Upon arrival at campus, you will be directed to the parking lot next to Shamie Hall so students can leave their overnight belongings in their assigned room.
After that, please proceed to our beautiful Academic Building where our faculty and Academic Affairs team will be waiting to greet and assist you with check-in.
Student ID photos will be taken, and a continental breakfast will be available.
President Glenn Sulmasy and the Orientation Team will welcome you to the Nichols Community.
|10:45am||Group Games: Meet Your Lifelong Friends!||Copper Quad|
|12:30pm||Life on the Hill|
Members of Student Affairs, Public Safety, and Dining Services will talk about living life as a Bison.
|1:15pm||Experience Your Dynamic Classroom: Group Brainstorming|
Get a taste of what your Nichols academic experience will be like. Led by faculty from different disciplines,
participate in an interactive class session on the importance of innovation and encouraging creativity in yourself
|2:00pm||Large Group Activities||Copper Quad|
The Academic Advising team will discuss their role in your transition into college and how they can help you
|3:30pm||Student Financial Services|
Representatives from Student Financial Services (Student Accounts and Financial Aid) will discuss information on
payments and the latest information on student and family loans.
|4:00pm||Scavenger Hunt||Daniels Auditorium|
|5:30pm||Optional Campus Tours||Front of Shamie Hall|
Learn how you can make the most of your college experience by hearing from veteran student leaders.
|Fels Main Lounge|
|7:30pm||Orientation Group Meeting||Various Locations|
|8:30pm||Big Prize BINGO||Fels Main Lounge|
|9:30pm||Quad Games, Fire Pits & Music||Copper Quad|
|11:00pm||Lights Out!||Shamie Hall|
|7:30am||Rise and Shine!|
|8:00am||Breakfast||Fels Main Lounge|
|8:45am||Orientation Group Meeting||Fels Main Lounge|
|9:00am||Academic Advisor Meetings||Davis Hall|
|10:00am||Closing Session||Daniels Auditorium|
|10:30am||Departure….See you in August!|
The Nichols College bookstore, located on the first floor of the Fels Student Center, will be open on Orientation Day 1 from 9am – 5pm,
and Orientation Day 2 from 8am – noon.
We can’t wait to welcome you for move-in and Fall Orientation on Friday, August 26th! Look for emails with more information later this summer. Early arrivals (Fall varsity athletes, NEXT, etc. – check with staff and coaches for specific arrival/move-in dates.)