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Orientation

Welcome to Linfield University! 

As a new student at Linfield University, we are excited to welcome you to campus. We are committed to providing resources and assistance that will help you transition into the Linfield University experience. Course schedules, full academic calendars, finals schedules, and other academic information can be found by visiting the Registrar web pages. Details about housing and arrival schedules can be found on the Residence Life web pages.

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All Linfield students are required to carry their ID card at all times. ID cards provide access to your residence hall, meal plan, events on campus and other restricted locations on campus, such as department computer labs. 

Wildcat Welcome Week Schedule 

Following is an overview of Wildcat Welcome Week activities, which will continue to be updated throughout the summer. Attendance at Wildcat Welcome Week is required for all new students enrolled in IDST 007 or IDST 009. 

**The Wildcat Welcome Week schedule is being modified due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please check this page frequently for updates. We encourage you to stay connected to your Registration & Orientation Leader for the most up-to-date information.**

Monday, August 17

9am-12pm  Check-in and Move-in Block 1 Students are assigned a check-in and move-in time which will be sent via email around July 20.  Founders Way, near Riley Campus Center
1-4pm  Check-in and Move-in Block 2 Students are assigned a check-in and move-in time which will be sent via email around July 20.  Founders Way, near Riley Campus Center
7-8pm  Registration & Orientation Group (ROG) Meeting If you arrived on Monday or prior, you will meet with your Registration & Orientation Leader (ROL) in your ROG classroom. Each ROG has their own meeting space, of which you will be notified upon arrival.  ROG Classroom 
8-9pm  Optional: Residence Hall events  More details to come.   

Tuesday, August 18

9am-12pm  Check-in and Move-in Block 1 Students are assigned a check-in and move-in time which will be sent via email around July 20.  Founders Way, near Riley Campus Center
1-4pm  Check-in and Move-in Block 2 Students are assigned a check-in and move-in time which will be sent via email around July 20.  Founders Way, near Riley Campus Center
2-5pm Spanish and Japanese Language Placement Exams Students who need to take a Spanish or Japanese Language Placement Exam will move in on Monday and will be notified of where to attend their exam.  TBA
7-8pm  Registration & Orientation Group (ROG) Meeting If you arrived on Tuesday or you have not yet attended ROG Meeting #1, you will meet with your Registration & Orientation Leader (ROL) in your ROG classroom. Each ROG has their own meeting space, of which you will be notified upon arrival.  ROG Classroom 
8-9pm  Welcome to Linfield! Opening Program & Cat Camp This program will be streamed to each ROG Classroom.  ROG Classrooms 

Wednesday, August 19

8am-12pm* 

Wildcat Interest Group (WIG) activities

*Daily start times will vary by WIG and will be communicated to you by your WIG coordinator.  

Every new student will participate in a Wildcat Interest Group (WIG) during Wildcat Welcome Week. If you are a student-athlete, you will be with your teams at this time. 

New students will be notified of their WIG assignment in the first week of August. 

Various 
12-1pm 

Lunch, for ROGs 1-15 

 

First Semester Seminar, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to lunch with their ROGs. 

When not eating lunch, ROGs will be in a meeting in their classrooms. 

Dillin Hall 

 

ROG Classrooms 

1-2pm 

Lunch, for ROGs 16-29

 

First Semester Seminar, for ROGs 1-15

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to lunch with their ROGs. 

When not eating lunch, ROGs will be in a meeting in their classrooms. 

Dillin Hall 

 

ROG Classrooms 

2-3pm  First Generation Program  First Generation Students will participate in specific group activities led by peers and professional staff. First Generation Students will be assigned either a Wednesday/Thursday schedule or a Saturday/Sunday schedule for this program.  TBA
2-3pm  Wellness Hour  A variety of wellness-focused activities will be offered. Details to come! TBA
3-5pm  First Semester Seminar  First Semester Seminar is the name of new students' IDST 007/009 class. First Semester Seminar covers a variety of topics helpful for first-semester Linfield students, like: how to prepare for faculty advising appointments, where to find camps resources, how to make the most out of your time at Linfield, and more.  ROG Classrooms 
5-6pm 

Dinner, for ROGs 1-15 

 

Break, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to dinner with their ROGs. 

When not eating dinner, students have a break.  

Dillin Hall 

 

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6-7pm

Break, for ROGs 1-15 

 

Dinner, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to dinner with their ROGs. 

When not eating dinner, students have a break.  

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Dillin Hall 

7-9pm  First Semester Seminar  This program will be streamed to each ROG Classroom.  ROG Classrooms 

Thursday, August 20

8am-12pm* 

Wildcat Interest Group (WIG) activities

*Daily start times will vary by WIG and will be communicated to you by your WIG coordinator.  

Every new student will participate in a Wildcat Interest Group (WIG) during Wildcat Welcome Week. If you are a student-athlete, you will be with your teams at this time. 

New students will be notified of their WIG assignment in the first week of August. 

Various 
12-1pm 

Lunch, for ROGs 1-15 

 

First Semester Seminar, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to lunch with their ROGs. 

When not eating lunch, ROGs will be in a meeting in their classrooms. 

Dillin Hall 

 

ROG Classrooms 

1-2pm 

Lunch, for ROGs 16-29

 

First Semester Seminar, for ROGs 1-15

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to lunch with their ROGs. 

When not eating lunch, ROGs will be in a meeting in their classrooms. 

Dillin Hall 

 

ROG Classrooms 

2-3pm  First Generation Program  First Generation Students will participate in specific group activities led by peers and professional staff. First Generation Students will be assigned either a Wednesday/Thursday schedule or a Saturday/Sunday schedule for this program.  TBA
2-3pm  Wellness Hour  A variety of wellness-focused activities will be offered. Details to come! TBA
3-5pm  First Semester Seminar: Academic Advising   First Semester Seminar is the name of new students' IDST 007/009 class. First Semester Seminar covers a variety of topics helpful for first-semester Linfield students, like: how to prepare for faculty advising appointments, where to find camps resources, how to make the most out of your time at Linfield, and more.  ROG Classrooms 
5-6pm 

Dinner, for ROGs 1-15 

 

Break, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to dinner with their ROGs. 

When not eating dinner, students have a break.  

Dillin Hall 

 

-

6-7pm

Break, for ROGs 1-15 

 

Dinner, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to dinner with their ROGs. 

When not eating dinner, students have a break.  

-

 

Dillin Hall 

7-9pm First Generation Social If First Generation Students attended a Wednesday/Thursday schedule, they will attend this First Generation Social.  TBA
7-9pm  Activity: TBA  TBA TBA

Friday, August 21

9-10am  Opening Convocation 

Convocation is the formal start of the academic year. Every new student will participate in convocation by viewing the event in their ROG.

At the end of the broadcast, new students will participate in the acorn ceremony, an important Linfield tradition.

Various 
11am-12pm 

Lunch, for ROGs 1-15 

 

Break, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to lunch with their ROGs. 

When not eating lunch, ROGs will be in a meeting in their classrooms. 

Dillin Hall 

 

ROG Classrooms 

12-1pm 

Lunch, for ROGs 16-29

 

Break, for ROGs 1-15

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to lunch with their ROGs. 

When not eating lunch, ROGs will be in a meeting in their classrooms. 

Dillin Hall 

 

ROG Classrooms 

1-5pm  Group Advising Meetings and One-on-one Faculty Advising Appointments  Students enrolled in IDST 007/009 will attend a group advising session followed by a scheduled, individual, one-on-one advising appointment. Details TBA.  TBA
1-5pm  French Language Placement Testing  Students who need to take a French Language Placement Exam will be notified of when and where to attend their exam.  TBA
5-6pm 

Dinner, for ROGs 1-15 

 

Break, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to dinner with their ROGs. 

When not eating dinner, students have a break.  

Dillin Hall 

 

-

6-7pm

Break, for ROGs 1-15 

 

Dinner, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to dinner with their ROGs. 

When not eating dinner, students have a break.  

-

 

Dillin Hall 

7-9pm  Hall Crawl!  Hosted by Residence Life and the Residence Hall Association (RHA), explore campus by checking out each of the Residence Halls. Each Residence Hall will have a different activity to participate in, from game nights, to movies, to dance parties - there's something for everyone! You can start at any Residence Hall, and all activities will be safe to participate in given COVID-19 physical distancing restrictions.  Residence Halls 

Saturday, August 22

8am-12pm* 

Wildcat Interest Group (WIG) activities

*Daily start times will vary by WIG and will be communicated to you by your WIG coordinator.  

Every new student will participate in a Wildcat Interest Group (WIG) during Wildcat Welcome Week. If you are a student-athlete, you will be with your teams at this time. 

New students will be notified of their WIG assignment in the first week of August. 

Various 
12-1pm 

Lunch, for ROGs 1-15 

 

First Semester Seminar, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to lunch with their ROGs. 

When not eating lunch, ROGs will be in a meeting in their classrooms. 

Dillin Hall 

 

ROG Classrooms 

1-2pm 

Lunch, for ROGs 16-29

 

First Semester Seminar, for ROGs 1-15

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to lunch with their ROGs. 

When not eating lunch, ROGs will be in a meeting in their classrooms. 

Dillin Hall 

 

ROG Classrooms 

2-3pm  First Generation Program  First Generation Students will participate in specific group activities led by peers and professional staff. First Generation Students will be assigned either a Wednesday/Thursday schedule or a Saturday/Sunday schedule for this program.  TBA
2-3pm  Wellness Hour  A variety of wellness-focused activities will be offered. Details to come! TBA
3-5pm  First Semester Seminar: Consent Awareness and Student Rights & Responsibilities   First Semester Seminar is the name of new students' IDST 007/009 class. First Semester Seminar covers a variety of topics helpful for first-semester Linfield students, like: how to prepare for faculty advising appointments, where to find camps resources, how to make the most out of your time at Linfield, and more.  ROG Classrooms 
5-6pm 

Dinner, for ROGs 1-15 

 

Break, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to dinner with their ROGs. 

When not eating dinner, students have a break.  

Dillin Hall 

 

-

6-7pm

Break, for ROGs 1-15 

 

Dinner, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to dinner with their ROGs. 

When not eating dinner, students have a break.  

-

 

Dillin Hall 

7-9pm  Activity: Outdoor Movie Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy an outdoor movie hosted by the Wildcat Events Board and RHA!  TBA

Sunday, August 23

8am-12pm* 

Wildcat Interest Group (WIG) activities

*Daily start times will vary by WIG and will be communicated to you by your WIG coordinator.  

Every new student will participate in a Wildcat Interest Group (WIG) during Wildcat Welcome Week. If you are a student-athlete, you will be with your teams at this time. 

New students will be notified of their WIG assignment in the first week of August. 

Various 
12-1pm 

Lunch, for ROGs 1-15 

 

First Semester Seminar, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to lunch with their ROGs. 

When not eating lunch, ROGs will be in a meeting in their classrooms. 

Dillin Hall 

 

ROG Classrooms 

1-2pm 

Lunch, for ROGs 16-29

 

First Semester Seminar, for ROGs 1-15

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to lunch with their ROGs. 

When not eating lunch, ROGs will be in a meeting in their classrooms. 

Dillin Hall 

 

ROG Classrooms 

2-3pm  First Generation Program  First Generation Students will participate in specific group activities led by peers and professional staff. First Generation Students will be assigned either a Wednesday/Thursday schedule or a Saturday/Sunday schedule for this program.  TBA
2-3pm  Wellness Hour  A variety of wellness-focused activities will be offered. Details to come! TBA
3-5pm  First Semester Seminar   First Semester Seminar is the name of new students' IDST 007/009 class. First Semester Seminar covers a variety of topics helpful for first-semester Linfield students, like: how to prepare for faculty advising appointments, where to find camps resources, how to make the most out of your time at Linfield, and more.  ROG Classrooms 
5-6pm 

Dinner, for ROGs 1-15 

 

Break, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to dinner with their ROGs. 

When not eating dinner, students have a break.  

Dillin Hall 

 

-

6-7pm

Break, for ROGs 1-15 

 

Dinner, for ROGs 16-29

Due to space restrictions, meal times for new students are being staggered. New students who are on a meal plan will go to dinner with their ROGs. 

When not eating dinner, students have a break.  

-

 

Dillin Hall 

7-9pm  First Generation Social If First Generation Students attended a Saturday/Sunday schedule, they will attend this First Generation Social.  TBA
9pm  Residence Hall Meeting Required for students living on campus will attend a meeting led by their RAs. Details to come.  TBA