Spring Welcome Weekend Schedule – Asbury University
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Spring Welcome Weekend Schedule

Friday, January 5, 2024

9-11 a.m.Arrival and Welcome Weekend Check-In
Kinlaw Library Lobby
Pick up your orientation packet and schedule, then proceed with Semester Check-In
9 a.m. - NoonRequired Semester Check-In
Kinlaw Library Main Floor

Students will check in at each of the following stations. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend.

  • Information Technology—Get your Asbury Student ID! (bring a government-issued photo ID)
  • Student Accounts & Financial Aid—Review financial aid and payment arrangements and learn how to share access to your bill and other information with your parents or others
  • Health Services—Confirm all required medical information is completed
  • Campus Safety—Pick up your parking permit, if applicable
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.Campus Post Office/Eagle Outlet
Rader Student Center Lower Level
As you have time today or next week, go to the Eagle Outlet to receive your Campus Post Office (CPO) Box assignment (commuters too!) and browse the AU merchandise.
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Residence Hall Move-In
Residence Halls
AFTER completing Semester Check-In, residential students go to your residence hall to pick up your room key and move in.
Noon – 1 p.m.Complimentary Lunch
Rader Student Center
If you reserved complimentary box lunches for yourself and your guests, pick them up in the Student Center. You are welcome to eat them in the Student Center or take them back to your room.
1 – 4 p.m.Registrar’s Office Available
Hager Administration Building, Room 105
Stop by if you have questions about your class schedule, transcripts, test scores or other academic matters.
1:30 – 3 p.m.Language Placement Exam
Spanish: Morrison 105; Latin: Morrison 104
Students with prior experience in Spanish or Latin are strongly encouraged to take the placement exam.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.Optional Campus Tour
Meet at Admissions Welcome Center (Corbitt Hall)
5 – 6:30 p.m.Complimentary Dinner and President’s Welcome
Johnson Dining Hall
Students and guests will enjoy dinner with President Kevin J. Brown and other administrators in the Johnson Dining Hall. Following dinner, students say good-bye to their guests then meet for programming at 7 p.m.
7 – 8 p.m.Life at Asbury: Living In Community
Rader Student Center, Kenyon Room
An informal gathering with Residence Directors, and a mandatory session for all new students, including commuters.
8 – 9:30 p.m.Evening Social Time

Saturday, January 6, 2024

9:30 a.m.Breakfast
SEARCH Studio, Shaw 114
10-11 a.m.Chapel Seat & Classroom Schedule Tour
Depart from Shaw 114
Bring your class schedule and learn where to find all your classrooms and your Chapel seat!
11 a.m. – NoonGetting Involved at AU
Shaw 116
Learn about opportunities to get involved through Student Government, Clubs, Activities, Spiritual Life, Intercultural Life, Intramurals and more!
Noon – 1 p.m.Lunch with First Year Experience (FYE) Leaders
SEARCH Studio, Shaw 114
1 – 2:15 p.m. Academic Orientation: Registrar, Center for Academic Excellence, Academic Accessibility Resources & Cross-Cultural Engagement
Shaw 116
Learn about important academic policies and procedures, the services available through the Center for Academic Excellence and Academic Accessibility Resources, and how to fulfill your Cross-Cultural Engagement requirement.
2:30 – 3 p.m.AU Technology Orientation with FYE Leaders
Shaw 116
Bring your laptop and cell phone and learn how to register your devices and access the campus Wi-Fi, student portal, iAttended app, and Discovery learning management system.
3 – 5 p.m.Free Time
5 p.m.Group Activity
Dinner out and activity with FYE leaders

Sunday, January 7, 2024

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.Continental Breakfast Available
Johnson Dining Hall
10:30 a.m.Meet for Church
Noon – 1 p.m.Lunch
Johnson Dining Hall
2 – 3:30 p.m.Home Sweet Home
Enjoy food and fellowship in the home of a faculty or staff member
3:30 – 5 p.m.Free Time
5 – 7 p.m.Dinner
Johnson Dining Hall

Schedule is subject to change. Last revised 12/1/2023