Trinity Evangelical Divinity School


Orientation Schedule

Friday, August 18, 2017

8:45am  Proficiency and General Comprehensive Exams (Kantzer 141)

Saturday, August 19, 2017:

9am-4pm  Residence Hall Move In Day (Owens 800 lounge)

4:30pm  Mandatory meeting for Owens Residents and dinner together (Rodine 124)

Sunday, August 20, 2017

8:15pm  Optional movie on the lawn (Johnson/Madsen Courtyard)

Monday, August 21, 2017 (mandatory):

8:30am  PhD and MA/MHC student NSO Check-In (Melton Hall, Waybright Building)

9:00-9:50am  MA and MDiv student NSO Check-In (Melton Hall)

9:00-9:50am  PhD Orientation (Nyberg Room, Waybright Building)

9:00-9:50am  MA/MHC Orientation (Lower Waybright)

10:00am  Welcome to Trinity—all TEDS students

10:30am  Orientation to Theological Education and Formation

11:30am  Lunch with Professors (Melton Hall, Waybright Building)

12:30pm  Academic Orientation (Melton Hall, Waybright Building)

1:15pm  Understanding Your Program (Rodine,Waybright building or lower chapel)

2:15pm  Break

2:30pm  Writing for Seminary (Hinkson Hall, Rodine Building) / PhDs—Library workshop/(Rolfing Library)

3:30pm  Student Life & Community Orientation   (Hinkson Hall, Rodine Building)

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 (optional and encouraged):

9:00am  International Student and Scholar Orientation (F1 and J1 Visa—Rodine 124)

9:00am  Financial Aid/Financial Strategy Workshop (Rodine 125)

10:00am  Task Stream Training (Rodine 125)

11:00am  Library Workshop (Rolfing Library)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017:

First Day of Classes (Monday Class Schedule)

11:00am  University Convocation-ATO Chapel

Thursday, August 24, 2017:

 11:00am  Back to School lunch—Waybright lawn

Thursday, August 31, 2017:

11:00am  Task Stream Training for MDiv students (Rodine 125)

Friday, September 8, 2017 AND Friday, September 15th

1:00-3:00pm  MDiv Counseling Assessment PEPQ (Rodine 125)

*TGS new students will be oriented at separate events that are specific to their programs.