Saturday, August 29

Parent Schedule/Information

A final and complete student schedule will be available at both the residence hall check-in and at the Welcome Information table in Dahl Centennial Union.

7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Nordic Brew open – serving coffee and pastries, Dahl Centennial Union lower level

8:30 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Book Shop open, Dahl Centennial Union main level

10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Taking Care of Business

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

    In addition, the following offices are open: Financial Services (Main Building), Financial Aid (Main Building), Mail Center (Dahl Centennial Union), Dining Services (Dahl Centennial Union), and 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. Lunch tickets can be purchased outside Dahl Centennial Union beginning at 10:00 a.m., or beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Bentdahl Commons.

1:00 – 1:55 p.m.

  • Wind in their Sails, Valders Hall of Science 206

    Designed and presented by Luther students, this parent session will discuss topics ranging from campus safety to keeping in communication with your student.  Come learn how to become a "supporting wind" in your student's college career.

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 students and their families to the Luther Community.

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

  • Parents’ Reception, Bentdahl Commons

    Enjoy an ice cream treat and visit with other parents and staff members.

4:00 p.m.

  • Plan to say “good-bye”.  Students will begin their evening meetings and activities at 5:00 p.m.