Schedule for on-campus students

Schedule subject to change as circumstances require. Please review regularly

Thursday, August 6

6 to 8 p.m. – Dorms open for resident assistants
RA training times will be communicated by Student Life

Sunday, August 9

4 p.m. – New international students arrive, tents in Erb parking lot
Check in for screening and dorm move in
4 p.m. – Volleyball players arrive, tents in Erb parking lot
Screening, dorm move in, athletic training system intake, team meeting and meal
4:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer players arrive, tents in Erb parking lot
Screening, dorm move in, athletic training system intake, team meeting and meal
5 p.m. – Men’s soccer players arrive, tents in Erb parking lot
Screening, dorm move in, athletic training system intake, team meeting and meal
8 to 8:30 p.m. – Athletic orientation for first-year fall athletes (soccer, volleyball), Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
8:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Parent orientation, Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
For parents of new fall athletes (soccer, volleyball)

Monday, August 10

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
8:30 to 10:30 a.m. – Registration for resident assistants, ministry assistants and fall athletes Keim Center
for resident assistants, ministry assistants and fall athletes
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
12:30 to 1 p.m. – JumpSTART intro with advisors, ACCESS Lab, Smith Center
For fall athlete JumpSTART participants and parents.
5 to 6 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center

Tuesday, August 11

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
5 to 6 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
6 p.m. – Dorms open for new JumpSTART students, Check in at tents outside of dorms
6:30 p.m. – Dorms open for Bel Canto Singers, Check in at tents outside of dorms

Wednesday, August 12

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
8:30 a.m. – Registration for Bel Canto Singers, Keim Center
9 a.m. – Registration for JumpSTART, Keim Center
9 to 10:30 a.m. – Bel Canto Singers soprano and alto sectional, Sauder Choral Music room, Keim Center
This is the first Bel Canto Singers event. Your director will send you a detailed schedule.
10:30 a.m. to noon – Bel Canto Singers tenor and bass sectional, Sauder Choral Music room, Keim Center
This is the first Bel Canto Singers event. Your director will send you a detailed schedule.
11 to 11:45 a.m. – Panel for JumpSTART and new international students, K-160, Kropf Center
This is the first JumpSTART event. A full schedule will be sent separately.
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
1 to 2 p.m. – Parent orientation, K-160, Kropf Center
For parents of students who arrived Tuesday, Aug. 11.
5 to 6 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
9 to 11 p.m. – Campus Activities Board (CAB) activity, Larks Nest, Erb Hall

Thursday, August 13

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
5 to 6 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager STudent Center

Friday, August 14

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. – Dorms open for Shakers and Movers
1 to 2 p.m. – Main Street House and President’s House dorm move in, check in at tents in Erb parking lot
3 to 3:45 p.m. – Shaker and Mover orientation, K-150, Kropf Center
4 to 6:30 p.m. – Dorms open for all students not yet moved in, come at your appointed time, all students check in at tents in Erb parking lot
  • 4 p.m. – New students with last names beginning A to J
  • 4:30 p.m. – New students with last names beginning K to Z
  • 5 p.m. – Returning students with last names beginning A to H
  • 5:30 p.m. – Returning students with last names beginning I to M
  • 6 p.m. – Returning students with last names beginning N to Z
5 to 7 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
6 to 7 p.m. – Campus tour, Meet in lobby outside of Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
8 p.m. – Opening Celebration, Main Street parking lot

Saturday, August 15

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
8:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Open registration for all students not yet registered, come at your appointed time, Keim Center
  • 8:30 a.m. – new students not attending athletic orientation
  • 9:15 a.m. – new students in softball, men’s basketball
  • 10 a.m. – New students in women’s basketball, men’s golf
  • 10:30 a.m. – New students in baseball
  • 11 a.m. – Returning students
8:30 to 9 a.m. – Athletic orientation, Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
For all freshmen/first-year winter/spring athletes (basketball, baseball, golf, softball) and parents
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
1 to 3 p.m. – New student academic orientation, Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Required for all NEW ON-CAMPUS students. Not required for returning students.
2 to 3:30 p.m. – Parent orientation Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
4 to 5 p.m. – Performing arts open house (come and go), Keim Center
4:30 to 6 p.m. – Volleyball Maroon and Gold scrimmage, Yost Center
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
8 to 8:40 p.m. – New on-campus Student Life orientation, Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Required for all NEW ON-CAMPUS students. Not required for any off-campus or returning students.
8:45 p.m. – Mod meetings, Dorms
9:30 p.m. – Campus Life night, Larks Nest, Erb Hall

Sunday, August 16

9 to 9:45 – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
10 to 10:30 a.m. – Free coffee and coffeecakes, Community Center, Hesston Mennonite Church
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Opening Worship with HMC, Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
11:45 to 12:45 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
1:30 p.m. – Parent departures
2 to 3:30 p.m. – New student games, meet at Larks Nest patio, outside Erb Hall
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Campus picnic for students, faculty and staff, get food in Dining Hall, then eat on lawn north of Erb Hall
6:45 p.m. – Mod Olympics, Soccer Field