New High School Student Orientation Schedules

You are embarking on what will be a powerfully challenging and rewarding time in your high school life. Your training here begins with New Student Orientation.

Key Dates

  • August 10, 2017 New student move-in to residence halls
  • August 10 through 6:30 p.m. August 11, 2017 Parent & Family portion of Orientation
  • August 14, 2017  High School Classes begin
  • August 11-21, 2017 Orientation Period

Move-In & Check-In

There is a lot to do during the initial hours and for those students moving into the residence halls to commuter students checking in so we've separated out the Opening Day Schedule to give you step-by-step instructions.

mOVE-IN  & Check-in Schedule

Day-by-Day Orientation Schedules

There are important meetings, assessments and orientations for different campus services during your first days on campus. Refer to this schedule.

Actor

Printable schedule

Thursday, August 10

  • MOVE-IN 9 a.m.-noon Connector Building, Gallery
  • LUNCH 11  a.m.-1  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT & PARENT ORIENTATION 3-3:30  p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DEANS’ PANEL DISCUSSION 3:30-4 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • COMMUNITY MEETING 4-5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER WITH RESIDENCE LIFE (MOORE HALL & SANFORD) 5-6:30p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT RECEPTION WITH RESIDENCE LIFE 5-6:30  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • OPENING DAY CURFEW 9 p.m. (Students Only)
  • RESIDENCE HALL MEETINGS
 (MOORE & SANFORD 9:15-9:45  p.m. (Students Only) 

Friday, August 11

  • BREAKFAST 7:30-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT BREAKFAST 7:30-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • UNCSA WELCOME & ORIENTATION 9-10:30 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • SAFE U/CAMPUS SAFETY 10:40 a.m.- 12:10 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH noon-1:30  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • ACADEMIC OPEN HOUSE 1:30-3 p.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • DRAMA ORIENTATION 3-4 p.m. Performance Place, Catawba Theatre
  • HIGH SCHOOL GRADES 11 & 12 5-6 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents Only)
  • MARKETPLACE DROP-IN 5-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • DINNER 5:30-7:30  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COLOR FUN COURSE 7-7:30 p.m. High School Backyard
  • OUTDOOR MOVIE & PIZZA 8:30-10:30 p.m. High School Backyard
  • CURFEW 11 p.m.

Saturday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • MATH PLACEMENT 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT 9-11  a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • LUNCH noon- 1:30  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • DINNER 5-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • BACKYARD BASH 5-6:45 p.m. High School Backyard
  • SEAN BOTT - MENTALIST 7 p.m. Performance Place, Freedman Theatre
  • CURFEW 9 p.m.
  • FLOOR MEETINGS 9:15 p.m. Residence Halls

Sunday, August 13

  • BREAKFAST 9-10 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH SERVICES 10-10:30 a.m. Performance Place, Freedman Theatre
  • PANEL DISCUSSION W/ STUDENT LEADERS 10:30- 11:30 a.m. Performance Place Theaters (Patrons, Cobb, Catawba, Freedman)
  • LUNCH 11:10  a.m.- 1 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT SOCIAL 1-2 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • ADD/DROP ARTS CHECK-IN: MUSIC & DANCE 2-4 p.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • DINNER 5-7 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle
  • CURFEW 10 p.m.

Monday, August 14

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. 
  • LUNCH 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • DINNER 5-7 p.m.
  • HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES BEGIN 8 a.m.

Tuesday, August 15

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. 
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • DINNER 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 16

  • NORMAL DINING HALL HOURS RESUME:
    BREAKFAST 7:15-11 a.m.
    LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
    DINNER 4:30-7:30 p.m.
  • WHO OPEN MIC/MUG NIGHT 9-11  p.m. Connector Building, Gallery

Thursday, August 17

  • DRAMA MONOLOGUES FOR FACULTY 10:30 a.m.- 12:30  p.m. Studio 634

Friday, August 18

  • HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY LIFE MEETING 5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • STUDENT CLUB FAIR 6-6:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall Lobby
  • WELCOME BACK DANCE 9-11  p.m. Eisenberg Hall

Saturday, August 19

  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFO SESSION noon-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Room 301
  • S’MORES HANGOUT 9-11 p.m. High School Backyard

 Monday, August 21

  • TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART 1-3 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • CHANCELLOR’S CONVOCATION 5-6 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • COOKOUT & PARTY ON THE PLAZA 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza

Dancer

 

Printable schedule

Also refer to detailed School of Dance Orientation.

Thursday, August 10

  • MOVE-IN 9 a.m.-noon Connector Building, Gallery
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT & PARENT ORIENTATION 3- :30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DEANS’ PANEL DISCUSSION 3:30-4 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • COMMUNITY MEETING 4-5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER WITH RESIDENCE LIFE (MOORE HALL & SANFORD) 5-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT RECEPTION WITH RESIDENCE LIFE 5-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • OPENING DAY CURFEW 9 p.m. (Students Only)
  • RESIDENCE HALL MEETINGS
 (MOORE & SANFORD 9:15-9:45 p.m. (Students Only)

Friday, August 11

  • BREAKFAST 7:30-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT BREAKFAST 7:30-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • UNCSA WELCOME & ORIENTATION 9-10:30 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • SAFE U/CAMPUS SAFETY 10:40 a.m.- 12:10 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH noon-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • ACADEMIC OPEN HOUSE 1:30-3 p.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • DANCE ORIENTATION 3-5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL 11 & 12 GRADERS 5-6 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents Only)
  • MARKETPLACE DROP-IN 5-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • DINNER 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COLOR FUN COURSE 7.-7:30 p.m. High School Backyard
  • OUTDOOR MOVIE & PIZZA 8:30-10:30 p.m. High School Backyard
  • CURFEW 11 p.m.

Saturday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • MATH PLACEMENT 9- 0 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • LUNCH noon- 1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • DINNER 5-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • BACKYARD BASH 5- 6:45 p.m. High School Backyard
  • SEAN BOTT - MENTALIST 7 p.m. Performance Place, Freedman Theatre
  • CURFEW 9 p.m.

  • FLOOR MEETINGS 9:15 p.m. Residence Halls

Sunday, August 13

  • BREAKFAST 9-10 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
    INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH SERVICES 10-10:30 a.m. Performance Place, Freedman Theatre
  • PANEL DISCUSSION WITH STUDENT LEADERS 10:30.- 11:30 a.m. Performance Place Theaters (Patrons, Cobb, Catawba, Freedman)
  • LUNCH 11:10 p.m.- 1 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT SOCIAL 1-2 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • ADD/DROP ARTS CHECK-IN: MUSIC & DANCE 2-4 p.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • DINNER 5-7 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle
  • CURFEW 10 p.m.

Monday, August 14

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. 
  • LUNCH 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES BEGIN 8 a.m.
  • DINNER 5-7 p.m.

Tuesday, August 15

  • BREAKFAST 7:15.-9 a.m. 
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • DINNER 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 16

  • NORMAL DINING HALL HOURS RESUME:
    BREAKFAST 7:15.-11 a.m.
    LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
    DINNER 4:30-7:30 p.m.
  • WHO OPEN MIC/ MUG NIGHT 9- 11 p.m. Connector Building, Gallery

Friday, August 18

  • BALLET PLACEMENT CLASS FOR NEW CONTEMPORARY DANCE MAJOR 3:45-5:15 p.m. Studio A
  • HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY LIFE MEETING 5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • STUDENT CLUB FAIR 6-6:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall Lobby
  • WELCOME BACK DANCE 9-11 p.m. Eisenberg Hall

 Saturday, August 19

  • ENGAGING YOUR ART PRESENTATION FOR DANCERS 9- 10 a.m. Eisenberg Social Hall
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFO SESSION noon-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Room 301
  • S’MORES HANGOUT 9-11 p.m. High School Backyard

Monday, August 21

  • TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART 1-3 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • CHANCELLOR’S CONVOCATION 5-6 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • COOKOUT & PARTY ON THE PLAZA 6-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza

Musician

Printable schedule

Also refer to detailed School of Music High School Orientation.

Thursday, August 10

  • MOVE-IN 9 a.m.-noon Connector Building, Gallery
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT & PARENT ORIENTATION 3-3:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DEANS’ PANEL DISCUSSION 3:30-4 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • COMMUNITY MEETING 4-5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER WITH RESIDENCE LIFE (MOORE HALL & SANFORD) 5-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT RECEPTION W/RESIDENCE LIFE 5-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • OPENING DAY CURFEW 9 p.m. (Students Only)
  • RESIDENCE HALL MEETINGS 
(MOORE & SANFORD 9:15-9:45 p.m. (Students Only)

Friday, August 11

  • BREAKFAST 7:30- 9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT BREAKFAST 7:30- 9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • UNCSA WELCOME & ORIENTATION 9- 10:30 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • SAFE U/CAMPUS SAFETY 10:40 a.m.- 12:10 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH noon- 1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • ACADEMIC OPEN HOUSE 1:30-3 p.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • MUSIC ORIENTATION 3- 4:30 p.m. School of Music Complex, Watson Hall
  • THEORY ASSESSMENT 4:30- 6 p.m. School of Music Complex, Watson Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL 11 & 12 GRADERS 5-6 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents Only)
  • MARKETPLACE DROP-IN 5-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • DINNER 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COLOR FUN COURSE 7-7:30 p.m. High School Backyard
  • OUTDOOR MOVIE & PIZZA 8:30-10:30 p.m. High School Backyard
  • CURFEW 11 p.m.

Saturday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST| 7:15-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • MATH PLACEMENT 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • INTERVIEW PORTION MUSIC THEORY 9 a.m.- noon Check Music Board
  • LUNCH noon- 1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • DINNER 5-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • BACKYARD BASH 5  p.m.- 6:45 p.m. High School Backyard
  • SEAN BOTT - MENTALIST 7 p.m. Performance Place, Freedman Theatre
  • CURFEW 9  p.m. FLOOR MEETINGS 9:15 p.m. Residence Halls
  • FLOOR MEETINGS 9:15 p.m. Residence Halls

Sunday, August 13

  • BREAKFAST 9-10 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • INTRODUCTIONS TO HEALTH SERVICES 10- 10:30 a.m. Performance Place, Freedman Theatre
  • PANEL DISCUSSION WITH STUDENT LEADERS 10:30- 11:30 a.m. Performance Place Theaters (Patrons, Cobb, Catawba, Freedman)
  • LUNCH 11:10 a.m.- 1  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT SOCIAL 1- 2 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • ADD/DROP ARTS CHECK-IN 2-4 p.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • DINNER 5-7 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle
  • CURFEW 10 p.m.

Monday, August 14

  • HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES BEGIN 8 a.m.
  • MUSIC THEORY & MUSICIANSHIP/AURAL SKILLS classes begin
  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. 
  • LUNCH 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • DINNER 5-7 p.m.

Tuesday, August 15

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9  a.m.
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • DINNER 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 16

  • NORMAL DINING HALL HOURS RESUME:
    BREAKFAST 7:15-11 a.m.
    LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
    DINNER 4:30-7:30 p.m.

  • FIRST OF YEAR HEARINGS (Brass, Harp, Organ, Percussion, Piano, Strings, Woodwinds) 11:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. School of Music Complex, Room 167
  • WHO OPEN MIC/MUG NIGHT 9-11  p.m. Connector Building, Gallery

Friday, August 18

  • HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY LIFE MEETING 5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • STUDENT CLUB FAIR 6- 6:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall Lobby
  • WELCOME BACK DANCE 9-11 p.m. Eisenberg Hall

Saturday, August 19

  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFO SESSION noon-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Room 301
  • S’MORES HANGOUT 9-11 p.m. High School Backyard

Sunday, August 20

  • STUDIO MEETINGS 5-6 p.m. Check with your instrument teacher

Monday, August 21

  • TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART 1-3 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • CHANCELLOR’S CONVOCATION 5-6 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • COOKOUT & PARTY ON THE PLAZA 6-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza

Visual Artist

 

Printable schedule

Also refer to detailed School of Design & Production Visual Arts Orientation.

Thursday, August 10

  • MOVE-IN 9 a.m.-noon Connector Building, Gallery
  • LUNCH 11 a.m.-1  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT & PARENT ORIENTATION 3- 3:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DEANS’ PANEL DISCUSSION 3:30-4  p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • COMMUNITY MEETING 4-5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • DINNER WITH RESIDENCE LIFE (MOORE HALL & SANFORD) 5-6:30 p.m. |Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT RECEPTION WITH RESIDENCE LIFE 5-6:30  p.m. |
Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • OPENING DAY CURFEW 9 p.m. (Students Only)
  • RESIDENCE HALL MEETINGS (MOORE & SANFORD 9:15-9:45  p.m. (Students Only)

Friday, August 11

  • BREAKFAST 7:30-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT BREAKFAST 7:30-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • UNCSA WELCOME & ORIENTATION 9-10:30 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • SAFE U/CAMPUS SAFETY 10:40 a.m.- 12:10 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • LUNCH noon- 1:30  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • ACADEMIC OPEN HOUSE 1:30-3 p.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • VISUAL ARTS ORIENTATION 3-5 p.m. Workplace 4th Floor, Room 703
  • HIGH SCHOOL 11 & 12 GRADERS 5-6  p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents Only)
  • MARKETPLACE DROP-IN 5-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • DINNER 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COLOR FUN COURSE 7-7:30  p.m. High School Backyard
  • OUTDOOR MOVIE & PIZZA 8:30-10:30  p.m. High School Backyard
  • CURFEW 11  p.m.

Saturday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • MATH PLACEMENT 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor
  • LUNCH noon- 1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • DINNER 5-6:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • BACKYARD BASH 5-6:45  p.m. High School Backyard
  • SEAN BOTT - MENTALIST 7  p.m. Performance Place, Freedman Theatre
  • CURFEW 9  p.m.
  • 
FLOOR MEETINGS 9:15 p.m. Residence Halls

Sunday, August 13

  • BREAKFAST 9-10  a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • INTRO TO HEALTH SERVICES 
10-10:30 a.m. Performance Place, Freedman Theatre
  • PANEL DISCUSSION WITH STUDENT LEADERS 10:30-11:30  a.m. Performance Place Theaters (Patrons, Cobb, Catawba, Freedman)
  • LUNCH 11:10 a.m.- 1  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT SOCIAL 1-2 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • ADD/DROP ARTS CHECK-IN 2-4 p.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • DINNER 5-7 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle
  • CURFEW 10 p.m.

Monday, August 14

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. 
  • LUNCH 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • DINNER 5-7  p.m.
  • HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES BEGIN 8  a.m.
  • VA I and & II (juniors and seniors) Meeting 3:45-5:45 p.m. Workplace Building, 4th floor, Visual Arts Design Studio

Tuesday, August 15

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9  a.m. 
  • LUNCH 11  a.m.-2 p.m.
  • DINNER 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 16

  • NORMAL DINING HALL HOURS RESUME:
    BREAKFAST 7:15-11 a.m.
    LUNCH 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
    DINNER 4:30-7:30 p.m.
  • WHO OPEN MIC/ MUG NIGHT 9-11  p.m. |Connector Building, Gallery

Thursday, August 17

  • D & P COOKOUT 6-7:30  p.m. D & P Building, Paint Shop

Friday, August 18

  • HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY LIFE MEETING 5 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • STUDENT CLUB FAIR 6-6:30  p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall Lobby
  • WELCOME BACK DANCE 9-11 p.m. Eisenberg Hall

Saturday, August 19

  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFO SESSION noon-1:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Room 301
  • S’MORES HANGOUT 9-11 p.m. High School Backyard

Sunday, August 20

  • RESPIRATION FITTINGS 6:15-7:30  p.m. D&P Building, Room 115

Monday, August 21

  • TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART 1-3 p.m. Daniels Plaza
  • CHANCELLOR’S CONVOCATION 5-6 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • COOKOUT & PARTY ON THE PLAZA 6-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza