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Fall 2022 Freshman Orientation Schedule

Drury University > Fall 2022 Freshman Orientation Schedule

New Student Orientation Schedule 

Friday, August 19, 2022


8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Residence Halls Open for Move-In

Please see the 2022 Move-in Information at: Fall 2022 Move-in Information.

11:00 – 12:30 p.m. Lunch available for new students and families
Findlay Student Center (FSC), Commons
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Parent Reception and Farewell
Findlay Student Center (FSC)
Parents please join administration, staff and faculty for a wine and cheese reception before departing.
Orientation is a student-only event from this point forward.
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. All Students Attend Orientation Group Meeting
Students will be notified by O-Leaders of classroom locations through email or group chat
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Welcome to Drury
O’Reilly Family Event Center
4:45 – 6:00 p.m. Dinner with Orientation Group
FSC Commons
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Campus Safety Orientation – Presented by Campus Security and Springfield Police Dept. 
O’Reilly Family Event Center
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Class Photo
Sunderland Field
7:15 – 8:00 p.m. FUSION Games
Sunderland Field
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Campus Cool Down
FSC Fountains / Sunderland Field
9:30 – 10:00 p.m. Residential Students meet with their Hall RAs
Res Halls


Saturday, August 20


4:00 – 5:00 p.m.Title IX and Reporting Sexual Assault/Harassment – MANDATORY
O’Reilly Family Event Center

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast Available
FSC Commons
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Residential Students – Meet with Hall Directors

Smith – meet in the Commons
Sunderland – meet in the FSC Ballroom
Wallace – meet in FSC Ballroom

10:00 – Noon Playfair
Sunderland Field / O’Reilly Family Event Center
Noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch with O-Group
FSC Commons
1:00 – 2:20 p.m. Group Red – Academic Sessions
Please see your lanyard for location
Group Grey – Active Shooter Interactive Drills and Training – Presented by Springfield Police and Campus Security
Please see your lanyard for location
2:00 – 3:50 p.m. Group Red – Active Shooter Interactive Drills and Training – Presented by Springfield Police and Campus Security
Please see your lanyard for location
Group Grey – Academic Sessions
Please see your lanyard for location
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Title XI and Reporting Sexual Assault and Harrassment – MANDATORY!
FSC Commons
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Dinner with your O-Group
FSC Commons
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Bowling and Free T-shirts sponsored by SGA
Enterprise Lanes / Sunshine Lanes – locations will be announced by your O-Leaders
10:00 – 11:30 p.m. Movie Night
Sunderland Field


Sunday, August 21


8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Available
FSC Commons
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Ecumenical Worship Service (optional)
Stone Chapel
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Group Red – Student Activities Fair
Kellogg 
Greenspace

Group Grey – Lunch with O-Group
FSC Commons 
 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Group Red – Lunch with O-Group
FSC Commons 

Group Grey – Student Activities Fair
Kellogg Greenspace
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Ice Skating
Jordan Valley Ice Park
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. O-Group Meeting
O-Group Classroom
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Pizza with Professors
Locations TBA
Attend dinner with your academic department. Students will be sent a form to register for their dinner. 
6:45 – 7:00 p.m. Meet up with O-Group
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Sunday FunDay – Prize Bingo
FSC Commons
8:30 – 10:00 p.m. Neon Nights – Sponsored by Greek Life
Kellogg Greenspace


Monday, August 22


8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
FSC Commons
9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Campus Resource Tours – O-Leader lead
O-Leaders will introduce students to important campus resources by taking a tour of campus and introducing them to the people they need to be familiar with
11:00 – Noon FUSE 101 Class
Class locations can be found on your class schedule
Noon – 1:00 Lunch with O-Group
Commons, This will be your last official meeting with your O-Leaders
1:15 – 2:00 p.m. Campus Employment & Work Study Meeting – Required for all students using work study
Lay Hall Auditorium
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Dinner Available in the Commons through meal plan or cash/card at the door
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Panthers First Meeting –
FSC 204
This is for first generation students that are a part of the Panthers First Program
7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Panther Palooza 2022
We end orientation and kick off the year with music, games, a photo booth, tons of giveaways, Pineapple Whip, and of course FIREWORKS 

FSC Circle / Kellog Greenspace