First Year Orientation


ftf photoDuring Orientation, students plan and register for their classes.

Students will check in for Orientation at the Union. First Year Orientation (July 1-30) is a two-day program. Students attending Orientation August 6, 7 or 8 will have a one-day program. See transfer schedule for details.

Student Schedule
Time Event
8:00am - 8:30am Check-In/Refreshments*
8:30am - 9:00am Welcome*
9:00am - 10:00am Academic Requirements
10:00am - 11:00am Campus Tour
10:00 - 11:30M Math Exam (see below)
11:15am - 11:45am Campus Life*
11:45am - 12:15pm General Education and First Year Programs*
12:15pm - 12:30pm One Book Program*
12:30pm - 1:20pm Lunch*
1:30pm - 3:00pm Major Advising*
3:15pm - 4:30pm Schedule Planning
4:30pm End of Day One/Check-In for F.R.O.S.H. Night

*Joint Student and Guest Activity. Guest Schedule

Here's what's planned for Day Two (students only).
There is no parent program on Day Two.

Time Event
7:30am - 8:30am Chemistry Exam (see below)
8:00am - 8:30am Check-In/Schedule Review
8:30am - 10:00am Be Safe, Be Smart, Be Successful Workshop: This session covers campus crime prevention, sexual assault and student conduct.
10:15am - 12:00pm Class Registration

Placement Exam Information
  Chemistry Exam
Intermediate Algebra Diagnostic Calculus Readiness
Biology, Chemistry, and all Engineering Majors (except Construction Management) Business, Biology, Construction Management, Geology, Liberal Studies Chemistry, Computer Science Geology, Math, Physics and all Engineering Majors
Required Courses Chemistry 4 or 1A Math 24, 26A 29 or STAT 1 Math 30
Prerequisites 1. Minimum ELM score of 50 or ELM exemption based on SAT, ACT or AP scores 2 Successful completion of chemistry in high school 1.Minimum ELM score of 50 or ELM exemption based on SAT, ACT, or AP scores

Study Guides
1. Minimum ELM score of 50 or ELM exemption based on SAT, ACT or AP scores

Study Guides
Calculators Yes No No