Orientation

2021 New Student Orientation Schedule

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2021: DAY 1 
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check-in/Move-in Resident Houses
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Photo ID/Yearbook
Photo (by House Clusters)
Archer Hall
4:30-6:30 p.m. Dinner Chivers/Lane Cafeteria

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2021: DAY 2
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check-in/Move-in Resident Houses
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Photo ID/Yearbook
Photo (by House Clusters)
Archer Hall
11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Lunch/Dinner/Free Time
(Lunch: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dinner: 4-6:30 p.m.)
Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
6:35-6:45 p.m. The Class of 2024 & 25
The New Student Assembly
(Students Only)
Brown Street
7:30-9 p.m. "Welcome to the House" (Parents and Students) Forbes Arena
9:30-10:15 p.m. Residence House Meeting TBA

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021: DAY 3
7-9 a.m. Breakfast Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
9-9:45 a.m. The New Student Assembly
(Students Only)
Brown Street
10-11 a.m. Opening Assembly
David A. Thomas, Ph.D., President of the College
Kendrick Brown, Ph.D., Provost & VP of Academic Affairs
Kevin Booker, VP of Student Services & Dean of the College
Forbes Arena
11-11:15 a.m. Bookstore Presentation Forbes Arena
11:15-11:45 a.m. General Education Overview Forbes Arena
11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Your First Year at Morehouse
Professor Illya Davis
Forbes Arena
11:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Lunch Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
2-3 p.m.
Academic Division Student Engagements: Academic Breakouts
by Majors

   
Biology, Chemistry, Kinesiology, Psychology Majors
Forbes Arena
 
Africana Studies, Art, Chinese Studies, Communication Studies, CTEMS, Dance, Drama, Education, English, French, History, International Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Sociology, Spanish, Undecided, Urban Studies Majors
Forbes Arena 
  Business and Economics Bank of America 
 
Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Dual-Degree-Engineering, Software Engineering
Forbes Arena 
3:15-3:45 p.m. Division Chairs and Academic Program Directors (APD)
        Life Sciences Forbes Arena 
  Social and Cultural Studies Dansby Hall, Room 100 
  Humanities Brawley Hall, Room 100 
  Business Administration and Economics Bank of America 
  Math and Computational Sciences Sale Hall Chapel 
  Creative and Performing Arts Music Majors Assessments Ray Charles Performing Arts Center 
  Undecided Majors Merrill 111 
4-5:30 p.m.  Morehouse Honors Program Reception
(Honors Program Students, Parents, and Faculty Only) 
Shirley Massey Conference Center 
  Transfer Students Reception
(Transfer Students and Parents Only) 
Thomas Kilgore Commons 
4:30-6 p.m. Dinner  Chivers/Lane Cafeteria 
7-7:30 p.m. The New Student Assembly (Students Only) Brown Street
7:30-9:30 p.m. Parent Parting Ceremony*
*Note: The Parents' Parting Ceremony marks the end of the Parents' Orientation Program
Forbes Arena 
10-11 p.m. Residence House Meeting   

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2021: DAY 4
5-6:30 a.m. "For Whom the Bell Tolls" Brown Street
6-9:30 a.m. Breakfast/Free Time Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
12:45-1 p.m. The New Student Assembly
(Students Only)
Brown Street
1-2:30 p.m. Healthy Relationships Forbes Arena
2:30-4 p.m. Student Organizations Forbes Arena
5-7 p.m. Dinner Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
7:15-7:30 p.m. The New Student Assembly
(Students Only)
Brown Street
7:30-9 p.m. Alumni Engagement Forbes Arena
9-10:30 p.m. Spirit Night Forbes Arena
10-11 p.m. Residence House Meeting  TBA

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 15, 2021: DAY 5
7:30-9:30 a.m. Breakfast Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
9:45-10 a.m. The New Student Assembly
(Students Only)
Brown Street
10-11:30 a.m. Convocation Forbes Arena
Noon to 6:30 p.m. Free Time/Dinner
(Dinner: 4:30-6:30 p.m.)
Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
6:30-7 p.m. The New Student Assembly
(Students Only)
Brown Street 

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2021: DAY 6
7:30-9:30 a.m. Breakfast Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
9:45-10 a.m. The New Student Assembly
(Students Only)
Brown Street
10-10:30 a.m. Blackstone Launch Pad Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forbes Arena
10:30-11:45 a.m. Maurice Washington Emerging Leadership Program Forbes Arena
Noon to 2:15 p.m. Lunch Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
2:15-2:30 p.m. The New Student Assembly
(Students Only)
Brown Street
2:30-2:45 p.m. Division of Student Services Forbes Arena
2:45-3:30 p.m. Counseling and Accessibility Center Forbes Arena
3:30-3:45 p.m. Sexual Misconduct/Title IX Forbes Arena
3:45-4 p.m. ITS Services Forbes Arena
4-5 p.m. Study Abroad/Andrew Young Center Forbes Arena
5-7 p.m. Dinner Chivers/Lane Cafeteria

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2021: DAY 7
8-9:45 a.m. Breakfast Chivers/Lane Cafeteria
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. AUC Woodruff Library Tours
(Groups leave from Kilgore Center Porch)
TBA for group scheduling