Sample Orientation Schedule

Here you can find a sample orientation schedule. Orientations change each term - so please refer to your specific term's orientation schedule, when available.


SAMPLE Fall I Orientation Schedule


Saturday August 14 - Student Arrival Day 

  • 2:00 pm, Shopping Trip  (optional) 

  • 6:00 pm, Dinner & Game Night  (optional) 

Sunday August 15 

  • 11:00 am, Shopping Trip (optional) 

  • 2:00 pm, Campus Walking Tour (optional) 

  • 4:00 pm, Welcome Dinner (optional) 

  • 6:30 pm, Movie Night at Gatton Student Center  (optional) 

Monday August 16 - Mandatory Orientation Begins 

  • 10:00 am,  Check-In for New CESL Students (required) 

  • 10:30 am,  Placement Testing for New CESL Students (required) 

  • 12:00 pm,  Lunch for New CESL Students, Gatton Student Center, Champions' Kitchen  

  • ​We will walk together from the Library to Gatton Student Center (and then back to White Hall). 

  • This lunch is paid for by CESL - no charge for students. 

  • 1:00 pm, Orientation for New CESL Students Part I (required) 

  • 4:00 pm, Campus Walking Tour (optional) 

  • 6:00 pm, Dinner with the International Student Leadership Team(optional) 

Tuesday August 17 

  • 1 pm, Orientation for New CESL Students Part II (required) 

  • 3 pm, Office and Classroom Tour for New CESL Students (required) 

Wednesday August 18 

  • Individual advising appointments for New CESL Students (required)

       6:00 pm, Ice Cream Party (optional)


Thursday August 19 

  • Individual advising appointments (continued) 

Classes begin on Monday August 23. 


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