New Student Institute Spring 2008

Friday, January 18 through Sunday, January 20, Southern Nazarene University will welcome new students and transfer students to our campus with a schedule of activities during the New Student Institute.

Thursday, January 17
3:00 p.m. – Move in Residence Halls

Friday, January 18
9:00 a.m. – Breakfast (Commons)
9:30 a.m. – Introductions and Instructions
11:00 a.m. – Name Game
12:00 p.m. – Lunch with Faculty
1:00 p.m. – Academic Advising, Class Tour and Bookstore
4:00 p.m. – How to Get Along with Your Faculty
5:00 p.m. – Dinner
7:00 p.m. – Housing and Commuter Seminar
8:00 p.m. – Welcome and Stories: Dr. Gresham
9:00 p.m. – Snacks and Game Tournament

Saturday, January 19
8:30 a.m. – Breakfast (Commons)
9:00 a.m. – Twister
10:30 a.m. – Spiritual Development Opportunities
11:00 a.m. – Student Life Seminar
12:00 p.m. – Lunch
1:45 p.m. – Student Panel
2:30 p.m. - Polaroid Party and Sharing
3:30 p.m. – Free Time
5:00 p.m. – Dinner on Campus
6:00 p.m. – Get on Bus for Shawnee
6:30 p.m. – SNU / OBU Basketball Games


Sunday, January 20
10:00 a.m. – Church with group
12:00 p.m. – Lunch (Commons)
9:00 p.m. – Meet and Greet Party in Resident Director apartment

All activities are required. One hour of College Credit will be given to new freshmen and anyone with less than 24 hours.

The mission of SNU’s orientation program is to assist new students in their transition to university life and to integrate them fully into the life of the institution. Through multiple opportunities for building student-to-student and faculty-to-student relationships, new students are led to an increased understanding of the intellectual, social, cultural, and spiritual climate of Southern Nazarene University.

For more information, contact Misty Jaggers, Director of Community Life, Office of Student Development, Southern Nazarene University at 405-491-6336.