Student Life


Move In and Orientation



New Student and Transfer Orientation exists to further equip you with the skills and tools necessary to thrive in your academic, personal, and professional life at Park. Orientation is such as valuable part of the Park University experience, it is required that you attend on Saturday, August 16th, 2014.  Please RSVP for Orientation utilizing the link below: http://form.jotform.us/form/21635003535141. In addition to checking your email, you will find information regarding the Orientation Schedule below: 


FRIDAY, AUGUST 15 - New Student Move In 

8:30 a.m. – 2:30 pm      Residence Hall Move-In - Copley / Chesnut   

Specific move-in instructions will be sent via email by August 1st

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   Parent and Family Orientation (click the link more information and registration)

6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.      All Halls Meeting in the Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel

7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.      Ice Cream Social on the Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel Lawn  

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 - First Year / Transfer Orientation Day

8:45 a.m. – Check-In and Continental Breakfast

9:15 a.m. -- All New Student Photo

9:20 a.m. -- Welcome at the Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel

9:45 a.m. -- Breakout Sessions

12:00 p.m. – Keynote speaker and Lunch at the Breckon Sports Center

1:00 p.m. -- FYE Time, Faculty tours, success, meet mentor faculty navigate Park.

2:00 p.m. – Optional Exploration of additional free services

4:30 p.m. –  All student dinner in the Pirate Cafe   

8:00 p.m. -- Foam Party in Copley Quad

Welcome Week Activities - Get involved in everything there is to do OUTSIDE the classroom at Park University!

Sunday August 17th

4:30 p.m. Setting Sail: An Open Forum for the Start of Your Park University Journey. Log in and ask from the comfort of your home or through a mobile device Sponsored by the office of Student Success. 

Monday, August 18th

5:00 PM. Party Like a Pirate!, Join us on the Chapel Lawn

Sponsored by Park Student Government Association

Tuesday, August 19th

10:00 a.m. Funnel Cake Truck in front of Milsap Foyer

10:00 a.m. ROTC's Funnel Your Inner Leader -- Leadership Activities outside the Milsap Foyer

6:00  p.m. Paintball at Comfort Field

Sponsored by ROTC and Student Life

Wednesday, August 20th

6 p.m. Park Idol Karaoke Contest in the Graham Tyler Memorial Chapel

Sponsored by Rotaract Club

Thursday, August 21st

7:00 p.m. Movie Night and Networking on the Chapel Lawn

Sponsored by Park Student Activities Board

Friday, August 22nd

12:00 PM - Park University Opening Convocation - Breckon Sports Center -- West Dome

1:00 PM - All University Picnic and Activities Fair - Breckon Sports Center - East Dome

Sponsored by Academic Affairs and Student Life

Saturday, August 23rd

11:00 AM Safety and Smarts: Situational Awareness and Self Defense Class in Labor Hall located next to the Breckon Sports Center. 

Sponsored by Student Life and ROTC