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The McPherson College Orientation experience is designed to get our students involved in our mission of Scholarship, Participation and Service. We want our students to feel empowered from the moment they step on campus.

This year, student check-in, activities and workshops take place Aug 18-23, 2014.


STUDENT ATHLETE CHECK-IN

Wednesday, August 13 Volleyball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer      

  • 9:00 am- noon Check-in at Mohler Hall
  • 1:00 pm Welcome - Enrollment Services
  • 1:30 pm Parent Orientation

 

Thursday, August 14 Volleyball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer

  • Practice Begins

 

Monday, August 18 Football, Cross Country

  • 9:00 am- noon Check-in at Mohler Hall
  • 1:00 pm Welcome - Enrollment Services
  • 1:30 pm Parent Orientation

 

Tuesday, August 19 Football, Cross Country

  • Practice Begins

 

ORIENTATION WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Thursday, August 21 New Students

  • 9:00 am- noon Check-in and Move-in - Mohler Hall/residence Halls
                       Vendor Fair - Friendship Hall
  • 12:00-1:00pm Lunch -McPherson Area Community
  • 1:00pm Family Orientation - Brown Auditorium
              
    New Student Orientation - Miller Library
  • 2:30-5:00pm Financial Aid Help - Mohler Hall
  • 5:00-7:00pm Dining Hall Experience - Hoffman Student Union
  • 7:00pm Meeting/Programming - residence halls

 

Friday, August 22            

  • 7:45-8:45am Breakfast -Hoffman Student Union
  • 9:00-10:15am Gathering - Brown Auditorium
  • 10:15-11:45am T-Shirt Scavenger Hunt - various locations
                       Class of 2018 Picture
                       Group Time/Small group pictures
  • 12:00-1:00pm Lunch - Hoffman Student Union
  • 1:00-2:15pm ACE Group/Museum Challenge* - various locations
  • 2:30-3:30pm Major Mingles - see locations below
  • 3:30-5:00pm ACE Group/Museum Challenge* - various locations
  • 5:00-7:00pm Dinner* - Hoffman Student Union
  • 7:00pm SGA Event

                    *See mentor for ACE group schedule

 

Saturday, August 23       

  • 7:30-8:45am Breakfast-Small Groups - Hoffman Student Union
  • 9:00-10:00am Commmunity Gathering - Brown Auditorium
  • 10:00-noon Clubs & Organizations Fair - Friendship Hall
  • 11:00-1:00pm Lunch Hoffman - Student Union
  • 1:00-3:00pm Choir/Singers/Band Tryouts - Hess Fine Arts
  • 1:00-6:00pm Markarian Game/Athletics - various locations
  • 5:00-7:00pm Dinner Hoffman - Student Union
  • 7:00-9:00pm SAB Event - various locations
                    Cars Club Event - various locations

 

Sunday, August 24

  • 8:00-11:30am Worship Service(optional) - various churches
  • 11:00-noon Brunch - Hoffman Student Union
  • 12:30-1:15pm Gathering - Brown Auditorium
  • 1:30-3:30pm Service Project - TBD
  • 4:00-5:00pm Final Gathering - Brown Auditorium
  • 5:00-6:00pm Dinner - Hoffman Student Union
  • 9:00pm Residence Halls Meetings - residence halls         

Major Mingles (tentative locations)
Art - Hess 119
AR - Templeton 3
Behavioral Sciences - Melhorn Room E or 103
Business - Mohler 231
Communication - Mohler 218
English/Spanish - Mohler 204
P.E./Health - Sport Center 128
History - Mohler 212
Math - Melhorn 122
Nat. Science - Melhorn 111
Performance Arts - Hess 130
Phil & Religion - Mohler 227
Teacher Education - Miller 103
Undecided - Miller Library Main Level




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Shay Maclin
Dean of Students
(620) 242-0501