Photo: Group photo of the 2016 Orientation leaders.

Honors Orientation


Honors Orientation - June 16 and 17

Honors Orientation is an overnight program (for students only) that coincides with our summer Advising Day programs on happening on Friday, June 16, 2017 and Saturday, June 17, 2017. Please note that students must register separately for these two events.

Honors students who are also participating in Advising Day may choose from two schedule options:

Arrive early Friday morning to attend the Friday, June 16 Advising Day, transition to Honors Orientation directly after Advising Day, stay overnight on campus, and depart first thing Saturday morning after breakfast.


Arrive Friday afternoon to attend Honors Orientation, stay overnight on campus, and then participate in the Saturday, June 17 Advising Day after breakfast.

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What to expect during Honors Orientation

  • Spending one night in a residence hall with another freshman honors student
  • Helpful items to bring: change of clothes, toiletries, phone charger, etc.
  • What to wear: casual clothes, bring a sweater/jacket/raincoat
  • Get the most out of the experience by participating, meeting new people, exchanging contact information, asking questions

Don’t forget to sign up for a Summer Advising Day as well.

Honors Orientation is being held in conjunction with Summer Advising Day, but registration for these events is separate.

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Friday, June 16

3:00 – 4:00 PM Check-In (Honeyman Pavilion)
4:00 – 4:30 PM Honors Program Overview (Branscomb 202)
After an address from program director, Dr. Gabe Langford, learn more about the honors program from current students through a student panel experience.
4:30 – 5:30 PM Honors Program Activity (Campus-Wide)
Get to know the campus and other honors students during a scavenger hunt and other icebreaker activities.
5:30 – 6:30 PM Dinner
Dine and discuss with honors students and faculty.
6:30 – 8:00 PM Honors Program Activity (Campus-Wide)
Challenge yourself while competing in group activities with honors students and faculty.
8:00 – 9:30 PM Evening Activities
Lounge in the student center, roast marshmallows by the bonfire, enjoy an ice cream sundae, and much more during our evening activities.
10:00 PM Residence Hall Connection

Saturday, June 17

8:00 – 9:00 PM Breakfast
Bring all of your belongings with you to breakfast