Saturday, August 24, 2019

 Download our Orientation Application by following these instructions. The application will provide you the most up to date schedule of Orientation activities. 

Orientation Application Downloading Instructions


    Airport Shuttle Arrivals
  7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Diversions Cafe Open
  8:30 a.m.–3:45 p.m. Library Open

8 a.m.–12:30 p.m. 
Open again at 2;15 p.m. -3:45 p.m. 

New Student Check-in
Jones Circle
  8 a.m.–3:45 p.m. Grizz’s Garage
Thomas Hall 270

Visit Grizz's Garage for a cheap, convenient and sustainable way to approach dorm shopping!  We have a number of useful items for your residence hall. Check us out before heading to a retail store.  Supplies are limited and once it’s gone, it’s gone so plan to visit us right away!

  8 a.m.–noon Technology Services Table
Rasmussen Rotunda, Wheelock Student Center
  8 a.m. - 12 noon

Federal and State Work Study Employment Table 
Rasmussen Rotunda, Wheelock Student Center


Students who work on campus need to complete the Federal I-9 form before beginning employment. Drop by the table with your documents of identification/eligibility to work (passport, birth certificate, social security card, or other acceptable documents) to fill out your I-9. 

  8 a.m.–3:45 p.m. Puget Sound ID Card processing
For those that did not submit a photo online before arriving,  please visit the Rasmussen Rotund in the Wheelock Student Center.  
  11:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Student Financial Services Open
Jones 019
Bookstore Open
PARENTS 8 a.m.–3:45 p.m. Parent and Family Check-In and Hospitality Area open
WSC Piano Lounge &  Boardroom
  9 a.m. Start moving in to Residence Halls based on scheduled time for your building and floor.
  9 a.m.–3:45 p.m. Mail Packages Delivery Site Open--Middle of WSC Parking Lot  
and Mail Services Open--Basement Wheelock Student Center
  Noon–3:45 p.m. Resident Student Association Refrigerator Rental Pick-up
Behind the Kittredge Hall and Gallery
  Noon Parent Luncheon
Karlen Quad
  1:00-2:00 p.m.

Overview of Orientation Meetings
Various locations, see your personalized schedule on the Puget Sound portal

 PARENTS 1:15- 2:15 p.m.

Parent Session 1:

First-Year Issues Kilworth Memorial Chapel
 PARENTS 2:30- 3:30 p.m. 

Parent Session 2

Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Student Accounts Tahoma Room
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. 

PARENTS 1:15 –3:30 p.m.

Counseling, Health and Wellness Services Open House
Wheelock Student Center 216

PARENTS 1-3:30 p.m.

Study Abroad Open House

Howarth 215


   2:15  - 3:45 p.m.

Federal and State Work-Study Employment Session - ALL NEW STUDENTS with work-study awards (required attendance) 

Schneebeck Hall, School of Music 


If your financial aid award includes federal or state work-study, you are required to attend this session. You will receive your job referral notification and learn about procedures, expectations, and benefits of on-campus employment. 

PARENTS 2 p.m.

Campus Tour
Wheelock Information Desk

  4 p.m. Convocation
Baker Stadium
  5 p.m. Welcome Picnic Served
Karlen Quad
  6 p.m.–1 a.m. Pizza Cellar Open
  6:30  - 7:15 p.m. 


Ferguson Plaza (atrium Wyatt Hall)

  7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Equipment Check 

Tennis Pavilion, Memorial Field House

For outdoor overnight Immersive Experiences only. See your individual schedule. Bring all required equipment for inspection. 

  9:00 p.m. Residence Hall Meetings

Residence Hall Welcome

South Quad in Schneebeck Concert Hall

North Quad in Kilworth Memorial Chapel

   9:00 p.m. 

Transfer Residence Welcome Meetings

Smith/Oppenheimer/Trimble Trimble Forum

House and Thomas Hall in Tahoma Room

  11 p.m.–1 a.m.

Late Night At Target
Shuttle Buses leave from Diversions Cafe starting at 10:45 p.m.

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