Information for freshman students starting fall semester.
comprehensive orientation schedule will be posted on November 1st
. We look forward to seeing you in January!
All new residential students are required to check in
from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Vaughn Center Information Desk. Commuter and late orientation check-in is Friday, Jan. 17, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Vaughn Center information desk. The final orientation schedule will be available to you at that time.
Throughout the day on Thursday, Jan. 16, and Friday, Jan. 17, students are encouraged to complete all check-in-related tasks
as outlined on their check-in envelopes. There will be a transfer program occurring on Friday, Jan. 17, and Gateways for all new freshmen. Attendance is required in the Gateways course; time missed during the orientation period will be considered a course absence. Students will be meeting their faculty advisers, covering academic course materials and engaging in orientation-related activities.
Evening events are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18, and Sunday, Jan. 19. Monday, Jan. 20, is the PEACE Community Service Project Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
. This is an opportunity for students to work alongside faculty members, staff and other students on community service projects in the Tampa Bay area. Advance registration is required. We encourage you to sign up for our most popular orientation program!