Saturday, August 25

Parent Schedule/Information (2017 schedule)

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.

7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Cafeteria open, Dahl Centennial Union lower level

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.

  • College offices open

    A representative from the following offices will be 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 your vehicle.

    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)

    Luther is committed to environmental sustainability. The Zero Waste Picnic's goal is to generate as little waste as possible; we will reuse, recycle, or compost what we can. In an effort to promote allergy awareness, the menu for the picnic will be naturally free of milk, eggs, wheat, soy, shellfish, peanutes, tree nuts, and gluten.

    There is no charge for the Zero Waste Picnic for Luther students on the board plan. For nonstudents, there is a charge of $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-10, children under 5 free. Meal tickets may be purchased outside Dahl Centennial Union beginning at 10:00 a.m., or beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Bentdahl Commons.

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.