Freshmen Orientation Schedule

Wednesday, August 20

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 Pete Menjares, Ph.D.
Special Events Center

6:00 p.m. - President’s Dinner
Join President Menjares 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 21

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 22

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

12:30 p.m. - Transfer orientation
Shehadey Dining Room

1:30 p.m. - Mentor's Dessert
Various locations around campus

2:15 p.m. - Information Fair
AIMS Hall

2:30 p.m. - Using technology
Various locations

3:15 p.m. - Campus tour

4:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Closing Ceremony
Shehadey Dining Room

Saturday, August 23

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 24

Day off

Welcome dinner with returning students

Monday, August 25

Classes begin