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Fall 2022
New Student Orientation

Fall 2022
New Student Orientation

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Welcome to Lindenwood!

New Student Orientation for all incoming Fall 2022 first-year and transfer students will begin on Thursday, August 18, 2022 and will run to Sunday, August 21, 2022. Orientation check-in and residential move-in will occur Tuesday, August 16, 2022 and Wednesday, August 17, 2022.  

PLEASE NOTE:  New Student Orientation is for incoming First-Year Students only.  We encourage Family and Supporters to join us virtually for Summer Orientation Programming (Lindenwood Talk Tuesdays) and during New Student Orientation Move-In.  On Wednesday, August 17th we welcome Families and Supporters who were unable to join us during the Summer Orientation Programming or for those Supporters and Families that have additional questions for an optional Family and Supporter Orientation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  Programming August 18th - August 21st is designed for the students only.    

A tentative timeline of events can be found below, but please note: This schedule is subject to change as NSO gets closer.

 


Fall 2022
New Student Orientation Schedule
August 16– 21, 2022

 

Tuesday, August 16

  • 7 - 9 a.m.: Breakfast
  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Orientation Check-In
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Lunch
  • 5 – 7 p.m.: Dinner

Wednesday, August 17

  • 7 – 9 a.m.: Breakfast
  • 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.: International Student - Check-In 
  • 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Orientation Check-In
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.: International Student - Placement Testing 
  • 5 – 7 p.m.: Dinner
  • 6 - 7 p.m.: Family and Supporter Orientation (Optional)
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: Res Hall Meetings
  • 8 – 11 p.m.: Cub Club 

Thursday, August 18

  • 7 – 9 a.m.: Breakfast
  • 8 - 9 a.m.:  Orientation Check-In
  • 9 – 10 a.m.: Lindenwood Lion Welcome
  • 10 – 11 a.m.: All Student Speaker
  • 11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.: Group Meeting #1
  • 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.: Fiesta Lunch
  • 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Lion Facts
  • 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.: Group Meeting #2
  • 5 – 7 p.m.: Dinner
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: NSO Playfair/Group Photo
  • 8 – 11 p.m.: NSO Bonfire 

Friday, August 19

  • 7 – 9 a.m.: Breakfast
  • 8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: International Student Orientation Presentation
  • 9 – 9:45 a.m.: Commuter Chat
  • 10 – 10:45 a.m.: Group Meeting #2
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Academic Deans Welcome/Lunch
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.: Group Meeting #3
  • 3 – 4:00 p.m.: 1st Generation Session
  • 4 – 6:00 p.m.: Fraternity & Sorority 101
  • 5 – 7:00 p.m.: Dinner/Taste of Lindenwood
  • 7 – 9:00 p.m.: Friday Night Unwind

Saturday, August 20

  • 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.: Transfer Student Orientation
  • 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Advising Drop-In 
  • 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Brunch/Dinner
  • 2 – 4:00 p.m.: Pride Wars
  • 6 – 10:00 p.m.: Party at the Pride

Sunday, August 21

  • 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Lions Giving Back Project
  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Brunch
  • 1 – 3 p.m.: Class Tours
  • 2 – 3 p.m.: Opening Chapel Service
  • 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Dinner 

 


Lindenwood Talk Tuesdays

This event is a virtual event designed specifically for family and supporters.

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Tuesday, July 12

  • 6 – 7 p.m.: Campus Resources

Tuesday, July 26

  • 6 – 7 p.m.: Residential Life

Tuesday, August 9

  • 6 – 7 p.m.: “Tips for Families and Supporters” – Harlan Cohen

 


RSVP For New Student Orientation

For questions regarding New Student Orientation, please contact First-Year Programs at fyp@lindenwood.edu or (636) 627-4627.

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