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Orientation Schedule

Saturday August 20, 2016

9:00am – 2:00pm

Move In and Registration

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Orientation Group Meeting
Assigned locations

3:30pm – 3:45pm

New Student Photo

3:00pm – 3:45pm

Parent Meet and Greet with ILA Faculty
Wells Theater, Peterson Plaza

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Matriculation Ceremony
A Monmouth College tradition includes a welcome from President Clarence Wyatt, presentation of the new students, and the recitation of the Matriculation Pledge.

Families Depart for Home
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Dinner with your ILA Professor and Orientation Group
Stockdale Center, Main Dining Room or Scotland Yard
Assigned locations

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Your home away from home Welcome to Residence Life
Your Residence Hall

8:00pm – 9:30pm
It's Great to Be a Scot Kickoff
April Zorn Memorial Stadium
Rainsite: Huff Center Field House

Sunday August 21, 2016

8:00am – 9:30am

Stockdale Center, Main Dining Room


Meet your Orientation Leader
Assigned Locations

10:00am – 12:00pm

What’s It All About?
Dahl Chapel & Auditorium
In this interactive performance, short skits involving various issues you may face upon entering college.

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Stockdale Center, Main Dining Room

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Placement Exams
Assigned locations for each exam – See Orientation Leader for placement exam expectations


Meet your Orientation Leader
Assigned Locations

3:00pm – 4:00pm

You're a Scot...What does that mean?
Dahl Chapel and Auditorium
This interactive activity will introduce you to the history and traditions of Monmouth College.
Meet your Orientation Leader
Assigned Locations
5:30pm 6:30pm

Fiesta Taco Bar with President Wyatt and First Lady Lobie Stone
Quinby House


Meet your Orientation Leader
Assigned Locations
Street Fair 
Huff Center Field House

Join us for a festive evening of food, fun and socializing with your peers, while meeting members of our campus clubs and organizations and learning about ways you can get engaged on campus.

Monday August 22, 2016
8:00am – 9:00am

Stockdale Center, Main Dining Room

9:00am – 11:00am

Transfer Student Orientation Session
Hewes Library, Electronic Classroom

10:00am – 12:00pm

Introduction to Liberal Arts Class
See schedule for classroom location

11:30am – 1:30pm

Stockdale Center, Main Dining Room

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Active Shooter Training
Dahl Chapel and Auditorium


Meet Your Orientation Leaders
Assigned Locations


Walk Out Through Monmouth
Meet in front of the Dahl Chapel and Auditorium, be a part of the tradition by walking by businesses downtown.

6:30pm  – 7:30pm

Dessert and Devotion
Presbyterian House
815 E Broadway

Residence Hall Meeting 
Your Residence Hall