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Welcome Week Schedule

Friday, Aug. 28

9 a.m.–5 p.m.

  • New Student Check-in (Davis Field House)
  • Residence Hall Move-in
    Room assignments will be in your welcome materials.

6:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 29

10 a.m.

1 p.m.

3 p.m.

  • New Parent Orientation (Stratton Hall)
    If you were unable to attend Summer Orientation, this session offers a quick overview of the topics covered in the parent sessions at Summer Orientation.

Sunday, Aug. 30

1:30 & 2:30 p.m.
  • Campus Tours (Welcome Center)
    This is not your normal campus tour! Learn the ends and outs of campus, shortcuts to get from class to class, in and out of chapel, and the fastest way to lunch.

Monday, Aug. 31

8 a.m.–5 p.m.

  • International Student SEVIS Registration (Admission Office, Office Annex)

8-10:30 a.m. & 1-4 p.m.

  • Music Auditions
  • Placement Tests
  • Registration with Advisor (if you didn’t pre-register during Summer Orientation)

8-10:30 a.m.–1-4 p.m.

  • Meet With Your Advisor
    • Summer Orientation Attendee: Even if you registered during Summer Orientation, you should still go by your advisor’s office to say hello and get some advice about which Student Success Workshops to attend. You may even have a different advisor than the one you saw in Summer Orientation. In that case, you will definitely want to meet the person who will be guiding your academic journey this year.
    • Registering for the First Time: If you weren’t able to register for your classes, you will need to see your advisor. Prior to going by your advisor’s office, you should take any placement tests and/or auditions listed on your Admission Certificate.
    • Students who Preregistered: Once checked in, complete your registration prior to the close of registration on Tuesday at 5 p.m. by accepting your preregistered class schedule in StudentCentral under the Register menu option. You will need to reprint your schedule since class locations may have changed since you pre-registered.

10 a.m.

11 a.m.

6:40 p.m.

  • Class of 2019 Processional Meeting (Rodeheaver Auditorium)
    Take part in the exciting BJU tradition where we welcome you to the student body during the Opening Exercises. During this meeting, we’ll give you instructions for the processional.

7 p.m.

8 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 1

  • Society Rush Begins

8 a.m.–5 p.m.

  • International Student SEVIS Registration (Admission Office, Office Annex)

8:30 a.m.

  • New and Transfer Student Seminar (Stratton Hall)
    This seminar explains the student covenant and code of conduct outlined in the Student Handbook.

10 a.m.

  • Major Meet & Greet (Locations TBA)
    Meet your classmates and advisors of your program

11:45 a.m.–2 p.m.

2, 2:45 & 3:30 p.m.

  • Student Success Workshops (Locations TBA)

7 p.m.

9:45–10:15 p.m.

  • Society Prayer Meetings
    You can attend any society of your gender.

Wednesday, Sept. 2

  • Classes Begin

7 p.m.