Lunch with your Peer Mentor (11:30am)
Various locations provided by your Peer Mentor.
College Empowerment (1:00pm)
Millis Athletic and Convocation Center
They say college is supposed to be the best four years of your life. Let’s kick it off with an experience that will show you how the next four years is just the beginning of the rest of your life.
Freshman Academic Advising Orientation (3:30pm)
Phillips Hall 120, Francis Auditorium
Transfer Academic Advising Orientation (3:30pm)
Norton Hall 101
Honor Code Ceremony (7:00pm)
Millis Athletic & Convocation Center
(Business Casual attire is required)
The following guidelines are provided for your convenience. Gentlemen: A collared shirt, dress slacks or khakis, and dress shoes or loafers are required. Ladies: A dress, skirt or dress pants are required. Jeans, flip-flops and tennis shoes are prohibited.
Slane Student Center
It’s simple- Play Bingo and win prizes including an iPad mini, a GPS, massage giftcards, an HPU bike and much, much more! Plus meet the people you’ve been checking up on Facebook Class of 2017.
Continental Breakfast (7:00am – 9:00am)
Slane Student Center and University Center
Opening Convocation (9:00am)
Millis Athletic & Convocation Center*
This event is mandatory for students. Parents are encouraged to attend.
Opening Convocation is the formal introduction of faculty to the incoming class of students. The ceremony begins with the procession of faculty in their academic regalia. Comments will be made by the Provost, followed by the keynote address by
President, Dr. Nido Qubein. With the Opening Convocation ceremony, the incoming class begins an exciting educational venture – a learning process that occurs in and beyond the classroom – culminating in the completion of degree requirements and the traditional Commencement ceremony.
*Each student is allowed ONE ticket for a parent/guest. Other guests will be able to view a live broadcast of the Convocation Ceremony from several venues on campus. Students should pick up their guest ticket on Saturday, August 17th from the University Center or Slane Center concierge desks.
(Business Casual Dress is required for students & parents)
Students should arrive at 8:30am to the Lobby of Millis to be seated.