining Commons

12:00 noon

Commuter Connections

Banquet Room C in the DC

1:00 p.m.

HU Plunge (1-3:00 p.m.)
Various service sites

6:00 p.m.

Picnic at Dr. Emberton's

President Residence

8:00 p.m.

HU Opportunities

MCA Auditorium

10:00 p.m.

Student Activities Board (SAB) Sponsored Event

10:00 p.m.

Transfer Event

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25  

9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Dining Commons

10:00 a.m.

Church on Campus

MCA Auditorium

11:30 a.m.  

Lunch with Mentor

Dining Commons

1:30 p.m.

Individual Meetings (until 3:30 p.m.)

Faculty Offices

1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Various optional small group activities
2:00 p.m.

Accuplacer (until 4:00 p.m.)

Science Hall Computer Classroom    
Accuplacer Practice Test   

5:00 p.m.

Dinner

Dining Commons

6:00 p.m.

Alpha Group Scavenger Hunt

7:00 p.m.

Alpha Group Session III  

Mentors and students only

8:30 p.m.

SAB Sponsored Event

 
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

All new students, Mentors and Alpha Professors go to a Fort Wayne TinCaps game!