Orientation Schedule

Time Event Description

Tuesday, August 23

7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Cafeteria Open for Breakfast
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center
8 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Residential Freshmen &Transfers – Squirrel Group Orientation Check-in & Student Move-in
Boone Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Orientation check-in is a two-part process:
  • Students will check-in with the Office of Admissions at Boone Convocation Center.
    • This must be completed prior to moving into your residence hall.
  • Students will move into their residence halls.
10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Residential Athletes – Jersey Group Orientation Check-in
Boone Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Residential athletes will move into their residence hall early. Residential athletes will check in with the Office of Admissions on Tuesday, August 23rd, from 10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cafeteria Open for Lunch
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

Lunch provided for Tuesday Arrival new residential students and two guests (with vouchers).

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Music Major Placement Testing & Music Auditions, STEM Major Placement Testing
Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts, Bud Robinson, Greathouse Science Building

Students who are majoring in Music and Worship will need to take their required placement tests in their voice and/or instrument, written theory, piano during this time. The purpose of these placement tests will help determine which classes the students will be registering for the fall. Non- Music and Worship Majors are invited to audition for choirs, instrumental ensembles, and instrumental groups during this time as well. Sign-up sheets will be posted in the lobby of the Jackson building for both majors and non-majors. STEM Majors will be complete placement test for appropriate major classes by appointment.

1 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Residential Freshmen & Transfers – Cascades Group Orientation Check-in & Student Move-in
Boone Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Residential Freshmen &Transfers – Cascades Group Orientation Check-in & Student Move-in
Orientation check-in is a two-part process:

  • Students will check-in with the Office of Admissions at Boone Convocation Center.
    • This must be completed prior to moving into your residence hall.
  • Students will move into their residence halls.
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Cafeteria Open for Dinner
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Family Link
Quad/Benson Auditorium, McClurkan Hall

Families of Tuesday Arrivals gather in the Quad to reflect on the upcoming journey of their students and their transition as a family. It’s a time of celebration and prayer for what God will do in the students’ lives and to provide a time of comfort for the parents/guardians, as their students take this next step. This is the last scheduled session for Parents and Families. Attendance not required.

8 p.m.

Res Hall Fun and Games in Traditional Residence Halls
Residence Halls

Wednesday, August 24

7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Cafeteria Open for Breakfast
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

8 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Residential Freshmen &Transfers – Coffee Group Orientation Check-in & Student Move-in
Boone Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Orientation check-in is a two-part process:

  • Students will check-in with the Office of Admissions at Boone Convocation Center.
    • This must be completed prior to moving into your residence hall.
  • Students will move into their residence halls.
10:40-11:15 a.m.

LINK Groups
Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Trevecca’s Assistant Dean for Student Life will provide information about LINK Groups to students and parents. Then, students will transition to gatherings with their LINK Groups in various locations around campus.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

SGA Fun!
Fireside Room, Bud Robinson

All new students are welcome to join members of our Student Government Association for some fun and games!

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cafeteria Open for Lunch
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

Lunch provided for Wednesday Arrival new residential students and two guests (with vouchers).

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Music Major Placement Testing & Music Auditions, STEM Major Placement Testing
Jackson Center for Music & Worship Arts, Bud Robinson, Greathouse Science Building

Music Major Placement Testing & Music Auditions, STEM Major Placement Testing
Students who are majoring in Music and Worship will need to take their required placement tests in their voice and/or instrument, written theory, piano during this time. The purpose of these placement tests will help determine which classes the students will be registering for the fall. Non- Music and Worship Majors are invited to audition for choirs, instrumental ensembles, and instrumental groups during this time as well. Sign-up sheets will be posted in the lobby of the Jackson building for both majors and non-majors. STEM Majors will be complete placement test for appropriate major classes by appointment.

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Commuter Student – Cherry Tree Group Orientation Check-in
Boone Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Commuter students are required to complete the check-in process with the Office of Admissions, Wednesday, August 24th from 1:00-4:45pm.

1 p.m - 3 p.m.

SGA Fun!
Fireside Room, Bud Robinson

All new students are welcome to join members of our Student Government Association for some fun and games!

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Cafeteria Open for Dinner
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Family Link
Quad/Benson Auditorium, McClurkan Hall

Families of Wednesday Arrivals and Commuter Students gather in the Quad to reflect on the upcoming journey of their students and their transition as a family. It’s a time of celebration and prayer for what God will do in the students’ lives and to provide a time of comfort for the parents/guardians, as their students take this next step. This is the last scheduled session for Parents and Families. Attendance not required.

8 p.m.

Welcome to Trevecca! Link Group Phase 1
Quad

Join us for the kick-off to August Orientation as new students meet their entire Link group in person for the first time. Link groups are our New Student Orientation groups and are available for both Freshmen and Transfers. These groups represent the start of building community at Trevecca.

*Transfer students with fewer than 24 transfer credit hours are required to participate in a freshmen LINK group.
Transfers with more than 24 transfer hours will participate in the Transfer LINK led by Transfer Peer Mentors.

 

Thrusday, August 25

7 a.m. - 9:30 am

Cafeteria Open for Breakfast
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

9 a.m.

Academic Advising
Boone Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

After hearing a message from the University Provost, new students will have the opportunity to meet with Academic Advisors regarding their course schedules.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cafeteria Open for Lunch
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

1 p.m.

This is Who We Are…
Boone Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

Presented by the Center for Student Development, this session will provide helpful insights to life at TNU, including introducing the Community Guidelines for all students and highlighting special resources. This session will include an introduction of the Associated Student Body by the Student Government Association. Finally, session will also provide education and information on the services and resources Trevecca provides to the campus community as part of compliance with Federal Title IX regulations.

2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Link Group Phase 2
See Peer Mentors for Assigned Room Locations

This orientation event will contain information about Career Services at Trevecca as well as a continuation of the morning’s Link group time. Link groups to participate in a variety of orientation activities including Library Orientation, Technology 101, and campus tours.

5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Transfer Link Dinner
TSAC

5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Cafeteria Open for Dinner
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

ASB Induction & Social
Quad

Join your fellow new students as you’re inducted as the newest members of the Associated Student Body. New students will get to know one another at this SGA-sponsored student mixer.

  

Friday, August 26
7 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Cafeteria Open for Breakfast
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

City LINK Service Day—Attendance is required for all new students enrolled in the Life Calling and Purpose class (INT 1100 LINK). Transfers are not required to attend but invited and encouraged to participate
Boone Convocation Center, Boone Business Building

All new student LINK groups will gather in the Courts at Trevecca Community Church. This is part of the Life Calling and Purpose Class.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Cafeteria Open for Lunch
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Affinity Group Meetings
Various Locations

A time provided for various affinity groups on campus to meetings (Trojan Talk, Generations Program, STEM, Academic Placement Testing)

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Math and English Placement Tests
Bud Robinson

4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Spirit 101
Quad

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Trojan Athletics Picnic & Tailgate
Tidwell Parking Lot

Head to our Trojan Athletic fields for a picnic and tailgate treats, then join us for the Trojan home games!

6 p.m.

Women's Volleyball Game
Trojan Field House

6:30 p.m.

Women's Soccer Scrimmage
Soccer Field

 

Saturday, August 27

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Cafeteria Open for Brunch
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

2 p.m.

Trevecca Field Day—Attendance is required for all new students enrolled in the Life Calling and Purpose class (LINK). Transfers are not required to attend but invited and encouraged to participate. Students should wear comfortable clothes and shoes (tennis shoes) for outdoor activities.
The Quad

 

Sunday, August 28

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cafeteria Open for Brunch
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Attend a local church of your choice
Nashville Area Churches

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Cafeteria Open for Dinner
Apple Dining Room, Jernigan Student Center

8 p.m.

All-Campus Praise and Worship Service
The Quad

This service will be the first opportunity to gather as a community to share in a time of worship. Returning Trevecca students will join new students in a student-led worship and music service. This event marks the beginning of Trevecca’s Weeks of Welcome!

 

Monday, August 29

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Missing Links
Various Locations

Before classes begin tomorrow, students should make sure you have taken care of or completed the following items:

  • Class schedule changes/registration - registration is complete and course changes discussed with Advisor?
  • Student ID cards - picked up Student ID (Top floor of Bud Robinson Building)?
  • International Students - final check-in with Global Engagement Office complete (ground floor of the Bud Robinson Building)?
  • Technology Questions? Please visit the Helpdesk (Waggoner Library).
  • Registered online for parking permit?

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Commuter Life Session—Attendance is required for all new Commuting Students
Zelma Waggoner Per. Hall, Jackson Cntr. for Music & Worship Arts

Commuting students will share in a meal and receive valuable information about life at Trevecca. Students will have an opportunity to ask questions in a smaller group setting.

5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

TNU Block Party!
Hart Street, Quad

Come join the block party to welcome all students, celebrate the grand opening of Jernigan Student Center, and wish Dr. Boone a Happy Birthday! (Dinner served for ALL students regardless of meal plan)

10 p.m.

Mandatory housing meeting for all on-campus students
Residence Halls


Those who need disability-related accommodations during their stay may contact Michelle Gaertner, coordinator of disability services. (615-248-1346)