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.

***All times/locations and sessions are tentative.  The schedule will finalized in mid-June, 2018.*** 

Tuesday, August 14

TimeEvent
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Move-in (Residence Halls)
  Out-of-state students are encouraged to begin move-in at 8 AM. In-state students are encouraged to begin move-in at 9 AM.
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Orientation Registration (SLTC)
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 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 2022 Welcome/Class Picture 
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. Campus Connections Fair (Worsham)
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Family Farewell
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.OR Trip Dinners (new students only)
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings & Events (various locations)

Wednesday, August 15

TimeEvent
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Music Theory Placement Exam (Trieschmann 1)
8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Language Placement Exams (various locations)
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
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)
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Advising Groups Dinner (Dining Hall)
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Here at Homedrix (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 16

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. – 9:30 p.m. Speak About It (Staples)
9:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. PizzaPalooza (Worsham)

Friday, August 17

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 18    

Trips!

Sunday, August 19    

Trips return.
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  Welcome Week Event 

Monday, August 20

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 Intro (A2) (Mills A)
11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (Dining Hall)
12:10 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Engaged Citizen Intro (A5) (Mills A)
 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Success Institute (Mills C) (for invited students only) 
4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Dinner (Dining Hall)
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Orientation Closing Ceremony (Worsham)
9:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Shirttails Rehearsals (for those participating)