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Salem Firsts Pre-Orientation Information

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The Salem Firsts Pre-Orientation begins on August 21, 2014, and ends when Salem Orientation begins on August 24, 2014. Fall classes begin on August 27, 2014.

First Year Residential Students

Orientation Schedule 2014

THURSDAY, August 21

Salem Firsts Pre-Orientation

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Residential Student Move-In

Bahnson Lawn

 

ID Cards and Vehicle Registration

Gramley Library

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Financial Offices Open

Lehman Hall

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Salem College Bookstore Open

Student Center

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Off Campus Student Check-In

Bahnson Lawn

 

ID Cards and Vehicle Registration

Gramley Library

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch for Students & Families (Free)

Corrin Hall Refectory

1:00 pm – 2:45 pm

President’s Welcome

Hanes Auditorium

 

Introduction of First Year Peer Mentors

 

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Salem Firsts Pinning Ceremony

May Dell

 

A special recognition to start your journey

(Rain location: Bryant Hall)

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Families Depart Campus

Residence Halls

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Meet Salem Leadership Connection (SLC)

Student Center

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Dinner with SLC Mentors

Corrin Hall Refectory

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Meet the Residence Life Staff

Residence Hall Lobbies

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Game Night with SLC Mentors

Student Center

 

FRIDAY, August 22

Salem Firsts Pre-Orientation

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast with SLC Mentors

Corrin Hall Refectory

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Personal Development Session One

Huber Theater

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Personal Development Session Two

Huber Theater

11:00 am – 12:00 am

Personal Development Session Three

Huber Theater

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch with SLC Mentors

Corrin Hall Refectory

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Personal Development Session Four

Shirley Recital Hall

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Personal Development Session Five

Shirley Recital Hall

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dean’s Walk to Downtown Winston-Salem

Meet at Main Hall

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Peer Academic Advising Session

Meet at Main Hall

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Celebration Dinner
Nice attire encouraged

Club Dining Room

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Movie Night with SLC Mentors

Huber Theater

 

 

 

SATURDAY, August 23

Orientation

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast with SLC Mentors

Refectory

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Salem First Retreat

Meet at Main Hall

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

New Student Orientation Groups

Various Locations

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Dinner with Orientation Groups

Corrin Hall Refectory

6:00 pm – 6:15 pm

Class of 2018 Picture

Main Hall

6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Student Life at Salem”

Hanes Auditorium

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Residence Hall Meetings

Residence Hall Lobbies

SUNDAY, August 24

Orientation

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Moravian Traditions Breakfast

Student Center Plaza

9:30 am– 10:30 am

Traditional Moravian Lovefeast

Shirley Recital Hall

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

First Year Seminar Session

Student Center Plaza

12:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Class of 2018 Retreat

YMCA Camp Hanes

 

Load buses at Salem Square

 

MONDAY, August 25

Orientation

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast

Corrin Hall Refectory

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Advising Sessions

Faculty Offices

 

By appointment

 

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Women in Nature (W.I.N.)

Meet at Main Hall

 

Hike to Pilot Mountain (Optional)

(Weather permitting)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch

Corrin Hall Refectory

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Student Loan & Work Study Lunch Meeting

Club Dining Room

 

Mandatory for students with loans or work study

 

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Dinner & Spiritual Life Fair

May Dell

 

 

(Rain location: Refectory)

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

A Night of Tradition

May Dell

 

Nice attire encouraged

(Rain location: Hanes)

TUESDAY, August 26

Orientation

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast

Corrin Hall Refectory

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Yoga on the Square (Optional)

Salem Square

 

Bring a towel or a yoga mat

(Rain location: Bryant Hall)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch

Refectory

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Faith, Religion & College Life (Optional)

Club Dining Room

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

College Life Session I

Hanes Auditorium

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

College Life Session II

Hanes Auditorium

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Salem College Soccer

Blixt Field

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Community Picnic

Bryant Hall

 

Nice attire encouraged

 

6:35 pm

Class of 2018 Convocation Procession

Meet at Babcock Hall

6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

Opening Convocation

Hanes Auditorium

 

Required for ALL students

 

WEDNESDAY, August 27

8:00 am

Fall Classes Begin

 

9:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Movie in the May Dell

May Dell

 

 

(Rain location: Huber Theater)

THURSDAY, August 28

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Taste of Salem Club Fair

Student Center Plaza

10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Class of 2018 Elections

Shirley Recital Hall

FRIDAY, August 29

9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Fall Fest Kick-Off Party

Bryant Hall

 Saturday, August 23

The rest of the Class of 2018 will arrive and Salem Orientation will begin. This program is completely free and includes food and housing for new students. Lunch will be provided for families free of cost on this day.

Students living on campus will move-in to their assigned room at the beginning of the Salem Firsts Program, and will remain in their assigned room throughout the entire year.  Off campus students will attend sessions and return home in the evenings.

Questions? Email Emily Long at emily.long@salem.edu.

 

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