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Orientation program dates

Freshman orientation dates for each college are listed below. Honors program dates are listed in the second table. Scholars program dates are listed in the third table. Some learning communities, summer pre-enrollment programs and other college affiliations may impact orientation dates. Those nuances will be noted in your orientation mailing.

Check-in for all programs will be held in Morrill Tower. Parking is available in the Sisson Hall parking lot (located across the river from Morrill Tower, off Coffey Road).

Autumn 2018

Program of Study Program Date
Architecture (AHR) June 14-15, June 18-19
Art, dance majors (ART01) July 9-10
Art, all other majors (ART02 and ART03) June 6-7, June 13-14, June 28-29, July 16-17
Arts and Sciences, undecided (ASC) May 29-30, May 31-June 1, June 11-12, June 26-27, July 23-24
Biological Sciences, neuroscience majors (BIO1) May 30-31, June 6-7, June 25-26, July 10-11
Biological Sciences (BIO2) May 30-31, June 6-7, June 12-13, June 14-15, June 25-26, July 10-11, July 16-17, July 18-19, July 23-24
Biomedical Science (BMS) June 5-6, June 13-14
Business (BUS)

June 14-15, June 20-21, June 21-22, June 25-26, June 27-28, June 28-29, July 9-10, July 10-11, July 11-12, July 16-17, July 18-19, July 19-20, July 23-24

Business (BUS): Students in the Global Business Learning Community June 12-13
Dental Hygiene (DHY) June 28-29, July 9-10
Education and Human Ecology (EHE01-02) June 5-6, June 13-14, June 19-20, July 10-11, July 18-19, July 23-24
Engineering (ENG) June 20-21, June 21-22, June 26-27, June 27-28, July 17-18, July 18-19, July 19-20
Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) June 25-26, July 9-10, July 11-12
Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Pre-Veterinary Medicine) (FAES1) May 29-30, June 5-6, June 25-26, June 28-29
Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (FAES2)

June 7-8, June 19-20, June 21-22, July 17-18

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRS) June 5-6, June 7-8, June 11-12, June 13-14, June 27-28, July 9-10, July 11-12, July 23-24
Health and Wellness Innovation in Health Care (HWIH) July 17-18
Humanities, history majors (HUM1) June 13-14, June 19-20, July 12-13
Humanities (HUM2) May 30-31, June 13-14, June 19-20, July 12-13, July 23-24
John Glenn College of Public Affairs (JGS) May 29-30, May 31-June 1, June 18-19, June 28-29
Math and Physical Sciences (MPS) May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 7-8, June 18-19, June 21-22, June 27-28, July 11-12, July 17-18, July 19-20
Math and Physical Sciences, physics majors (MPS7) May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 7-8, June 18-19, June 27-28, July 11-12, July 18-19
Music (MUS) May 30-31, June 11-12, June 19-20, June 21-22, July 9-10
Nursing (NUR) July 12-13
Pharmacy (PHR) May 30-31, June 5-6, June 13-14, June 19-20
Public Health (PBH) June 5-6, July 17-18
Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS1, SBS2, SBS3, SBS4 and SBS5) May 29-30, June 4-5, June 11-12, June 13-14, June 26-27, June 28-29, July 9-10, July 11-12, July 16-17
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Atmospheric Sciences (SBS6) May 29-30, June 11-12, June 28-29, July 9-10
Social and Behavioral Sciences, anthropology majors (SBS7) May 29-30, June 4-5, June 11-12, June 13-14, June 26-27, June 28-29, July 9-10, July 16-17
Social Work (SWK) May 31-June 1
University Exploration (EXP) June 13-14, June 18-19, June 19-20, June 20-21, June 25-26, June 26-27, June 28-29, July 9-10, July 10-11, July 11-12, July 16-17, July 17-18, July 19-20, July 23-24


Honors autumn 2018

Program of Study Program Date
Honors in Architecture (AHR) June 4-5, June 11-12
Honors in Art, dance majors (ART01) July 9-10
Honors in Art, all other majors (ART02 and ART03) May 29-30
Honors in Biological Sciences (HBIO) June 11-12, June 13-14, June 18-19, June 20-21, July 12-13
Honors in Biomedical Sciences (BMS)
June 5-6, June 13-14
Honors in Business (BUS)

May 29-30, May 30-31, May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 7-8, June 11-12

Business Honors Learning Community (BHLC) June 4-5
Honors in Dental Hygiene (DHY) June 28-29
Honors in Education and Human Ecology (EHE01-02) May 30-31
Honors in Engineering (ENG1, ENG2, ENG3 and ENG4) June 4-5, June 6-7, June 7-8, June 14-15
Honors in Environmental and Natural Resources (ENR) June 25-26
Honors in Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (FAES1 and FAES2) May 31-June 1
Honors in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRS) May 31-June 1
Honors in Health and Wellness Innovation in Health Care (HWIH) July 17-18
Honors in John Glenn College of Public Affairs (JGS) May 29-30, May 31-June 1, June 18-19
Honors in Math and Physical Sciences (HMPS) June 6-7, June 25-26, June 28-29, July 10-11
Honors in Music (MUS) May 30-31, June 11-12
Honors in Nursing (NUR) July 12-13
Honors in Pharmacy (PHR) July 12-13
Honors in Public Health (PBH) May 30-31
Honors in Social and Behavioral Sciences and Humanities (HSBH) May 29-30, May 31-June 1, June 4-5
Honors in Social Work (SWK) May 31-June 1
Honors in University Exploration (EXP) May 29-30, May 30-31, May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 11-12, June 12-13


Scholars autumn 2018

Scholars students will select orientation program dates based on their program of study. Choose a date that corresponds with the name of your major, not Scholars program.

Program of Study Program Date
Architecture (AHRS1) June 4-5, June 11-12
Art, dance majors (ARTS1) July 9-10
Art, all other majors (ARTS2, ARTS3) May 29-30, June 6-7
Arts and Sciences, undecided (ASCS1) May 29-30, May 31-June 1, June 11-12
Biological Sciences, neuroscience majors (BIOS1) May 30-31, June 6-7
Biological Sciences (BIOS2) May 30-31, June 6-7, June 12-13, June 14-15

Biomedical Sciences (BMSS1)

June 5-6, June 13-14
Business (BUSS1) May 29-30, May 30-31, May 31-June 1, June 4-5, June 5-6, June 7-8, June 11-12
Dental Hygiene (DHYS1) July 9-10
Education and Human Ecology (EHES1 and EHES 2) June 5-6, June 13-14, June 19-20
Engineering June 12-13, June 18-19, June 19-20
Environmental and Natural Resources (ENRS1) May 31-June 1, June 28-29
Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Pre-Veterinary Medicine) (AGRS1) May 29-30, June 5-6
Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (AGRS2) June 7-8, June 19-20
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRSS1) June 5-6, June 7-8, June 11-12, June 13-14
Health and Wellness Innovation in Health Care (HWIHS1) July 17-18
Humanities, history majors (HUMS1) June 13-14, June 19-20
Humanities (HUMS2) May 30-31, June 13-14, June 19-20
John Glenn College of Public Affairs (JGSS1) May 29-30, May 31-June 1, June 18-19
Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPSS1 and MPSS2) May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 7-8, June 18-19
Math and Physical Sciences: Physics (MPSS7) May 31-June 1, June 7-8, June 18-19
Music (MUSS1) May 30-31, June 11-12, June 19-20
Nursing (NURS1) July 12-13
Pharmacy (PHRS1) May 30-31, June 5-6, June 13-14, June 19-20
Public Health (PBHS1) May 30-31, June 5-6
Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBSS1, SBSS2, SBSS3, SBSS4 and SBSS5) May 29-30, June 4-5, June 11-12, June 13-14
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Atmospheric Sciences (SBSS6) May 29-30, June 11-12
Social and Behavioral Sciences, anthropology majors (SBSS7) May 29-30, June 4-5, June 11-12, June 13-14
Social Work (SWKS1) May 31-June 1
University Exploration (EXPS1) May 29-30, May 30-31, May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 11-12, June 12-13


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