Student Orientation Schedule


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Morning

TimeSession Details

8 – 9 a.m.

Check-in and Refreshments
Kansas Union, 4th floor

Major Change Help Room
Governor’s Room, 5th floor

9 – 9:45 a.m.

Orientation Welcome
Woodruff Auditorium, 5th floor
Kick off the day.

10 – 10:30 a.m.

Student-to-Student Group #1
See your Orientation letter for location
Meet other new students.

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Opportunities Fair
Big 12 and Jayhawk rooms, 4th floor
Learn about campus organizations and offerings.

Optional Housing Sessions
Woodruff Auditorium, 5th floor
Explore campus living.

Sessions present same information, so choose one:
Session 1: 10:45 – 11:05 a.m.
Session 2: 11:15 – 11:35 a.m.

10:30 – noon

Lunch
Ballroom, 5th floor

Afternoon

TimeSession Details

Noon – 12:45 p.m.

Taking Care of Business
Woodruff Auditorium, 5th floor
Learn financial fundamentals.

12:45 – 4 p.m.

THE FOLLOWING SESSION ORDER VARIES BY STUDENT.
Check your Orientation folder for your personalized schedule.

Student-to-Student Group #2
See your Orientation letter for location

I Am KU
The Jay, 1st floor
Learn how you contribute to KU’s community.

Advising and Enrollment
See your Orientation letter for location
Enroll in classes with your advisor.

4 – 5 p.m.

Orientation Checkout
Kansas Union, 4th floor
Reunite with your guest.

Optional sessions

TimeSession Details

2:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Advising Help Room
Governor’s Room, 5th floor
Get info about advising.

Financial Services Help Room
Alderson Auditorium, 4th floor
Get info about financial aid, bill pay, and more.

4 – 4:30 p.m.

Jayhawk Boulevard Tours
See your Orientation letter for location
Tour campus’ main thoroughfare.

Housing Previews
Tour your choice of campus housing locations:

  • GSP and Corbin Hall tours.
    Meet at Corbin Hall.
  • Self, Oswald, Hashinger, or Lewis Halls.
    Meet at Daisy Hill Commons.
  • Scholarship hall tours.
    Meet at Crawford Community Center.
  • Ellsworth Hall, Downs Hall, Stouffer Place Apartments.
    Meet at those buildings.