Tabor sets schedule for new, returning students

Tabor College is preparing to welcome new and returning students this coming weekend with orientation beginning Friday evening.

Fall athletes will arrive Wednesday in time for the first practices on Thursday. Freshmen will arrive Thursday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

New-student orientation activities are as follows:

Friday, Aug. 26

2-4 p.m.-Opening session for all freshmen and families, Chapel-Auditorium.

9-10 p.m.-Freshman mixer, front of H.W. Lohrenz Building

Saturday, Aug. 27

8 a.m.-Students depart for service projects in Hillsboro, rural Florence, Newton, North Newton and Wichita.

9 a.m.-Parents’ orientation, Cafeteria.

2 p.m.-Students return to campus.

2:30-5:30 p.m.-Athletic practices, including freshmen, athletic fields and gymnasium.

6-7 p.m.-Meal for freshmen and families, cafeteria.

7:30 p.m.-Program for freshmen and families, dessert following, Chapel-Auditorium.

10 p.m.-Floor meetings with resident assistants, residence halls

Sunday, Aug. 28

10:30-11:30 a.m. – Worship, Pastor Greg Scherrer, Chapel-Auditorium.

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.-Lunch, cafeteria.

1-1:45 p.m.-Freshman orientation session, Wohlgemuth Music Education Center.

2-5 p.m.-Returning and transfer students arrive and check in, Student Development Office.

1:45-5:15 p.m.-Freshman registration, Chapel-Auditorium.

6 p.m.-Cookouts at faculty homes, meet in the campus mall.

10 p.m.-Movie on the lawn, front of H.W. Lohrenz Building

Monday, Aug. 29

8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.-Returning and transfer student registration, Chapel-Auditorium

9-11:30 a.m.-Transfer student registration, Library Conference Room.

10-11:30 a.m.-Freshman orientation session, Wohlgemuth Music Education Center.

11 a.m.-12:45 p.m.-Lunch, cafeteria.

1:30-2:30 p.m.-Student assessment, cafeteria.

2:30 p.m.-Refreshments, cafeteria.

5:30-6:30 p.m.-Outdoor dinner, campus mall.

8-11 p.m.-Coffeehouse, Schlichting Center.

Fall semester classes begin Tuesday, Aug. 30. Official enrollment numbers will be announced after the 20th day of classes.

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