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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.

Autumn 2019

Program of Study Program Date
Architecture (AHR) June 13-14, June 26-27, July 22-23
Art, dance majors (ART01) June 13-14
Art, design majors (ART02) May 30-31, June 11-12, June 25-26
Art, all other majors (ART03) June 11-12, June 25-26
Arts and Sciences, undecided (ASC) May 29-30, June 11-12, June 13-14, June 17-18
Biological Sciences, neuroscience majors (BIO1) May 29-30, June 12-13, June 26-27, July 15-16, July 24-25
Biological Sciences (BIO2) May 29-30, June 3-4, June 12-13, June 17-18, June 26-27, July 15-16, July 17-18, July 22-23, July 24-25
Biomedical Science (BMS) June 3-4, June 10-11
Business (BUS)

June 13-14, June 18-19, June 19-20, June 20-21, June 24-25, June 25-26, June 27-28, July 16-17, July 17-18, July 18-19, July 22-23, July 23-24,
July 24-25

Dental Hygiene (DHY) June 6-7, June 12-13
Education and Human Ecology (EHE01-02) June 4-5, June 6-7, June 10-11, June 12-13,
June 18-19, June 20-21, July 16-17
Engineering (ENG) June 24-25, June 26-27, June 27-28, July 15-16, July 16-17, July 17-18, July 22-23, July 24-25,
July 25-26
Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) June 11-12, June 18-19, June 26-27, July 23-24
Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (Pre-Veterinary Medicine) (FAES1) June 5-6, June 12-13, June 20-21, June 27-28
Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (FAES2)

June 10-11, June 25-26, July 23-24, July 25-26

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRS) June 10-11, June 19-20, June 25-26, July 15-16, July 22-23
Health and Wellness Innovation in Health Care (HWIH) June 13-14
Humanities (HUM1, HUM2 amd HUM3) May 30-31, June 10-11, June 13-14, June 25-26,
July 25-26
John Glenn College of Public Affairs (JGS) June 4-5, June 11-12, June 13-14, June 27-28
Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) May 28-29, June 3-4, June 5-6, June 11-12,
June 13-14, June 17-18, June 24-25, July 16-17, July 23-24
Mathematical and Physical Sciences: mathematics, actuarial science (MPSS2) June 5-6, June 11-12, June 24-25, July 16-17
Mathematical and Physical Sciences, physics majors (MPS7) June 3-4, June 11-12, June 13-14, June 17-18, June 24-25, July 16-17
Music (MUS) May 29-30, June 6-7, June 11-12, June 13-14, June 17-18, June 24-25, June 27-28
Nursing (NUR) July 18-19
Pharmacy (PHR) June 5-6, June 18-19, June 20-21, June 25-26,
July 25-26
Public Health (PBH) June 12-13, July 23-24
Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS1 and SBS5) June 4-5, June 6-7, June 18-19, June 20-21, June 25-26, June 27-28, July 17-18, July 23-24,
July 25-26
Social and Behavioral Sciences: political science, world politics (SBS2) June 20-21, June 25-26, June 27-28, July 17-18, July 23-24, July 25-26
Social and Behavioral Sciences: communication, journalism (SBS3) June 6-7, June 18-19, June 20-21, June 25-26, June 27-28, July 17-18, July 23-24, July 25-26
Social and Behavioral Sciences: international studies (SBS4) June 4-5, June 18-19, June 27-28, July 23-24
Social and Behavioral Sciences: geography, geographic information systems, atmospheric sciences (SBS6) June 4-5, June 20-21, June 25-26, July 23-24,
July 25-26
Social and Behavioral Sciences, anthropology majors (SBS7) June 6-7, June 27-28, July 25-26
Social and Behavioral Sciences: speech and hearing science (SBS8) June 4-5, June 6-7, June 18-19, June 20-21, June 25-26, June 27-28, July 25-26
Social Work (SWK) June 11-12
University Exploration (EXP) June 10-11, June 11-12, June 12-13, June 13-14, June 18-19, June 19-20, June 20-21, June 24-25, June 25-26, July 16-17, July 18-19, July 23-24, July 24-25, July 25-26
Women in Engineering Learning Community June 24-25, July 15-16


Honors autumn 2019

Program of Study Program Date
Honors in Architecture (AHR) May 29-30, June 11-12
Honors in Art, dance majors (ART01) June 13-14
Honors in Art, all other majors (ART02 and ART03) May 28-29
Honors in Biological Sciences (HBIO) June 10-11, June 17-18, June 18-19, June 24-25, July 15-16
Honors in Biomedical Sciences (BMS)
June 3-4, June 10-11
Honors in Business (BUS)

May 28-29, May 29-30, May 30-31, June 5-6, June 10-11, June 12-13

Business Honors Learning Community (BHLC) June 3-4
Honors in Dental Hygiene (DHY) June 6-7
Honors in Education and Human Ecology (EHE01and EHE02) May 28-29
Honors in Engineering (ENG1, ENG2, ENG3 and ENG4) May 28-29, May 30-31, June 4-5, June 5-6
Honors in Environmental and Natural Resources (ENR) June 11-12
Honors in Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (FAES1 and FAES2) May 28-29
Honors in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRS) May 30-31, June 3-4, June 6-7
Honors in Health and Wellness Innovation in Health Care (HWIH) June 13-14
Honors in John Glenn College of Public Affairs (JGS) June 4-5, June 11-12
Honors in Math and Physical Sciences (HMPS) May 29-30, June 11-12, June 19-20,
June 26-27
Honors in Music (MUS) May 29-30
Honors in Nursing (NUR) July 18-19
Honors in Pharmacy (PHR) July 18-19
Honors in Public Health (PBH) May 29-30
Honors in Social and Behavioral Sciences and Humanities (HSBH) May 30-31, June 3-4, June 4-5
Honors in Social Work (SWK) June 11-12
Honors in University Exploration (EXP) May 28-29, May 29-30, June 3-4, June 4-5, June 5-6


Scholars autumn 2019

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) May 29-30, June 11-12
Art, dance majors (ARTS1) June 13-14
Art, design majors (ARTS2) May 28-29, May 30-31
Art, all other majors (ARTS3) May 28-29
Arts and Sciences, undecided (ASCS1) May 29-30, June 11-12
Biological Sciences, neuroscience majors (BIOS1) May 29-30, June 12-13
Biological Sciences (BIOS2) May 29-30, June 3-4, June 12-13,
June 17-18

Biomedical Sciences (BMSS1)

June 3-4, June 10-11
Business (BUSS1) May 29-30, May 30-31, June 3-4, June 5-6, June 10-11, June 12-13
Dental Hygiene (DHYS1) June 6-7
Education and Human Ecology (EHES1 and EHES 2) June 4-5, June 6-7, June 10-11
Engineering June 6-7, June 17-18, June 19-20
Environmental and Natural Resources (ENRS1) May 28-29, June 13-14
Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, pre-veterinary medicine (AGRS1) June 5-6, June 12-13
Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (AGRS2) June 10-11, June 25-26
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (HRSS1) May 30-31, June 3-4, June 6-7
Health and Wellness Innovation in Health Care (HWIHS1) June 13-14
Humanities (HUMS1, HUMS2 and HUMS3) May 30-31, June 10-11, June 13-14
John Glenn College of Public Affairs (JGSS1) June 4-5, June 11-12, June 13-14
Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPSS1) May 28-29, June 3-4, June 5-6, June 11-12, June 13-14
Mathematical and Physical Sciences: mathematics, actuarial science (MPSS2) June 5-6, June 11-12
Mathematical and Physical Sciences: physics (MPSS7) June 3-4, June 11-12, June 13-14
Music (MUSS1) May 29-30, June 6-7, June 11-12
Nursing (NURS1) July 18-19
Pharmacy (PHRS1) June 5-6, June 18-19, June 20-21,
June 25-26
Public Health (PBHS1) May 29-30, June 12-13
Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBSS1, SBSS2, SBSS5 and SBSS8) June 4-5, June 6-7, June 18-19,
June 20-21
Social and Behavioral Sciences: communication, journalism (SBSS3) June 6-7, June 18-19, June 20-21
Social and Behavioral Sciences: international studies (SBSS4) June 4-5, June 18-19, June 20-21
Social and Behavioral Sciences: geography, geographic information systems, atmospheric sciences (SBSS6) June 4-5, June 20-21
Social and Behavioral Sciences, anthropology majors (SBSS7) June 6-7
Social Work (SWKS1) June 11-12
University Exploration (EXPS1) May 28-29, May 29-30, June 3-4, June 4-5, June 5-6


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