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Fall Orientation

Fall Orientation

We welcome you and your family to Doane University.

We are pleased you have selected Doane for your college career. During your time here, you will be afforded many opportunities that will challenge you and develop your capacity to lead and serve in your future communities.

Fall Orientation is a schedule of events designed to give you a solid experience during your first week at Doane University. Participating in Fall Orientation and Welcome Week events exposes you to people and programs that will enhance your Doane experience.

New Student Orientation programs for first-year students:

Actively participating in New Student Orientation is an important step during your transition to Doane.

During New Student Orientation, first-year Doane students will:

  • get a feel for Doane’s campus and the Crete community
  • learn about campus resources
  • meet with their LDR 101 class and faculty member
  • meet faculty, staff, and current students, including Orientation Leaders (OLs)
  • participate in fun events, like Playfair, Bingo Bonanza, and Halls Yeah!
  • learn what it means to be a Tiger

First-year student move-in: Thursday, August 12th from 8 am - 4 pm.

 

New Student Orientation begins on Thursday, August 12th and concludes on Sunday, August 15th.

 

Classes begin on Monday, August 16th.

New students are encouraged to reach out to their Admissions Counselor
if they have specific questions before New Student Orientation. New
students and parents/loved ones can gain access to specific Facebook
pages for new students and parents/loved ones through their Admissions
Counselor.

Transfer Orientation:

Transfer Orientation provides transfer students with their own unique experience
as they navigate the process of joining the Doane Community.

During Transfer Orientation, students will:

  • get a feel for Doane’s campus and the Crete community
  • learn about campus resources
  • meet faculty, staff, other transfer students, and current Doane students, including Orientation Leaders (OLs)
  • have the option to participate in fun events, like Bingo Bonanza, and Halls Yeah!
  • learn what it means to be a Tiger

Transfer student move-in: Thursday, August 12th from 1 pm - 4 pm.

 

Transfer Orientation begins on Friday, August 13th and concludes on Saturday, August 14th.