New Student Orientation: Student Track

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Time

Event

Place

8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

New Student Check-In

Union-Zukowski Lobby, Reeves Fine Arts Complex

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

IDs and Vehicle Registration

Campus Services Building

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Move into Residence Halls

Various Locations

Noon – 2 p.m.

Student Veterans Orientation

Hendricks 222

2 – 3 p.m.

Commuting Student Meeting

Hendricks 222

2 – 3:30 p.m.

PGA Golf Management student & parent meeting

Matthews Ministry Center

2 – 3:30 p.m.

Professional Tennis Management student & parent meeting

Gene Clayton Tennis Center

3 – 4 p.m.

Transition to College for Students with Disabilities

Hendricks 122

4 – 4:45 p.m.

Welcome to Methodist!

Huff Concert Hall,
Reeves Fine Arts Building

5 – 6 p.m.

Group Breakout #1

Various Locations

6 – 7:30 p.m.

Dinner break

Dining Hall open

7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Ice Cream Social with Faculty & Staff

Quad/Belltower
Rain Location: Nimocks

8:30 – 10 p.m.

Craig Karges – Mentalist (sponsored by the Student Activities Committee)

Huff Concert Hall,
Reeves Fine Arts Building

10:30 – 11:30 p.m.

Residence Hall Meetings

Residence Hall Lobbies

Friday, August 13, 2021

Time

Event

Place

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Dining Hall open

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

IDs and Vehicle Registration

Campus Services Building

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

New Student Group Photo

Matthews Ministry Center lawn

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Campus Services

Huff Concert Hall,
Reeves Fine Arts Building

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.

Student Affairs

Huff Concert Hall,
Reeves Fine Arts Building

11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Academic & Career Success

Huff Concert Hall,
Reeves Fine Arts Building

12:15 – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch

Dining Hall open

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.

Group Breakout #2

Matthews Ministry Center, Huff Concert Hall, or Hendricks 222

2:30 – 4 p.m.

University Fair

Riddle Center
Floor Plan

4 – 5:30 p.m.

Foreign Language Placement Exam for students who wish to take 2000-level (or higher) language courses, but have not earned college-level prerequisite credits

Trustees 109

5 – 7 p.m.

Dinner break

Dining Hall open

7 p.m.

Families Depart

N/A

7 – 8 p.m.

Group Breakout #3

Various Locations

8 – 10:30 p.m.

Monarch Madness Part 1 (sponsored by the Residence Hall Association)

Outdoor Basketball Court

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Time

Event

Place

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Dining Hall open

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Library Competency Test for students not required to take MUJ 1100

Hendricks 222

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

IDs and Vehicle Registration

Campus Services Building

9:30 – 10:15 a.m.

Group Breakout #4

Matthews Ministry Center, Huff Concert Hall, or Hendricks 222

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Group Breakout #5

Matthews Ministry Center, Huff Concert Hall, or Hendricks 222

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Lunch

Dining Hall open

1 – 1:50 p.m.

Meet Your Advisor*

Various Locations*

2 – 2:50 p.m.

Meet Your Major – Group A**

Various Locations**

3 – 3:50 p.m.

Meet Your Major – Group B***

Various Locations***

4 – 5 p.m.

MAAP Meeting

Hensdale Chapel

5 – 7 p.m.

Dinner break

Dining Hall open


7 – 10:30 p.m.

Monarch Madness Part 2 (sponsored by the Residence Hall Association)

Berns Student Center

* Meet Your Advisor

Attend this session to meet your academic advisor.  All students are assigned an academic advisor. To find out who your academic advisor is, login to your myMU portal or on the back of your New Student Orientation nametag.

  • Denise Bauer (Hendricks 219)
  • Daniel Bennett (Allison 118)
  • Billy Buckner (Trustees 214)
  • Jennifer Caviness (Nursing 103)
  • Steve Conley (Clark 128)
  • Carla Fagan (Trustees 208)
  • Kathy Fick (Allison 118)
  • Meghan Hennessey (Hendricks 220)
  • Stephanie Hooper (Hendricks 119)
  • Tavares Hunter (Hendricks 122)
  • Eugenia Johnson (Hensdale Chapel)
  • Quincy Malloy (Yarborough Auditorium, Clark Hall)
  • Shannon Matthews (Nursing 103)
  • Tina Miller (Matthews Ministry Center)
  • Jimaar Williams (Hendricks 222)

** Meet Your Major: Group A

Attend the academic session of your intended major/concentration. Faculty members will present an overview of their respective programs and answer questions. See list of majors/concentrations for day, time and location of your meeting.

  • Art and Graphic Design (Bethune 113)
  • Biology (Hendricks 222)
  • Accounting, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Financial Economics, Marketing, Management (PGM & PTM), Sport Management and Resort, Club & Hospitality Management (Yarborough Auditorium, Clark Hall)
  • Environmental & Occupational Management (Hendricks 237)
  • History and Global Studies (Trustees 214)
  • Applied and Mass Communications (Trustees 268)
  • Math (Allison 120)
  • Music (Reeves G-2)
  • Psychology (Trustees 258)
  • Social Work (Trustees 208)

*** Meet Your Major: Group B

Attend the academic session of your intended major/concentration. Faculty members will present an overview of their respective programs and answer questions. See list of majors/concentrations for day, time and location of your meeting.

  • Chemistry (Hendricks 119)
  • Computer Science and Computer Information Technology (Allison 119)
  • Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, and Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity (Trustees 258)
  • Education, Special Education, Math Education, Secondary and Middle Grades Education (Hendricks 220)
  • Engineering (Hendricks 219)
  • Exercise & Sport Science and Physical Education & Health Education, Community Health Education, Psychosocial Aspects of Sport and Coaching (Hendricks 122)
  • Exploratory (Undecided) (Hendricks 222)
  • Health Care Administration (Clark 122)
  • Kinesiology (McLean 207)
  • Nursing Studies (Nursing 103)
  • Organizational Communication Leadership (Trustees 104)
  • Political Science (Trustees 104)
  • Religion, Sociology, Spanish, English (Trustees 268)

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Time

Event

Place

8:15 – 11 a.m.

Grab and Go (or Stay!) Breakfast

Matthews Ministry Center

Morning Worship Opportunities*

Matthews Ministry Center

10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Brunch

Dining Hall open

5 p.m.

Ignite!
Student-led campus worship led by the Ignite team and the HiSound praise band. Food provided.  

Matthews Ministry Center

*Worship in the Fayetteville Community

Connect and worship with one of the Methodist University partner churches listed here.  Service times are listed on each website and also on the Methodist University Religious Life app. Contact Ruth Carr for further details (910-630-7157 or   rcarr@methodist.edu)