First-Year Students Move-in Day Schedule

Saturday, August 29

Student Schedule/Information

You will receive a complete orientation schedule upon check-in to your residence hall room.

8:30 a.m.

  • Residence halls open. See Move-in Map for driving instructions for your specific residence hall.

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • ID photo, Dining Services, Dahl Centennial Union lower level

    If you were not able to complete this during a ROAD session this summer, please stop and have your photo ID taken.

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Applied voice lesson auditions/interviews sign-up begins

    See Appendix II—Music Information, of the complete Orientation booklet for more music details.

10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • College offices open

    A representative from the following offices will be available to assist you in the Dahl Centennial Union main lobby: Health Service, Residence Life, Student Life, and Financial Aid/Work Study. You will be able to purchase a laundry card, and register your car and/or bicycle.

    In addition, the following offices are open: Financial Services (Main Building), Financial Aid (Main Building), Mail Center (Dahl Centennial Union main level), Dining Services (Dahl Centennial Union lower level), Health Service (Larsen Hall).

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • Zero Waste Picnic, Bentdahl Commons (rain location: Dahl Centennial Union Cafeteria)

    This unique picnic is one of the many ways Luther models sustainability. Please bring your Luther ID.

2:00 p.m.

  • Change into your new Luther blue t-shirt which you will wear to the welcome session at 2:30 p.m., and to take your Class of 2019 photo.

2:30 p.m.

  • A Luther Welcome, Center for Faith and Life Main Hall

    President Paula Carlson, campus staff, College Ministries, and student orientation leaders will officially welcome you and your family members to the Luther community.

3:30 p.m. (immediately following a Luther Welcome)

  • Class Photo, Farwell Clearing (your new blue Luther t-shirt is needed)

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

  • Residence hall floor meetings and dinner

8:00 p.m.

  • Lights, Camera, Action, a backstage pass to life at Luther, Center for Faith and Life main hall

    Are these professional actors or RAs? You won’t want to miss these hilarious skits and movies. You might even learn a thing or two about our policies and procedures!

9:00 p.m. (immediately following Lights, Camera, Action)

  • Celebrate Community! Center for Faith and Life parking lot

    A celebration of music, dancing, food and new friends!