Parents Move-in Day Schedule

Saturday, August 30

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

10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

  • Taking Care of Business
  • The following offices will be open to assist you in taking care of any remaining business and to answer any questions: Health Services, Residence Life, Student Life, Financial Aid, Financial Services, Mail Center, Dining Services.

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

  • Zero Waste Picnic
  • Bentdahl Commons
  • 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.

1:00 – 1:55 p.m.

  • Valders 206
  • Wind in their Sails: Moving from Captain to First Mate
  • Student leaders will share their tips and stories from their parents. Guaranteed to be entertaining and informative. Advice to assist parenting your student during the next four years.

1:00 p.m.

  • Information Session for parents who were unable to be on campus this summer for ROAD.
  • Center for Faith and Life Recital Hall
  • This session will provide key information related to parenting a Luther College student. Bring any questions as well!

2:30 p.m.

  • Opening Welcome Session for parents and students
  • Center for Faith and Life main hall
  • Student orientation leaders and campus staff will welcome you to the Luther community, including devotions led by College Ministries.
  • Midway through the session, students will leave to take a Class of 2018 photo on Farwell Clearing.

3:30 p.m.

  • 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” before 5:00 p.m. Students will begin their evening meetings and activities at that time.