First Year Experience

Registration and Orientation Information for Spring 2016 New Students

For all questions pertaining to day school registration, New Student Orientation, or anything related to Drury University day school, please contact Emily Givens, Director of Transitional Programs at or (417) 873-6894.

Information for new students planning to begin the Spring 2016 semester in Drury's Day School:

New Student Advising and Registration Information
If you are interested in attending Drury University beginning in January 2016, you should first complete the admission process. Once you have been accepted to Drury and have paid the tuition and housing deposits ($100 towards tuition, and $200 towards housing if you plan to live on campus), you should contact your admission counselor to schedule an advising and registration appointment. Unsure of who to contact? Please call the Admission Office at (417) 873-7205.

New Student Orientation Information
Orientation is required for all new Drury University day school students. Information will be mailed to students in early December. Please make sure your mailing address is accurate.

New Student Orientation Schedule

Friday, January 15, 2016
10:30-10:45 a.m. Check-in
- Findlay Student Center, Upper Level
10:45 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
- Findlay Student Center, Room 204
- Who and what you need to know as a new Drury student
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The Drury Top 10 List
-Move to other locations in Findlay Student Center – i.e. pick up books at the bookstore and receive a FREE gift (today only), pick up ID card, and parking permit.
-Optional: Library tour
12:30 p.m. Lunch; Online Tutorial - How to access your personal records
- Breech Hall, Room 200
- Learn how to register online, view your grades and class schedule, track your graduation status, how to drop and add classes, and much more.
-The raffle winner will be announced after the Online Tutorial!
1:30 - 5 p.m. Schedule Refinement (Optional)
- Bay Hall Registrar's Office
- For student who need to make final course adjustments.
2:00 p.m. Campus Tour (Optional)
- Bay Hall, Admission Office Lobby

The following offices will be available between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to meet with students and family members regarding last minute questions or concerns:

  • Admission Office, Bay Hall 103 – check the status of your transcripts and transfer credits

  • Bookstore, Findlay Student Center (lower level) – purchase your books, classroom supplies, Drury clothing and much more

  • Career Planning and Development, Bay Hall 148 – receive career guidance, learn about available internships, full-time and part-time job listings, and much more

  • Disability Services, Findlay Student Center 114 (lower level) – meet with the director to turn in documentation and/or discuss appropriate classroom accommodations

  • Financial Aid, Burnham Hall 100 – check the status of your financial aid, scholarships, and loans

  • Housing Office, Findlay Student Center 120 (lower level) – discuss housing options and meal plans; submit housing contracts or housing exemption forms

  • Human Resources, Burnham Hall 107 – learn about and apply for available jobs on campus

  • Safety and Security, Findlay Student Center 101 (lower level) – pick up your Drury student ID card and parking permit (vehicle registration papers are required)

  • Student Financial Services, Burnham Hall 100 – set up a tuition payment plan, and make your first payment

  • Technology Services, Springfield Hall 227 – receive assistance with your Drury e-mail account, MyDrury account and personal computer or laptop

Find resources for incoming day school students: