2022 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 25. 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 25

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Check-in for Residential Students (Morse Center)

11:00 AM – Athletic Family Meeting (Bucher Room)

12:00 PM – Lunch (Quad)

1:00 PM – Welcome Worship (Morse Center)

2:00 PM – Fish Groups (Quad)

4:00 PM – Devotions and Twining of the Ivy (Quad)

5:00 PM – Unpack/Family Farewell

7:00 PM – Dinner – Luau (Quad – Students only)

9:00 PM – Residence Hall Meetings

Thursday, August 25

9:30 – 11:00 AM – Check-in for Residential Students (Morse Center)

11:00 AM – Athletic Family Meeting (Bucher Room)

12:00 PM – Lunch (Quad)

1:00 PM – Welcome Worship (Morse Center)

2:00 PM – Fish Groups (Quad)

4:00 PM – Devotions and Twining of the Ivy

5:00 PM – Unpack/Family Farewell

7:00 PM – Dinner – Luau (Quad – Students only)

9:00 PM – Residence Hall Meetings

Thursday, August 25

10:00 AM – Check-in for Commuter Students (Morse Center)

12:00 PM – Lunch (Quad)

1:00 PM – Welcome Worship (Morse Center)

2:00 PM – Fish Groups

4:00 PM – Farewell Devotions and Twining of the Ivy

5:00 PM – Commuter Connect

7:00 PM – Dinner – Luau (Quad – Students only)

Friday, August 26

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

9:00 AM – Professors and Pancakes (Cafeteria)

10:30 AM – Major Rager (Various)

12:00 PM – Lunch (Cafeteria)

1:00 PM – FYS Meet ‘N Greet (Various)

1:30 PM – Campus Tours (Various)

2:30 PM – Wellness Activity (TBA)

4:00 PM – Unpacking

6:30 PM – Fish Groups (Various locations)

7:30 PM – Club Rush:

– NERF! w/ Nerf Club (TBA)

– Tye Dye w/ Art Club (Works Village)

– Dodgeball w/ FCA & Intramurals (Morse Center)

Saturday, August 27

7:30 AM – Breakfast (Cafeteria)

9:00 AM – McKenzie River Rafting Trip (Morse Center Parking Lot)

10:00 AM – Trek Through Track Town (Quad – for students not going on rafting trip)

6:00 PM – Dinner (Cafeteria)

7:00 PM – Story & Song (Quad)

8:00 PM – Movie in the Quad (Quad)

Sunday, August 28

7:30 AM – Breakfast (Cafeteria)

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Church (Various)

12:00 PM – Lunch (Cafeteria)

2:00 PM – Serve Day (Various)

5:00 PM – Dinner @ Women’s Soccer Game (Civic Field)

***Dinner will only be served at the Soccer game***

8:00 PM – Get Your Fish On / Welcome Back Party

9:00 PM – Residence Life Meeting