2024 Fall Student Orientation

Fall Orientation & Welcome Week Schedule:

Saturday, August 24th   Location
12:00 - 6:00 PM Move-In Residence Halls
1:00 - 3:00 PM Offices Open  
5:00 - 6:30 PM Family Night Grillout Courtyard
9:30 PM - 12:00 AM Frisbee golf Outside of Gilliland
Sunday, August 25th
1:00 PM Orientation Check-In Leever's Welcome Center
1:15 PM Welcome Robert Fawcett Auditorium
1:25 PM Breakout Sessions Room 129/Heritage Hall/Chautauqua
4:10 PM Wrap-Up Robert Fawcett Auditorium
4:30 - 5:00 PM Athletic Meeting Robert Fawcett Auditorium
5:00 - 6:30 PM CRU Steak Fry Student Union/Courtyard
5:30 - 9:00 PM Outdoor Games Outside of Gilliland
9:00 PM David Anthony -
Magician & Hypnotist
Robert Fawcett Auditorium
Monday, August 26th 
8:45 - 9:00 AM Orientation Check-In Leever's Welcome Center
9:00 - 11:00 AM Presidential Welcome Robert Fawcett Auditorium

Financial Aid
Community College Foundation

Robert Fawcett Auditorium
12:00 PM Lunch - Pasta Bar Student Union
Classes Begin: 4:00 PM
5:00 - 6:30 PM Walking Tacos Student Union
5:00 - 6:30 PM Job/Student Organization Fair Student Union
9:00 PM Comedian Kacey Spivey Robert Fawcett Auditorium

Evening Activities - Orientation Week

Tuesday, August 27th 
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Photo Booth & Dilly Bars Learning Commons
7:00 PM Title IX Robert Fawcett Auditorium
Wednesday, August 28th
5:00 - 6:45 PM Royal Feast DLHS Sports Center
7:00 PM Volleyball Home Game vs Trinity Bible
9:00 PM CRU Bonfire Outside of Gilliland

What to know about New Student Orientation:

What is new student orientation? It is a series of activities that help new students get to know each other and the many different resources available on our campus. 

Why is new student orientation important to attend? It's an opportunity to make new friends while learning about our campus so that new students and first-time freshmen do not feel lost in the first week of their first semester.

Who is the new student orientation for?  New student orientation is mandatory for all incoming, first-time freshmen, whether you live on or off campus.

Living in the Residence Halls? Here are some commonly asked questions to help you:

You can find this information by logging into your Campus Connection account:

  1. Select Self Service
  2. Select On-campus Housing
  3. Select Lake Region State College
  4. Your profile will show up at this stage, including your room assignment, roommates, and meal plan.

When does my meal plan start? Meal plans start orientation weekend.

When can I buy books? Students may purchase their books and charge them against their student account one week before the start of each semester.

When do classes start? The Monday of orientation after 4 pm. The first full day of classes will be on the Tuesday following orientation.


Andy Wakeford
Admission/Retention Director

Zach Gadbery
Enrollment Services Specialist