One-Day + Online Orientation Session

This provides students and parents a single face-to-face orientation option with required online learning modules prior to the session to complement the shortened schedule. Informational and educational sessions are included throughout the day for students and parents.

Schedule Overview

7:30 AM - 8:20 AM Check-in (Student Union)
8:45 AM - 11:55 AM Programs and education sessions for students and parents
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch (included in fee)
1:10 PM - 3:30 PM Programs and education sessions for students and parents
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Student Advising/Course Registration and Parent Education Session

Orientation Housing Option - Hopper Hall (main campus)

Options include selection of:

  1. Night before the selected session
  2. Night of the selected session
  3. Night after selected session
  4. Three guest limit per student

Students and guests are charged a $30 fee, per person per night. This fee is not included in the orientation fee.

Hopper Hall suite style layout

Items to pack:

  • Pillow
  • Clothes
  • Personal toiletries

Items provided:

  • In-suite restroom and shower
  • High-speed wireless internet
  • Guest lounges with cable television
  • Towels and linens are included for twin extra-long beds

Guests needing special accommodations or questions should contact the Housing & Residence Life Office for additional information: housing@valdosta.edu or 229-333-5920