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Orientation dates

Autumn 2017

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).

Program of Study Program Date
Architecture (AHR) June 15-16, July 17-18
Art, dance majors (ART01) July 10-11
Art, all other majors (ART02 and ART03) June 26-27, July 18-19
Arts and Sciences, Undecided (ASC) June 7-8, June 22-23, June 29-30, July 19-20
Biological Sciences (BIO1) June 1-2, June 8-9, June 13-14, July 17-18
Biological Sciences (BIO2) June 1-2, June 8-9, June 13-14, June 15-16, June 21-22, June 29-30, July 11-12, July 17-18, July 24-25
Biomedical Science (BMS) June 5-6, June 12-13
Business (BUS)

June 21-22, June 22-23, June 26-27, June 27-28, June 28-29, July 10-11, July 11-12, July 12-13, July 18-19, July 19-20, July 20-21, July 24-25

Business (BUS): Students in the Global Business Learning Community June 19-20
Dental Hygiene (DHY) June 5-6, June 26-27
Education and Human Ecology (EHE01-02) June 12-13, June 14-15, June 19-20, June 22-23, July 11-12
Engineering: Materials Science Engineering; Welding Engineering (ENG1) June 28-29, July 19-20
Engineering: Chemical Engineering (ENG2) June 29-30, July 11-12, July 18-19, July 24-25
Engineering: Civil Engineering; Environmental Engineering (ENG3) June 28-29, July 10-11, July 18-19, July 19-20, July 20-21
Engineering: Computer Science Engineering (ENG4) June 27-28, June 28-29, July 10-11, July 11-12, July 12-13, July 17-18, July 19-20, July 20-21
Engineering: Electrical and Computer Engineering (ENG5) June 27-28, June 28-29, June 29-30, July 11-12, July 12-13, July 17-18, 12-13, July 18-19, July 20-21
Engineering: Biomedical Engineering (ENG6) June 27-28, June 28-29, July 10-11, July 11-12, July 18-19, July 20-21
Engineering Physics (ENG7) July 17-18
Engineering: Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering (ENG8) June 27-28, June 29-30, July 10-11, July 12-13, July 17-18, July 19-20, July 24-25
Engineering: Undeclared (ENG9) June 27-28, June 28-29, June 29-30, July 10-11, July 11-12, July 12-13, July 17-18, July 18-19, July 19-20, July 20-21, July 24-25
Engineering: Aviation (ENG10) June 28-29
Engineering: Industrial and Systems Engineering (ENG11) July 12-13, July 24-25
Engineering: Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ENG12) June 29-30, July 17-18
Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) June 7-8, June 29-30, July 17-18
Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (Pre-Veterinary Medicine) (FAES1) May 30-31, June 6-7, June 26-27, July 20-21
Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (FAES2)

June 20-21, July 18-19, July 24-25

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRS) June 5-6, June 12-13, June 20-21, June 22-23, June 26-27, July 13-14, July 17-18, July 19-20
Health and Wellness Innovation in Health Care (HWIH) July 18-19
Humanities: History (HUM1) June 14-15, June 27-28
Humanities (HUM2) June 12-13, June 14-15, June 22-23, June 27-28
John Glenn College of Public Affairs (JGS) June 14-15, June 26-27, July 11-12
Music (MUS) June 13-14, June 15-16, June 21-22, July 19-20
Math and Physical Sciences (MPS) May 30-31, June 6-7, June 19-20, June 27-28, July 12-13, July 20-21
Math and Physical Sciences: Physics (MPS7) June 6-7, June 27-28, July 12-13, July 20-21
Nursing (NUR) July 13-14
Pharmacy (PHR) May 31-June 1, June 6-7,  June 14-15, June 21-22
Public Health (PBH) June 7-8, June 12-13
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Psychology (SBS1) June 5-6, June 7-8, June 26-27, June 28-29, June 29-30, July 18-19, July 19-20, July 24-25
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Political Science (SBS2) June 26-27, June 28-29, June 29-30, July 10-11, July 18-19, July 19-20, July 24-25
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Communication (SBS3) May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 20-21, June 26-27, June 28-29, July 18-19, July 19-20
Social and Behavioral Sciences: : International Studies (SBS4) May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 20-21, June 28-29, July 19-20
Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS5) May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 7-8, June 20-21, June 22-23, June 28-29, June 29-30, July 10-11, July 18-19, July 19-20, July 24-25
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Atmospheric Sciences (SBS6) May 31-June 1, June 20-21, July 10-11
Social Work (SWK) June 12-13
University Exploration (EXP) June 14-15, June 15-16, June 20-21, June 21-22, June 26-27, June 28-29, July 10-11, July 12-13, July 18-19, July 20-21


Honors autumn 2017

Program of Study Program Date
Honors in Architecture (AHR) June 1-2, June 8-9
Honors in Art, dance majors (ART01) July 10-11
Honors in Art, all other majors (ART02 and ART03) June 5-6
Honors in Biological Sciences (HBIO) June 12-13, June 22-23, June 26-27, June 29-30, July 12-13, July 13-14
Honors in Biomedical Sciences (BMS)
by application only
June 5-6, June 12-13
Honors in Business (BUS)

May 30-31, June 1-2, June 7-8, June 8-9, June 12-13, June 13-14, June 15-16

Business Honors Learning Community (BHLC) by application only June 6-7
Honors in Dental Hygiene (DHY) June 5-6
Honors in Education and Human Ecology (EHE01-02) May 30-31
Honors in Engineering: Materials Science Engineering; Welding Engineering (ENG1) May 30-31
Honors in Engineering: Chemical Engineering (ENG2) May 31-June 1, June 1-2,  June 5-6, June 7-8
Honors in Engineering: Civil Engineering; Environmental Engineering (ENG3) May 31-June 1, June 1-2
Honors in Engineering: Computer Science Engineering (ENG4) May 30-31, May 31-June 1, June 6-7, June 8-9
Honors in Engineering: Electrical and Computer Engineering (ENG5) May 31-June 1, June 1-2,  June 5-6, June 7-8, June 8-9
Honors in Engineering: Biomedical Engineering (ENG6) June 1-2,  June 5-6, June 6-7, June 7-8, June 8-9
Honors in Engineering Physics (ENG7) June 1-2
Honors in Engineering: Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering (ENG8) May 30-31, June 6-7, June 7-8, June 8-9
Honors in Engineering: Undeclared (ENG9) May 30-31, May 31-June 1, June 1-2,  June 5-6, June 6-7, June 7-8, June 8-9
Honors in Engineering: Aviation (ENG10) June 1-2
Honors in Engineering: Industrial and Systems Engineering (ENG11) May 31-June 1, June 1-2
Honors in Engineering: Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ENG12) May 31-June 1
Honors in Environmental and Natural Resources (ENR) June 7-8
Honors in Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (FAES1 and FAES2) June 1-2
Honors and Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRS) May 31-June 1
Honors in Health and Wellness Innovation in Healthcare (HWIH) July 18-19
Honors in John Glenn College of Public Affairs (JGS) June 14-15, June 26-27
Honors in Math and Physical Sciences (MPS) June 14-15, June 20-21, June 28-29, July 10-11
Honors in Music (MUS) May 31-June 1
Honors in Nursing (NUR) July 13-14
Honors in Pharmacy (PHR) July 13-14, July 20-21
Honors in Public Health (PBH) May 30-31
Honors in Social and Behavioral Sciences and Humanities (HSBH) May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 7-8
Honors in Social Work (SWK) June 12-13
Honors in University Exploration (EXP) May 30-31, May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 6-7, June 7-8


Scholars autumn 2017

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 1-2, June 8-9
Art, dance majors (ARTS1) July 10-11
Art, all other majors (ARTS2, ARTS3) June 5-6
Arts and Sciences, Undecided (ASCS1) June 7-8
Biological Sciences, nerosciences (BIOS1) June 1-2, June 8-9, June 13-14
Biological Sciences (BIOS2) June 1-2, June 8-9, June 13-14, June 15-16

Biomedical Sciences (BMSS1)
by application only

June 5-6, June 12-13
Business (BUSS1) May 30-31, June 1-2, June 6-7, June 7-8, June 8-9, June 12-13, June 13-14, June 15-16
Dental Hygiene (DHYS1) June 5-6
Education and Human Ecology (EHES1-2) June 12-13, June 14-15, June 19-20
Engineering: Materials Science Engineering; Welding Engineering (ENGS1) June 19-20
Engineering: Chemical Engineering (ENGS2) June 13-14, June 19-20, June 21-22
Engineering: Civil Engineering; Environmental Engineering (ENGS3) June 13-14, June 20-21
Engineering: Computer Science Engineering (ENGS4) June 15-16, June 20-21, June 21-22
Engineering: Electrical and Computer Engineering (ENGS5) June 13-14, June 15-16, June 20-21
Engineering: Biomedical Engineering (ENGS6) June 13-14, June 14-15, June 15-16, June 19-20, June 20-21
Engineering Physics (ENGS7) June 13-14
Engineering: Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering (ENGS8) June 14-15, June 15-16, June 19-20, June 21-22
Engineering: Undeclared (ENGS9) June 13-14, June 14-15, June 15-16, June 19-20, June 20-21, June 21-22
Engineering: Aviation (ENGS10) June 13-14
Engineering: Industrial and Systems Engineering (ENGS11) June 14-15, June 20-21
Engineering: Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ENGS12) June 21-22
Environmental and Natural Resources (ENRS1) May 31-June 1, June 26-27
Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (Pre-Veterinary Medicine) (AGRS1) May 30-31, June 6-7
Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (AGRS2) June 20-21
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRSS1) June 5-6, June 12-13, June 20-21
Health and Wellness Innovation in Health Care (HWIHS1) July 18-19
Humanities: History (HUMS1) June 14-15
Humanities (HUMS2) June 12-13, June 14-15, June 22-23
John Glenn College of Public Affairs (JGSS1) June 14-15, June 26-2
Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPSS1) May 30-31, June 6-7, June 19-20, July 12-13
Math and Physical Sciences: Physics (MPSS7) June 6-7, June 27-28
Music (MUSS1) May 31-June 1, June 13-14, June 15-16
Nursing (NURS1) July 13-14
Pharmacy (PHRS1) May 31-June 1, June 6-7
Public Health (PBHS1) June 7-8, June 12-13
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Psychology (SBSS1) June 5-6, June 7-8
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Political Science (SBSS2) May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 7-8, June 20-21, June 22-23
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Communication and International Studies (SBSS3 and SBSS4) May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 20-21
Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBSS5) May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 7-8, June 20-21, June 22-23
Social and Behavioral Sciences: Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Atmospheric Sciences (SBSS6) May 31-June 1, June 20-21
Social Work (SWKS1) June 12-13
University Exploration (EXPS1) May 30-31, May 31-June 1, June 5-6, June 6-7


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