2019 Orientation Schedule (Parents)

Below is the 2019 Orientation Schedule specifically for parents. If you would like to view the full 2019 Orientation Schedule please visit the Orientation web page


Saturday, August 24

8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Parent and Family Check-in and Hospitality Area WSC* Boardroom and Piano Lounge
noon - 1 p.m.

Parent Luncheon 

Parents Council members are looking forward to meeting you at this lunch!

Registration requested, as space is limited
Cost: $12 per person


Please note that your student is scheduled to eat lunch with their classmates in the Diner at this time and should not plan to attend the Parent Lunch. 


Lunch Buffet Menu:

Kale and Broccoli Salad with Dried Cranberries, Carrots, Red Onion, and Creamy Herb Vinaigrette


Curried Roasted Vegetable Salad on a Croissant with Tomato and Leaf Lettuce


Turkey and Swiss on a Soft Baguette with Whole Grain Mustard Aioli, Caramelized Onions, Tomato and Lettuce


Lemonade and dessert included. 

 Karlen Quad
1 - 2:15 p.m.

Parent Session 1 


First Year Issues with Dr. Uchenna Baker, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Kilworth Memorial Chapel

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Parent Sessions 2 - Choose one of three sessions below to attend: 

Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Student Accounts Tahoma Room, Thomas Hall
Technology Services Computer Information

Lib 053, Lower Level, Collins Memorial Library

Library Information
Meet in the Lobby of Collins Memorial Library
 *Parent Sessions run concurrently. 
1:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services Open House WSC 216
1-3:30 p.m. Study Abroad Open House Howarth 215
2 p.m. Campus Tour WSC* Information Desk
4 p.m. Convocation Baker Stadium
5 p.m. Welcome Picnic  Karlen Quad

*WSC is short for Wheelock Student Center
View a campus map and a map of the surrounding area here.