Welcome, New and Transfer Students!


 Here you are, about to begin a new adventure called “college.” You may think the next few years of life will revolve around classes, late night study sessions, and a few meals each day in the cafeteria; but what you do not know yet is the classes you take, the people you meet, and the time you invest in events on campus will radically transform the way you think, live, and relate to others. College is more than a series of assignments and a four-year plan: it’s about becoming all you can be.


You have had an opportunity to explore college life at a different institution. Now we welcome you to Asbury, and we are so glad you chose to come here. Each university has its own unique culture and traditions, and we want to help you transition smoothly to Asbury's community. 

Whether you are a freshman or a transfer, as you prepare to arrive at Asbury you may have some questions about what to expect. Our Welcome Weekend program is created with you in mind, to help you acclimate socially and intellectually to what life at Asbury is all about. All new and transfer students enrolling full-time are expected to attend Welcome Week. As your arrival approaches, this website will help you in preparing for Welcome Week and the semesters beyond.

The tabs at the left or the links below will guide you to additional information and tentative schedules for the Welcome Week programs. Please keep in mind that these schedules are subject to change. 


Additional Info and Schedule

Fall 2015 Welcome Week

  • Tuesday, August 11th - Sunday, August 16th. 
  • The first day of class begins Monday, August 17th

For more information, check out the tab to the left on Fall Welcome Week, or click here.


Parent Orientation

  • Available to you on Wednesday, August 12, while your son or daughter is participating in Welcome Week.
  • This program will end by 5pm on the 12th.

For a schedule and more information, check out the parents tab to the left, or click here.


Transfer Students

  • Come Thursday, August 13th, and have some separate orientation programs from new students.
  • This orientation for transfers is for students with 30 or more credits.

For more information, check out the webpage here.


Our faculty, staff, and students are so excited to welcome you! If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to meeting you soon in person!

Heather Tyner
Assistant Director of Student Leadership Development