New Student Orientation is designed to assist first-year and transfer students to make the best possible start to their experience at Friends University.

New Student Orientation promotes your academic achievement and personal development by preparing you for the challenges and experiences that lie ahead. Through workshops, small group meetings, technology sessions, presentations, and discussion sessions, you will be introduced to resources and Community Life Standards of the University.

College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education (CBASE) New and Transfer Student Orientation

Fall 2014 Orientation will take place on Saturday, Aug. 16. Please check back for more information regarding Fall 2014 Orientation.

First Year and Transfer Student Orientation
Saturday, Aug. 16-18, 2014

College of Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS) New and Transfer Student Orientation

CAPS New Student Orientation
CAPS Orientation will take place on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Check-in will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Casado Campus Center.

For those needing to complete the registration process, (ie. course registration, financial aid, payments, etc.) offices will be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Please review the schedule outline below:

Thursday, March 6, 2014
5:30 p.m.:
Orientation Check-in - Casado Campus Center
5:45-6:05 p.m.: Reception (Food provided) - Casado Campus Center
6:05-9:30 p.m.: Orientation Program - Various Locations Around Campus

For more information about New Student Orientation or other transition programs and events, please contact the Office of New Student Orientation at 316-295-5878 or orientation@friends.edu.