New Student Orientation

The purpose of orientation at Drury University is to provide a variety of fun, interactive experiences for all new students in order to support them in their transition to Drury. Orientation is required of all domestic freshmen and international students, and it is strongly recommended for domestic and international transfer students. The scheduled activities are different for each group. To view the orientation schedules, visit http://www.drury.edu/fye/.

New Students - Fall Semester

Freshmen, transfer and international students attend a four-day orientation event in the days before the first day of classes. In addition to the four-day event, international students are required to attend a two-day program designed for their needs.

New Students - Spring Semester

Freshmen attend a one-day orientation event in January, which is held the Friday before classes begin, as well as the required four-day event in the fall. Transfer students attend the same one-day orientation event in January, and they are strongly encouraged to also attend the four-day fall orientation event. International students are required to attend a four-day orientation event during the spring semester, and they must also attend the four-day orientation event in the fall.