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Monday, August 17 2020 - Tuesday, August 18 2020

New Student Orientation

Event Time: Aug 17 - Aug 18

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New Student Orientation

Welcome to Gardner-Webb University. You are embarking on a journey that will offer you amazing opportunities of growth – academically, spiritually, and socially. New Student Orientation (NSO) will provide a basic introduction to college life and offer resources for the challenges that you may encounter.

New Student Orientation (First Year and Transfer Students) – August 17 – 18, 2020

Each student will be expected to register for New Student Orientation.



(Dates/Times/Locations subject to change)






8 am – 11 am Move-In and Check-In – Morning Session Residence Hall
12 pm – 3 pm Move-In and Check-In – Afternoon Session Residence Hall
1pm – 3pm Commuter Student Check-In Tucker Student Center
5 pm Dinner – student meal plans begin Cafeteria, DCC
8:45 pm  Welcome Session – a BIG BULLDOG WELCOME awaits you!
› Dr. William M. Downs, President of the University, will offer greetings on behalf of the University
› SGA Representative will offer greetings on behalf of the student body
9 pm  Outdoor Movie – She’s The Man Quad






9 am  New Student Orientation Campus Tours Tucker Student Center
11 am – 2 pm Connect Fair – campus clubs will provide information and give away goodies! Tucker Student Center
11 am – 1 pm Lunch Cafeteria, DCC
5 – 7 pm Dinner Cafeteria, DCC
7 pm Semester Kickoff – Worship and Prayer Bell Tower
8 pm Student Activities – Night of Fun Tie Dye T-Shirts, Homemade Street Signs, and More… Tucker Student Center Back Porch

New Student Orientation Information

Click here, for more a Orientation checklist, information for dining orientation and FAQs.


Questions or concerns, contact the Orientation Office @ 704-406-4268 or [email protected].

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