August 12 – August 15

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 tentative schedule below:

Saturday, August 12, 2017

4:00p.m. – 4:30p.m. – Welcome Session in Gym (Students and Families)
4:30p.m. – 6:00p.m. – The President’s BBQ (Families Welcome)
6:00p.m. – 6:15p.m. – Assemble on Front Lawn for Class of 2021 Picture
6:30p.m. – 7:30p.m. – Opening Session
7:45p.m. – 8:45p.m. – Session 1
9:00p.m. – 9:45p.m. – Residence Hall Meeting
10:00p.m. – Ice Cream Social

Sunday, August 13, 2017

8:00a.m. – 9:15a.m. – Breakfast
9:30a.m. – 10:30a.m. – Morning Worship
10:45a.m. – 11:45a.m. – Session 2
12:00p.m. – 1:00p.m. – Lunch
1:15p.m. – 1:45p.m. – SWC Policies and Procedures
2:00p.m. – 3:30p.m. – Freshmen Showcase Practice/Recreation*
3:45p.m. – 5:15p.m. – Freshmen Showcase Practice/Recreation*
5:30p.m. – 6:30p.m. – Dinner
6:45p.m. – 8:15p.m. – Session 3
8:30p.m. – 9:45p.m. – Freshmen Showcase Practice
10:00p.m. – Night of Worship

Monday, August 14, 2017

8:00a.m. – 9:15a.m. – Breakfast
9:30a.m. – 11:45a.m. – Academics/Student Support
12:00p.m. – 12:45p.m. – Lunch
1:00p.m. – 2:00p.m. – Sessions 4
2:15p.m. – 3:30p.m. – Campus Tour
3:45p.m. – 4:45p.m. – Session 5
5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. – Women’s Soccer Game/Spirit Event
7:00p.m. – 7:45p.m. – Dinner
8:00p.m. – 8:45p.m. – Closing Session and Gate Ceremony
9:00p.m. – 11:00p.m. – Freshmen Showcase

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

8:00a.m. – 8:45a.m. – Breakfast
9:00a.m. – 10:00a.m. – Campus Resources
10:15a.m. – 11:15a.m. – First Small Group Meeting
11:30a.m. – 1:00p.m. – Faculty Meet & Greet Luncheon

*Orientation groups will rotate between freshmen showcase practice and recreation from 2-5:15pm on Sunday, August 13.