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 15

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 2021 Welcome/Class Picture (WAC)
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 16

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 17

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 18

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 19    

Trips!

Sunday, August 20     

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

Monday, August 21

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)