Freshmen Orientation Schedule

Wednesday, August 19

10:00 a.m. - Resident students check-in
Steinert Campus Center Lounge

1:00 p.m. - Resident students orientation check-in/registration
Special Events Center

2:00 p.m. - Commuter students orientation check-in/registration
Special Events Center

Orientation t-shirts will be given out when you complete your orientation registration in the Special Event Center.

3:00 p.m. - All new residents meeting
Meet the residence life staff and hear about what living on campus is all about.
Shehadey Dining Hall

3:00 p.m. - All commuter meeting
Meet the student life staff and hear about what options are available for commuter students.
Ashley Auditorium

3:00 p.m. - Parent session
Special Events Center

4:30 p.m. - Opening ceremonies
A personal welcome from Fresno Pacific University President Richard Kriegbaum, Ph.D.
Special Events Center

6:00 p.m. - President’s Dinner
Join President Kriegbaum and the faculty for a special dinner and celebration.
McDonald Hall Green

7:00 p.m. - Commissioning Service
A time of worship, encouragement and commissioning for parents, guests and students. This service is lead by University Pastor Angulus Wilson.
Special Events Center

8:00 p.m. - Candle lighting ceremony
Campus Green

8:30 p.m. - Parent Farewell
Campus Green

8:45 p.m. - Bunko party
Shehadey Dining Hall

Refreshments

Thursday, August 20

8:00  a.m. - Breakfast
Shehadey Dining Hall

Commuter students can drop off all camp belonging in SCC Lounge

9:00  a.m. - Meet your collegium
The Forrest

11:00 a.m. - Campus tour

11:45 a.m. - Lunch
Shehadey Dining Hall

1:00 p.m. - Load buses for orientation retreat at Hume Lake
Winery Avenue

2:30 p.m. - Arrive at Hume Lake
Hume Lake Christian Camps

Friday, August 21

Freshmen orientation retreat at Hume Lake - all day
Hume Lake Christian Camps

9:30 a.m. - Transfer resident students check-in
Steinert Campus Center Lounge

10:30 a.m. - Transfer orientation check-in
Steinert Campus Center Lobby

10:45 a.m. - Transfer orientation
Shehadey Dining Room

12:00 p.m. - Lunch
Shehadey Dining Room

12:20 p.m. - Transfer orientation
Shehadey Dining Room

1:00 p.m. - Campus tour
Various locations around campus

1:30 p.m. - Information Fair
AIMS Hall

2:00 p.m. - Conclude Orientation
AIMS Hall

Saturday, August 22

Freshmen Orientation retreat at Hume Lake
Hume Lake Christian Camps

12:45 p.m. - Arrive back at FPU for lunch
Shehadey Dining Hall

Free time

5:00 p.m. - Dinner
Shehadey Dining Hall

7:00 p.m. - Volleyball game

9:00 p.m. - Movie on the Green

Sunday, August 23

Day off

Welcome dinner with returning students

Lawn games and ice cream sundaes

Monday, August 24

Classes begin

Friday, August 28

Welcome Back Party