Orientation

Student Schedule

If you have any questions about the following schedule, please contact us at 501-450-1291 or e-mail orientation@hendrix.edu.

Please note that all sessions are required and for first year students only. Attendance will be taken at some sessions, so make sure you attend all of them.

Tuesday, August 16

TimeEvent
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Move-in (Residence Halls)
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Orientation Registration (SLTC)
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Post Office Open (SLTC)
9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Bookstore Open
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Family Luncheon (Dining Hall)
3:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. Class of 2020 Welcome/Class Picture (Brick Pit)
3:20 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Convocation line-up (Brick Pit)
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. New Student Convocation (WAC)
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Student Services Fair (Worsham)
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Picnic Dinner (Dining Hall)
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings & Events (various locations)

Wednesday, August 17

TimeEvent
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Music Theory Placement Exam (Trieschmann 1)
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Language Placement Exams (various locations)
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Worship Service (Chapel)
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Farewell Luncheon (Dining Hall)
1:30 PM – 3:00 p.m.  Academic Life at Hendrix (Mills)
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Group Academic Advising Sessions (classrooms)
4:30 PM – 5:30 p.m. Peer Group Advising Sessions (classrooms)
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Advising Groups Dinner (Dining Hall)
7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Shirttails Presentation (Staples)
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Choices 101 (Staples)
8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Playfair (Football Field)
10:00 PM – 11:00 p.m. Shirttails Interest Meetings (residence halls)

Thursday, August 18

TimeEvent
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast (Dining Hall)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Individual Advising Sessions (various classrooms)
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Living in the Hendrix Community (Session A)(Staples) 
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Get in on the WAC-tion! (WAC)
11:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (Dining Hall)
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Living in the Hendrix Community (Session B) (Staples) 
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Free Time
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   Trip Meetings and Dinners (Dining Hall)
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Speak About It (Staples)
8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Choices 102 (various classrooms)
9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Pizza Wars (Worsham)

Friday, August 19

TimeEvent
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast (Dining Hall)
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Individual Advising Sessions 
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Student Success Institute (Mills C) (for invited students only)
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Res Life Bingo (Worsham) 
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Pack for your trip!
11:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (Dining Hall)
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Trip Departures (staggered)

Saturday, August 20     

Trips!

Sunday, August 21     

Trips return.

Monday, August 22

TimeEvent
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast (Dining Hall)
8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Class Confirmation for New Students Only (OTC Computer Lab)
9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. The Engaged Citizen Workshop (A2)
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (Dining Hall)
12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Engaged Citizen Workshop (A5)
 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Success Institute (Mills C) (for invited students only) 
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Dinner (Dining Hall)
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Orientation Final Celebration (Worsham)
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Shirttails Rehearsals (for those participating)