Methodist University Welcomes New Students to Orientation

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Methodist University will welcome 550 new students, including 373 freshmen, when New Student Orientation begins on Thursday, Aug. 15. Move-in and registration open at 8 a.m. Orientation activities will run through Sunday, followed by the first day of classes on Monday, Aug. 19.

Among those on hand to greet the students and their families Thursday will be first-year president Dr. Stan Wearden. Campus and community volunteers, many from area churches, will be available to help students move into their residence halls.

Highlights of orientation include:

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday
New student check-in, Berns Student Center

4-4:50 p.m. Thursday
“Welcome to MU” pep rally, Huff Concert Hall

8:30-10 p.m. Thursday
Mentalist Craig Karges, Huff Concert Hall

2:30-4 p.m. Friday
University Fair, March F. Riddle Athletic Center

8-10:30 p.m. Friday
Monarch Madness (part 1), Berns Student Center

7 -10:30 p.m. Saturday
Monarch Madness (part 2), outdoor basketball court

9:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday
Orientation chapel service, Matthews Ministry Center