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Fall 2016 Orientation Schedule

Sunday, August 14

We are excited that you have decided to join our Hornet Nation! New Student Orientation sessions offered on Sunday, August 14, 2016, are for those students who did not attend Summer School, BRIDGE Program or the ASU Mighty Marching Hornets Band Orientation held during the months of May, June and July.

Please note that participation is mandatory; and, you (and any family members) must remit payment in advance and be registered to participate (students who choose not to, will not receive their course schedules or official Student ID card).

Schedule of Events - Orientation


   8 a.m.

 Doors open at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome and
 Student ID card stations are available

  9 a.m.

 Session #1: Welcome to Hornet Nation: University Welcome

  9:45 a.m.

 Session #2: "Money Matter$"

  10:30 a.m.

 Session #3: Goals #1 and #2: To Get a Degree and Arrive on Time... to the Right Class!

  11:15 a.m.

 Session #4: Get a Taste of the Hornet Life!

  12:30 p.m.

 Students' and Parents' Lunch


Sunday, August 14

"Initiation into Hornet Nation: A Rites of Passage Experience"

History and tradition matter here at ASU, and what better way to understand the importance of both, than to hear from administrators and students who live them out on a daily basis?

On Sunday, August 14, at 3 p.m. in the Dunn-Oliver Acadome, you and your family members are invited to participate in the Class of 2020's Charge and Class Photo. Your initiation into Hornet Nation awaits! 

For this special event, please note that the requested attire for students is:

 >> White dresses

 >> Black suits, white shirts and black ties

 >> Comfortable black shoes

white dress Black suit

Monday, August 15 to Sunday, August 21

"Welcome Week"

We can't wait to roll out the Black & Gold carpet for you during Welcome Week! Check out the Welcome Week Schedule and learn more about all of the excitement we have in store for you.


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