IPFW Welcomes New Dons to Campus for New Student Orientation

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

June 10, 2015

June 11, 2015

June 15, 2015

June 16, 2015

June 17, 2015

June 22, 2015

June 23, 2015

Daily from July 13, 2015 until July 15, 2015

Daily from July 27, 2015 until July 28, 2015

August 10, 2015

Daily from August 19, 2015 until August 21, 2015

Location: IPFW campus

Phone: 260-481-0404

Email: orientation@ipfw.edu

Event Description

June 10, 2015 Updated Jun 10, 2015 at 12:21 PM EST

Starting June 10, over 1,500 students and 1,000 family members will be welcomed this summer to the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) campus as new IPFW Mastodons through New Student Orientation (NSO).

New Student Orientation is a two-step process that provides new IPFW students the foundation to connect with campus, learn how to access important resources, build their fall semester schedule, have some fun, and get on a successful path toward graduation.

This week kicks off a dozen advising and registration sessions throughout the summer, culminating in a three-day NSO in August.

“Orientation, for many students and their families, is their first experience with IPFW, so we strive to make sure they are welcomed by friendly faces, encouraged in their educational goals, equipped with multiple tools, and ready to begin a successful tenure at IPFW,” said Krissy Creager, assistant vice chancellor for student success and transitions. “These students will have meaningful interactions with peers, upperclassmen, faculty, staff, and administration as they are provided with multiple touchpoints for engagement in all facets of university life.”

New Student Orientation includes:

Step 1: Advising and Registration Day
At this half-day session (a.m. or p.m.), students come to campus, take their student ID card picture, meet with an academic advisor, learn about important university resources, dates, and policies, and register for fall semester courses. Sessions are 8 a.m.–noon or 1–5 p.m.

Dates include:
June 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23
July 13, 14, 15, 27 (MAC* only), 28 (MAC* only)
August 10
*MAC - Mastodon Advising Center

Step 2: New Student Orientation
The second half of orientation is packed full of resources; prizes; official IPFW apparel; meeting classmates, academic deans, student government and student organization representatives; Block Party and Casino Night; Freshman Convocation, and a whole lot more!

Save the dates:
August 19, 1–6 p.m.
August 20, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
August 21, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

New IPFW students are invited to share their experience with New Student Orientation on social media using the hashtag #newdon15.

For more information contact orientation@ipfw.edu or call 260-481-0404 or email orientation@ipfw.edu.

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