Fall New Student Orientation

Welcome Week Schedule

THRIVE

Fall New Student Orientation or, THRIVE, will be held Saturday, August 13th, through Monday, August 15th, 2016. We desire for each student to not merely survive the next four years, but thrive academically, socially, and spiritually.  All first-time students, ages 17-20, enrolling full-time are expected to attend this three-day program, which is designed to equip new students with the tools and information needed to successfully transition to TMU. Students should plan to arrive at the Front Lawn at 6:00pm Saturday evening directly following New Student Move-In that day from 9:00am-2:00pm. Please note that students should not plan other activities during orientation.  For additional information, contact the Office of Student Development, 706-865-2134 ext. 4103.

View the THRIVE schedule.

DRIVE

Fall Orientation for transfers and students age 21 and over, known as DRIVE, will be held Monday, August 15, 2016 at 5:00pm. During this one-night orientation, students will receive the information and support they need to achieve their academic goals and make the most of their time at Truett McConnell University.  Please note that students should not plan other activities during orientation.  For additional information, contact the Office of Student Development, 706-865-2134 ext. 4103.

View the DRIVE schedule.

Should you attend THRIVE OR DRIVE?

Please read the following criteria to see when your new student orientation begins.

  • All first time college students, ages 17-20, will attend THRIVE beginning on Saturday, August 13 at 6:00p.m.  See THRIVE schedule.
  • All other new students will attend Drive on Monday, August 15 at 5:00pm.  See DRIVE schedule.

Students should look for more information to arrive in the mail approximately two weeks before the beginning of new student orientation.

Spring New Student Orientation

Spring New Student Orientation or, THRIVE, will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.  We desire for each student to thrive academically, socially, and spiritually at Truett McConnell.  All new students are expected to attend this program, which is designed to equip new students with the tools and information needed to successfully transition to TMU. This is when you will receive your student I.D. and parking pass.  Please note that students should not plan other activities during orientation.  For additional information, contact the Office of Student Development, 706-865-2134 ext. 4103.