Thursday, August 23, 2018 | New Student Orientation, Day One!

Events are subject to change, view our program schedule on the Corq app for the most current information!

8 AM – 12 PM: Move-In for Residential First Year Students (Enter campus via Lancaster Road)

8AM – 1PM: Bed, Bath & Beyond Tent Sale (In front of Brown Hall)

11:30 AM – 3 PM: Lunch for students, parents, and guests (The Commons)

  • Madison Business Fair – During lunch, meet representatives from Chase Bank, the Madison Pharmacy.

1:00 – 2:30 PM: Commuter students arrive (Check-in at the Ehinger Center desk)

  • Get your Drew ID card, folder and head to lunch.
  • Commuter Student Parking – Commuter students will be directed to park in the Commuter Student Parking lot, located behind Sitterly House.

3 – 4:15 PM: Starting your Drew Chapter & Family Farewell (Baldwin Gym): Students, Parents, and Guests

  • Do not miss this special welcome event as students, parents, family members and guests prepare to start their chapter as members of our Drew Community.
  • Parents, family members and guests can make their way home after the farewell reception.

4:30 – 5:15 PM: Special Reception – All Parents, Family Members, and Guests (Mead Hall)

  • Parents, family members and guests are cordially invited to join us at a special reception in Mead Hall. All parents, family, and guests, can then make their way home after this reception.

4:30 – 5:15 PM: Sibling Round-Up (Simon Forum Floor)

  • New students will meet their Orientation Leader and their sibling group members

5:15 – 6 PM: Dinner in Sibling Groups (The Commons)

  • Your Big Sib will walk you to The Commons for your first “family” meal in your OC group.

6:15 – 7:45 PM: Playfair (Simon Forum Floor)

  • You’ll love this high-energy program filled with exciting twists and turns! We guarantee you  will leave this program knowing a bit more about your classmates!

8 – 9 PM: Floor Meeting with RA’s | Commuter Student Meeting 

  • Commuter Students will meet in the Ehinger Center, Crawford Hall
  • Resident Students will meet on their floors in their residence hall

9:15 – 10 PM: Candlelight Ceremony (Tolley/Brown Circle)

  • This ceremony is an important part of your time at Drew. Celebrate the completion of your first day and look forward to your future at Drew.

10 PM: Late Night Snacks

  • Late night fun in Tolley/Brown Circle – meet your classmates and grab some grub before your first day of New Student Orientation is over!