Residents

New Student Move-In Day

(For first time college students, ages 17-20 only)

Saturday, August 13, 2016
Resident Check-In:  9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

We are excited to see you! Make sure to check-in at the Nix Student Center.  After completing some brief personal information forms and receiving your student I.D. card, orientation materials, etc., you will be directed to your residence hall where your Resident Director will assist you in getting to your new room.  Please note that students must be cleared by the Registrar, Financial Aid, and Business Office prior to moving into a residence hall.

Parent Welcome Session

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

All new, first time students and their parents are invited to the Parent Welcome Session in The Gym.

The President’s Barbecue

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Join us for a complimentary meal on the front lawn hosted by Dr. Caner to officially welcome you to campus.

Class of 2020 Photo

6:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Meet on the front lawn for a group picture with your fellow classmates. Say goodbye to Mom and Dad and look for your Thrive Orientation leader immediately afterwards for your first orientation session.

Thrive New Student Orientation

Saturday, August 13, 6:15 p.m. – Monday, August 15, 10:00 p.m.

Required for all first time new students ages 17-20, Thrive Orientation provides the experience and knowledge to help students thrive spiritually, academically, and socially at TMU. See the schedule below:

Saturday, August 13, 2016

6:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. – Session 1

9:00 – 9:45 p.m. – Residence Hall Meeting

10:00 p.m. – Ice Cream Social

Sunday, August 14, 2016

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Morning Worship

10:45 – 11:45 a.m. – Session 2

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

1:30 – 5:00 p.m. – Recreation

5:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Dinner

6:45 – 8:15 p.m. – Session 3

8:30 – 9:45 p.m. – Freshmen Showcase Practice

10:00 p.m. – Night of Worship

Monday, August 15, 2016

9:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.- Campus Tour & Academics

11:45 – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch

1:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Sessions 4 & 5

5:30 – 6:45 p.m. – Dinner

7:00 – 7:45 p.m. – Closing Session

8:00 – 11:00 p.m. – Freshmen Showcase

For more information, please contact the Office of Student Development at (706) 865-2134 ext. 123.