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. During the summer months we'll be finalizing schedules and dates to post to this page.

Key Dates

  • August 9, 2018 New student move-in to residence halls
  • August 9 through 6:30 p.m. August 10, 2018 Parent & Family portion of Orientation
  • August 13, 2018  High School Classes begin
  • August 9-20, 2018 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

Thursday, August 9

  • 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 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
 9:15-9:45 p.m. (Students Only) 

Friday, August 10

  • BREAKFAST 7:30-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT BREAKFAST 7:30-8:50 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • UNCSA WELCOME & ORIENTATION 9-9:50 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • SAFE U/CAMPUS SAFETY 10-11:30 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • GRADES 11 & 12 PARENT MEETING 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents Only)
  • 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 3-6 p.m. (Location TBD)
  • DINNER 5:30-7:30  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • STUFF-A-PLUSH 8-9 p.m. High School Backyard
  • OUTDOOR MOVIE & PIZZA 9-10:30 p.m. High School Backyard
  • CURFEW 11 p.m.

Saturday, August 11

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • MATH PLACEMENT 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor (Required Students will be notified)
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT 9-11  a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor (2nd- or 3rd-year French or Spanish Students Only)
  • 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
  • COMEDY NIGHT PERFORMER 8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • CURFEW 9 p.m.
  • FLOOR MEETINGS 9:15 p.m. Residence Halls

Sunday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST 9-10 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PANEL DISCUSSION WITH STUDENT LEADERS 10:30-11:30 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall, Hood Recital Hall, Room 206
  • LUNCH 11:10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT SOCIAL 1-2 p.m. High School Connector Building
  • ADD/DROP ARTS CHECK-IN: MUSIC & DANCE 2-4 p.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • COLOR FUN RUN 4-5 p.m.
  • 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 13

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

Tuesday, August 14

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

Wednesday, August 15

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.

Thursday, August 16

  • DRAMA MONOLOGUES FOR DRAMA FACULTY 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (Location TBD)

Friday, August 17

  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ASSEMBLY 5-6 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 18

  • HEALTH SCREENINGS 8 a.m.-noon Hanes Student Commons, Wellness Center
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFO SESSION 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Room 301
  • DASH GAME 5:30-8 p.m. High School Connector Building

 Monday, August 20

  • COOKOUT & PARTY ON THE PLAZA 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza

Dancer

Thursday, August 9

  • 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 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 9:15-9:45 p.m. (Students Only) 

Friday, August 10

  • BREAKFAST 7:30-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT BREAKFAST 7:30-8:50 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • UNCSA WELCOME & ORIENTATION 9-9:50 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • SAFE U/CAMPUS SAFETY 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • GRADES 11 & 12 PARENT MEETING 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents Only)
  • 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
  • DINNER 5:30-7:30  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • STUFF-A-PLUSH 8-9 p.m. High School Backyard
  • OUTDOOR MOVIE & PIZZA 9-10:30 p.m. High School Backyard
  • CURFEW 11 p.m.

Saturday, August 11

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • MATH PLACEMENT 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor (Required Students will be notified)
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT 9-11  a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor (2nd- or 3rd-year French or Spanish Students Only)
  • 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
  • COMEDY NIGHT PERFORMER 8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • CURFEW 9 p.m.
  • FLOOR MEETINGS 9:15 p.m. Residence Halls

Sunday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST 9-10 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PANEL DISCUSSION WITH STUDENT LEADERS 10:30- 11:30 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall, Hood Recital Hall, Room 206
  • LUNCH 11:10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT SOCIAL 1-2 p.m. High School Connector Building
  • ADD/DROP ARTS CHECK-IN: MUSIC & DANCE 2-4 p.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • COLOR FUN RUN 4-5 p.m.
  • DINNER 5-7 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining
  • TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle
  • CURFEW 10 p.m.

Monday, August 13

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

Tuesday, August 14

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

Wednesday, August 15

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.

Thursday, August 16

  • BALLET PLACEMENT CLASS FOR NEW CONTEMPORARY DANCE MAJOR 3:45-5:15 p.m. Studio A

Friday, August 17

  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ASSEMBLY 5-6 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 18

  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFO SESSION 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Room 301
  • DASH GAME 5:30-8 p.m. High School Connector Building

 Monday, August 20

  • COOKOUT & PARTY ON THE PLAZA 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza

Musician

Also refer to detailed School of Music High School Orientation.

 Thursday, August 9

  • 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 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 9:15-9:45 p.m. (Students Only) 

Friday, August 10

  • BREAKFAST 7:30-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT BREAKFAST 7:30-8:50 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • UNCSA WELCOME & ORIENTATION 9-9:50 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • SAFE U/CAMPUS SAFETY 10:00-11:30 A.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • GRADES 11 & 12 PARENT MEETING 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents Only)
  • 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 3-4:15 p.m. School of Music Complex, Watson Hall
  • THEORY ASSESSMENT: WRITTEN PORTION 4:15-5:30 p.m. Gray Building Room 134 (11th and 12th Grade Only)
  • DINNER 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • STUFF-A-PLUSH 8-9 p.m. High School Backyard
  • OUTDOOR MOVIE & PIZZA 9-10:30 p.m. High School Backyard
  • CURFEW 11 p.m.

Saturday, August 11

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • MATH PLACEMENT 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor (Required Students will be notified)
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT 9-11  a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor (2nd- or 3rd-year French or Spanish Students Only)
  • INTERVIEW PORTION MUSIC THEORY 9 a.m.- noon Gray Building 123, 125, Crawford Hall
  • 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
  • COMEDY NIGHT PERFORMER 8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • CURFEW 9 p.m.
  • FLOOR MEETINGS 9:15 p.m. Residence Halls

Sunday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST 9-10 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PANEL DISCUSSION WITH STUDENT LEADERS 10:30- 11:30 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall, Hood Recital Hall, Room 206
  • LUNCH 11:10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT SOCIAL 1-2 p.m. High School Connector Building
  • ADD/DROP ARTS CHECK-IN: MUSIC & DANCE 2-4 p.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • COLOR FUN RUN 4-5 p.m.
  • DINNER 5-7 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining
  • TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle
  • CURFEW 10 p.m.

Monday, August 13

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

Tuesday, August 14

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

Wednesday, August 15

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.

Friday, August 17

  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ASSEMBLY 5-6 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 18

  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFO SESSION 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Room 301
  • DASH GAME 5:30-8 p.m. High School Connector Building

 Monday, August 20

  • COOKOUT & PARTY ON THE PLAZA 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza

Visual Artist

 Thursday, August 9

  • 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 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 9:15-9:45 p.m. (Students Only) 

Friday, August 10

  • BREAKFAST 7:30-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PARENT BREAKFAST 7:30-8:50 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Eisenberg Social Hall
  • UNCSA WELCOME & ORIENTATION 9-9:50 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • SAFE U/CAMPUS SAFETY 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • GRADES 11 & 12 PARENT MEETING 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall (Parents Only)
  • 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
  • DINNER 5:30-7:30  p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • STUFF-A-PLUSH 8-9 p.m. High School Backyard
  • OUTDOOR MOVIE & PIZZA 9-10:30 p.m. High School Backyard
  • CURFEW 11 p.m.

Saturday, August 11

  • BREAKFAST 7:15-9 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • MATH PLACEMENT 9-10 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor (Required Students will be notified)
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, 3rd Floor (2nd- or 3rd-year French or Spanish Students Only)
  • ADD/DROP ARTS CHECK-IN: MUSIC & DANCE 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, Room 302
  • 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
  • COMEDY NIGHT PERFORMER 8 p.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • CURFEW 9 p.m.
  • FLOOR MEETINGS 9:15 p.m. Residence Halls

Sunday, August 12

  • BREAKFAST 9-10 a.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • PANEL DISCUSSION WITH STUDENT LEADERS 10:30-11:30 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall, Hood Recital Hall, Room 206
  • LUNCH 11:10 a.m.-1 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining Hall
  • COMMUTER STUDENT SOCIAL 1-2 p.m. High School Connector Building
  • COLOR FUN RUN 4-5 p.m.
  • DINNER 5-7 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Dining
  • TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ORIENTATION 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Performance Place Circle
  • CURFEW 10 p.m.

Monday, August 13

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

Tuesday, August 14

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

Wednesday, August 15

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.

Friday, August 17

  • HIGH SCHOOL CONVOCATION 9-11 a.m. Gray Building, Crawford Hall
  • HIGH SCHOOL ASSEMBLY 5-6 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 18

  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INFO SESSION 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hanes Student Commons, Room 301
  • DASH GAME 5:30-8 p.m. High School Connector Building

Sunday, August 19 

  • D&P RESPIRATOR FITTING 6:15-7:30 p.m. (Cash/Checks ONLY, Appointments Posted) D&P Building, Room 115

Monday, August 20

  • COOKOUT & PARTY ON THE PLAZA 6 p.m.-7 p.m. Daniels Plaza