2021 Student Orientation Schedule

Welcome to the Beacon family!

We are excited to welcome you to Bushnell University! Below is an overview of the student schedule beginning with check in/move in on Thursday, August 19. More details related to orientation and your check in group will be communicated over the summer by your Admissions Counselor.

Please note, while we do not anticipate changes, adjustments to the following schedule may occur due to shifting governmental and university policies concerning COVID-19.

Thursday, August 19

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Check-in for Residential Students

11:00 AM – Athletic Family Meeting

12:00 PM – Lunch

12:55 PM – Welcome Worship

1:45 PM – Class Picture

2:00 PM – Fish Groups

5:00 PM – Farewell Devotions and Twining of the Ivy

6:00 PM – Goodbye/Prayer/Shopping

8:00 PM – Dinner Party

9:00 PM – Residence Hall Meetings

Thursday, August 19

9:30 – 11:00 AM – Check-in for Residential Students

11:00 AM – Athletic Family Meeting

12:00 PM – Lunch

12:55 PM – Welcome Worship

1:45 PM – Class Picture

2:00 PM – Fish Groups

5:00 PM – Farewell Devotions and Twining of the Ivy

6:00 PM – Goodbye/Prayer/Shopping

8:00 PM – Dinner Party

9:00 PM – Residence Hall Meetings

Thursday, August 19

11:00 AM – Check-in for Commuter Students

12:00 PM – Lunch

12:55 PM – Welcome Worship

1:45 PM – Class Picture

2:00 PM – Fish Groups

5:00 PM – Farewell Devotions and Twining of the Ivy

6:00 PM – Goodbye/Prayer/Shopping

8:00 PM – Dinner Party

Friday, August 20

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM – On Campus Job Interviews

9:00 AM – Professors and Pancakes

10:00 AM – Fish Group Olympics

12:00 PM – Lunch

1:00 PM – FYS Meet ‘N Greet

2:30 PM – Crucial Conversations

5:00 PM – Dinner

6:30 PM – Beacons Night Out

Saturday, August 21

7:30 AM – Breakfast

9:00 AM – McKenzie River Rafting Trip

4:00 PM – Fish Groups

6:00 PM – Dinner

7:00 PM – Dessert and a Movie

Sunday, August 22

7:30 AM – Breakfast

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Church

12:00 PM – Lunch

2:00 PM – Serve Day

6:00 PM – Dinner / Fish Groups

7:30 PM – Get Your Fish On / Welcome Back Party

9:00 PM – Residence Life Meeting