All first time graduate students are required to attend a New Student Orientation at the beginning of the first semester of enrollment. The New Student Orientation is designed to PREPARE you to succeed academically, INSPIRE you to be a Southwesterner for life, and CONNECT you with professors, staff, and other students. It is an upbeat experience planned with you in mind. You'll get to meet our friendly faculty and staff as well as other new students. You'll learn more about both on campus and how the distance education program works. It is our hope that you will walk away feeling excited about this new journey God has called you to begin, knowing we are behind you every step of the way!

Upcoming New Student Orientation Dates:

Full Orientation Schedule

  • Summer 2014 - May 13
  • Fall 2014 - August 22
  • Spring 2015 - January 9

**Please be prepared to pay a $25 seminar fee at the orientation check-in to cover the cost of orientation materials and two meals (cash or check) **

Make hotel reservations for the New Student Orientation now!


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