Orientation Schedule

Saturday, September 10

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast Rotations

Gwinn Commons

  • Groups 17-32 – 8-8:25am
  • Groups 1-16 – 8:30-8:55am

No cost to students on a meal plan… just bring your Falcon Card. Not on a meal plan? Stop by 2nd Weter to get tickets for Orientation meals.


Falcon Experience 101

Information you’ll need to thrive and be successful at the start of your SPU career.

  • Groups 1-16
    • 9 a.m.: Academic skills in Upper Gwinn
    • 10:30 a.m.: Mapping Success in Tiffany Loop
  • Groups 17-32
    • 9 a.m.: Mapping Success in Tiffany Loop
    • 10:30 a.m.: Academic skills in Upper Gwinn


 

Lunch and Engagement Fair Rotations

Gwinn Commons and Martin Square

Feed the body and feed the mind-Come see and learn about all the services available to you as a student at SPU! Departments and programs will be available to share how they can contribute to your success at SPU.

Lunch is at no cost to students on a meal plan… just bring your Falcon Card. Not on a meal plan? Stop by 2nd Weter to get tickets for Orientation meals.

  • Groups 1-10
    • 11:45 a.m.–12:20 p.m.Lunch in Gwinn Commons
    • 12:20 p.m.–12:55 p.m. Orientation Group Facilitated Conversations     
    • 12:55 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Student Services & Engagement Fair in Martin Square
  • Groups 11-20
    • 11:45 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Student Services & Engagement Fair in Martin Square
    • 12:20 p.m.–12:55 p.m. Lunch in Gwinn Commons 
    • 12:55 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Orientation Group Facilitated Conversations
  • Groups 21-32
    • 11:45 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Orientation Group Facilitated Conversations  
    • 12:20 p.m.–12:55 p.m. Student Services & Engagement Fair in Martin Square
    • 12:55 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch in Gwinn Commons 

 

Falcon Experience 102

  • Groups 1-16
    • 1:45 a.m.–2:45 p.m. Navigating Relationships in Gwinn Commons
    • 3 p.m.–4 p.m. O'hana and Ubuntu in Royal Brougham
  • Groups 17-32
    • 1:45 a.m.–2:45 p.m. O'hana and Ubuntu in Royal Brougham
    • 3 p.m.–4 p.m. Navigating Relationships in Gwinn Commons 

4–5 p.m.

Be Well!

You've been working hard and learning a lot during Orientation; now it is time to take a break and relax. Lawn games in Tiffany Loop, opportunities to get settled into your room or connect with your new classmates. Some campus offices available for appointments and assistance.


5:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Dinner and "Informed Decisions" Rotations

Gwinn Commons and Upper Gwinn

Feed the body and feed the mind! Students will have the opportunity to come learn from educator and researcher Dr. Jason Kilmer, who speaks at colleges and Universities across the nation. An expert on the topic of student wellness around issues of substance usage, Dr. Kilmer's session is continually rated by students as one of the highlights of Orientation.

Dinner is at no cost to students on a meal plan… just bring your Falcon Card. Not on a meal plan? Stop by 2nd Weter to get tickets for Orientation meals.

  • Groups 1-16
    • 5:15 p.m.–6:30 p.m .Dinner in Gwinn Commons
    • 6:45 p.m.–8 p.m. "Informed Decisions" in Upper Gwinn
  • Groups 17-32
    • 5:15 p.m.–6:30 p.m. "Informed Decisions" in Upper Gwinn
    • 6:45 p.m.–8 p.m. Dinner in Gwinn Commons

8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Campus Movie Night!

Upper Gwinn

Join us for a showing of Pixar’s Turning Red. Get to know your new classmates in a relaxing environment, play board games, and enjoy some local Seattle desserts together.