Orientation Schedule

September 11-15

9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Drop-in Advising (Hosted by the Academic Support Center)

Demaray Hall Lobby

Academic Counselors will be available during the first week of school to answer questions about Autumn Quarter schedules and assist with registration. No appointment needed! We are in the main lobby of Demaray Hall, September 11-15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Monday, September 11

11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.

Student Services Fair

Martin Square

Come learn about all the amazing resources and supportive staff you have available to you during your time here and beyond. Our team is here for you, and at our Student Services Fair you can learn all about opportunities and resources you have at SPU.


8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Residential Welcome Events

Here's the chance for students who live on campus to get connected to the others in their living area. See your Resident Assistant for more details.

Tuesday, September 12

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Church & Ministry Fair (Hosted by University Ministries)

Martin Square

Looking to get connected to a church in the area? Come by to visit with over 20 churches and ministries about everything from worship times and transportation to how to get involved.

Wednesday, September 13

12 p.m.-4 p.m.

Resume Rescue (Hosted by the Center for Career and Calling)

SUB 2nd

The Center for Career and Calling will be on hand to help you craft a great resume for the OSE Job Fair!


3:30-6 p.m.

Student Media Mixer (Hosted by Student Media)

Martin Square

Come join KSPU (student radio), Lingua (student arts and literary journal), and The Falcon (student newspaper) as we celebrate the beginning of the new academic year. Music, games, food, and lots of opportunities to learn more about the role of student media on campus and how you can get involved.

Thursday, September 14

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Explore Your Global Horizons: Study Abroad Fair (Hosted by Study Abroad)

Martin Square

Discover diverse study abroad opportunities that fit your journey! Engage with top partners offering short-term faculty-led programs, internships, and exciting quarter-long adventures. Unveil a world of possibilities at Martin Square.


1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Fall Job Fair (Hosted by the Office of Student Employment)

Upper Gwinn

Join us for SPU’s Fall Job Fair to meet a variety of employers who are interested in hiring SPU students! More than 50 employers will be present with dozens of part-time openings for on-campus, off-campus, work study, and non-work study positions.


7:00 p.m.

Men's Soccer -vs- Regis

Interbay Stadium


8:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. 

Enchanted Connections: Will Sparks Fly or will there be Trouble?

Upper Gwinn

Ready for a year of exciting new relationships and nurturing existing ones? College is the place where friendships flourish, and bonds grow stronger.

Join us in this enchanting session where we'll explore the secrets to building healthy personal relationships and discover how to be an unwavering source of support for our community.

  • Signs of Healthy vs. Unhealthy Relationships: Learn to recognize the signs that light up a flourishing connection and the shadows that signal trouble.
  • Ensuring Comfort and Consent: Explore the challenges and rewards of navigating this crucial aspect of relationships.
  • Campus Resources: Your Beacon of Support: When a friend needs a helping hand, which resources on campus would you turn to? Gain insights into the resources available and become a guiding light for your fellow students.

Wednesday, September 20

7-8 p.m.

Group (Hosted by University Ministries)

Hill Hall Lounge

Group is a bi-weekly worship service led by and for students. Join us for a time of connection with God, yourself, and our SPU community as we worship together. Our hope is that this will be a space of renewal, growth, and joy as we move through the year!

Thursday, September 21

4-6 p.m.

Library Fest (Hosted by the Library)

Ames Library

Come celebrate the new school year with the SPU Library! Learn about all the services, spaces, staff, and sources that make the SPU Library a special place. There will be games, learning, activities, challenges, and prizes as well as staff from other campus resources like the Academic Support Center and the Student Media groups. Plus there will be free pizza and other refreshments! Contact Librarian Liz for more information.

Saturday, September 23

12-4 p.m.

Second Saturday (Hosted by STORP & Athletics)

Wallace Field

Join STORP and Falcon Athletics for an afternoon full of inflatables, water balloon fights, volleyball, and prizes. Join us for a volleyball pregame at noon, grab a bite, and enjoy the sunshine before it’s gone!