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Online Orientation Schedule

Spring 2021 Orientation

  • Nov. 13th (transfer only)
  • Nov. 20th
  • Dec. 11th

Time

Student Schedule

Start Day

Rock Chalk Welcome

  • Shared Experiences & KU Core

8:30-9:15AM

Student to Student-Block #1

  • Meet your Orientation assistant and other new students in small groups.
  • See your information letter for details regarding virtual access and time.

9:30-10:30AM

Advising Wave #1 

  • Meet with your advisor to build a schedule and enroll in classes for the fall semester.

10:00-10:45AM

Student to Student-Block #2

  • Meet your Orientation assistant and other new students in small groups.
  • See your information letter for details regarding virtual access and time.

11:00-12:00PM

Advising Wave #2

  • Meet with your advisor to build a schedule and enroll in classes for the fall semester. 

11:30-12:15PM

Student to Student-Block #3

  • Meet your Orientation assistant and other new students in small groups.
  • See your information letter for details regarding virtual access and time.

12:30-1:30PM

Advising Wave #3

  • Meet with your advisor to build a schedule and enroll in classes for the fall semester. 

1:00-1:45PM

Student to Student-Block #4

  • Meet your Orientation assistant and other new students in small groups.
  • See your information letter for details regarding virtual access and time.

2:00-3:00PM

Advising Wave #4

  • Meet with your advisor to build a schedule and enroll in classes for the fall semester. 

2:30-3:30PM

Opportunities Fair 

  • Discover campus resources and departments to support not only our academics in your first year but also, your intellectual and career interests. This event will be hosted by the Office of First-Year Experience through a virtual platform but will include a wide variety of student support services at KU. 

3:30-4:30PM

Campus Well-Being Panel 

  • Learn about the many ways KU centers security, health, and wellness in the student experience. In these conversations, we’ll be joined by representatives from the Public Safety Office, Student Affairs, and the Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center.

4:30-5:30PM

Living & Thriving Panel

  • This conversation will focus on Jayhawk life and your student’s success at KU. We’ll be joined by representatives from KU resources like Student Housing, Dining Services, Transportation Services, and Watkins Health Services.

 

End Day

University Farewell video

  • Hawk Week overview and student engagement opportunities 

Student Virtual Help Rooms

8:00-5:00PM

Help Rooms Available for Student Access

**The following help rooms are available for students to visit with a staff member to assist with concerns regarding the overall orientation day experience and advising matters.** 

Hospitality Virtual Room:

 Visit with a FYE staff member to address questions or concerns regarding orientation and the first-year transition. 

Advising Virtual Room:

 Discuss questions or concerns you have about your student’s academic experience with an Undergraduate Advising representative. One on one appointments are available using Zoom. 

IT Virtual Room: 

Visit with an IT representative to address technology concerns.