2022 Schedule for on-campus students

Schedule subject to change as circumstances require. Please review regularly

Monday, August 1

9 to 11 a.m. – Fall athletes and early arriving aviation students arrive and move into dorms
11 a.m. – Fall athlete/parent orientation, Community Center, Hesston Mennonite Church
5 to 6 p.m. – Early arrival RA meeting, Sauder Rooms, Bontrager Student Center
7 p.m. – Student Life welcome for athletes and coaches, Bontrager Student Center
7:30 p.m. – Athletic activity

Wednesday, August 3

9:45 to 11 a.m. – Athletics pool party, meet at Larks Nest to carpool
Evening – Athletic activity

Thursday, August 4

6 to 8 p.m. – Dorms open for resident assistants
9 to 10 p.m. – RA welcome, BSN Center lounge
Evening – Athletic activity

Friday, August 5

9 to 11:30 a.m., 5:30 to 9 p.m. – RA training
Noon – Ministry assistants arrive – training at Stutzman Retreat Center
Noon – Men’s golf report and move in, Yost Center

Saturday, August 6

All day – MA training, Stutzman Retreat Center
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 9 p.m. – RA training
5:30 p.m. – Athletics cookout, Larks Nest patio
5:30 p.m. – RAs and MAs to Stutzman Retreat Center

Sunday, August 7

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – RA training
2 to 4 p.m. – New international students and international mentors arrive, move in begins at 4
4 to 6 p.m. – New international students move in
6 to 7 p.m. – Bel Canto Singers check in and move in, Keim Center
7 p.m. – Mod Parent dessert night

Monday, August 8

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
10 a.m. to noon – Registration for fall athletes, Bel Canto Singers, MAs and RAs, Keim Center
10 a.m. – Women’s soccer, volleyball, cross country, international mentors
11 a.m. – Men’s soccer, men’s golf, Bel Canto Singers, RAs, MAs
10 a.m. to noon – Advisors office hours for early arrivals
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Intercultural mentor orientation, Smith 105
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – New international students and mentors lunch, Larks Nest
1 to 2 p.m. – Advisors office hours for early arrivals
1 to 3 p.m. – International student welcome, Friesen 125
2 to 3 p.m. – Intercultural mentor orientation, Smith 105
5 to 6 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
6 p.m. – New international and mentors town tour and dessert at Murrays
6 to 8 p.m. – RA training

Tuesday, August 9

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
9 a.m. to noon – New international student orientation, K 160 Troyer Hall, Kropf Center
11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. – RA and MA orientation, Sauder B and C, Bontrager Student Center
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
1 to 4 p.m. – New international student TOEFL, Smith 119
5 to 6 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
6 to 8 p.m. – RA training
6 to 8 p.m. – International Walmart run (optional)

Wednesday, August 10

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
8 to 10 a.m. – New off-campus student orientation, K 160 Troyer Hall, Kropf Center
8:30 to 11 a.m. – Registration for off-campus students, Keim Center
8:30 a.m. – returning off-campus students
10 a.m. – new off-campus students
8:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Advisors office hours
9 a.m. to noon – New international student orientation (meet before connecting with advisors), Friesen 125
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
1 to 3 p.m. – New international student registration, Keim Center
5 to 6 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
9 to 11 p.m. – Campus Activities Board (CAB) activity

Thursday, August 11

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
10 a.m. to noon – New international student orientation, Friesen 125
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
1 to 2 p.m. – New international student orientation, Friesen 125
5 to 6 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
8 to 10 p.m. – CAB activity
10 to 11 p.m. – RA orientation cluster groups, RD apartments

Friday, August 12

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
10 a.m. to noon – New international student orientation, Friesen 125
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. – Shakers and Movers move in, check in at Bontrager Student Center
12:30 to 1:30 p.m. – New international student orientation, Friesen 125
1 to 2 p.m. – Main Street House dorm move in, Check in at Main Street House
3 to 5 p.m. – International WalMart run (optional)
4:30 to 6:45 p.m. – Dorms open for all students not yet moved in, come at your appointed time, All students check in at campus main entrance parking lot
4:30 p.m. – New students with last names beginning A to L
5 p.m. – New students with last names beginning M to Z
5:30 p.m. – Returning students with last names beginning A to L
6 p.m. – Returning students with last names beginning M to Z
5 to 7 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
8 p.m. – Opening Celebration for students and parents, location to be announced
Watch livestream
9:15 p.m. – Mod activity
Required attendance

Saturday, August 13

8 to 9 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
8:30 to 9:30 a.m. – Athletic orientation for all new winter and spring sport athletes and parents, Community Center, Hesston Mennonite Church
Men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, flag football, golf and softball
9 to 11 a.m. – Registration for all students not yet registered, come at your appointed time, Keim Center
9 a.m. – New non-athlete students
9:30 a.m. – New athletes
10 a.m. – Returning students with last names beginning with M to Z
10:30 a.m. – Returning students with last names beginning with A to L
9:30 a.m. to noon – Advisors office hours
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
1 to 3 p.m. – Academic orientation for new students, Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Required for all NEW ON-CAMPUS students. Not required for returning students.
2 to 3 p.m. – Parent orientation Community Center, Hesston Mennonite Church
3 to 3:30 p.m. – option to meet with academic advisors
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Supper, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
7 to 8 p.m. – International student-roommate meeting, Community Center, Hesston Mennonite Church
8 to 8:45 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.
9 p.m. – Mod meetings, Dorms
Required for ALL ON-CAMPUS students
Immediately following meeting – Brother-Sister Mod dessert night, see RA for location

Sunday, August 14

9 to 9:45 a.m. – Breakfast, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Joint Hesston College/Hesston Mennonite Church opening worship service, Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Watch livestream
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. – Lunch, Dining Hall, Bontrager Student Center
2 to 3 p.m. – New student games, Larks Nest Patio
Attendance required
2 to 3 p.m. – Returning on-campus student meeting, Sanctuary, Hesston Mennonite Church
Attendance required
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Campus picnic
6:45 p.m. – Mod Olympics introductions, Sieber Field
Introductions open to spectators. No spectators are allowed at Mod Olympics (7 p.m.).